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The psychologist's companion : a guide to writing scientific papers for students and researchers

Author
Sternberg, Robert J.
Title
The psychologist's companion : a guide to writing scientific papers for students and researchers / Robert J. Sternberg, Karin Sternberg.
Format
Book
Edition
5th ed.
Published
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Description
x, 366 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1009/2010019978-t.html
<Publisher description> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1009/2010019978-d.html
<Contributor biographical information> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1009/2010019978-b.html
<Cover image> http://assets.cambridge.org/97805211/95713/cover/9780521195713.jpg
Other contributors
Sternberg, Karin, 1976-
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Eight common misconceptions about psychology papers
  • How to generate, evaluate, and sell your ideas for research and papers
  • Literature research
  • Writing a literature review
  • Planning and writing the experimental research paper
  • A word about content, language, and style
  • Commonly misused words
  • American Psychological Association guidelines for psychology papers
  • Guidelines for data presentation
  • What makes a good paper great? : standards for evaluating psychology papers
  • Ethics in research and writing
  • Submitting a paper to a journal
  • How to make your paper even better : proofreading, revising, and editing
  • Writing a grant or contract proposal
  • How to find a book publisher
  • Writing a lecture
  • Article writing 101.
Summary
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Report writing.
Psychological literature.
ISBN
9780521195713 (hardback)
0521195713 (hardback)
9780521144827 (pbk.)
0521144825 (pbk.)
Standard Identifier
3224403

Holdings

Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
BF76.8 .S73 2010
Location
Stacks
Floor
2nd Floor
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