Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines:

All manuscripts should be submitted in a .doc format.

Figures/images file cannot be more than 20MB, and must be in JPG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, or EPS format.

Make sure that all materials follow Formatting Guidelines, below.

Formatting Guidelines:

All manuscripts that are submitted to the Journal of Psychological Undergraduate Research at Baruch must be written according the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, also known as APA style/format. For help with APA styling see our Resource page.

The manuscript must be completely anonymous, and must not have any names, institutional information or identifying information on it. This is to ensure our blind peer review process. When submitting the manuscript you will be asked for your personal information, including names of authors (first and last), and the name of institution(s), department, laboratory, city, and state for where the research is conducted. No information that can lead to the identification of the author should be included anywhere in the manuscript.

Cover Page: Submissions should include a cover page that contains the title of the paper mid-center, a running header of the project (“RUNNING HEAD: ”). Do not list author names on the cover page.

Abstract: The abstract should follow the cover page, and should summarize in general terms what the research or paper is about. It should be no more than 120 words. You must list up to 8, but at least 5, keywords (e.g., “cognitive science,” “specific phobias”) in the abstract.

  • The manuscript must not exceed 8,000 words. This word limit does not include references, appendix files, of supplementary materials.
  • Margins: 1” standard
  • Font: Times New Roman, 12 pt
  • Please use consecutive line numbers.

For research papers and original research manuscripts, these sections must be included: Introduction, Material/Methods, Results, Discussion. Headings must be centered.

Authorship Guidelines:

We recommend that individuals that are listed have authors should have:

  • Made a significant contribution to the design and implementation of the research or work
  • Made significant contribution to the content development and the writing process
  • Agreed to the publication of the work
  • Agreed to be listed as an author