Publishing Your Research

  • Alan E. Kazdin


Publication of research is an essential part of science. Indeed, a key characteristic of science is the accumulation of knowledge. This accumulation depends not only on the completion of research but also on preparation of reports that disseminate the results. Publication can serve other goals as well. Preparing a manuscript for publication helps the investigator to consider the current study in a broader context and chart a course for a series of studies. There are of course many professional and career goals served by publishing one’s research. Publication of one’s research signals a level of competence and mastery that includes developing an idea, designing, executing and completing the study, analyzing the results, preparing a written report, submitting it for publication, and traversing the peer-review process. This chapter focuses on publishing one’s research. The topics include preparing a manuscript, selecting a publication outlet, submitting the manuscript for review, and revising the manuscript as needed for publication.


Journal Publication American Educational Research Association Manuscript Submission Publication Outlet High Rejection Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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