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Should sources be mandatory in answers?

Answers based on anecdotes or personal opinion can already be flagged for removal. However, in previous discussions (eg, here, here, here, here), scenarios were posited in which answers without ...
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What are the existing rules on linking to self hosted content

On my post here:What are the meanings of the word 'gender'? I downloaded the PDF which was published without any restrictions and hosted it on my own website. I then added reference links to ...
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SE-like forums focussed on neuropsychology

I am desperately looking for an SE-like forum with a stronger focus on neuropsychology, i.e. in comparably equal parts with neurosciences and psychology (both cognitive and beyond). Answers outside ...
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Creating a series of questions requesting a summary of groundbreaking research

On the review queue I came upon this question: What are the "Must Know" papers of Cognitive Science? It gave me an idea to refine it into this: What are the groundbreaking papers on "...
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Google Scholar makes APA formatted reference only a few clicks away

Google Scholar now has a cite button on each reference which makes it easy to get an APA formatted reference. See the announcment on the blog and this image taken from the blog post: Implications I ...
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Am I allowed to include a figure from a PNAS paper in my response?

I have no idea what the copyright laws say about this. There is a question I would like to reply to, and a figure that would make the reply more clear. However, the figure is from a PNAS paper, thus ...
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Tips for efficiently getting APA references into Stack Exchange

Sometimes you can copy a reference from the citing article. However, I just wanted to share this tip for quickly getting APA formatted references for when you find an article through Google Scholar. ...
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How can I access a journal article if I don't have a subscription?

I think this is a useful bit of info, so I'll post the Q&A here for others to link to. For those who don't have the luxury of being affiliated with a university, it can be difficult to find many ...
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What level of citing references or sources should be required for answers?

The Cognitive Sciences site is going to be slightly different from many of the other Stack Exchange sites. Unlike Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, etc. our questions do not indicate a problem ...
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Should we decide on a general formatting style for references?

There are already a couple of great suggestions on how you should reference articles. These have been summarized by Ben in one all encompassing answer. From this another question arose how to ...
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Whether to add end of answer references as well as in text citations?

In this question on preferred referencing conventions, naturally, there is general support for including links to sources in the body of the answer. Ben Brocka also mentions the use of APA inline ...
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What constitutes proper attribution?

Given that this site may be a bit more scientific than some of the other sites in the Stack Exchange network, and as mentioned in this related meta question we will often be linking to non-free books /...
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How should references to journal articles be provided?

Many questions and answers will involve citing journal articles and other scientific works. Clearly, it's desirable if there is a link to a free online version of the article. However, such links (e.g....
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