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Psychology Major's Handbook

Psychology Major's Handbook - 2nd edition

Psychology Major's Handbook - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780534533878

ISBN10: 0534533876

Psychology Major
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2006
International: No
Psychology Major

ISBN13: 9780534533878

ISBN10: 0534533876

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 06

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Summary

THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR'S HANDBOOK offers undergraduate students the information they need to make informed decisions about whether to pursue psychology as a major and career, and to succeed in psychology. The author encourages the student to become an active learner and take control of his or her education and future. The first chapter introduces students to the scope of psychology and the subspecialties within psychology. It also provides information on the wide range of settings in which psychologists work. Subsequent chapters help students assess their skills, abilities, and interests, as well as develop habits and strategies that promote success in psychology classes. Career opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels are presented so students can decide whether psychology is an appropriate major for them. Additional chapters discuss the world after college including detailed suggestions on how to find a job with a B.A., and how to apply to graduate school. This text makes a great addition to any course in psychology, and can be bound into any Wadsworth textbook for a customized text!!

New to the Edition

  • Thoroughly updated to include the most up to date information on careers available to those with a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in psychology.
  • New exercises, additional templates, and handouts have been created and posted on the student and instructor companion web site. New exercises have also been added to the text.
  • The new edition has been thoroughly updated to include the most up to date information available on applying to graduate

Features

  • A practical guide to everything that a psychology student needs to know to get through school and get a job or get into graduate school.
  • The author takes an active learning approach to the material.
  • Information is presented about careers available to those with a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in psychology.
  • Gives students guidance on writing literature reviews and empirical papers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. What Is Psychology?

2. Choosing a Major: Is Psychology for You?

3. Take an Active Role in Your Education.

4. Study Tips: Tools for Academic Success.

5. Writing the Literature Review Paper.

6: Writing the Empirical Paper.

7. What Can I Do with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology?

8. Finding a Job with Your Bachelor's Degree.

9. What Can I do with a Graduate Degree in Psychology?

10. Applying to Graduate School in Psychology.

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