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Scientific Writing for Psychology

Scientific Writing for Psychology
Lessons in Clarity and Style

Second Edition

December 2018 | 144 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
1. Lesson 1: Writing Clearly
2. Lesson 2: Adding Emphasis
3. Lesson 3: Writing Concisely, With Some Spice
4. Lesson 4: The Art of Fine Paragraphs
5. Lesson 5: Framing an Introduction
6. Lesson 6: Reporting Results
7. Lesson 7: Discussing Your Findings
Epilogue: Writing a Title, Abstract, and Method Section
Key features


  • Engaging prose and concrete examples in every lesson help students become better writers.
  • Clear and focused attention is devoted to the mechanics of writing, answering the unmet call for technical proficiency.
  • The examples and approach are geared specifically for scientific writing in psychology.
  • Offers straightforward and hands-on strategies for effective scientific writing to provide the most practical skills to readers possible.
  • An abundance of exercises and activities ensure students apply their knowledge and grow as writers.
  • Emphasis is placed on the importance of effective writing skills—especially for today's students.

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ISBN: 9781544309620