Brain and Language Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Brain and Language style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Brain and Language 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 Language.

cite Brain and Language  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Brain and Language referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Brain and Language

Here’s an example book citation in Brain and Language 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 Language 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 Language looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

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

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

An Brain and Language 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 Brain and Language 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 Language:
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 Language style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Brain and Language this is what you need

Here’s an Brain and Language 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 Brain and Language in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Brain and Language? Here’s how

Here’s a Brain and Language 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 Language?
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 Language referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Brain and Language

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

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

An example song citation in Brain and Language.
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 Language:
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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