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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.
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Title:Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.
Publisher:Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2010.
Description:6th ed. (second printing)
Contents:Writing for the behavioral and social sciences. Types of articles ; Ethical and legal standards in publishing ; Ensuring the accuracy of scientific knowledge ; Protecting the rights and welfare of research participants ; Protecting intellectual property rights
Manuscript structure and content. Journal article reporting standards ; Manuscript elements ; Sample papers
Writing clearly and concisely. Organization ; Writing style ; Reducing bias in language ; General guidelines for reducing bias ; Reducing bias by topic ; Grammar and usage
Mechanics of style. Punctuation ; Spelling ; Capitalization ; Italics ; Abbreviations ; Numbers ; Metrication ; Statistical and mathematical copy ; Equations
Displaying results. General guidance on table and figures ; Tables ; Figures ; Presenting electrophysiological, radiological, and other biological data
Crediting sources. When to cite ; Quoting and paraphrasing ; Citing references in text ; Reference list ; Reference components
Reference examples. Types and variations ; Examples by type ; Appendix 7-1: References to legal materials
Publication process. Editorial process ; Author responsibilities
Appendix: Journal article reporting standards (JARS), Meta-analysis reporting standards (MARS), and flow of participants through each stage of an experiment or quasi-experiment.
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