Identify the major components of a research paper written using American Psychological Association (APA) style. Apply general APA style and formatting conventions in a research paper. In this chapter, you will learn how to use APA style. the documentation and formatting style followed by the American Psychological Association, as well as MLA style. from the Modern Language Association. There are a few major formatting styles used in academic texts, including AMA, Chicago, and Turabian: AMA (American Medical Association) for medicine, health, and biological sciences APA (American Psychological Association) for education, psychology, and the social sciences Chicago—a common style used in everyday publications like magazines, newspapers, and books MLA (Modern Language Association) for English, literature, arts, and humanities Turabian—another common style[…]