The psychologist's companion : a guide to scientific writing for students and researchers / Robert J. Sternberg ; chapter 5 was contributed by Richard C. Sherman and Beth Dietz-Uhler ; chapter 7 and appendix B were contributed by Chris Leach.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-270) and index.
Eight common misconceptions about psychology papers -- Steps in writing the library research paper -- Steps in writing the experimental research paper -- Rules for writing the psychology paper -- Internet resources -- Commonly misused words -- American Psychological Association guidelines for psychology papers -- Guidelines for data presentation -- References for the psychology paper -- Standards for evaluating the psychology paper -- Submitting a paper to a journal -- How to win acceptances from psychology journals: Twenty-one tips for better writing -- Writing a grant or contract proposal -- How to find a book publisher -- Writing a lecture -- Article writing 101 -- Appendix A.A sample psychology paper -- Appendix B. Writing for British and European journals.
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"The Psychologist's Companion, 4th edition, is intended to be a definitive guide to scientific writing for students and researchers. It covers a wealth of topics, including misconceptions about psychology papers, steps in writing library research papers, steps in writing experimental research papers, rules for writing psychology papers, commonly misused words, Internet resources, American Psychological Association guidelines for writing psychology papers, guidelines for data presentation, references for psychology papers, standards for evaluating psychology papers, guidelines for submitting papers to journals, how to win acceptances of papers by psychology journals, how to write grant and contract proposals, how to find book publishers, and how to write lectures and articles. The book contains a sample psychology paper as well as an appendix relevant to writing for British and European journals. The book is written in a lively and witty style that will make it easy reading for even the busiest student or professional."--Jacket.
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