Q. How do I cite secondary sources in APA style?
Last Updated: Feb 18, 2019     Views: 2335

Give the full secondary source citation in your references list. Let's say this is that source:

Coltheart, M., Curtis, B., Atkins, P., & Haller, M. (1993). Models of reading aloud: Dual-route and parallel-distributed-processing approaches. Psychological Review, 100, 589-608.

For your in-text citation, name the original work and also give a citation for the secondary source. For example, if Seidenberg and McClelland's work is cited in Coltheart et al., use the following in-text citation:

In Seidenberg and McClelland's study (as cited in Coltheart, Curtis, Atkins, & Haller, 1993), it was found that...

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