The book that established itself as a standard text and reference work for students seeking to master research methods and procedures in psychology has been updated and revised in this new edition! The Second Edition of The Psychology Research Handbook: A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants once again offers a comprehensive guide for understanding and conquering the entire research process. Editors Frederick T. L. Leong and James T. Austin have assembled a distinguished group of expert researchers who share skill sets accumulated as a result of years of practical exposure to the design, development, implementation, and documentation of research in psychology.

Dealing with Journal Editors and Reviewers

Dealing with journal editors and reviewers
Samuel H.Osipow

After all the work on a research project has been completed, it is logical to pursue publication. After all, part of the scientist's obligation is to share results with a wide audience. But many potential barriers exist to thwart reaching this objective, not the least of which are those thrown up by the editor and reviewers of periodicals to which one submits the work. In what follows, I will present some fundamental procedures that may reduce the frustration that attempts to publish may cause and possibly even enhance the success of the publication effort.

Preparing the Manuscript

The first step starts long before the research has been completed. It is imperative to begin with a ...

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