WHY STUDY AT CAU?

Carlos Albizu University is ranked among the top five U.S. universities in conferring doctoral degrees to Hispanics

Find out about recent news from our University including upcoming events, and links to other sources of current information.

Display by Campus:
Display Only:
'Ciencias de la Conducta' Celebrates its 30th anniversary

Published on Monday, November 23, 2015

'Ciencias de la Conducta' Celebrates its 30th anniversary

Three Decades Publishing the Core Topics of Puerto Rican Psychology

The magazine, founded in 1985, has become one of the main forums for clinical, scientific and theoretical articles related to the field of mental health. For 30 years the magazine has published countless articles on core topics of Puerto Rican psychology, such as psychopathology, psychotherapy, psychological measurement, community work, industrial-organizational psychology, social stigma, sexuality, studies of clinical cases, as well as countless discussions on core areas of psychology.

The editorial board has recently decided to present the magazine in an Open Access format, which means that anyone can have immediate access to all the published material. This is an important step because it will make the editorial content  available at the international level.

The magazine is a peer-reviewed journal and the members of its editorial board are nationally recognized experts. Dr. Alfonso Martínez-Taboas, its editor, has been a member of more than a  dozen editorial boards and has vast experience in editorial endeavors.  

The magazine is indexed in Latin Index and one goal for the coming year is to index it into 5 or 6 additional places.

A panel discussion was held last October at Albizu University to celebrate the magazine´s 30th anniversary. Five experts with  extensive publishing experience participated in it. They were Dr. Alfonso Martínez-Taboas, Dr. José Rodríguez Gómez, Dr. Cynthia García-Coll, Dr. Guillermo Bernal (editor of the Puerto Rican Journal of Psychology) and Dr. Ramón Rodríguez. Questions often raised by graduate students who wish to publish articles in professional journals were answered during this special event.

Rate this article:
2.0
Comments (0)Number of views (23438)

Author: Anonym

Categories: Campus, Miami Campus, San Juan Campus, News

Tags:

Please login or register to post comments.

San Juan location
151 Calle Tanca San Juan, PR 00901
Phone: (787) 725-6500 Fax: (787) 721-7187
Miami location
2173 NW 99th Avenue Miami, Florida 33172 Phone: (305) 593-1223 Fax: (305) 592-7930
Centro Mayaguez
56 Calle José De Diego, Mayagüez, P.R. 00680 Phone: (787) 838-7272 Fax: (787) 721-7187
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Commission for Independent Education