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Manuscript Structure

A well-structured scientific research manuscript has maximum impact. Manuscript structure not only includes the IMRAD (Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion) but also other parts of a research paper, such as the conclusion, title, abstract, keywords, figures, tables, graphs, and references. This section includes posts on how you can prepare a perfect IMRAD paper as well as work on other important aspects to prepare a well-structured research paper.
This 2-minute video gives a quick overview of how a research paper is structured. It briefly explains the different parts of a research paper, what each part should include, and how the parts should be organized. This video is a short snippet from a webinar on “Quality construction: Concepts of organization that improve your writing” conducted by John McDonald, an editor and academic writing trainer at Editage.
Reporting in experimental psychology has considerably advanced in the last two decades, especially with the publication of the American Psychological Association’s Reporting Standards for Research in Psychology.
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The article offers some suggestions on aspects of experimental research that are important, especially from the perspective of making the study reproducible. The publication of the American Psychological Association’s Reporting Standards for Research in Psychology has advanced the reporting in experimental psychology. 
5 Steps to write a good research paper title
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This article demonstrates how you can write a good title for your research paper by following five simple steps.
Research paper title writing tips
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The title of a research paper is the first aspect that will be noticed by journal editors/reviewers and readers. Therefore, it is essential to get the title right. This article provides quick and useful tips to help authors write effective titles for their research papers.
Tips for writing the perfect IMRAD manuscript
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To ensure that your manuscript conveys your ideas effectively, it is essential for you to structure it well. Many journals expect scientific research papers to be written in the traditional format, which is also referred to as the IMRaD format (Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, and Discussion). This post provides some quick tips following the IMRaD structure.
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One of my colleagues suggested that I should revise my thesis paper and get it published as a journal article. Is this possible?
  • Anonymous
  • Sep 29, 2014
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When it comes to writing a title of a manuscript, I wonder if it would be okay to use a title such as: ‘The problems of national coping plans and solution plans when some incidents happened.’ I have no idea. Moreover, how should I start writing the introduction part? It would be great if you can help me out.
5 Basic mistakes in manuscript writing that can lead to rejection
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Every author wants to see their paper published. However, even papers with novel and path breaking findings might face rejection due to basic mistakes in manuscript writing. To avoid this, authors can take care of the following common problems in the introduction, experiment, result, discussion,
What is an author's responsibility while citing sources?
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This post emphasizes the need to confirm that all the sources that are being cited are credible in order to avoid misrepresenting the facts from cited sources.
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I received the following reviewer comment: “The introduction should be longer and more detailed for the authors to place their work in the field.” Can you suggest how I should write the introduction so that the reviewer is satisfied?
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  • Jul 24, 2014
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