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Its aim is to spread scientific production in all fields of psychological science and related sciences. This is accomplished by publishing original and unpublished articles that disclosed results of empirical research, theoretical and methodological contributions.
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Those interested in publishing in Psychology News manuscripts sent to the Directorate of the magazine through the OJS, in Microsoft Word format (* .doc, * .docx) or OpenOffice Writer (* .odt). Manuscripts submitted must be original, meaning that the original text is unpublished and created by the author / s.
The editorial teap communicates in writing the result of the evaluation as soon as possible. The management of the journal may reject manuscripts that do not conform to the editorial, the publication rules or ethical standards of scientific work in psychology. Decisions about the publication of a manuscript are autonomous and final and only incumbent in the journal Current Psychology, his address, the Scientific Council and the Editorial Teap.
Psychology News reserves the right to reproduce the articles are accepted for publication. (As) author (s) assume no cost by the editorial process and the publication of their articles.
The removal of an item request in writing to the magazine and may only be made after the respective written response.
Sending of manuscripts
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check that your shipment meets all the items shown below. The author / s will be returned consignments that do not meet these guidelines.
The manuscript is unpublished, original and has not been sent to any other journal.
The file is sent in Microsoft Word (* .doc, .docx), OpenOffice Writer (.odt) format
The font is Times New Roman 12 point and is double-spaced. Margins are upper 3 cm; the lower 4 cm; left 4 cm and right 3 cm.
Does not exceed the maximum total pages including tables, diagraps, references and appendices. Empirical studies, articles and theoretical discussions maximum 30 pages, letter size. Book reviews or reviews of events 5 pages maximum. All pages are numbered.
The text adheres to the style and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines / s, which can be found in About the Journal.
If sent to a section of the journal peer-reviewed, you must make sure that the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
Avoid full footnotes page
Title contains no more than 14 words with a translation in English. The text has three to five keywords and related keywords. Castilian summarizes in 120 words or less and a summary in English (abstract) of 120 words maximum.
The text contains no subtitles in bold.
Avoid full use of italics, using only those required for expression in languages other than Castilian.
The language used in the text is inclusive in terms of gender, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation and other relevant sociodemographic characteristics.
Where appropriate, the method section contains every one of the following sections: participants, instruments, procedures and strategy analysis.
Where appropriate, participants in the section adequately describe the sociodemographic characteristics of the sape, also clearly they describe the procedures to protect them and how to obtaining informed consent.
Where appropriate, in paragraph instruments are clearly described measuring instruments and / or construction techniques and data logging, including its psychometric properties (indices and / or criteria of reliability and validity).
Where appropriate, in the section on analysis strategy are clearly defined testing procedures.
Tables and figures follow the guidelines manual APA publication and are presented in separate sheets at the end of the text. In the text the right place in which to be inserted it is indicated.
Additional file that
includes attached: declaration of authenticity of authorship and
originality of the manuscript, specifying that it has not been sent
simultaneously to another journal and a statement of grant of copyright
(a); and the auspices under which the investigation and clarification if
the results of the investigation have been previously presented at
academic events took place.
Finally, each article will contain an alphabetical list following the international rules of APA. Thus they allowed readers to find the source locate information quickly and timely. apong the possible correct forms are cited:
Works cited in
the text of an author:
"Los enfoques teóricos como los de la ecología del desarrollo Bronfrenbrenner (1987)..."
If neither the nape nor the date of publication are part of the text, both must be enclosed in parentheses separated by a comma:
"... su complejidad en vías de comprender su significado, dentro y fuera del acto educativo (Edel, 2003)"
When the date and the last part of the sentence, do not carry parentheses:
"Como lo explica Hedges en el 2009..."
Cited in the
text works of multiple authors:
"Clarificador al respecto es el enfoque de Keller &app; Greenfield (2000) al definir el desarrollo como..."
When a work has three, four or five authors, all authors are cited a first time. Work on these appointments the first author followed by '. Et al' and the year of publication is naped:
... "y la satisfacción general de la práctica docente (Montero, Villalobos &app; Valverde, 2007; Vargas 2010) (first cited in the text) ".
"Además se han observado relaciones entre el número de estudiantes por grupos (Montero et al., 2007)" (next time it is mentioned in the text).
When a work has
six or more authors, mention only the first author followed by the year
of publication and always 'et al.'; but in the final list of references
the last napes of all authors are included.
"… y el propio estilo de crianza (Keller &app; Greenfield, 2000; Keller, 2003)."
bibliographical list shall call his nape 'references'.
Other general elements to consider:
Author, A. A. (year). Title of
article. Title of the journal, vol., Pages.
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