Your Career in Psychology

Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work

Author: Stephen F. Davis,Peter J. Giordano,Carolyn A. Licht

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405179422

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology

From College to Career

Author: Paul I. Hettich,R. Eric Landrum

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412999316

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 289

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In Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career, authors and professors Paul I. Hettich and R. Eric Landrum provide innovative strategies and tools for succeeding after college with an undergraduate degree in psychology. Drawing on current research data, applied theory, and both academic and workplace experiences, they help stimulate self-reflection and improve decision making as students approach their careers. The text covers key topics in the college-to-career transition, including career planning and development, identifying and transferring marketable skills, building and sustaining strong networks, understanding what employers want and don’t want, coping with personal life changes, becoming a valued employee, and more.
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Doing Collaborative Research in Psychology

A Team-Based Guide

Author: Jerusha B. Detweiler-Bedell,Brian Detweiler-Bedell

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452289220

Category: Psychology

Page: 296

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Doing Collaborative Research in Psychology offers an engaging journey through the process of conducting research in psychology. Using an innovative team-based approach, this hands-on guide will assist undergraduates with their research—in their courses and in collaboration with faculty or graduate student mentors. The focus on this team-based approach reflects the collaborative nature of research methods and experimental psychology. Students learn how to work as a team, generate creative research ideas, design and pilot studies, recruit participants, collect and analyze data, write up results in APA style, and prepare and give formal research presentations. Students also learn practical ways in which they can promote their research skills as they apply to jobs or graduate school. A unique feature to this book is the ability to read chapters of the text either sequentially or separately, which allows the instructor or research mentor the flexibility to assign those chapters most relevant to the current state of the research project.
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Majoring in Psychology

Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

Author: Jeffrey L. Helms,Daniel T. Rogers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444341492

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

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With coverage of important preparatory issues and the key psychology subfields, Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals provides undergraduate students with clear, concise, research-based information on strategies to begin a successful undergraduate career in psychology. Provides the most comprehensive text on majoring in psychology currently available Discusses the benefits of pursuing a psychology degree and key steps to prepare for a job or graduate study in the field Features brief topical contributions written by national figures in their respective subfields Incorporates current data and research on diversity-related issues as well as guidance on how to ensure personality traits and abilities match the skills that potential career paths demand
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Getting in

A Step-by-step Plan for Gaining Admission to Graduate School in Psychology

Author: American Psychological Association

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 230

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Getting In, Second Edition is an update of the American Psychological Association's essential resource for anyone considering graduate study in psychology.This handy, readable book simplifies the process for applicants and increases their chances of being accepted. Useful timelines, tips, and tools break the tasks into manageable steps and help readers define their goals, select programs, and navigate the application process. A monthly timetable and detailed worksheets for selecting the best program matches are included, and a resource section provides a list of publications and organizations that are useful in the various phases of applying.Readers will learn what criteria admissions committees use to evaluate applicants, how to improve their qualifications, and how to showcase their talents in personal essays, letters of recommendations, and preselection interviews. The costs of a graduate education and financial aid information specific to graduate students are also discussed.Members of special populations, such as women, ethnic minorities, gay and lesbian applicants, and applicants with disabilities will find resources and guidance particular to their needs.While applying to graduate school can be challenging, this book demystifies the process and allays students' concerns about how to tackle it.
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Applying to Graduate School in Psychology

Advice from Successful Students and Prominent Psychologists

Author: Amanda C. Kracen,Ian J. Wallace

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 235

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Applying to Graduate School in Psychology provides prospective graduate students with the insider knowledge needed to bolster their confidence and gain a competitive edge. This comprehensive resource shares personal accounts from both peer and expert perspectives to fully illustrate the ins and outs of applying and preparing for the graduate school experience. As future professionals in psychology, readers will greatly benefit from the straightforward and personal guidance offered by the student and psychologist contributors.Potential applicants learn the commonalities and differences among diverse student experiences from a variety of academic institutions and programs. This student-to-student format offers familiarity and identification with those who have successfully enrolled in graduate programs across the country. Each chapter presents practical advice, key information, and encouragement, while describing the dos and don'ts of applying. In the psychologist-written essays, renowned professionals share their academic and career development stories and provide meaningful insight into the rewards and challenges of the field. The contributors' infectious passion for psychology will inspire readers to further their education and narrow down their program of choice.
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Majoring in Psych?

