Effective Writing in Psychology: Papers, Posters, and Presentations

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Wiley, Mar 18, 2008 - Psychology - 288 pages
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"Writing and communication skills are invaluable tools for both students and professionals in the field of psychology, This book helps users to generate crisp scientific communication in psychology. 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 make concise, unambiguous arguments; document their sources; and render technical information clear and comprehensible. Including the standards of writing found in the 'Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, this book focuses on principles of good writing as well as writing in APA style; offers tips on creating poster presentations, giving talks, writing for Internet publishing, and making presentations to institutional review boards (IRBs); highlights methods for selecting a research topic and for organizing papers; and provides a separate section on how to communicate statistics."--BOOK JACKET.

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About the author (2008)

Bernard C. Beins is Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at Ithaca College. He has written extensively and throughout his career has been active in the scholarship of teaching. His publications include Research Methods: A Tool for Life (2004).

Agatha M. Beins has earned a Master's Degree in Women's Studies from the University of Arizona and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. She is currently a doctoral student in Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.

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