Journal of Psychology and Cognition

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Guidelines for Authors

Publication Policies and Procedures

Open Access Policy

Research papers published both in electronic and print versions of Journal of Psychology and Cognition may be freely viewed/ copied/ and printed by individual academicians and researchers.

Declaration of originality, authorship and competing interest on behalf of all authors of the manuscript. This manuscript is based on original work and had not been published in whole or part, in any print or electronic media or is under consideration of publication in any print or electronic media other than as abstract of conference proceedings. Persons designated as authors must meet all of the following criteria.

Article Processing Charges

Manuscript Type Article Processing Charges
Research Article/Review/ other Articles  $1019
Special Issue  $719

 

The basic article processing fee or manuscript handling cost is as per the price mentioned above on the other hand it may vary based on the extensive editing, colored effects, complex equations, extra elongation of no. of pages of the article, etc.

 Review Process

All journal submissions are double blind, peer reviewed by members of the Editorial Review Board. First, the journal Editor reviews papers for appropriateness, and uses a plagiarism verification tool to ensure the work has not been plagiarized. Then the Editor sends out the manuscript to two reviewers, without disclosing the identities of the authors or other reviewer. The review results are confidentially delivered to the Editor, who then reviews the reviewer feedback to ensure the comments are relevant and non-discriminatory before sending the comments back to the authors. Authors are given a chance to make revisions to their manuscripts based on the feedback they receive. Revised papers are sent back to the Editors who send the revised paper back to the original reviewers. Feedback from the second round of reviews are processed the same way. In rare cases, authors are given a second chance to revise and resubmit their papers should they not be found acceptable after the first revision.

Preparation of Manuscripts

Manuscripts should consist of the following subdivisions: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results/Observations, Discussion, Acknowledgements, References, Tables, Figures and Legends. All manuscripts should be written in English and number all the pages consecutively beginning with the title page.

The original copy of the manuscript along with tables, figures and related documents should be sent to the online submission or E-mail us at: [email protected]

The title page should include the complete title of the manuscript, the author(s) name(s), address of the institute where the work was conducted, running title and the name and address of the author to whom the correspondence should be sent; 3-8 key words must be included.

Abstract

The abstract should not exceed 250 words. It should be written in complete sentences and should give factual information.

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References
A list of all the references cited in the text should be given at the end of the manuscript. The references should be cited according to the Vancouver agreement. They should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. Identify references in the text by Arabic numerals [in square brackets]. Authors must check and ensure the accuracy of all references cited. All authors should be cited. Abbreviations of titles of medical periodicals should conform to those used in the latest edition of Index Medicus. The volume of the periodical should be followed by the page number of each reference cited. Some examples are shown below:

 Journal article
Gendron F-P, Newbold NL, Vivas-Mejia PE, Wang M, Neary JT, Sun GY, Gonzalez FA, Weisman GA. Signal transduction pathways for P2Y2 and P2X7 nucleotide receptors that mediate neuroinflammatory responses in astrocytes and microglial cells. Biomed Res 2003; 14: 47-61.

Personal authors’ book
Carr KE, Toner PG. Cell structure: An introduction to electron microscopy. 3rd Ed Edinburgh Churchill Livingstone 1962. Edited Book
Dauset J, Columbani J eds. Histocompatability 1972. Copenhagen Muksgaard 1973.

Chapter in a book
Fenichel GM. Hemipelgia: In: Clinical Neurology. 2nd ed W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia 1993; pp 246-260.

Tables
Do not submit tables as photographs or scanned documents. Number tables consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text and supply a brief title for each. The tables should be typed on separate sheets. Place explanatory details as footnotes. Give each column a short or abbreviated heading.

 Figures
All figures should be listed together. The figures should not exceed 16.5 x 22.0 cm and should be numbered. For the reproduction of illustrations, only good quality drawings and original photographs can be accepted. When possible, group several illustrations on one page for reproduction. Photomicrographs should have internal scale markers. Symbols, arrows, or letters used in the photomicrographs should contrast with the back¬ground. Electronically submitted b/w halftone and color illustrations must have a final resolution of 300 dpi after scaling, and 800-1200 dpi for line drawings.

Galley proofs
Unless indicated otherwise, galley proofs will be sent to the first-named author and should be returned within 48 hours of receipt.

Reprints
Reprints may be purchased. Order for supply of reprints may be sent while returning the galley proofs after corrections. No reprint/s will be supplied free of charge. Reprint Order Form and Price List will be sent with the galley proofs.

Referees
Generally, submitted manuscripts are sent to two experienced referees from our panel. The contributor’s may submit names of three qualified reviewers who have had experience in the subject of the submitted manuscript, but are not associated with the same institution(s) as the contributors nor have published manuscripts with the contributors in the past 10 years.

Additional Policies

Discontinued Journals

Journals that become discontinued for any reason will remain archived on the Journal's website indefinitely. These discontinued journals will be open to the general public and continue to be available in various indexes and repositories.

Retractions and Corrections

Should any paper need to be removed from a Journal that has already been published, that paper will be removed from the PDF version of the Journal in such a way that it does not change the page numbers of other papers published in that issue of the Journal. The authors of the removed manuscript may be subject to republication fees (if applicable). Corrected versions of the Journal will be made available on the Journal website, as well as all applicable indexes.

Corrections that need to be made to an already published Journal will be handled in such a way that it does not affect any of the other papers published in that issue. If the correction stems from author error, a republication fee may apply. Corrections due to publisher error will be handled without charge. Corrected versions of the Journal will be made available on the Journal website, as well as all applicable indexes.

Advertising

Decisions regarding advertising in a Journal are made by the Executive Director. Advertising that may be suitable include, but are not limited to: Higher education institutions, research organizations, publishing companies, academic organizations, writing assistance and translation services, journal indexing companies, conference organizers, event coordinators and the like. Types of advertising currently accepted include image and text ads placed on the Journal website, as well as image and text ads included in the body of the Journal itself.