Making Sense in Psychology: A Students Guide to Research and Writing

Paperback | March 18, 2015

byMargot Northey, Brian Timney

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Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this second edition of Making Sense in Psychology is an indispensable guide for students in the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information on writing essays, researchproposals, and lab reports; conducting research; evaluating Internet sources; APA guidelines; avoiding plagiarism; studying for tests and exams; delivering oral presentations; and more.

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Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this second edition of Making Sense in Psychology is an indispensable guide for students in the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information on writing essays, researchproposals, and lab reports; conducting resea...

Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University. Brian Timney is a professor and dean of the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Western Ontario. In addition to his administrative duties, Dr Timney runs The Timney Lab in the department of psychology.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:March 18, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199010315

ISBN - 13:9780199010318

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Table of Contents

1. Communicating in Psychology2. Information Gathering3. Electronic Resources4. Writing an Essay or Research Paper5. Ethical Issues in Research and Writing6. Writing a Lab Report7. Presentation of Data8. Research Proposals and Honours Theses9. Giving a Seminar or Oral Presentation10. APA Editorial Style and Documentation11. Writing with Style12. Common Errors in Grammar and Usage13. PunctuationAppendix A: Catchlist of Misused Words and PhrasesAppendix B: Writing ExaminationsAppendix C: Writing a Resume or Letter of ApplicationGlossary I: Key Terms and Abbreviations in PsychologyGlossary II: Key Terms in GrammarNotesIndex