Examples are taken from American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed). Washington, DC: Author.
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A sample reference essay is available from the link below. It will assist your understanding of what your in text citations and your reference list should look like.
Use the APA Manuscript Structure instructions if you have been asked by your lecturer to structure your document as per APA manuscript structure. This structure of presenting your paper is specific to Psychology and is very specific.
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APA 6th Style Guide
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
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