Study and Communication Skills for Psychology by Vanessa ParsonStudy and Communication Skills for Psychology by Vanessa Parson

Study and Communication Skills for Psychology

byVanessa Parson

Paperback | March 23, 2012

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Study and Communication Skills for Psychology reviews the skills a psychology student needs to develop to fulfil their true potential during their studies, and to enhance their employability beyond university.Written in a practical, motivational style, with plenty of examples and advice to help the reader master the skills being explored, the book explains how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, and group work; how to get the most out of the vast array of information that is available in books,in journals, and on the web; how to communicate your work and ideas effectively to others; and how to revise for and complete exams to give yourself the best chance of success.Written specifically for psychology students by an experienced psychology educator, Study and Communication Skills for Psychology is the essential guide to getting the most out of your studies - and beyond.Online Resource CentreThe Online Resource Centre to accompany Study and Communication Skills for Psychology features:For lecturers:Figures from the book in electronic format, ready to download;For students:Additional activities to complement those in the book.
Dr Vanessa Parson obtained a BSc in Psychology from University of Wales, Bangor (1998) and a PhD in Neuropsychology from Aston University (2003), under the supervision of Dr Ian Holliday. Her PhD focused on attentional processing in parietal and occipital cortices using magnetoencephalography (MEG) and psychophysical methods. Followi...
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Title:Study and Communication Skills for PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pagesPublished:March 23, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199593485

ISBN - 13:9780199593484

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Time management: a skill best learned early3. Teaching time: how to make the best use of it4. Sharing and learning with Others5. Assessment criteria6. Sources of information and its uses7. How to find and read a journal article8. Reading and evaluating text9. Writing tips and tools10. Essay writing11. Writing lab reports12. Plagiarism13. Referencing14. Presentations and posters15. Your dissertation andthesis: what you need to know16. Revision and exam tips