How to Study Psychology

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Edition: 1st
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Pub. Date: 2013-01-16
Publisher(s): Psychology Pres
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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 to improve studying in the areas of keeping information in, organisation and being productive. By applying some simple and easy-to-make changes to your study habits, you'll 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 even difficult topics Write excellent essays (including how to avoid the seven most common essay errors) Write a dissertation of publishable standard Understand the "Results" section of research papers Cut your study time in half though more efficient ways of finding literature Stop worrying about if you're a "visual" or an "auditory" learner. Enhance your learning and improve your grades with techniques that actually work. "How to Study Psychology" is a study skills book written specifically for psychology students. Aimed primarily at undergraduate students, it includes chapters on: improving learning and memory; essay writing; critical thinking; research methods and statistics; organization; and productivity.

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