Your Psychology Project Handbook

Your Psychology Project Handbook

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YourPsychology Project Handbookis the complete guide to preparing, carrying out and writing up your psychology research project or dissertation. Introduction Boxes: present each chapter and introduce the learning outcomes for each chapter a€˜Common Confusionsa€™boxes: explain common terminology a€˜Urban Mythsa€™inserts: dispels commonly held incorrect beliefs about completing dissertations a€˜Maximizing Marksa€™boxes: offers keen students additional advice on more sophisticated ideas or techniques to consider at various stages in order to add value to their project work. These will often require students to engage in further reading, and/or discussion with their supervisor. a€˜Top Tipa€™inserts: present short practical notes on how to achieve the best outcomes. Summary Boxes: pull together the key teaching points covered by each chapter Annotated Further Readinglists:direct students to appropriate further information and indicate to them the nature and level of those texts.9.1 REPORT-WRITING STYLE The first part of this chapter discusses the overall style of report writing in relation to psychology as an academic discipline. ... But typically you would expect a psychology report to consist of four broad sections: an introduction, including an extensive review of ... made clear to you in your course project guide or by your supervisor. ... For instance, the referencing style used by APA derives from the Harvard Library system of citation: namely, that you citeanbsp;...

Title:Your Psychology Project Handbook
Author:Clare Patricia Wood, David Giles, Carol Percy
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2009


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