Behavioral Neuroscience Referencing Guide
(updated Aug 2022)


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How to do citations in Behavioral Neuroscience style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Behavioral Neuroscience citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Behavioral Neuroscience.

cite Behavioral Neuroscience  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Behavioral Neuroscience referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Behavioral Neuroscience

Here’s an example book citation in Behavioral Neuroscience using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.; Edition). Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Behavioral Neuroscience citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Behavioral Neuroscience looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Behavioral Neuroscience citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Behavioral Neuroscience format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Behavioral Neuroscience citation format.

Here’s a Behavioral Neuroscience journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Behavioral Neuroscience:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Behavioral Neuroscience style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in Behavioral Neuroscience is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an Behavioral Neuroscience example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Behavioral Neuroscience in 2022

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in Behavioral Neuroscience

Here’s a Behavioral Neuroscience citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Behavioral Neuroscience?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Behavioral Neuroscience referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Behavioral Neuroscience

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Behavioral Neuroscience.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Behavioral Neuroscience using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Behavioral Neuroscience referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Behavioral Neuroscience

An example song citation in Behavioral Neuroscience.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Song Title. In Album. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Behavioral Neuroscience:
The Beatles. (1969, September 26). Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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