Rules of APA citation within the body of the text: Pages 207-214 of the APA Publication Manual explain in detail how to cite others’ work in your text; pages 130-144 of Dunn are also helpful--One author:--Thompson (1999) reported an association…--An association was reported between…(Thompson, 1999).--Two authors:--Thompson and Rogers (1999) reported an association…--An association was reported between…(Thompson & Rogers, 1999).--Three to five authors:--The first time, list all the authors’ names:--Thompson, Rogers, Beck, and Rosen (1999) reported…--Results support the original hypothesis…(Thompson, Rogers, Beck & Rosen, 1999).--All subsequent times, list only the first author and then “et al.”--Thompson et al. (1999) reported…--Results support the original hypothesis…(Thompson et al., 1999).--Six or more authors:--List only the first author and “et al.” (even if it is the first time you are citing the reference).--How to cite short quotations—you include the page number of the quote:
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This note was uploaded on 08/04/2010 for the course PSY 310 taught by Professor Luhmann during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.