Visual Neuroscience Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Visual Neuroscience style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Visual Neuroscience 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 Visual Neuroscience.

cite Visual Neuroscience  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Visual Neuroscience referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Visual Neuroscience always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Visual Neuroscience using placeholders:
Last Name FN (2000). Title, Edition.ed. Editor Last Name EFN. Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Visual Neuroscience citation:
Angelou M (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st edn. Random House, New York.
And an in-text citation book citation in Visual Neuroscience looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Visual Neuroscience citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Visual Neuroscience format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Visual Neuroscience citation format.

Here’s a Visual Neuroscience journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF & Author3 LastnameAF (2000). Title. Container 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 Visual Neuroscience:
Petit C & Sieffermann J (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Visual Neuroscience style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Visual Neuroscience

Here’s an Visual Neuroscience example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF & Author2 LastnameAF (2000). Title. Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed July 2, 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). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [Accessed July 2, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Visual Neuroscience in 2022

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

Here’s a Visual Neuroscience citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000). Title. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed July 2, 2022].
So how to cite a video Visual Neuroscience?
Pixar (2015). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed July 2, 2022].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Visual Neuroscience 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 Visual Neuroscience

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 Visual Neuroscience.
Lastname F (2000). Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed July 2, 2022].
Podcast referencing example in Visual Neuroscience using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018). 640: Five Women. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [Accessed July 2, 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 Visual Neuroscience referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in Visual Neuroscience

An example song citation in Visual Neuroscience.
Lastname F (2000). Song Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed July 2, 2022].
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Visual Neuroscience:
The Beatles (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 [Accessed July 2, 2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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