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Author Le Couteur, Amanda, author.

Title The principles of writing in psychology / T. R. Smyth and Amanda Le Couteur.

Published South Yarra, Vic. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
South Yarra, Vic. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
©2013

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 UniM Bail  808.06615 LECO    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Physical description xvii, 230 pages ; 28 cm.
Notes Previously published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references: (page 225) and index.
Contents Pt. 1: Academic papers. 1. Thinking and writing -- 2. Scientific writing -- 3. Style -- 4. Academic standards -- Pt. 2: Sources. 6. Quotations -- 7. The references list -- Pt. 3: Writing. 8. Writing a paper -- 9. Drafts and editing -- Pt. 4: Essays and literature reviews. 10. An overview of essays and literature reviews -- 11. Preparing and planning a paper -- 121. Writing an essay or literature review -- Pt. 5: Research reports. 13. An overview of a research report -- 14. Preparing and planning a research report -- 15. Writing a research report -- 16. Reporting statistics -- 17. Using figures and tables -- 18. Preparing figures and tables -- 19. Qualitative research reports -- Pt. 6: Resource material. 20. Grammar -- 21. Punctuation -- 22. Spelling and capitalisation -- 23. Abbreviations and numbers -- 24. Typing and presentation -- 25. Marking papers.
Summary This book provides guidance on topics ranging from critical, analytical thinking to taking notes, planning, preparing papers, as well as fundamentals of grammar, punctuation, spelling, presentation in the writing of psychology related literature. It has been thoroughly updated in line with the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Other author Smyth, T. Raymond (Thomas Raymond), author.
Subject Psychology -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Authorship -- Style manuals -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Rhetoric.
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychology -- Research -- Study guides.
Psychology -- Authorship.
Report writing.
Australian
ISBN 9781420256604 (pbk.)