Psychological Research Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Psychological Research style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Psychological Research 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 Psychological Research.

cite Psychological Research  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Psychological Research 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 Psychological Research

Here’s an example book citation in Psychological Research 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:
Psychological Research 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 Psychological Research looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Psychological Research citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Psychological Research format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Psychological Research is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Psychological Research 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 Psychological Research:
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)

How to cite a website in a paper in Psychological Research style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Psychological Research to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Psychological Research example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
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 6 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Psychological Research in 2022

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

Here’s a Psychological Research citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 6 July 2022
So how to cite a video Psychological Research?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Psychological Research 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 Psychological Research

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 Psychological Research.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Psychological Research using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Psychological Research referencing style?

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Psychological Research

An example song citation in Psychological Research.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 6 July 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Psychological Research:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 6 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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