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Guide to Publishing in Psychology Journals
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Details

  • Page extent: 224 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.38 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 808/.06615
  • Dewey version: 21
  • LC Classification: BF76.8 .G85 2000
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Psychology--Authorship

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Paperback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521594608 | ISBN-10: 052159460X)

  • There was also a Hardback of this title but it is no longer available | Adobe eBook
  • Published August 2000

Replaced by 9781108412360

$36.99 (P)

The Guide to Publishing in Psychology Journals is a complete guide to writing psychology articles for publication. It goes beyond the formal requirements to the tacit or unspoken knowledge that is key to writing effective articles and to gaining acceptance by quality journals. Thus, the information in this book is of a kind that cannot be found in publication manuals or formal guides to writing. The book emphasizes empirical articles, but also discusses theoretical articles and the role of theory in empirical articles, as well as literature-review articles. The editor and the authors of book chapters all have edited major journals in the field of psychology. The final chapter is a compilation of 50 tips taken from the individual chapters.

Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Writing an empirical article Daryl J. Bem; 2. Writing a literature review Nancy Eisenberg; Part II. Parts of an Article: 3. Titles and abstracts Robert J. Sternberg; 4. Introducing your research report: writing the introduction Philip C. Kendall; 5. Theories and hypotheses Abraham Tesser; 6. Writing effectively about design Harry T. Reis; 7. Doing data analysis and writing up their results Elena L. Grigorenko; 8. Results that get results Peter Salovey; 9. What does it all mean? Robert Calfree; 10. Documenting your scholarship Randolph A. Smith; Part III. Dealing with Referees: 11. Writing for your referees Robert J. Sternberg; 12. Reading reviews, suffering rejection, and advocating for your paper Melissa G. Warren; 13. Rewriting the psychology paper Richard K. Wagner; Part IV. Conclusion: 14. Article writing 101 Robert J. Sternberg.

Review

"Robert Sternberg's edited book, filled with good advice from editors and former editiors, is menat to take students to the next step- to give them the knowledge needed to produce a manuscript that will be intended for our best undergraduates who will pursue research careers and for our graduate students. The book, however, also has some helpful hints for seasoned researchers." Contemporary Psychology APA Review of Books 2002

Contributors

Daryl J. Bem, Nancy Eisenberg, Philip C. Kendall, Abraham Tesser, Harry T. Reis, Elena L. Grigorenko, Peter Salovey, Robert Calfree, Randolph A. Smith, Melissa G. Warren, Richard K. Wagner, Robert J. Sternberg

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