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All documents should be typed, double-spaced, with 1" margins
Accepted APA Style fonts are 12 pt. Times New Roman; 11 pt. Calibri; 11 pt. Arial, 10 pt. Lucinda Sans Unicode, 11 pt. Georgia
Running heads are no longer needed. Actual title of the paper and page number need to be on the title page
Heading font sizes for levels 3 through 5 have been changed to make them easier to read. Please refer to the manual.
The manual now states to always use a single space after any body-text punctuation, whether it is at the end of a sentence or not. In the 6th edition, two spaces would be required at the end of a sentence, while a single space would be used after punctuation that was not at the end of a sentence.
Bias free language has been added to make using "they or "their" standard instead of gendered pronouns.
Use descriptive phrases instead of nouns when referring or labeling individuals.
Additional strategies for style and formatting are available on the APA Style Blog.