Career Options for Psychology Undergraduates

Author: Betsy Levonian Morgan,Ann J. Korschgen

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205626854

Category: Psychology

Page: 138

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Using a question-and-answer format, offers ideas to help students plan their career while still in school and begin shaping their professional path.
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The practical researcher

a student guide to conducting psychological research

Author: Dana S. Dunn

Publisher: Blackwell Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 488

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In this book, Dana S. Dunn provides students with a concise, engaging, and practical introduction to research methods and the process of conducting research. New Doing Research decision trees open each chapter and guide students through the active learning exercises that inform the research process Research Foundations boxes explore common issues encountered by researchers and use examples to bring research to life Practical tools and tips for doing research appear throughout such as writing an experimental script, operationalizing independent and dependent variables, and creating manipulation checks, among many others Over 40 Active Learning Exercises help students build practical skills such as creating a project time line, developing a peer research contract, using a random numbers table, and reporting results in poster or paper form, among many others Generating Research Ideas section provides easy to follow guidelines for developing ideas by using freewriting, keeping a research notebook, or brainstorming research ideas alone or as a research team Critical thinking is emphasized when searching, reading, and writing about psychological literature Updated chapter on Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Research includes a solid foundation and practical exercises (e.g., completing a form for an ethics review (IRB), helping students to write an informed consent form, crafting a scientifically and ethically sound debriefing script) Updated references and research practices includes the latest APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct Expanded advice on presenting research at student conferences and submitting project results to student journals New annotated student paper in Appendix A
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What Psychology Majors Could (and Should) be Doing

An Informal Guide to Research Experience and Professional Skills

Author: Paul J. Silvia,Peter F. Delaney,Stuart Marcovitch

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 167

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More students are majoring in psychology than ever beforeover 85,000 students graduate with psychology degrees each yearso competition for grad-school spots and good jobs is fierce. What are you doing to stand out from the other hundreds of thousands of psychology majors? If a good GPA is all you have to show for your years in college, you may be in trouble. To go beyond the minimum, students could (and should) get involved in research, develop their scientific writing skills, attend conferences, join clubs and professional organizations, build a library of professional books, and present their research. By getting out of the classroom and actively participating in the real world of psychology, students can build skills that will prepare them for the competitive realms of graduate school and the workforce. Written in a lighthearted and humorous tone, this book shows both grad-school bound and career-bound students how to seek out and make the most of these opportunities.
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The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge

Author: Norman Don

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
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Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology

Author: Vicky Phares

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471388746

Category: Psychology

Page: 480

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Beautifully written for a first course in child psychopathology, Vicky Phares' Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology emphasizes developmental psychopathology as a means for understanding and treating abnormal behavior in children. The text emphasizes strengths and healthy outcomes as a means for designing effective therapies to help children and families, as well as focusing on prevention as a cornerstone of managing child behavior. Throughout this book, special attention is given to issues of diversity, inclusion, and understanding. The text also examines the relationships between children and their fathers as well as with other primary figures within families (i.e., siblings, step-parents, care-taking grandparents, foster parents, etc.). Abnormal Child Psychology is unique in providing for students a chapter on applying the material they have learned and helping children and families who experience problems.
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Der Panama-Hut

oder Was einen guten Therapeuten ausmacht

Author: Irvin D. Yalom

Publisher: btb Verlag

ISBN: 3641119766

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Schlüsselmomente der Psychoanalyse - humorvoll und lehrreich in Szene gesetzt Wie sieht es aus, das richtige Verhältnis zwischen Therapeut und Klient? Welche Abgründe gilt es zu verbergen, welche offen zu legen? Was ist von Patiententräumen zu halten, in denen der Therapeut eine entscheidende Rolle spielt? Irvin D. Yalom, Amerikas angesehenster und wortgewaltigster Psychotherapeut, zieht die Bilanz seines über fünfzigjährigen Berufslebens und beschert seinen Lesern ungewohnte Einblicke in das Leben eines Therapeuten - ein lehrreiches und mit zahlreichen Anekdoten gewürztes Lesevergnügen.
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Essentielle Tipps für Bachelor-Studierende der Psychologie

Mehr als Studieren: Forschungserfahrung und fachliche Fähigkeiten in der Psychologie

Author: Paul J. Silvia,Peter F. Delaney,Stuart Marcovitch

Publisher: Springer VS

ISBN: 9783642348648

Category: Psychology

Page: 106

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Vielleicht haben Sie erst nach Studienbeginn ernüchtert festgestellt, dass das Psychologie-Studium anders ist, als Sie es sich vorgestellt hatten. Akademische Psychologie ist weitreichend und tiefgründig, wissenschaftlich und statistisch. Eine entscheidender Schwerpunkt im Studium der Psychologie ist die Forschung, die im Master- oder Promotionsstudium vertieft wird. Dieser humorvoll geschriebene und einfach zu lesende Wegweiser dient Ihnen zur Vorbereitung und zur praktischen Weichenstellung für die Zeit im und nach dem Bachelor-Studium. Das Werk macht Lust darauf, Forschungserfahrung als eine großartige Gelegenheit zu sehen, um fachliche Fähigkeiten auf- und auszubauen. Diese Forschungserfahrungen werden nicht nur als wichtige Kompetenz für eine wissenschaftliche, sondern auch für eine berufliche Karriere angesehen. Die zahlreichen Hinweise und Tipps können während dem Bachelorstudium angewendet werden, um später den gewünschten Nutzen zu bringen. So können Sie gezielt und effektiv die Vorbereitungen für eine erfolgreiche Karriere treffen.
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Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in Print 1996-97

Author: R R Bowker Publishing,In Print 1996-97 Books

Publisher: R. R. Bowker

ISBN: 9780835237864

Category: Out-of-print books

Page: N.A

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APS Observer

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: N.A

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