What is APA?
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).