Author Guidelines

EMSJ publishes original papers that have not been previously published, nor are under consideration in another journal. If approved by the editor, submissions will be considered by peer-reviewers, whose identities will remain anonymous to the authors.

Each paper has to have a certain format in order to be published in the journal. 

  1. All papers should be submitted via email to
  2. The papers should be no longer than 13,000 words.
  3. The papers submitted can be written in the English, Russian or Ukrainian language and must have an English abstract.
  4. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  5. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font with 1 inch margins; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses).
  6. The cover page shall contain the title of the manuscript, and an abstract of not more than 200 words, 4-6 Keywords. The title page should also include the names of the authors, their affiliations and email addresses.
  7. Tables and Figures must be numbered with Arabic numerals and should be placed in the appropriate place within the main text.
  8. References should follow the referencing style used by the American Psychological Association (APA) in alphabetical order. All sources cited in the paper must be included in the References section. 

    The complete list of references should be as follows: 

Gordin, M. D. (2012). The pseudoscience wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Shafron, G. R., & Karno, M. P. (2013). Heavy metal music and emotional dysphoria among listeners. Psychology of Popular Media Culture2, 74–85. 

O'Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men's and women's gender role journeys: A metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 107-123). New York: Springer.

Simmons, B. (2015, January 9). The tale of two Flaccos. Retrieved from

Krinsky-McHale, S. J., Zigman, W. B., & Silverman, W. (2012, August). Are neuropsychiatric symptoms markers of prodromal Alzheimer’s disease in adults with Down syndrome? In W. B. Zigman (Chair), Predictors of mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and mortality in adults with Down syndrome. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.