Formatting the author name (byline) and institutional affiliation, 202 paper adapted from “effects of age on detection of emotional information,” by c m leclerc and e a kensinger 2008, psychology and research has suggested that emotional information is privy to attentional selection in young adults (eg & tapia. Instructions on using this sample apa format paper: read through and replace the content of the sample paper with your content, leaving all formatting intact except for the section your research topic, research questions, participants, methods, results, data analysis, and conclusions if your paper is not about your research. Apa (american psychological association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences this resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the apa manual, offers examples for the general format of apa research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference. An apa-style paper includes the following sections: title page, abstract, introduction, method, results, discussion, and references your paper may also include one or more tables and/or figures different types of information about your study are addressed in each of the sections, as described below general formatting rules. This note may include acknowledgment of funding sources, expressions of gratitude to research assistants, and contact information for the author who will handle requests i have a few the rest of the text in this template provides hints about properly generating the parts of your apa-formatted paper notice that there is no.
Please follow the links below to see annotated sample papers that are formatted to the apa style rules these sample papers were created by the american psychological association and reflect their expectations for authors submitting manuscripts for publication in a scientific journal published by the apa please note that. How to format a research paper using either mla or apa guidelines. Commented [k1]: notice the format of the running head in the header of this document the header is inserted into the document refer to the insert tab on the word ribbon to edit your document's header to learn more about how to set up running heads in ms word, view the tutorial in the writing reference library under.
Note: comments inside boxes are not part of the formatting of the paper can seeresearch showsthe author suggests”) avoid this sample paper only uses one level of headings, so each heading is centered and in boldface see the handout on apa heading levels (available on the writing center. Sample apa research paper sample title page running on empty 1 running on empty: the effects of food deprivation on concentration and perseverance thomas delancy and adam solberg dordt college place manuscript page headers one-half inch from the top put five spaces between the page header.
A sample apa paper: the efficacy of psychotheraputic interventions with profoundly deceased patients jeff aspelmeier radford university acknowledgments: many parts of this paper were unabashedly ripped off from course materials developed by dr john rosenkoetter that were presented to me when i took research. Item 80 - 16351 apa style guide (pdf), please note: the following document may not print with correct formatting in earlier versions of some web browsers to print this document accurately, please click the link to the left clicking this link will download a pdf (portable document format) file to your system and open that. If your homework instructions say something like write a research paper on hate crimes using apa style, follow these examples and tips on apa format for.
Sample manuscript in apa format (5th ed) according to the publication manual of the american purpose: to review the main idea of the paper • give names of independent and dependent variables • 10-12 words begin by identifying the research issue purpose 2: development of the background • review the. Sample apa paper for students interested in learning apa style 6th edition jeffrey h kahn the abstract should be a single paragraph in block format ( without paragraph indentation), and the appropriate literature review is often very helpful to provide a theoretical or empirical basis for the research try to provide the.