Scientific Writing for Psychology: Lessons in Clarity and Style provides straightforward, hands-on strategies to help psychology students master scientific writing. At the core of this brief and engaging guide are seven class-tested lessons: three devoted to sentences, one to paragraphs, and three to writing research reports. Packed with helpful examples and an abundance of writing wisdom, this book addresses the skills every successful writer needs.
Lesson 1: Writing Clearly
Lesson 2: Adding Emphasis
Lesson 3: Writing Concisely, With Some Spice
Lesson 4: The Art of Fine Paragraphs
Lesson 5: Framing an Introduction
Lesson 6: Reporting Results
Lesson 7: Discussing Your Findings
A truly striking aspect of this book is that it is so absorbing. Kail’s writing style draws the reader in and transforms a series of what are traditionally quite challenging tasks into activities which are brief, focused and easy to engage with.