Q. What is the proper way to include multiple author names in in-text citations?
For example: Bipolar Disorder has proven to have cognitive implications for patients (author, author, author, author, author, yr).
When a source has three, four, or five authors, cite all authors the first time the reference occurs.
Example: According to Hathaway, Streep, DeNiro, and Pacino (2019) ....
In subsequent citations, list only the first author's name followed by et al., followed by the publication year.
Example: ...the conclusion that good actors can be in terrible movies (Hathaway et al., 2019).
For more examples of in-text citations:
- See the Citing Sources in the Text (In-Text Citations) 6th edition.
- The APA Help guide.
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