Positive psychology Research is one of the humanities research journals of the University of Isfahan, which has been published since 2015. It publishes research and applied paper and article in the different subdisciplines: developmental, clinical, personality, social, mental health, learning, motivational and emotional, organizational, educational and neurological psychology. This journal emphasizes on the publication of original research. PPLs support the rights of users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles.
PPLS by University of Isfahan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
PPLS adheres to the publication ethics and publication malpractice policies as outlined by COPE.
Article processing charges (APCs): PPLS articles are Open Access and available online at no cost to read, download, distribute or reuse. To support Open Access publishing, PPLS charges a publication fee to offset peer review management, journal production, language editing and online hosting and archiving.
These fees include: 1,000,000 Rials for first screening by Chief Editor or Editorial board; and 2,500,000 Rials for Acceptance which are payable upon acceptance.
Plagiarism Policy: The author(s) must avoid plagiarism of any kind and abide by the principle of intellectual property and joint data ownership in the case of the originality of the manuscript and research carried out in collaboration with a supervisor(s) and/or other researchers. The need to validate new observations by showing that experiments are reproducible should not be interpreted as plagiarism, provided that the data to be confirmed are explicitly quoted.
Researchers should ensure, if any aspect of their work is delegated, that the person to whom it is delegated has the competence to carry it out.
ppls will judge any case of plagiarism on its own metrics. If plagiarism is detected, either by the editors, peer reviewers or editorial staff at any stage before publication of a manuscript, before or after acceptance, during editing or at page proof stage, we will alert the author(s), asking her or him to either rewrite the text or quote the text exactly and to cite the original source. If the plagiarism is extensive, the article may be rejected.
If extensive plagiarism is detected after publication of a manuscript, The article will be deleted from the archive, this plagiarism will be announced on journal website and the author(s) name(s) will be put in blacklist.