Current Psychology Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in Current Psychology style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Current Psychology 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 Current Psychology.

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How do you cite a book in the Current Psychology referencing style? (2023 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 Current Psychology

Here’s an example book citation in Current Psychology using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition.). City: 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:
Current Psychology citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Current Psychology looks like this: (Angelou 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Current Psychology citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Current Psychology format?

The basic information included in your citation will be the same across all styles. However, the format in which that information is presented is somewhat different depending on style you need. To cite a paper in Current Psychology, follow this example

Here’s a Current Psychology 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 Current Psychology:
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 and Sieffermann 2007)


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How to cite a website in a paper in Current Psychology 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 Current Psychology, follow this simple guide

Here’s an Current Psychology example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 29 January 2023
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. Accessed 29 January 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Current Psychology in 2023

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Current Psychology

Here’s a Current Psychology citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 29 January 2023
So how to cite a video Current Psychology?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 29 January 2023
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Current Psychology referencing style

Citing a podcast in Current Psychology is pretty straight forward. Here’s how you can do it

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 Current Psychology.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 29 January 2023
Podcast referencing example in Current Psychology using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 29 January 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Current Psychology referencing style?

You might be listening to a song or lyrics from a song you want to cite in an essay or presentation. This is how to easily cite a song in Current Psychology

An example song citation in Current Psychology.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 29 January 2023
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Current Psychology:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 29 January 2023
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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