How to format your references using the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Mindell, J. A. (2010). Structural biology. The Tao of chloride transporter structure. Science (New York, N.Y.), 330(6004), 601–602.
A journal article with 2 authors
Bonadonna, F., & Nevitt, G. A. (2004). Partner-specific odor recognition in an Antarctic seabird. Science (New York, N.Y.), 306(5697), 835.
A journal article with 3 authors
Keenan, S. W., Engel, A. S., & Elsey, R. M. (2013). The alligator gut microbiome and implications for archosaur symbioses. Scientific Reports, 3, 2877.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Grevet, J. D., Lan, X., Hamagami, N., Edwards, C. R., Sankaranarayanan, L., Ji, X., Bhardwaj, S. K., Face, C. J., Posocco, D. F., Abdulmalik, O., Keller, C. A., Giardine, B., Sidoli, S., Garcia, B. A., Chou, S. T., Liebhaber, S. A., Hardison, R. C., Shi, J., & Blobel, G. A. (2018). Domain-focused CRISPR screen identifies HRI as a fetal hemoglobin regulator in human erythroid cells. Science (New York, N.Y.), 361(6399), 285–290.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Perez, A. (2016). VoLTE and ViLTE. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Csató, G. (2012). The Pullback Equation for Differential Forms (B. Dacorogna & O. Kneuss, Eds.; Vol. 83). Birkhäuser.
A chapter in an edited book
Nias Ahmad, M. A., Smith, M., Ismail, Z., Djajadikerta, H., & Roni, M. S. M. M. (2016). Computerised Accounting Information Systems and Firm Performance: The Mediating Role of Transparency. In M. A. Abdullah, W. K. Yahya, N. Ramli, S. R. Mohamed, & B. E. Ahmad (Eds.), Regional Conference on Science, Technology and Social Sciences (RCSTSS 2014): Business and Social Sciences (pp. 49–59). Springer.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.

Blog post
Hale, T. (2016, May 25). Nobel Laureate Finds Scientific Mistake On Turkish Banknote. IFLScience; IFLScience.


This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office. (1995). FDA Import Automation: Serious Management and Systems Development Problems Persist (AIMD-95-188). U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Lewis, T. L. (2010). Quantitative approach to technical performance measurement and technical risk analysis utilizing Bayesian methods and Monte Carlo simulation [Doctoral dissertation]. George Washington University.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Herrman, J. (2017, May 3). The Hookup. New York Times, MM70.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Mindell, 2010).
This sentence cites two references (Bonadonna & Nevitt, 2004; Mindell, 2010).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Bonadonna & Nevitt, 2004)
  • Three authors: (Keenan et al., 2013)
  • 6 or more authors: (Grevet et al., 2018)

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
AbbreviationJ. Clin. Exp. Neuropsychol.
ISSN (print)1380-3395
ISSN (online)1744-411X
ScopeClinical Neurology
Clinical Psychology

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