Psychology Style Guide

References in scientific papers:

  • Establish references to existing literature
  • Cite sources, even if you rephrase the information given
  • Text passages taken over verbatim must be marked as such (exact reference)
  • Respect citation rules

Literature regarding the guidelines

Can be found in the Psychology Library (location: reference library, "P-weiß") and in the textbook collection of the University Library:

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. (7th ed.).

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie. (Hrsg.). (2019). Richtlinien zur Manuskriptgestaltung (5., aktualisierte Aufl.). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Short Online Guides:

Legal basis for the rules of good scientific practice: