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of the participant
showing up on time, being prepared, behaving warmly,
showing appreciation. So – what do you think of the following? Ethical or not?
Children who exercise regularly achieve more in school than
children who don’t exercise regularly.
Does making a correlational vs. experimental study matter in
College students whose parents are divorced declare a major later
in their college careers than those whose parents are not divorced.
When someone else is also in a public bathroom, people are more
likely to wash their hands than when they are alone.
People who ride bikes six days a week for a half hour lose more
weight than those who ride three times a week for an hour.
Again, does correlational vs. experimental matter to your
*** One of the key principles a researcher must follow is to avoid even
the APPEARANCE of unethical behavior.
Possible Abstract or Proceedings paper
also abstract or proceedings possible
Editors “invite” contributors
Rejection rates - APA journals, 2000
Evaluating Psychological Research - Consider the source
Who published 10
Who gets included and in what order?
Usually, simply doing what you’re told doesn’t guarantee
authorship - must contribute intellectual property
e.g., hired programmers, people who run RPs, secretarial
assistants, don’t get authorship
exception - complex statistical analysis
Order of authorship should depend on depth of contribution
Who puts the pen to paper is very important in determining
order of authorship
Other important contributions include:
Publication Life Cycle
Write it up
Submit it to journal editor for review: “submitted”
Blind vs. non-blind reviews
Editor determines the reviewers
Reviewed by 2-4 individuals
Editor compiles Reviews, and makes recommendation
If necessary, revise ms. and resubmit
Acceptance! : “in press”
Receive galley proofs for comment (1 day turnaround)
Life cycle a bit different for a Book chapter
Editors of the book do all the reviewing
Typically little chance for rejection since you were invited to
Book editors and contributors receive minor funds (usu. counted
in dollars, not hundreds of dollars).
No remuneration for journal publication
Principal benefit - career advancement...
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2012 for the course PSY 211 taught by Professor Chance during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11