Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items. Submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines,may be returned to authors.
Usually 5000 - 7000 words, including references, or approximately 15 pages with an upper limit of 20 pages. This does not include tables.
Research manuscripts should include:
Suggest no longer than 12 words. For further guidance, see the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: 7th Edition.
Identify the corresponding author with an asterix (*). List all author names in the publication order and provide affiliation, country and email address for each. Unless the Journal Manager has been notified prior to publication, you agree for the lead author's contact email address being included on the front page of the article. Email [email protected] if this is not appropriate.
Highlight the main focus, context, method, discussion points and implication/s of your research. This should be no more than 150-250 words and must not include references.
List up to 5 key words. Upon publication, these key words help indexers and search engines locate your work.
The submission file must be in Word document file format. The text is 1.5 spaced; uses Times New Roman 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); paragraph breaks are indicated by a line space; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines (see below).
Thoroughly check all references and adhere to the guidelines published in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: 7th Edition. Where available, all references must be checked for availability of DOI numbers prior to submission and recorded at end of appropriate references. The correct format is https://doi.org/xxxxx. Check all URLs for the references have been provided. For more information refer to http://www.crossref.org/
We ask that you submit two copies one ‘NOT FOR REVIEW’ that includes all authorship and affiliation information and one ‘FOR REVIEW’ being blind review ready. No author information should be included in the text or file information in the FOR REVIEW version. Your submission may be automatically rejected if you have not included a version that is blind review ready.
Ensure your manuscript has not been submitted to another journal simultaneously.
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