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The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology.

The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology

Thomas M. Heffernan

Psychology Press

c/o Taylor & Francis, Inc

7625 Empire Drive, Florence, KY 41042-2919

9781848720794, $35.95, 223pp,

Synopsis: Studying a degree course in psychology, even if taken the subject before university as part of an advanced highschool pre-college curriculum, requires a whole range of new skills and knowledge. Now in a fully updated and expanded fourth edition, "The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology" by Thomas M. Heffernan (Senior Lecturer, Northumbira University, UK) will prove to be an invaluable instructional guide. It can not only help students to get a good final degree, but will also support them in making informed choices towards either a career or further study. This new edition of "The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology" now includes the latest developments in the field as well as providing practical and helpful guidance on everything a psychology student encounters throughout their degree, including: Writing essays and research reports, including how to get your referencing right; Guidelines for researching ethically using humans or animals; An overview of research methods and statistics, including qualitative methods; Tips on how to approaching and passing exams; Advice on becoming a graduate, including preparing a CV and making the most of a psychology degree. Featuring advice to help psychology students every step of the way, "The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology" also includes a library of weblinks to provide further resources to support psychology studies. "The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology" is an essential book for any psychology student wishing to make the most of their degree course.

Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology" is an ideal and invaluable instructional guide for anyone seeking a degree in psychology or simply taking psychology classes for non-degree purposes. It should be noted that "The Student's Guide to Studying Psychology" is also available in a Kindle edition ($34.95).

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Date:Nov 1, 2015
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