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APA Citations

Journal Article Citation Examples

Journal article with a DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

McCauley, S.M., & Christiansen, M.H. (2019). Language learning as language use: A cross-linguistic model of child language development. Psychological Review, 126(1), 1-51.

Journal, magazine, or newspaper article without a DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

Anderson, M. (2018). Getting consistent with consequences. Educational Leadership, 76(1), 26-33.

Journal article with an article number or eLocator

Burin, D., Kilteni, K., Rabuffetti, M., Slater, M., & Pia, L. (2019). Body ownership increases the interference between observed and executed movements. PLOS ONE, 14(1), Article e0209899.

Journal article, advance online publication (sometimes referred to as ePub before print)

Huestegge, S. M., Raettig, T., & Huestegge, L. (2019). Are face-incongruent voices harder to process? Effects of face-voice gender incongruency on basic cognitive information processing. Experimental Psychology. Advanced online publication.

Special section or special issue in a journal

Lilienfeld, S. O.(Ed.). (2018). Heterodox issues in psychology [Special section]. Archives of Scientific Psychology, 6(1), 51-104. 

McDaniel, S. H., Salas, E., & Kazak, A. E. (Eds.). (2018). The science of teamwork [Special issue]. American Psychologist, 73(4).



*Note about DOIs* DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier and is a unique URL given to an online book or article. Not all publications will have this, but if they are assigned a DOI, you must include it in your citation.

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