Behavioral Sciences Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Behavioral Sciences style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Behavioral Sciences 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 Sciences.

cite Behavioral Sciences  — Referencing Guide



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

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Behavioral Sciences

Here’s an example book citation in Behavioral Sciences using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. Title; Editor Last Name, E.F.N., Ed.; Edition.; Publisher: City, 2000; ISBN ISBN.
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 Sciences citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969; ISBN 9780375507892.
And an in-text citation book citation in Behavioral Sciences looks like this: [1]

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Behavioral Sciences format?

An Behavioral Sciences citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a Behavioral Sciences journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author3 LastnameA.F. Title. Container 2000, Volume, pages Used.
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 Sciences:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in Behavioral Sciences, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Behavioral Sciences example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F.; Author2 LastnameA.F. Title Available online: https://www.example.com (accessed on May21, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President Available online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed on May21, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Behavioral Sciences in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Behavioral Sciences, all you need it the following

Here’s a Behavioral Sciences citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName Title Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed on May21, 2022).
So how to cite a video Behavioral Sciences?
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Pixar Pizza Clip — Inside Out Available online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed on May21, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Behavioral Sciences referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in Behavioral Sciences, here’s how

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 Sciences.
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Lastname, F. Title 2000.
Podcast referencing example in Behavioral Sciences using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life 640: Five Women 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in Behavioral Sciences

An example song citation in Behavioral Sciences.
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Lastname, F. Song Title; 2000;.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Behavioral Sciences:
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The Beatles Here Comes the Sun; 1969;.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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