Information For Authors
JCT accepts both feature articles and section articles (see Section Policies for descriptions of different sections). Please submit your article either to a section or as a feature article according to your topic.
Allowing some latitude for experimental forms, to the extent possible, manuscripts submitted to JCT should conform to the guidelines specified in the most recent edition of The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Manuscripts should be double spaced with 1-inch margins and numbered pages. A 100-150 word abstract must be included as the first page of the manuscript. Please exclude all references to authorship. Manuscripts (including notes and references) should not exceed 25 pages. Artwork, tables, and links to online material may also be submitted for review as supplementary file(s).
Manuscripts submitted for publication consideration to JCT should not have been published elsewhere be under review for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts must be original works. It is authors' responsibility to obtain copyright permission to use any copyrighted materials such as poetry, photography, figures, or tables.
Manuscripts submitted to JCT will undergo an initial internal review. Those judged as having potential for publication will be externally reviewed. Manuscripts that do not follow these specifications or that are not accompanied by an explanatory note detailing why they do not follow these guidelines will not be considered for publication.
Manuscripts accepted for publication are subject to non-substantive editing.