The Academic Game - Psychological Strategies for Successfully Completing the Doctorate
by Elaine R. Parent (with Leslie R. Lewis)
Published by InfinityPublishing.com, 1094 New De Haven Street, Suite 100, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2713.
Written for early-stage doctoral students, this book describes the psychological and social factors that influence whether students successfully complete the doctorate. The mantra is “Knowledge Equals Power,” and the book is designed to empower students with the information they need and strategies they can use to complete a rewarding and successful academic journey.
Read an excerpt from this book (reprinted with permission) in Stanford University’s Tomorrow’s Professor (incidentally, this list offers an excellent discussion of teaching and learning issues, many of them especially relevant to graduate students).