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Effective writing in psychology : papers, posters, and presentations

Author: Bernard Beins; Agatha Beins
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beins, Bernard.
Effective writing in psychology.
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
(DLC) 2011046045
(OCoLC)760293926
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Beins; Agatha Beins
ISBN: 9781118242193 111824219X 9781118242223 111824222X 9781280587306 128058730X
OCLC Number: 782918143
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Writing in psychology --
Formulating your ideas --
Assessing your sources --
How to conduct a literature search --
How to read and summarize a journal article --
Organizing a paper --
Elements of style --
Communicating statistics --
Writing a thesis or a term paper --
The introduction section --
The method section --
The results section --
The discussion section --
References : citations in the text and the reference List --
Final touches : the abstract and formatting details --
Creating poster presentations --
Giving oral presentations --
Presenting your work on the Internet --
Submitting your plan to an ethics committee.
Responsibility: Bernard C. Beins, Agatha M. Beins.

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The second edition of Effective Writing in Psychology helps users produce crisp scientific communication, form concise unambiguous arguments, and render technical information clear and  Read more...
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This is an excellent book, which will prove valuable to many readers in different settings, not just students or educators. (Nursing Times, 4 December 2012) All first-year students would benefit from Read more...

 
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