Psychology Publications Workshop

Course Facilitators: Vanita Borwankar and Jigyasa Sharma (Fall 2016 and Spring 2017)
Faculty Sponsor: Professor Ann Kring

Please contact us if you're interested in enrolling!

Course Description

The psychology publications workshop encourages undergraduate participation in the broader academic community by promoting sophisticated undergraduate research and active involvement with other aspiring undergraduate researchers. Students gain insight and skill in critical reading of research articles, a strong foundation in and familiarity with APA style, and considerable experience evaluating and editing psychological research articles-with a special focus on the original research of their peers. The seminar format allows for group collaboration and discussion, providing an environment that facilitates research-oriented cooperation and conversation among the next generation of psychological theorists and researchers.

** All staff members of the Undergraduate Journal of Psychology are required to attend this workshop as part of their training. **

Program Goals

  1. 1. Establish the foundation for a rich, integrated community of undergraduate scholars.
  2. 2. Provide undergraduates with the opportunity to learn critical skills in reading, evaluating, and producing professional-level psychological and cognitive neuroscience research articles.
  3. 3. Present undergraduates with the tools to discuss and disseminate findings to their peers on local, regional, and national levels.

How to Enroll:

No previous experience needed!

To apply, please send in a brief summary of why you would like to join and whether you had any experiences in editing, publishing, or graphic design. Please email any questions to

Classes are held on Mondays from 6-8pm in 2030 VLSB. First class begins Monday, January 25, 2016.