Brain and Cognition Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


Last updated:
How to do citations in Brain and Cognition style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Brain and Cognition 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 Brain and Cognition.

cite Brain and Cognition  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Brain and Cognition 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 Brain and Cognition

Here’s an example book citation in Brain and Cognition 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:
Brain and Cognition citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Brain and Cognition looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Brain and Cognition citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Brain and Cognition format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Brain and Cognition, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Brain and Cognition 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 Brain and Cognition:
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 Brain and Cognition style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Brain and Cognition? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Brain and Cognition 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)

Citing websites and links in Brain and Cognition is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension →

How to cite a YouTube video Brain and Cognition in 2022

If you’ve previously cited a video from a website in Brain and Cognition, then the process for citing a video from YouTube is basically the same. Here’s how to do it

Here’s a Brain and Cognition citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Brain and Cognition?
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 Brain and Cognition referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Brain and Cognition

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 Brain and Cognition.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Brain and Cognition 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 Brain and Cognition referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Brain and Cognition is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Brain and Cognition.
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 Brain and Cognition:
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)


You can automate citing and referencing any source in Brain and Cognition using Citationsy.

Cite sources using the Brain and Cognition Citation Machine

Citationsy is a reference management used by more than 200 000 students, academics, and researchers around the world.
It has a free trial and has iPhone and Android apps available. Sign up now →