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Journal Guidelines

IJNGP is an open-access and peer-reviewed journal for Neurolinguistics and Gestalt Psychology. 

Submission Guideline/ Instructions for Authors


  1. The paper should strictly follow the APA guidelines.

  2. The first page should involve the Title, Author names, Organisation/Institution the authors attend, author note, corresponding authors email Id should have a star [*]

  3. The title name should be less than 90 characters.

  4. The abstract should not be more than 250 words and should have 4-6 Keywords

  5. To know the formatting, font, size, etc. refer to the sample below. (click here for sample document)

  6. Avoid any kind of endnotes and footnotes

  7. References must comply with APA format strictly

  8. Word-limit for the paper excluding abstract and references is 1500-5000 words

  9. All the questionnaires, scales or any other reference material used should be provided in the appendix

  10. The contribution of the authors should be included honestly

  11. Conflict of Interest should be mentioned before references if any

  12. Credits should be given wherever due

  13. All manuscripts will be treated as confidential documents

Fields of Research

  • Personality Psychology

  • Developmental Psychology

  • Clinical and child psychology

  • Perception, Cognitions and cognitive neuroscience.

  • Positive Psychology

  • Psychopathology and Psychotherapy

  • Cultural Psychology

  • Individual differences and behaviour genetics

  • Behavioural and Cognitive neuroscience

Type of Manuscripts

IJNGP welcomes articles on empirical research

Note: The number mentioned under ‘word limit’ for each type is excluding acknowledgements, abstracts, tables and figures, and references.

Empirical Research

Empirical Research articles entail original work in the development, application, or evaluation of neurolinguistics- or gestalt-based studies. 

It is not mandatory for the articles to be driven on hypotheses. For instance, researchers can take an innovative approach of describing a new method or model or evaluating a new model. 


The abstract must be structured and should contain the following headings and must not exceed 250 words excluding keywords (maximum 6). The main text should contain a section on Introduction followed by the abstract headings in detail.


Word limit: min. 3000 words; max. 5000 words

Abstract: max. 250 words + 6 keywords

Tables & Figures: max. 5 (combined)

References: no limit


Review articles contain systematic reviews of existing literature in the fields related to the journal. It must help organize, synthesize, evaluate, or identify patterns or research gaps in current literature.

The structure of the article is the same as described above for Empirical Research.

Word count: up to 4000 words.

Abstract: max. 250 words + 6 keywords

Tables & Figures: max. 5 (combined)

References: unlimited.

Brief Reports

Brief Reports are short versions of Empirical Research articles, typically describing focused approaches to solve a particular problem, or preliminary evaluation of a novel system or methodology.


Word count: min. 1000; max. 2000 words

Abstract: max. 150 words

Tables & Figured: max. 3 (combined).

References: no limit


Viewpoints report on the perspectives of an individual or organization on topics relevant to the journal. Viewpoints could include future research directions or current trends and controversies, and the success or failure of a specific methodology. They should be precise, focused and backed by evidence wherever possible. Further, it is preferred that the authors have considerable experience in the topic. 


Word limit: max. 1500 words.

Abstract: max. 150 words.

Tables & Figures: max. 3 (combined)

References: no limit

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