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Psychology Writing Center Writing Guides

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SCIENTIFIC WRITING
Hierarchy of writing goals Hierarchy of writing Goals (106 KB)
Summarizing a research article * Summarizing a research article link to pdf (123 KB)
Writing a psychology literature review *  Writing a psychology literature review link to pdf (172 KB)
Writing an APA lab report Writing an APA empirical (lab) report link to pdf (168 KB)
APA lab report template APA lab report template link to pdf (291 KB)
Style points for scientific writing * Style points for scientific writing link to pdf (29 KB)
Reporting interactions in 2x2 factorial design Style points for scientific writing link to pdf (29 KB)
Using quotes in scientific writing Style points for scientific writing link to pdf (29 KB)
Idioms and metaphors Idioms and Metaphors link to pdf (93 KB)
APA FORMAT
APA Style Home Page html
Reporting statistical results in APA format Reporting statistical results in APA format link to pdf (119 KB)
Creating tables in APA format Creating tables in APA format link to pdf (172 KB)
CITATIONS
APA citations: a guide for psychology undergraduates (with exercises) Key to APA citations exercises link to pdf (172 KB)
Key to APA citations exercises Key to APA citations exercises link to pdf (119 KB)
APA citations: condensed guide APA citations: condensed guide link to pdf (147 KB)
APA guide for citing electronic sources APA citations: condensed guide link to pdf (119 KB)
AVOIDING PLAGIARISM
How and when to cite **  How and when to cite link to pdf (123 KB)
UW statement of academic responsibility UW statement of academic responsibility link to pdf (17 KB)
Something Borrowed (Malcolm Gladwell, New Yorker 11/22/04) .doc (105 KB)
GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION
Personal statements for graduate school * Personal statements for graduate school link to pdf (12 KB)
GENERAL WRITING
Content versus writing questions How to make an outline link to pdf (117 KB)
Peer review How to make an outline link to pdf (117 KB)
What is an annotated bibliography? html
How to make an outline How to make an outline link to pdf (12 KB)
I.e. versus e.g. html
Apostrophes Apostrophes link  to pdf (9 KB)
EXAMS & ASSIGNMENTS
Taking essay exams *  Taking essay exams link to pdf (12 KB)
'Critique' vs. 'examine': following directions Critique' vs. 'examine': following directions link to pdf (12 KB)

* For a plagiarized version of this article, see http://writingcenter.uconn.edu/writing-in-psychology-4/ at the University of Connecticut Writing Center).

** For a plagiarized version of this article, go to the UW Writing Center for Political Science, Law Societies and Justice, Jackson School of International Studies, Comparative History of Ideas.

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