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Psych Attack

16 EpisodesProduced by Dr Jasmine B. MacDonaldWebsite

Psych Attack focuses on the diversity of the domain of psychology. Join us for a relaxed conversation with experts discussing the topics they are passionate about in psychological research and/or practice. The aim is to better understand the spectrum of human experience, the methods used in psycholo… read more


Tips and tricks for publishing in psychology with Dr Rachael Fox

In this episode, I team up again with Dr Rachael Fox (journal editor and academic). We reflect on our publication experiences to share insights that will be especially useful for listeners new to publishing.


We discuss:

·      choosing a journal

·      the importance of scope, formatting, and proofing

·      what to consider when converting a dissertation or thesis into a publication

·      getting support from colleagues

·      communicating with journal editors

·      the mechanics of submission portals

·      receiving and responding to reviewer feedback.


Dr Rachael Fox is Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology, Charles Sturt University, Australia. Rachael is Editor of the Australian Community Psychologist, an open access peer-reviewed journal. If you want to keep up to date with Rachael, you can reach out via her university profile page.


Resources mentioned in this episode

The following two tools may be useful in findings suitable journals for your work:

Master Journal List (Clarivate)

Jane (Biosemantics)


Cite this episode

MacDonald, J. B (Host). (2023, August 3). Tips and tricks for publishing in psychology with Dr Rachael Fox (No. 16) [Audio podcast episode]. In Psych Attack.

Audio edit

The audio edit for this episode was completed by Amy Edwards. Dr Jasmine B. MacDonald did a final edit for content.


The transcript for this episode is under development. The version currently available has not been reviewed or edited yet.

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