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PSYC 150 - General Psychology (Chang): APA Help

APA Publication Manual

The Publication Manual of the American Psychology Association (6th edition, 2010) provides the framework for creating documents and citing sources according to the APA style. It is commonly referred to as the "APA Manual."

APA Formatting -- Running Heads

APA Formatting - Hanging Indent for References

APA Citation Guide Links

The links and tools below will help with APA Citation formatting. Contact the Academic Resource Center for further assistance with citation formatting questions and more.

Citing Abstracts from Research Articles

Remember, abstracts must be cited too!

Information taken from,

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. (p.202)

 

Abstract as Original Source --

Woolf, N. J., Young, S. L., Fanselow, M. S., & Butcher, L. L. (1991). MAP-2 expression in cholinoceptive pyramidal cells of rodent cortex and hippocampus is altered by Pavlovian conditioning [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 17, 480.

Lassen, S. R., Steele, M. M., & Sailor, W. (2006). The relationship of school-wide positive behavior support to academic achievement in an urban middle school [Abstract]. Psychology in the Schools, 43, 701-702. Abstract retrieved from http://www.interscience.wiley.com

 

Abstract as Secondary Source --

Hare, L. R., & O'Neill, K. (2000). Effectiveness and efficiency in small academic peer groups. Small Group Research, 31, 24-53. Abstract retrieved from Sociological Abstracts database. (Accession No. 200010185)

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