specific guidelines and standards for communicating materials. For example, writing (e.g., grammar) and formatting (e.g., data display, headings). These guidelines apply to students, instructors, researchers, and clinicians in the social and behavioral sciences. A manual of this style can be found in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

APA STYLE: "A person using APA style will follow guidelines for written research as laid out by the American Psychological Association."
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