Themes of papers. Peer-review process

The network journal publishes original, previously unpublished scientific papers and scientific reviews on fundamental and applied problems of psychological and pedagogical sciences. The editors are mainly interested in multidisciplinary research carried out at the intersection of various disciplines and scientific areas.

Journal headings:

1. Theory and methodology.

The peer-reviewed section that contains scientific papers and scientific reviews on the theoretical and methodological foundations of psychological and pedagogical disciplines.

2. Methods and Techniques.

The peer-reviewed section that contains scientific papers containing the results of approbation and adaptation of both psychodiagnostic tools and psychotherapeutic techniques.

3. Problems of formation and development of personality.

The peer-reviewed section, which presents scientific papers and scientific reviews on modern pedagogical technologies, methods and techniques of education and training.

 4. Personality as a subject of life: problems of health and disease.

The peer-reviewed section that publishes scientific papers and scientific reviews that reflect various aspects of the impact of the disease on the personality and behavior of a patient.

5. Empirical studies.

The peer-reviewed section that includes scientific articles containing the results of original empirical research in psychology and pedagogy.

6. Modern applied research on personality.

The peer-reviewed section that contains scientific articles on applied aspects of the study of personality in psychology and pedagogy.

7. Reviews.

The peer-reviewed section, which presents scientific reviews made on highly relevant issues of psychology and pedagogy.

8. Personality that transforms the world.

The non-peer-reviewed section that contains publications dedicated to outstanding scientists who have made an invaluable contribution to the development of psychology and pedagogy.

9. Procedia.

The non-peer-reviewed section that publishes presentations of reports and talks of interest to the scientific community.

10. Events.

The non-peer-reviewed section, which contains information messages about the scientific events - conferences, congresses, seminars of interest to the scientific community.

The network journal does not publish journalistic essays, reports on research and educational events as well educational materials. Submission to the editorial board of previously published articles is prohibited.


Network journal "Personality in a Changing World: Health, Adaptation, Development". The manuscript review procedure

Manuscripts are accepted for consideration only if they comply with the rules for the design of papers posted on the official website (

The originality of the manuscript must be at least 75%. The manuscript is checked for anti-plagiarism by a specialist of the Department for the Training of Scientific and Pedagogical Personnel, Intellectual Property of the Ryazan State Medical University.

All manuscripts received by the editors are subject to mandatory double-blind peer review (the reviewers do not know the authors of the manuscript; the authors of the manuscript do not know the reviewers). If the editorial office receives manuscripts from members of the editorial board, then they are subject to open review (the reviewers know the authors of the manuscript; the authors of the manuscript know the reviewers).

The editors recommend that the reviewer, when analyzing manuscripts, follow the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (Ethics Publishing Committee), the Publishing Ethics Resource Kit of Elsevier (Ethics Resource Book). The reviewer must respect the confidentiality when working with the submitted materials of the original study.

1. Members of the editorial board of the network journal, researchers and specialists of the Ryazan State Medical University and other organizations with professional knowledge and experience in a specific scientific area serve as reviewers. The co-authors of the manuscript and employees of the department in which this work was performed cannot be reviewers.

2. The reviewer is obliged to submit to the editorial board a review of the manuscript no more than one month after he/she received the manuscript for review. This period is controlled by the executive secretary. Depending on the situation and at the request of the reviewer, it can be extended.

3. Each reviewer has the right to refuse reviewing if there is a clear conflict of interest that affects the perception and interpretation of the manuscript materials. In this case, the reviewer reports his/her refusal to the executive secretary of the network journal.

4. Based on the results of reviewing the manuscript, the reviewer gives recommendations on the future fate of the paper (each decision of the reviewer is justified):

5. If the review contains recommendations for correcting and finalizing the manuscript, the executive secretary sends the text of the review to the team of authors with a proposal to consider them when preparing a new version. Finalization of the manuscript should not take more than 2 months from the date of sending a notification to the authors about the need to make changes.

6. In case of disagreement with the opinion of the reviewer, the authors of the manuscript has the right to provide a reasoned answer to the editors of the network journal.

7. If necessary, the manuscript modified by the authors is re-sent for review. The manuscript can be sent for re-reviewing by the same or another reviewer, or for discussion by the editorial board for a final decision.

8. If the authors refuse to finalize the materials, they must notify the executive secretary of their decision in writing or orally. If the authors do not return the revised version after 2 months from the date of sending the review, even in the absence of information from the authors with a refusal to finalize the manuscript, the manuscript is removed from the portfolio. In such situations, the authors are sent an appropriate notification of the removal of the manuscript from registration due to the expiration of the time allotted for revision.

9. The decision to refuse to publish the manuscript is made at a meeting of the editorial board in accordance with the recommendations of the reviewers. The manuscript that is not recommended for publication by the decision of the editorial board is not accepted for reconsideration. A notice of refusal to publish is sent to the authors by e-mail.

10. After the editorial board of the network journal makes a decision on the admission of the article for publication, the executive secretary informs the authors about this and indicates the terms of publication.

11. The presence of a positive review is not a sufficient reason for publishing an article. The final decision on publication is made by the editorial board. In conflict situations, the decision is made by the editor-in-chief.

12. The term for the initial consideration of manuscript materials by reviewers and the editorial board is no more than 3 months from the date of their receipt by the editors. The original reviews are stored in the editorial office of the network journal for 5 years from the date of publication and are provided at the request of the expert councils of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.

Рязанский государственный медицинский университет им. акад. И.П. Павлова
Адрес: 390026, Россия, Рязань,
ул. Высоковольтная, д. 9.


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