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The principles of writing in psychology
T.R. Smyth.
D.H. Hill Library Call Number
  Stacks (2nd floor) BF76.7 .S57 2004 (Browse Shelf) Available
  • ISBN: 1403942366 (pbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 55534821
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-356) and index.
Table of Contents

1. Thinking and writing -- 2. Scientific writing -- 3. Style -- 4. Academic standards -- 5. Evaluating sources -- 6. Citing sources -- 7. Quotations -- 8. The reference list -- 9. Writing a paper -- 10. Drafts and editing -- 11. An overview of essays and literature reviews -- 12. Preparation for and planning of a paper -- 13. Writing an essay or literature review -- 14. An overview of a research report -- 15. Preparation and planning of a research report -- 16. Writing a research report -- 17. Reporting statistics -- 18. Using figures and tables -- 19. Preparing figures and tables -- 20. Qualitative research reports -- 21. Grammar --22. Punctuation -- 23. Spelling and capitalization -- 24. Abbreviations and numbers -- 25. Typing and presentation -- 26. Marking papers -- App. A. Recommended presentation and style requirements for student papers -- App. B. Citing sources -- App. C. Examples of presentation of publication details in a reference list -- App. D. Common standard abbreviations -- App. E. Abbreviations commonly used in statistics -- App. F. Typing format for headings and subheadings -- App. G. Headings and subheadings for a simple research report -- App. H. Headings and subheadings for a multiple experiment research report -- App. I. An example of a research report --App. J. An example of a poorly written research report.