What is APA?

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APA stands for American Psychological Association and is a common formatting style for essays and papers in the social sciences. APA style has unique formats for in-text citations and reference pages. Its style and guidelines increase the ease of reading comprehension for viewers as well as ensure consistent presentation of content and written material.

*If you are looking for additional information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing).

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