Author Guidelines


  1. The manuscript is original and previously unpublished paper, result of field research, case studies.
  2. The manuscript should be submitted in Microsoft Word.
  3. The manuscript should be written either in Indonesian or English, formatted into A4 24 (21 x 29,7 cm) width height, 2.5 cm for all margins, font size 12 of Times New Roman, single-spaced, and 3000-7000 words in length.


  1. First part: title, full name, email, affiliation, abstract, and keywords.
  2. Main part: introduction, methods, findings, and discussion.
  3. Last part: conclusions (concluding remarks), acknowledgement (if any) and references.


  1. The title is capitalized, bolded in 12 sizes of Times New Roman, single-spaced
  2. The author(s)’ name is written under the title without any title, may not be abbreviated, begun with a capital letter. The writing order started from the first author followed by the second, third, and so on.
  3. Email addresses of all authors are written under the author(s)’ name and affiliation(s) in 11 sizes of Times New Roman.

The abstract must reflect overall substance of the article content. It should be clear and brief describing the research background and aims, methods, results, conclusion, and implication of the research. The abstract should be written in English and Indonesian, single spaced, and 150-200 words in length  

Keywords: 35 Keywords
Keywords represent basic ideas or substance of the article which allow readers to find it easily. These can be drawn from the research variables, the characteristics of the subjects, and the referenced theories (a minimum of three words or combinations of words, arranged in alphabetical order and separated using semicolons)  

The introduction provides an adequate information about the research background, literature review, gap of the study, objectives, and hypothesis/hypotheses (if any). The literature review should be integrated written into the background (not in separate subheading).  

This section should provide detailed information about the methods used in the whole of research process (identification of the research variables, subjects, instruments, and analysis techniques). The sufficient information is needed so that the information can be useful for further researchers. Quoting definitions directly from the books should be avoided in this section.  

This section contains results of the data analysis. The results of analyzed data should be integrally presented along with the analysis. The results should answer the research question or hypotheses. The attached tables/graphs/figures must refer to the APA 7th edition about tables and figures. The tables/graphs/figure should be meaningful and easily understood to assist the readers in conceiving the analysis.  

This section should critically explore the research findings, how the findings are related to the previous studies, and the relevance of literature/sources. This section allows you to present a substantial interpretation of the results of the analysis and comparison with previous studies based on a review of relevant, the most recent, and the main literature of the past 10 years. This section should not be a repetition of the introduction and results section.

The conclusion must answer the research objectives which is a summary of research findings. The conclusion should be presented in a short, clear, and concise manner based on research findings and discussion. This section must be written in paragraph (not numerical or bullet points). It should state the findings’ synthesis concluded from data analysis and discussion; and the research contribution to psychology development as a science.  

This section contains short sentence to express gratitude to specific person/people, institution(s), organization(s) that have an important role in conducting the study.

All of the references mentioned in this section must be cited in the article and vice versa. The references are from the last 10 years of national/international reputable journals (minimum 80% of total references). The references are arranged based on alphabetical order. Reference lists are written in American Psychological Association (APA) style 7th edition. Using reference manager application (e.g., Zotero, Mendeley, etc.) is strongly recommended to organize the citation and references.

The followings are the example of writing references.

Baranik, L. E., & Eby, L. (2016). Organizational citizenship behaviors and employee depressed mood, burnout, and satisfaction with health and life. Personnel Review, 45(4), 626–642.
Brockner, J., Flynn, F. J., Dolan, R. J., Ostfield, A., Pace, D., & Ziskin, I. V. (2006). Commentary on “radical HRM innovation and competitive advantage: The Moneyball story.” Human Resource Management, 45(1), 127–145.
Dávila, M. C., & Finkelstein, M. A. (2015). Organizational citizenship behavior and well-being : Preliminary results. January 2013.
Diener, E., Napa Scollon, C., & Lucas, R. E. (2009). The evolving concept of subjective well-being: The multifaceted nature of happiness. In Social Indicators Research Series.
Jex, S. M., & Britt, T. W. (2008). Organizational psychology. New York: John Willey & Sons Inc.
Julianto, V., & Subandi, -. (2015). Membaca Al Fatihah Reflektif Intuitif untuk Menurunkan Depresi dan Meningkatkan Imunitas. Jurnal Psikologi, 42(1), 34.

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