Information for Contributors

General Information

The editorial board is particularly interested in encouraging the submission of integrative theoretical papers, although papers with a purely applied focus will also be considered. A major aim of this new journal is to stimulate and facilitate communication among the diverse and multidisciplinary group of scientists who are interested in credibility assessment and witness psychology.

We are particularly excited about the electronic format of JCAAWP for the following reasons:

For additional information concerning the current Editor's philosophy see his Welcome to JCAAWP in the first issue.

Preparation of Manuscripts

Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Credibility Assessment and Witness Psychology should follow the general citation style described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Fifth Edition.

All submissions must be in an electronic format. All manuscripts will eventually be converted to HTML format; however, JCAAWP
staff will handle this for all contributors. It is requested that the text of the submission be prepared in either ASCII format, or prepared on a popular word processor. Microsoft Word (either Windows or Mac) is the preferred format. Any questions regarding the format of submissions should be referred to the editor in advance. Please note the following exceptions in manuscript preparation from the standard APA 5th Edition style:

Submissions may be made either over the Internet or by standard mail on 3.5" disk, or CD (both Windows or Macintosh formats are acceptable). Internet submissions may be made via email, file attachment to email

For additional information, please contact the Editor, Charles R. Honts, Ph.D. at,
or by telephone at (208) 426-3695

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Last Updated 18 June 2006