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The Psychologist's Companion is intended for students as well as young professionals and writers at all stages of their careers seeking inspiration and guidelines for better scientific writing. This book is also a resource for researchers in related fields. It has been comprehensively updated, revised, and extended for its fifth edition and includes the latest style guidelines of the American Psychological Association's Publication Manual (sixth edition, 2009) as well as chapters encompassing the entire research process from doing literature research and planning an experiment to writing the paper. It features new chapters on literature research; ethics; and generating, evaluating, and selling ideas. The Psychologist's Companion also provides information on writing book proposals, grant proposals, and lectures.
Table of Contents
|Eight Common Misconceptions About Psychology Papers||p. 6|
|How to Generate, Evaluate, and Sell Your Ideas for Research and Papers||p. 20|
|Literature Research||p. 41|
|Writing a Literature Review||p. 61|
|Planning and Writing the Experimental Research Paper||p. 80|
|A Word About Content, Language, and Style||p. 118|
|Commonly Misused Words||p. 141|
|American Psychological Association Guidelines for Psychology Papers||p. 163|
|Guidelines for Data Presentation||p. 193|
|What Makes a Good Paper Great? Standards for Evaluating Psychology Papers||p. 217|
|Ethics in Research and Writing||p. 236|
|Submitting a Paper to a Journal||p. 248|
|How to Make Your Paper Even Better: Proofreading, Revising, and Editing||p. 281|
|Writing a Grant or Contract Proposal||p. 288|
|How to Find a Book Publisher||p. 302|
|Writing a Lecture||p. 315|
|Article Writing 101||p. 321|
|Appendix: Sample Psychology Paper||p. 337|
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