How to Write Brilliant Psychology Essays
- Paul Dickerson - University of Roehampton, UK
“This book is one I wish I had bought at the start of my Psychology degree.” – Five-star review
Essay writing is a key part of the Psychology degree and knowing how to write effective and compelling academic essays is key to success.
Whether it's understanding how to implement feedback you receive on essays, how to stop procrastinating or what makes an effective introduction, this book covers it all. Drawing on insights derived from teaching thousands of students over a 25-year period How to Write Brilliant Psychology Essays provides the keys that will unlock your writing potential.
Ace your Assignment provide practical tips to help succeed
Exercises help try the theory out in practice
Take away points highlight the key learnings from each chapter
Online resources provide even more help and guidance.
Paul Dickerson, Emma McDonald and Christian van Nieuwerburgh discuss study skills, wellbeing and employability and explore how university lecturers and student welfare teams can better support Psychology students through their university journey.
Students enjoyed this text - they found it easy to read and the author's dry sense of humour appealed to many. Not just for psychologists!
A really useful guide for students, breaking down the components of what constitutes a good essay and written from a subject-specific view - highly recommend
I have recommended this to my first year tutorial groups as it provides them with everything they need to know about producing an excellent psychology essay.