Description - The Psychologist's Companion for Undergraduates by Robert J. Sternberg
Tailored specifically for undergraduate students, this Companion offers uniquely comprehensive coverage of the topics necessary for successful communication in psychology, making it a valuable resource for research methods and introductory psychology courses. Readers will learn how to effectively plan and write papers in accordance with the latest style guidelines from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition; present data in posters and talks; and evaluate their own and others' work. The clear writing style and reader-friendly format, meanwhile, allow students to absorb information easily, even when reading chapters selectively or out of order. The book includes numerous up-to-date examples drawn from career experiences to engage students and help them apply what they've learned to forward their own careers, while questions encourage them to think more deeply about larger issues in the field, preparing them for future research.
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Cambridge University Press
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Author Biography - Robert J. Sternberg
Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development at Cornell University, New York. He is a former IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University, Connecticut, and a former president of the American Psychological Association and the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences. He holds thirteen honorary doctorates and has won the Association for Psychological Science's James McKeen Cattell and William James Fellow Awards. Sternberg has written more than 1,600 articles and books, and has been cited in the professional literature more than 105,000 times. Karin Sternberg is Research Associate in the Department of Human Development at Cornell University, New York. She previously worked as a research associate at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and School of Public Health. She is the author of Psychology of Love 101.