Before beginning your paper, you must first read Chapter 10, "Traditional (Nonexperimental) Psychology Research Papers," of the The Psychology Student Writer's Manual, available at in the course reserves section of the Library.
Visit the Writing Centre, located on the Library's 1st floor, to get free help from peer tutors at any stage of the writing process. The drop-in schedule is online.
Plagiarism is a very serious academic offence at Langara. If you have any doubts or questions about your written work and what constitutes plagiarism and what is acceptable, visit the Library's Avoiding Plagiarism site, or talk to your instructor.
Drop by the Learning Commons for free Psychology tutoring help. The tutoring schedule can be found online.
**Page numbers are required in the in-text citation if you are using a direct quotation (LastName, Year, pg. #).
Example: (Greene, 2010)
(LastName & LastName, Year)
Example: (Scarlett & New, 2007)
LastName, FirstInitial., LastName, FirstInitial., & LastName, FirstInitial. (Year). Title of the article with only the first word and proper nouns capitalized. Title of the Journal in Italics, VolumeNumber(IssueNumber), page number range. doi:xxxxxxxxx
Torabian, S., Haddad, E., Rajaram, S., Banta, J., & Sabat, J. (2009). Acute effect of nut consumption on plasma total polyphenols, antioxidant capacity and lipid peroxidation. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 22, 64-71. doi:10.1111/j.1365-277X.2008.00923.x
LastName, FirstInitial., LastName, FirstInitial., & LastName, FirstInitial. (Year). Title of book with only the first word and proper nouns capitalized: Subtitle of book with only the first word and proper nouns capitalized (edition number). Location: Publisher.
Myers, D.G. (2018). Psychology (12th ed.). New York, NY: Worth Publishers, Macmillan Learning.