Developmental Psychology

Manuscript Submission Portal

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ATTENTION: We can NOT send your manuscript out for review if it does not adhere to the Manuscript Submission Guidelines at Please read them carefully before proceeding.

To submit a manuscript to be considered for publication, fill out the form below and submit the information when completed. The last name and first name entered below should be those of the primary/contact author. The file should be in RTF or PDF format. It should be named with the author's first initial(s) and lastname (e.g. JDLastname.rtf) and should adhere to the journal's guidelines in all respects, including file type format.

If you are submitting a revised manuscript, please reference the manuscript number in your cover letter.

In order to permit anonymous review, all author names, affiliations, and contact information should be removed from the manuscript's title page, acknowledgements section and/or author note. Authors' names and affiliations (for all authors, primary/contact authors as well as co-authors) must be included in the cover letter. Please be sure to include the corresponding author's e-mail address in the cover letter as well.

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