Guide for Authors

Guide for Authors

The "Journal of Educational Psychology Studies" publishes research articles in the field of educational psychology and related fields that are prepared according to the following points:


A) Appearance

- Submissions should not be published in books, collections or other publications or at the same time not submitted for other publications.

- The title of the article and the name of the author or authors in Persian and English along with the scientific rank, place of employment, full address, telephone, fax and e-mail address on a page separate from the original text.

- Abstracts in 150 to 200 words in Persian and English.

- Keywords (up to 7 words at the end of the abstract in Persian and English).

- External terms and equivalents of scientific terms and terms are presented at the first time by numbering in the footnote.

- An article with appendices and indexes in a maximum of 20 pages (22 lines and 12 Lotus fonts) will be typed in the 2003 Word environment, and tables will be typed with font 10. The margin of the article is above 5.4, bottom 7, right and left 4.1 cm.


B) The method of referencing resources in the text

- Referral to sources in the APA Style.

- In the text of the article, after translating the articles in parentheses, the author's surname and publication year will be published.

- The works have two authors, the surname of both writers, and then the year of publication of the work.

- Works with three to five authors, the first name of all authors, and the year of publication, and in the next few paragraphs, only the name of the first author and phrases and colleagues, followed by the year of publication.

- The works have six and more than six authors, the first name of the first author, followed by the words and colleagues, and then the year of the publication of the work.

- In a direct quotation, it is necessary that the item is equally "contained within the quotation, and then the page number of the work in which the article was taken is presented (Naderi and Seif Naraghi, 2001: 169).


C) The method of referencing resources at the end of the article

 The list of sources at the end of the article should be arranged in alphabetical order all Persian sources with each other followed by all non-Persian sources together):

- All references cited in the text are listed in the resource list. Resources not included in the text do not appear in the resource list, such as:



Surname, Initial. (Year of Publication). Title. The journal title, period, number, and the number of first and second paragraphs of the article.

 (For non-Persian articles, the first letter should be followed by the name of the author instead of the name)


Basharat, M. A. (2005). The Effect of Emotional Intelligence on the Quality of Social Relationships. Journal of Psychological Studies, No. 3,38-25.

Bernheim, J., Theuns, P., Mazaheri, M., Hofmann, J., Flieghe, J., & Rose, M. (2006). The potential of Anamnestic Comparative Self-Assessment (ACSA) to reduce bias in the measurement of Subjective Well-Being. Journal of Happiness Studies, 7, (2), 227-250.



Surname, Initial. (Year of publication). Book title. Excerpt Name or Translator. Place of publication: Publisher's name.

 Saif, A. A. (2010). Changes in therapy and therapies. Theories and methods. Tehran, Nasrandana

Skinner, B. F.  (2015). Beyond Freedom and theirs. (Translation by Ali Akbarsev). Tehran: Growth. (Published in original language 1904).

Andrews, F.M., & Withey, S.B. (1976). Social Indicators of Well-being: Americans' Perceptions of Life Quality. New York: Plenum Press.


Theses and dissertations

Surname, Initial. (Year of publication). thesis title. Master's Thesis, University of ...


Kasashki, H. (2008). The Role of Motivational Patterns and Environmental Perceptions in Self-Regulatory Learning of Third-Level High School Students in Tehran. Master's thesis, University of Tehran.


Internet resources

Surname, Inital. (Year). Title. (Access time). URL for direct access.

Veenhoven, R. (2011). World Database of Happiness (11/06/2011);


D) Type of article

- According to the name of the scientific journals of the country, the priority is printing with field research papers.

- Analytical articles will only be examined and accepted in the case of a research framework such as theoretical basis, research question, research method, results, and discussion.


E) Review process 

- Received papers are first reviewed by the editorial board and, if they are following the subject matter and criteria of the magazine, will be submitted to two to three qualified reviewers for anonymous evaluation.

- The opinions and opinions contained in the writings do not reflect the views and opinions of the magazine.

- The arrangement of articles is alphabetical and does not relate to the scientific value or character of the authors.

- The responsibility of content of the articles is the responsibility of the authors.

- The magazine is in editing, tabulating, and arranging free content.

- Quarterly journal quotes are possible.

- Entries that are not recognized for proper printing are not returned.

The author is required to submit corrections within 10 days from the date of receipt of the corrective work submitted by the author.

- The acceptance of the article will be determined by the editorial board after the final design.

The amount of 1,000,000 Rials (1,000,000 Rials) for initial settlement costs is 2177362604004 with a deposit number of 00103001000000047 in the name of the university's special revenues at the National Bank of the branch of the University of Sistan and Baluchestan.

- 3000000 Rials (3,000,000 Rials) for the printing costs of each of the final accepted papers to the account 2177362604004 with the deposit number 00103001000000047 in the name of the revenues.