PSYCHOLOGY DISCOURSE COMMUNITY Brittany Cheshire, Victoria Buff, Jasmine Weiker, Hannah Stafford, Anthony Mower. AUDIENCES Researchers Authors Students Teachers ABOUT WHAT….? Review Papers Assessments Theoretical Papers Hypothesis Reports of empirical studies Research Proposals Articles Thesis Critical Analysis Lab Reports Essays Books SHARED GOALS. Communication Describe Explain Predict Influence SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATIONS American Pain Society – A multidisciplinary organization, mission is to advance pain related research, education, treatment, and professional practice. American Psychiatric Association- A medical specialty society recognized world-wide. Specialize the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional illnesses. PUBLICATIONS American Pain Society -Clinical Practical Guidelines -Journal of Pain -Principles of Analgesic Use in the Treatment of Acute Pain and Cancer Pain PUBLICATIONS American Psychiatric Association The APA has made different publications, so here is an ex. from each. -Dissertations and These From Start To finish: Psychology and Related Fields, Second Edition Parenting Children With ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach Toodles and Teeny: A story about friendship Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal PROFESSORS AND STUDENT’S ROLES OF WRITING. William Siegfried – “the people doing practice aren’t doing the research and aren’t doing the writing. Writing general interest articles, something that is catchy and gets you publicity when you’re marketing yourself to clients, private practices would like to show off an article that they did because it impresses people, lots of self publishing as in publishing your own books, outside of the university it’s for publicity.” JARGON Vo c ab u l a r y S c i e n t i f i c Te r m i n o l og y Introspection Independent Variable Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dependent Variable Control Group Functional Fixedness Placebo Effect Operant Conditioning Correlation Study. ISSUES OF POWER Successful within community. Gaining recognition. Raising awareness towards controversial subjects. Competitive. CONVENTIONS/EXPECTATIONS Remain unbiased. Never include first person. Avoid direct questions. Professional. Clear, to the point. Many audiences. Understand psychological concepts. CITATION STYLE Why cite? Ethics APA Format APA FORMAT PORTFOLIOS Provide Familiarize Develop Ensure PROFESSOR TALKS PORTFOLIO Professor, William Siegfried Professor, 1101 Intro to Psych Industrial Psychologist, what is your definition of a portfolio used in the psychology field? “… an evaluation and scrapbook where you demonstrate that you can do things that are important” COMMUNICATION Communication takes place through… LITERACY. Writing, reading, feedback, reviews! PROFESSIONS Psychiatrist Psychoanalyst Counseling Psychologist Social Workers HIRING EXPECTATIONS Expect competition. Grants. Be updated. Get a name for yourself. Be original. CITATIONS Kwapil, Dr. Thomas R. "Portfolio Requirements." Department of Psychology. University of North Carolina Greensboro, n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2012. <http://www.uncg.edu/psy/undergrad/portfolio.html>. "APA Style Citations & References." Psychology Writing Center. University of Washington, n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2012. <http://www.psych.uw.edu/writingcenter/writingguides/pdf/citations.pdf>. "Evaluating and Citing Information." Library. Webster University, n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2012. <http://library.webster.edu/online/nurs70.html>. Cherry, Kendra. "Citing in APA Format." Psychology. About.com, n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2012. <http://psychology.about.com/od/apastyle/a/apa-citing.htm>.