This page reflects guidance from the 6th edition of the Publication Manual.
For the most current guidelines, see the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) and our Style and Grammar Guidelines page for the 7th edition.
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
Chapter 3: Writing Clearly and Concisely
Chapter 4: The Mechanics of Style
Chapter 5: Displaying Results
Chapter 7: Reference Examples
Chapter 8: The Publication Process
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