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How to Study Psychology

By Warren Davies

Psychology Press – 2013 – 176 pages

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    978-1-84872-106-7
    November 28th 2012

Description

Do you want to spend less time studying but end up with better grades, and a deeper understanding of the subject?

Studying psychology is a skill that can be learned. In this unique and practical 'how to' guide, Warren Davies offers some simple techniques that will enable students to retain information, organise their workload, and be more productive. By applying some simple and easy-to-make changes to your study habits, you will learn how to:

  • Get more work done in less time
  • Use memory techniques to help you breeze through exams
  • Beat procrastination
  • Develop a deep grasp of difficult topics
  • Write excellent essays (including how to avoid the seven most common essay errors)
  • Cut your study time in half
  • Understand the 'results' section of research papers
  • Write a dissertation to publishable standard.

This book is written specifically with psychology undergraduate students in mind, and as such will enhance your learning and improve your grades with techniques that actually work.

Reviews

"This study guide deals with many areas that students have difficulty with; from the scientific method, to statistics, to essay writing, to procrastination, to exam strategy. Packed with practical solutions and humour, I am confident that this is an invaluable source for all Psychology undergraduates" - Clare Charles, ATP, AQA A-Level Senior Examiner

Contents

1. Introduction 2. Research Methods in Psychology 3. Statistics and Analysis 4. Take The Information In 5. Keep The Information In 6. Understand The Information 7. Getting The Information Out 8. Organisation and Productivity 9. Conclusion

Author Bio

Warren Davies is a freelance writer with a background in psychology. He finished his Bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2008 and a Masters in applied positive psychology in 2011. He is interested in the factors that affect human performance and well-being and is one of those weird people who actually enjoys statistics.

Name: How to Study Psychology (Paperback)Psychology Press 
Description: By Warren Davies. Do you want to spend less time studying but end up with better grades, and a deeper understanding of the subject? Studying psychology is a skill that can be learned. In this unique and practical 'how to' guide, Warren Davies offers...
Categories: Introductory Psychology - undergraduate, Critical Thinking & Study Skills, Introductory & Intermediate Statistics