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PY2106: Human Development Across the Lifespan Guide: Formatting & Referencing

How to write in APA format

Writing in Psychology

Tutorial - basics of APA style

An introduction to writing in APA style produced by the American Psychological Society.

Effective writing in psychology: Papers, posters, and presentations

This book helps users produce crisp scientific communication, form concise unambiguous arguments, and render technical information clear and comprehensible.

Writing in Psychology

This book helps readers address the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology.

APA Style Simplified

This book guides young scholars through the labyrinth of APA style. The author highlights the major elements of APA style and shows how to generate a coherent manuscript. 

Concise guide to APA style

Concise Guide to APA Style, Seventh Edition is the official APA Style resource for students.  Designed specifically for undergraduate writing, this easy-to-use pocket guide is adapted from the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Referencing and academic integrity

The preferred referencing style for the Psychology is APA. Below are some useful links.

The InfoSkills Toolkit has a useful module you can work through. It explains referencing, academic integrity and avoiding plagiarism.

InfoSkills Toolkit

Writing in APA style

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