A Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Psychology - 208 pages
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This new edition of the very popular guide to studying psychology, now updated and extended, remains an invaluable tool for students at both undergraduate and pre-degree level, along with those deciding whether to take psychology as an academic subject.
Providing insights into the most critical aspects of studying psychology, A Student's Guide to Studying Psychology is distinguished from other texts by its easy follow format and practical nature. Topics covered include:
* perspectives within psychology,
* making the most of seminars, tutorials and lectures
* how to write essays and empirical reports
* guidelines on exam preparation and technique
* information on careers in psychology and tips for applying for jobs, including how to write your own curriculum vitae
 

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Contents

The cognitive perspective
16
Contact time generally
24
Tutorials
32
Reference materials
38
A guide to research methods
69
Ethics in research
101
A guide to preparing for examinations
141
References
191
Author index
201
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Thomas M. Heffernan is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Northumbria

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