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Effective writing in psychology : papers, posters, and presentations / Bernard C. Beins and Agatha M. Beins.

By: Beins, Bernard C.
Contributor(s): Beins, Agatha, 1976- [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookMalden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012Edition: Second edition.Description: xiii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780470672440 (paperback).Subject(s): Psychology -- Authorship | PSYCHOLOGY / StatisticsDDC classification: 808.06/615 Summary: "Writing and communication skills are invaluable tools for both students and professionals in the field of psychology. The new edition of this successful text helps users to generate crisp scientific communication, offering clear guidelines on effective writing, and illustrating how to generate strong and compelling prose. The book aids students, writers, and speakers at all levels by guiding them at every stage of the process. In a practical and accessible way, the authors teach readers how to form concise, unambiguous arguments, document their sources, and render technical information clear and comprehensible. Incorporating the latest writing guidelines found in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, this new edition: Offers an understanding of why APA style is important. Includes a chapter on conducting a literature search, to guide students through databases, keywords, sources, and connections between articles. Offers tips on creating poster presentations, giving talks, writing for the Internet, and making presentations to institutional review boards (IRBs). Provides a separate section on how to communicate statistics. Incorporates a new section on using the Internet to present research papers"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-284) and indexes.

"Writing and communication skills are invaluable tools for both students and professionals in the field of psychology. The new edition of this successful text helps users to generate crisp scientific communication, offering clear guidelines on effective writing, and illustrating how to generate strong and compelling prose. The book aids students, writers, and speakers at all levels by guiding them at every stage of the process. In a practical and accessible way, the authors teach readers how to form concise, unambiguous arguments, document their sources, and render technical information clear and comprehensible. Incorporating the latest writing guidelines found in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, this new edition: Offers an understanding of why APA style is important. Includes a chapter on conducting a literature search, to guide students through databases, keywords, sources, and connections between articles. Offers tips on creating poster presentations, giving talks, writing for the Internet, and making presentations to institutional review boards (IRBs). Provides a separate section on how to communicate statistics. Incorporates a new section on using the Internet to present research papers"-- Provided by publisher.

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