How do I format a quote of more than 40 words APA style?
When the quotation is more than 40 words in text, do not use quotation marks, but indent the quotation into its own block of text. Example:
Miele (1993) found the following:
The “placebo effect,” which had been verified in previous studies, disappeared when behaviors were studied in this manner. Furthermore, the behaviors were never exhibited again [italics added], even when reel [sic] drugs were administered. (p. 276)
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