The American psychologist, journal, Norman B. Anderson
There is no discrimination in the publication of articles in the journals. This implies that article have a chance of being publishes provided they follow the correct format. However, there are recurring authors. For example, Dr. Norman B. Anderson, the editor, publishes many articles relating to the policies and direction of the journal. Dr. Gwendolyn Puryear Keita also publishes article regularly. However, there are other publishers, apart from staff members, whose papers regularly feature in the journal. However, the policies of te journal dictate that there is no preferential treatment afforded to an author by virtue of past publications. Each submission is treated to the same process. There are also special publications in the journal, though they have to be approved by the editor. these may be slightly out of the general field of psychology, but they must have a level of relevance to psychologists in order to be printed by the American Psychologist'.
As the name of the journal suggests, it is mainly concerned with psychological issues. The articles rotate around psychology. This view is also presented by the mission statement of the journal, as shown earlier in this paper.
[...] These are the characteristic of scholarly articles. The readers do not need graphic representations, especially where it is a useful form of data analysis. This is because the audience is mature and reads the articles for other purposes, not entertainment. The tone of the articles is formal for the most part. This is derived from the use of the third person narration as well as functional language that does not engage the reader in any way. The presentation is merely to inform. [...]
[...] However, the easiest way to access the journal is from its ‘American Psychologist'. Though the reader is not allowed exclusive access to articles, the website offers the opportunity to access articles by category as well as by topic or popularity. In addition, there is additional information about the journal. This makes it ideal for a person seeking to review it (Document Deposit Procedures for APA Journals). As mentioned earlier, the ‘American Psychologist' is affiliated to the American psychological Association. For this reason, its mission (purpose) revolves around that of the APA. [...]
[...] Therefore, the absence of a specific audience and a specialized language is the biggest weakness of the American Psychologist' Journal. There are huge shifts in the monitored period. For example, the journal began targeting a larger audience and using simpler language after 2009 (B. Anderson, 2013). In addition, the writing style changed from functional and academic to practical. For example, more articles in the journal focus on the effects of psychological phenomenon on real life experiences. References B. Anderson, Norman. [...]
[...] The American psychologist journal The American psychologist journal is edited by Dr. Norman B. Anderson .it is affiliated to the American psychological associated, commonly called the APA. This body, a scientific as well as professional organization that represents psychologists in the United States, is responsible for directing the activities of the journal. For example the goals of the journal are determined be the APA. In addition, its leadership is determined by the APA. In addition, the ‘American Psychologist' derives its body of experts, used to review articles before they are published, form the APA. [...]
[...] The APA format is used for citations. This is a Journal by the APA, a body that popularized the widely used format and citation style. It is hard to see a missing element in the pages of this journal. The articles are flawlessly written and the journal target a general audience, thus overcoming the general weakness of all academic journals to have a specific audience because this limits their ability to grow as well as the visibility of the articles published in them. [...]
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