9781433807077

Displaying Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters, and Presentations

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  • ISBN13:

    9781433807077

  • ISBN10:

    1433807076

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

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Summary

Displaying Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters and Presentations, Sixth Edition, offers readers essential guidance on creating figures that effectively present their findings. Figure examples have been updated to reflect reporting standards and graphics presentation outlined in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Included in this revised edition are tips and tricks for designing figures as well as numerous examples of figures that accompany fictional studies. Chapters cover figures commonly used in psychology and other behavioral science journals, such as bar graphs, line graphs, plots, charts, and photographs. Explanatory bubbles accompanying each figure highlight important points about presentation. Quick-reference checklists for both figures in general and specific types of figures summarize important points to help readers save time in deciding on the best way to present figures. In addition to providing guidelines and examples of common figures, the book also includes chapters on how to present conference posters and presentations. Every student, researcher, and presenter should have this book shelved next to Presenting Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Tables, Sixth Edition, and the sixth edition of the APA Publication Manual. This definitive resource for creating figures and presentations will help ensure every visual display of data is accurate and effective.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 3
Bar Graphsp. 15
Histogramsp. 37
Line Graphsp. 41
Plotsp. 77
Drawingsp. 89
Combination Graphsp. 107
Pie Graphsp. 121
Dendrogramsp. 125
Stem-and-Leaf Plotsp. 129
Chartsp. 137
Photographsp. 157
Postersp. 163
Visuals for Presentationsp. 177
Indexp. 185
About the Authorsp. 191
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