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Psychological Sciences

A Guide to Library Research in the Psychological Sciences


Here are a few example of guides to doing psychology research and writing a psychology paper:

The Psychology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide by Jill M. Scott, Gregory Scott, and Stephen Garrison

The Psychologist's Companion: A Guide to Writing Scientific Papers for Students and Researchers by Robert J. Sternberg

Designing and Reporting Experiments in Psychology by Peter Harris

Cross-Cultural Research Methods in Psychology by David R. Matsumoto

Presenting Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Tables by Adelheid Nicol and Penny Pexman (American Psychological Association) 

For other research & writing guides, search Swem Library's Library Catalog for subject headings such as these: 

  • Psychology -- Experiments
  • Psychology -- Methodology
  • Psychology -- Research
  • Psychometrics
  • Psychometrics -- Research -- Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy -- Methodology
  • Psychiatry -- Research
  • Personality assessment
  • 'Report Writing' AND psycholog$
  • Authorship AND psycholog$
  • Statistics -- Charts, diagrams, etc.