Mitchell, M. L., Jolley, J. M., & O'Shea, R. P.(2013). Writing for psychology (4th ed.).
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. (If you are looking for the Research design explained site, click here.)
This latest edition includes new information on how to cite online references and how to use outlines and other strategies to write well-organized papers. As in previous editions, we provide tips that help students through every phase of the writing process, concrete examples of how to use these tips, and checklists so that students can be sure that they used those tips.
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The table below provides a table of contents for Writing for Psychology: A guide for students--and provides links to resources that will help students write better papers.
|Chapter number||Name and link to additional resources|
|Chapter 1||What every student should know about writing psychology papers|
|Chapter 2||Writing essays and term papers|
|Chapter 3||Writing research reports and proposals|
|Chapter 4||Finding, reading, citing, and referencing sources|
|Chapter 5||Making your case: A guide to skeptical reading and logical writing|
|Chapter 6||Writing the wrongs: How to avoid gruesome grammar, putrid punctuation, and saggy style|
|Chapter 7||Preparing the final draft|
|Appendix A||APA copy style versus APA final-form style|
|Appendix B||Problem plurals|
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