Effective Writing in Psychology: Papers, Posters,and Presentations

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The second edition of Effective Writing in Psychology helpsusers produce crisp scientific communication, form conciseunambiguous arguments, and render technical information clear andcomprehensible. The new edition incorporates the latest guidelinescontained within the 6th edition of the APAPublication Manual.

  • Clear guidelines on effective writing illustrate how togenerate strong and compelling prose, even when the writing is notaimed at a research audience
  • Incorporates changes to the guidelines contained in the6th edition of the APA publication manual
  • Includes material on how to adapt APA style for posterpresentations using PowerPoint, and for oral presentations
  • Contains a new section on using the Internet to presentresearch papers and a new chapter on conducting a literaturesearch, to guide students through databases, keywords, sources, andconnections between articles
  • Highlights methods for selecting a research topic andorganizing papers
  • Features a sample manuscript showing common deviations fromcorrect APA style and a version demonstrating appropriate use ofAPA style

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Writing and communication skills are invaluable tools for bothstudents and professionals in the field of psychology. The newedition of this successful text helps users to generate crispscientific communication, offering clear guidelines on effectivewriting, and illustrating how to generate strong and compellingprose.

The book aids students, writers, and speakers at all levels byguiding them at every stage of the process. In a practical andaccessible way, the authors teach readers how to form concise,unambiguous arguments, document their sources, and render technicalinformation clear and comprehensible. 

Incorporating the latest writing guidelines found in the sixthedition of the Publication Manual of the American PsychologicalAssociation, this new edition:

  • Offers an understanding of why APA style is important
  • Includes a  chapter on conducting a literature search, toguide students through databases, keywords, sources, andconnections between articles
  • Offers tips on creating poster presentations, giving talks,writing for the Internet, and making presentations to institutionalreview boards (IRBs)
  • Provides a separate section on how to communicatestatistics
  • Incorporates a new section on using the Internet to presentresearch papers

Bernard C. Beins, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair ofPsychology at Ithaca College, New York. He recently received theCharles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award fromthe American Psychological Foundation. He is also the author ofResearch Methods: A Tool for Life (2009). He is a Fellow ofthe American Psychological Association, the Association forPsychological Science, and the Eastern PsychologicalAssociation.

 

Agatha M. Beins is Assistant Professor of Women's Studiesat Texas Woman's University. She co-edited Women's Studies forthe Future: Foundations, Interrogations, Politics withElizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy (2005), and has published articles inWomen: A Cultural Review and Sinister Wisdom. She isalso part of the editorial collective for the journal Films forthe Feminist Classroom.

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Bernard C. Beins, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair ofPsychology at Ithaca College, New York. He recently received theCharles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award fromthe American Psychological Foundation. He is also the author ofResearch Methods: A Tool for Life (2009). He is a Fellow ofthe American Psychological Association, the Association forPsychological Science, and the Eastern PsychologicalAssociation.

Agatha M. Beins is Assistant Professor of Women's Studiesat Texas Woman's University. She co-edited Women's Studies forthe Future: Foundations, Interrogations, Politics withElizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy (2005), and has published articles inWomen: A Cultural Review and Sinister Wisdom. She isalso part of the editorial collective for the journal Films forthe Feminist Classroom.

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