Writing with Style: APA Style Made Easy

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Cengage Learning, Mar 26, 2010 - Psychology - 192 pages
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This accessible and invaluable workbook-style reference guide will help your students smoothly make the transition from writing for composition classes to writing for psychology classes. In her fifth edition of WRITING WITH STYLE, author Lenore T. Szuchman quickly and succinctly provides the basics of style presented by the sixth edition of the APA's PUBLICATION MANUAL. Dr. Szuchman's years of experience teaching writing-intensive courses give her an inside track on the trouble spots students often encounter when writing papers and dealing with APA style.
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Contents

Introduction The Laypeople and You
1
Some Generalizations About How Psychologists Write
11
Preparing the Introduction Section and the Literature Review Paper
28
Preparing the Method Section
47
Preparing the Results Section
67
Preparing the Discussion Section
85
Preparing the Abstract
98
Preparing the References Section
107
Preparing a Title Page and Formatting Your Manuscript
119
Grooming Tips for Psychology Papers
126
Preparing a Presentation
138
Wrapping It Up
148
References
155
Index
157
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About the author (2010)

Lenore T. Szuchman, Ph.D., Florida International University, is a developmental psychologist and Professor Emerita of Psychology at Barry University, where she taught graduate and undergraduate courses on lifespan development as well as undergraduate research methods courses. She has supervised a wide range of master's theses and senior projects that have been published and presented at professional and student conferences regionally and nationally. She has been awarded funding for research from the National Institute on Aging and received the Barry University President's Award for Excellence in Research. She is the author and coauthor of articles on cognition and social cognition in older adults as well as on gender issues in various age groups. In addition to being the author of WRITING WITH STYLE: APA STYLE MADE EASY, she is co-editor of the book, PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON HUMAN SEXUALITY (John Wiley and Sons). She has been a member of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the American Psychological Association (APA). She has also served as a Psychology Councilor for the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

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