Apa Formatting Template

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Student’s Name
Stevens-Henager College

According to section 1.07 of the APA Publication Manual [ (2001) ], “An abstract is a brief, comprehensive summary of the contents of the article; it allows readers to survey the contents of an article quickly, and like a title, it enables abstracting and information services to index and retrieve articles” (p. 12).

NOTE: Abstract is not indented. Also note that the manuscript page header begins on this page. Page numbering, however, begins on the Title Page, so the Abstract page number is 2.

Title of APA Paper
This is the Body of the APA Paper. [ (Holybee, 2008) ] Main body of the paper has indented paragraphs. Do not double-double space between
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Payne et al. (1991) showed that ... E. When a source that has six or more authors is cited, the first author 's surname and "et al." are used every time the source is cited (including the first time). F. Every effort should be made to cite only sources that you have actually read. When it is necessary to cite a source that you have not read ("Grayson" in the following example) that is cited in a source that you have read ("Murzynski & Degelman" in the following example), use the following format for the text citation and list only the source you have read in the References list:
Grayson (as cited in Murzynski & Degelman, 1996) identified four components of body language that were related to judgments of vulnerability. G. To cite a personal communication (including letters, emails, and telephone interviews), include initials, surname, and as exact a date as possible. Because a personal communication is not "recoverable" information, it is not included in the References section. For the text citation, use the following format:
B. F. Skinner (personal communication, February 12, 1978) claimed ... H. To cite a Web document, use the author-date format. If no author is identified, use the first few words of the title in place of the author. If no

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