Writing Your Psychology Research Paper (Concise Guides to Conducting Behavioral, Health, and Social Science Research)

By | April 1, 2019

Writing Your Psychology Research Paper (Concise Guides to Conducting Behavioral, Health, and Social Science Research)

Writing Your Psychology Research Paper (Concise Guides to Conducting Behavioral, Health, and Social Science Research)



Many psychology students dislike writing a research paper, their aversion driven by anxiety over various aspects of the process. This primer for undergraduates explains how to write a clear, compelling, well-organized research paper. From picking a promising topic, to finding and digesting the pertinent literature, to developing a thesis, to outlining and presenting ideas, to editing for clarity and concision—each step is broken down and illustrated with examples. In addition, a bonus chapter discusses how to combat procrastination. Students learn that the best writing is done in chunks over long periods of time, and that writing is a skill that improves with practice. By following the advice in this book, any student can not only get through their dreaded writing assignment, but become a more proficient writer.
 

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