|Writing Psychology Reports
Last Updated: September 2, 2002
Proper (that is, APA style) form is essential for writing reports in psychology. Many academic disciplines have adopted the APA conventions. Other disciplines also often employ the conventions of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the Chicago Style Book. Some disciplines further modify those conventions.
Obviously, the APA sites will be the final authority for writing psychology papers. The other sites listed may provide clearer examples. Try several when you are in doubt. Regardless of which one you use, be aware of the increasingly common standard of showing the date you visited the site. Doing so helps your reader to "guess" why they cannot connect to frequently moving sites.
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APA Writing Style
General Instructions for a Psychology Research Paper
Introduction: poster presentations
Preparing a Laboratory Report in APA Format
Web Extension to American Psychological Association Style (WEAPAS)
Beyond the MLA Handbook (Harnack/Kleppinger) (not responding)
Walker/ACW Style Sheet