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The Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology publishes original research papers that advance understanding of the field of experimental psychology, broadly considered. This includes, but is not restricted to, cognition, perception, motor performance, attention, memory, learning, language, decision making, development, comparative psychology, and neuroscience.

The Journal will publish: a) papers reporting empirical results that advance knowledge in a particular research area; b) papers describing theoretical, methodological, or conceptual advances that are relevant to the interpretation of empirical evidence in the field; c) brief reports (less than 2,500 words for the main text) that describe new results or analyses with clear theoretical or methodological import.

Occasionally, the Journal will publish book reviews judged to be of broad interest to the experimental psychology research community.

The Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology is published quarterly (March, June, September, December).

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Editorial Team

Editor  Penelope Pexman, Ph.D., University of Calgary
Associate Editor Isabelle Blanchette, Ph.D., Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Associate Editor  Randall Jamieson, Ph.D., University of Manitoba
Managing Editor: Lisa Votta-Bleeker, Ph.D., Canadian Psychological Association


Instructions to Authors

All manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology manuscript submission portal.

Masked Review Policy

Masked review are optional. If requesting a masked review, indicate that in the cover letter. Do not include authors' names and affiliations on the title page. Instead, place this information in the cover letter, which is not seen by reviewers. Remove footnotes that identify the authors from the manuscript and include them in the cover letter. Make every effort to see that the manuscript itself contains no clues to authors' identities.


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