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The following materials are intended as supplementary material to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. Due to space and printing limitations, they are referenced from but not printed in the actual Manual.

Chapter 2: Manuscript Structure and Content

Supplemental Material: Manuscript Structure and Content (PDF, 39KB)

Supplement to Chapter 2, Section 2.13, of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Chapter 3: Writing Clearly and Concisely

Supplemental Material: Writing Clearly and Concisely (General Guidelines for Reducing Bias) (PDF, 43KB)

Supplement to Chapter 3 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Supplemental Material: Writing Clearly and Concisely (Reducing Bias by Topic—Gender) (PDF, 37KB)

Supplement to Chapter 3, Section 3.12, of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Supplemental Material: Writing Clearly and Concisely (Reducing Bias by Topic—Sexual Orientation) (PDF, 40KB)

Supplement to Chapter 3, Section 3.13, of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Supplemental Material: Writing Clearly and Concisely (Reducing Bias by Topic—Disabilities) (PDF, 35KB)

Supplement to Chapter 3, Section 3.15, of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Supplemental Material: Writing Clearly and Concisely (Grammar and Usage—Agreement of Subject and Verb) (PDF, 36KB)

Supplement to Chapter 3, Section 3.19, of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Chapter 4: The Mechanics of Style

Supplemental Material: Mechanics of Style (Style for Metric Units) (PDF, 69KB)

Supplement to Chapter 4, Section 4.40 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Chapter 5: Displaying Results

Supplemental Material: Displaying Results (Radiological Data) (PDF, 63KB)

Supplement to Chapter 5, Section 5.27, of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Supplemental Material: Displaying Results (Genetic Data) (PDF, 71KB)

Supplement to Chapter 5, Section 5.28, of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Chapter 7: Reference Examples

Supplemental Material: Reference Example—Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (PDF, 37KB)

Supplement to Chapter 7, Section 7.02, of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Chapter 8: The Publication Process

Supplemental Material: The Publication Process (PDF, 43KB)

Supplement to Chapter 8 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.
Last updated: September 2020Date created: March 2009