GENERAL RULES FOR SUBMITTING MANUSCRIPTS
All papers must be written with double spaces, in Times New Roman, letter size 12, and on only
one side of A4 paper, leaving enough margin for possible editorial corrections. Authors are asked to
send brief currículum vítae not longer than 150 words.
Papers should not be longer than 30 pages. Longer papers may be accepted at the discretion
of the Editorial Board.
The cover page must contain the following data:
a.- Title and subtitle (if any) of the article.
b.- Complete name of the author(s).
c.- Running head.
d.- Date in which the manuscript was sent for publication.
e.- Institution where the study was performed.
f.- Address, telephone number, and electronic address of the author(s).
g.- City where the manuscript was written.
We recommend that papers be presented in the following order:
a.- Spanish abstract (250 words) and key words.
b.- English abstract (600 words) and key words.
e.- Tables, graphs, photographs, and the text foot notes must be sent on separate pages.
f.- The acknowledgements should state the surname, academic degree, and the type of collaboration.
g.- All pages, except the cover page must be numbered with Arabic numerals on the upper righthand
Authors will be charged for paper longer than 30 pages including two pages with tables and two
pages with graphs.
References within the text should be between parentheses stating the author's surname and year
It has been pointed out that the problem of factorial invariance should be analyzed according
to the purpose of factor analysis (Thurstone, 1969).
Direct quotes should be indicated by quotation marks. The author's surname, year of publication,
and pages must be in parentheses, following the quotations.
In case of further doubts concerning other kinds of references, please consult the latest APA
Footnotes must be consecutively numbered throughout the article. Footnotes should be indicated
in the text with superscript Arabic numbers.
The use of weights and other measurements should be represented, as often as possible, in the
Tables must be consecutively numbered throughout the article with Arabic numbers and have the
title typed at the top of the page. Each table must have a concise though accurate and descriptive title
so that the reader should not have to refer back to the text to understand it. Authors should write the
title of the article, and the table number, in pencil, on the back of every table.
Graphs should be drawn on white drawing paper, in computer systems, using black ink and serially
numbered with Arabic numbers. Titles, numbers, symbols, and / or letters must be typewritten.
The title should be brief but self-explanatory and typed at the bottom of the page. On the back of the
graph the author should write, in pencil, the title of the article, and the number of the graph.
Photographs must be printed in black and white, on glossy or mat paper. The number and title of
the article should be written in pencil at the back and on top of each photograph. The corresponding
captions and numbers of the photographs must be written on a separate page.
The location of graphs and photographs in the text should follow the rules given for tables.
The references list will be added at the end of the paper. Note that a reference list quotes works
that specially support a particular article.
References must be arranged in alphabetical order, by the surname of the first author. In the
case of several works by the same first author:
a.- Single author entries precede multiple authors entries beginning with the same sur name.
b.- References with the same first author and different second or third authors are arranged alphabetically
by the surname of the second author, and so on.
c.- References with the same authors in the same order are arranged by year of publication.
d.- References by the same author(s) with the same publication date are arranged
alphabetically by title.
Books should be cited indicating: Author's surname and initial(s). (Year). Title. Place of publication:
Thurstone, L.L. (1969). Multiple factor analysis. A development expansion of the vectors of mind. Chicago:
The University of Chicago Press.
Journals should be cited by: Author's surname and initial(s). (Year). Title of work. Title of publication,
volume, and/or number, and pages of the article.
Barchelder, W.H., & Bershad, N.J. (1979). The statistical analysis of a Thurstone model for rating
chess players. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 19(1), 39-60.
If the original version of a non-English publication is used as the source, please give the original
title and place the English translation between brackets.
In the electronic references, the consulting date, and the internet address will be cited too.
It is also a requirement that authors check if each of the references used in the article has or not
a number of identification D.O.I., accessing the link: http:www.crossref.orgguestquery. The same
should be added at the end of each one of them.
In case of further doubts on manuscript presentation, please consult the Editorial Office:
firstname.lastname@example.org - email@example.com
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