Key Research and Study Skills in Psychology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-05
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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Providing students with a single source from which they can learn and develop the wide range of skills necessary to achieve good and high grades in psychology, this guide will replace students' stress and fear of essays, reports, statistics and exams with a sense of confidence, enthusiasm and even fun.Sieglinde McGee presents indispensable instruction, advice and tips on note making and note taking, evaluating academic literature, writing critical essays, preparing for and doing essay and MCQ exams, understanding research methods and issues associated with conducting research, writing and presenting reports and research and also some important computer skills. Examples provided show how to score well on assignments and exams and also the sort of approach, layout, errors, omissions or answer-style that would achieve a lower grade. Practical exercises and interactive tasks are integrated throughout to clarify key points and give the students a chance to practise on their own. A glossary of key terms is also provided.

Author Biography

Sieglinde Mcgee is an Associate of the School of Psychology at Trinity College, Dublin, where she taught for several years.

Table of Contents

Useful Computer Skills
Note Making and Study Tips
Evaluating Academic Literature
Good Essay Writing
Good Writing Skills and Basic Numeracy
Doing Exams
Psychological Research Skills
Writing Reports
Presenting Your Research
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