APAStyle6th - APA Style American Psychological Association...

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1 APA Style • American Psychological Association • Not how one writes • Governs the rules of writing Parts of an APA Style Paper 1. Title Page – No boldface, centered Author Note – No boldface, centered 2 Abstract – No boldface centered 2. Abstract No boldface, centered 3. Introduction – No boldface, centered 4. Method – Boldface, centered 5. Results – Boldface, centered 6. Discussion – Boldface, centered Parts of an APA Style Paper 7. References – No boldface, centered 8. Footnotes – No boldface, centered 9 Table(s) 9. Table(s) 10. Figure(s) 11. Appendix – No boldface, centered Parts of an APA Style Paper • Four Main Parts 1 Introduction 1. Introduction 2. Method 3. Results 4. Discussion The Rules • Margins - Left justified ONLY Top 1” Top: 1 Bottom: 1” Left: 1” Right: 1” Header: .5” The Rules • Fonts: 12 point standard font Serif Font: - Times New Roman (preferred) - New Courier, Bodoni, etc. Sans-Serif Font for Figure Labels: -Arial - Geneva • Use special type styles (e.g., italics and bold).
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2 The Rules • Spacing between lines: Double-spacing No contractions No contractions • Spacing after punctuation: Double-spacing Single-spacing in References
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