How to Do Your Research Project by Gary ThomasThis book takes the student through the different phases of a research project, explaining what should happen at each phase, what the main research design frames and methods used in social science research are, and with practical examples of how the project should be done and written up.
Writing Your Psychology Research Paper by Scott A. BaldwinMany psychology students dislike writing a research paper, their aversion driven by anxiety over various aspects of the process. This primer for undergraduates explains how to write a clear, compelling, well-organized research paper. From picking a promising topic, to finding and digesting the pertinent literature, to developing a thesis, to outlining and presenting ideas, to editing for clarity and concision - each step is broken down and illustrated with examples. In addition, a bonus chapter discusses how to combat procrastination. Students learn that the best writing is done in chunks over long periods of time, and that writing is a skill that improves with practice. By following the advice in this book, any student can not only get through their dreaded writing assignment, but become a more proficient writer.
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2017-08-01
Short Guide to Writing about Psychology by Dana S. DunnFeaturing the latest APA-style guidelines, this concise guide helps readers master the skills and conventions they need to write well in psychology. The book takes readers step-by-step through the entire writing process.
Call Number: BF76.8 .D86 2011
Publication Date: 2010-01-20
Effective Writing in Psychology by Bernard C. Beins; Agatha M. Beins"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.