Jill M. Scott, Gregory M. Scott Emeritus Professor, Stephen M. Garrison Professor
Rowman – Littlefield Publishers; 3rd edition (March 2; 2018)
This book offers a practical guide to reading, research, and writing in the field of psychology. It is the third edition of The Psychology Student Writer’s Manual.
Ideal for use as a companion etextbook or as a standalone resource for students taking any psychology course that includes a paper-writing component. This straightforward and useful guide teaches the fundamentals of writing and conducting research in psychology, as well as how to improve one’s overall writing abilities. It covers every essential component of writing, from content to structure, tracking sources of information, grammar, and citing sources, and it supports college students in the preparation of two specific sorts of papers: term papers and research reports.
A source that is both comprehensive and has all the information required to write the many types of papers that are frequently assigned in the academic field of psychology. Offers college students a comprehensive, user-friendly, and all-in-one reference source on how to conduct research, incorporate citations, find information on topics related to psychology, and more. Includes information on how to conduct research in psychology, how to incorporate citations, and how to find information on related topics.
Instructions on the fundamentals of writing and formatting are thoroughly reviewed. — Explores the reasons why we write, provides a description of the writing process itself, and investigates the aspects of style, syntax, and punctuation that generate the most confusion among writers in general. Addresses fundamental issues of all authors. Provides college students with a handy and quick grammar reference source, as well as a detailed and easy-to-follow guide to preparing papers in accordance with widely accepted formats; shows college students the key elements of good writing and effective communication; gives all students a handy and quick grammar reference source; and provides students with a guide to preparing papers in accordance with widely accepted formats.
Tasks requiring creative writing — This section provides a variety of hands-on writing activities with detailed instructions. piques the interest of each and every student in the field of psychology, and relieves college teachers of the responsibility of teaching students how to write the papers that are most frequently assigned in psychology classes.
APA standards — Complies with all of the APA style requirements; displays formats for text; reference pages; title pages; and tables of contents in APA format; details the APA citation system; and discusses the important responsibility that every psychology writer has to use source material in an ethical manner.
The purpose of the general analysis of psychology is to assist all of the students in acquiring a more in-depth comprehension of what constitutes the field of psychology in order for them to develop into better and more knowledgeable authors on the topic.