The Psychologist's Companion (4th ed.)

A Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers

by Robert J. Sternberg

The Psychologist's Companion, 4th edition, is intended to be a definitive guide to scientific writing for students and researchers. It covers a wealth of topics, including misconceptions about psychology papers, steps in writing library research papers, steps in writing experimental research papers, rules for writing psychology papers, commonly misused words, Internet resources, American Psychological Association guidelines for writing psychology papers, guidelines for data presentation, references for psychology papers, standards for evaluating psychology papers, submitting papers to journals, how to win acceptances of papers by psychology journals, writing grant and contract proposals, finding book publishers, writing lectures, and writing articles. The book contains a sample psychology paper as well as an appendix relevant to writing for British and European journals. The book is written in a lively and witty style that will make it easy reading for even the busiest students and professionals.

  • Cambridge University Press; October 2003
  • ISBN: 9780511055508
  • Edition: 4
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  • Title: The Psychologist's Companion
  • Author: Robert J. Sternberg
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press

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"An extremely useful book for undergraduates that provides the basics for writing psychology papers." Choice