Authors' Guidelines

To expedite the review process, please format the manuscript in the following way:

Article type:
One Column

Manuscript organization:
1. All manuscripts are expected to be prepared as a single PDF or MS Word document with the complete text, references, tables and figures included. Any revised manuscripts prepared for publication should be sent as a single editable Word document. LaTex paper is also acceptable for publication, but it should be in PDF for review first.

2. Manuscripts should be written in English. Title, author(s), and affiliations should all be included on a title page as the first page of the manuscript file, followed by a 100-300 word abstract and 3-5 keywords. The order they follow is: Title, Authors, Affiliations, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction.

Figure and table requirement:
3. All figures or photographs must be submitted as jpg or tif files with distinct characters and symbols at 500 dpi (dots per inch). Test your figures by printing them from a personal computer. The online version should look relatively similar to the personal-printer copy. Tables and equations should be in an editable rather than image version. Tables must be edited with Word/Excel. Equations must be edited with Equation Editor. Figures, tables and equations should be numbered and cited as Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, etc. in sequence.

How to count page numbers:
4. Before submission or after acceptance, type your manuscript single spaced, and make all the characters in the text, tables, figure legends, footnotes and references in a single typeface and point size as 10 pt Times New Roman. This will save space, make it easier for reviewers and editors to process the submitted work, and contributes to slowing down global warming by using less paper.

References format:
5. All references should be formatted in APA style in the text and listed in the REFERENCES section, as shown below:

Journal Articles:
Bonoti, F., & Metallidou, P. (2010). Children’s Judgments and Feelings about Their Own Drawings. Psychology, 1, 329-336.

Conference Proceedings:
Gusnard, D. A., Akbudak, E., Shulman, G. L., & Raichle, M. E. (2001). Medial Prefrontal Cortex and Self-Referential Mental Activity: Relation to a Default Mode of Brain Function. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 98, 4259- 4264.

Schnase, J. L., & Cunnius, E. L. (Eds.). (1995). Proceedings from CSCL’95: The First International Conference on Computer Support for Collaborative Learning. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Transactions:
Fisher, H. E., Aron, A., & Brown, L. L. (2006). Romantic Love: A Mammalian Brain System for Mate Choice. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, 361, 2173-2186.

Monograph:
Helfer, M. E., Keme, R. S., & Drugman, R. D. (1997). The Battered Child (5th ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Thesis:
Giambastiani, B. M. S. (2007). Evoluzione Idrologica ed Idrogeologica della Pineta di San Vitale (Ravenna). Ph.D. Thesis, Bologna: Bologna University.

Report:
Marcinkowski, TJ, & Rehring, L. (1995). The Secondary School Report: A Final Report on the Development, Pilot Testing, Validation, and Field Testing of the Secondary School Environmental Literacy Assessment Instrument. Cincinnati, Ohio: Office of Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency.

Article or Chapter in an Edited Book:
Lieberman, A. F. & Amaya-Jackson, L. (2005). Reciprocal Influences of Attachment and Trauma: Using a Dual Lens in the Assessment and Treatment in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers. In L. Berlin, Y. Ziv, L. Amaya-Jackson, & M. T. Greenberg (Eds.), Enhancing Early Attachments: Theory, Research, Intervention, and Policy (pp. 120-126). New York: Guilford Press.

Cohn, E., & T. Geske (1990). Ch. 7: Production & cost Functions in Education. In The Economics of Education (pp. 159-210). New York: The Free Press.

Article in proceedings:
Grudin, J. (1990). The Computer Reaches Out: The Historical Continuity of Interface Design. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: Empowering People (pp. 261-268). New York, NY: ACM Press.

Internet:
CHI Conference (2009). Guide to a Successful HCI Archive Submission. URL (last checked 15 May 2009)
http://www.chi2009.org/Authors/Guides/ArchiveGuide.html

Report from a Private Organization:
American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Patients with Eating Disorders (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.


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