‘Affective Science’ Journal Policies
The journal uses a single-blind review process with an option for authors to choose double-blind if they wish.
The journal uses APA style 7th edition.
The journal uses the singular “they” (e.g., “The participant was instructed to start the program, and they completed all questions on-line before moving to the next task.”).
Effect sizes and confidence intervals should accompany all reported statistics whenever possible.
The journal uses the transparency and openness (TOP) guidelines (Level II) for all empirical papers (https://www.cos.io/initiatives/top-guidelines).
|Citation standards||Article provides appropriate citation for data and materials used consistent with journal’s author guidelines.|
|Data transparency||Data must be posted to a trusted repository. Exceptions must be identified at article submission.|
|Analytic methods transparency||Code must be posted to a trusted repository. Exceptions must be identified at article submission.|
|Research materials transparency||Materials must be posted to a trusted repository. Exceptions must be identified at article submission.|
|Design and analysis transparency||Journal requires adherence to design transparency standards for review and publication.|
|Study preregistration||Article states whether preregistration of study exists, and, if so, allows journal access during peer review for verification.|
|Analysis plan preregistration||Article states whether preregistration with analysis plan exists, and, if so, allows journal access during peer review for verification.|
|Replication||Journal encourages submission of replication studies and conducts results blind review.|