Psychology: APA Citation Style

Psychology is the study of human and animal behavior and the psychological, social, and biological processes related to that behavior. Virginia Tech's curriculum emphasizes methods of conducting research and understanding behavioral data.

APA style can be intimidating, and it's absolutely not necessary to memorize every detail. However, it can be helpful to familiarize yourself with the basic conventions of APA style, even if you're using a citation manager.

Resources on APA Style

The APA tutorial below will walk you through major elements of APA style. Feel free to skip the section "In-Text Citations" to focus on citations and references. 

Resources on APA Style

Resources from APA

Resources from the American Psychological Association (APA)

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Library Liaison to Psychology

Rachel Miles

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