Call for Papers

The Organizers invite psychologists, health care professionals, academics and researchers from all fields of applications and backgrounds to submit papers to the 2020 Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology (SCAP 2020). There will be two streams, Practitioner and Researcher, with suggested but not exhaustive topics below.

Abnormal psychologyEconomic PsychologyPerception and Attention
Adolescents Health PsychologyEducation in Math, Science, and TechnologyPerceptual Organization in Vision
Applied Cognitive PsychologyEducational and school psychologyPersonality and individual differences
Applied GerontologyEducational psychologyPolitical Psychology
Applied Social PsychologyEducational, Instructional & School PsychologyPositive Psychology
Artificial Intelligence and RoboticsEnvironmental psychologyProfessional Practice
Behavior and Motor ControlExperimental psychologyProfessional training and supervision
Biological psychologyFamily psychologyPsycho-diagnostics
Biologically Motivated Computer VisionForensic psychologyPsychological Assessment & Evaluation
Brain Science and EducationGender and sexualityPsychological research methodology
Cells and SynapsesGenes, Molecules, Channels and ReceptorsPsychology & the Law
Clinical & Community PsychologyHealth psychologyPsychology and Societal Development
Clinical and Counseling PsychologyHuman Relations FactorsPsychology in business and economics
Clinical NeuropsychologyIndustrial and organizational psychologyPsycho-pedagogy
Clinical psychologyLanguage and Conceptual SystemsSchool and Educational Psychology
Cognition and ActionLearning Complex Motor TasksSensory Systems and Perception
Cognition and Cognitive DevelopmentLearning, Memory and Neural DevelopmentSocial and Cultural Issues
Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory and CognitionMedical psychology and psychotherapySocial psychology
Cognitive psychologyMemory and ThoughtSpatial Cognition
Community psychologyMetaphors in Language and ThoughtSport Psychology
Computational NeuroscienceMilitary and forensic psychologyStatistical inference, and the learning theory
Counseling psychologyNeural Theory of Language and ThoughtTheory and Computation
Cross-cultural and indigenous psychologyNeurobiologyTraffic Psychology
Developmental psychologyNeuropsychological Studies of Mind and BrainUnderstanding Explanatory Coherence
Disasters ManagementOrganizational psychology

Authors will be notified of the selection results by email and will receive all technical information and presentation instructions prior to the Conference.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3rd March 2020

Submit your abstract for SCAP before the submission deadline. Please submit using the’ Submit Abstract’ button below. You will be asked to create your own personal account before you are able to upload your abstract. You can return to the system at any time using your user name and password to edit your information and submission.

 Author Notification Date: 17th March 2020

Acceptance of abstract for presentation will be announced by the author notification date. The presentation instructions and acceptance letter will be emailed to all authors by this date. If your abstract is accepted, you will be invited to register for the conference. Upon payment of the registration fee, your paper will be scheduled for presentation at the conference.

Final Paper Deadline: 16th April 2020  June 29th 2020

If you wish to publish in the conference book, please send a Microsoft Word version of the full paper and ‘permission to publish form’ to anthonytan@ear.com.sg by the Final Paper Deadline. Use the Springer formatting for your final paper submitted to us. Ensure that your paper is ready to go to press by having thoroughly read the paper for errors.

Early Bird Registration Deadline: 23rd April 2020

The registration fee for the conference is lower if you pay before the early bird registration deadline.

Final Registration Deadline: 21st May 2020

This is the final registration date of registration for the conference.

Conference Date: 18th-19th June 2020

SCAP 2020 conference

Important Dates 
Abstract Submission DateMarch 3rd 2020
Author Notification DateMarch 17th 2020
Final Paper DeadlineApril 16th 2020 June 29th 2020
Early Bird Registration DeadlineApril 23rd 2020
Final Registration DeadlineMay 21st 2020
Conference DateJune 18th- 19th 2020

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Notification of acceptance for abstract will be sent to each author by ‘Author Notification Date’. All accepted abstracts will be published in ‘Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology 2020 Programme & Abstract Book’, ISBN:978-981-14-4815-7.

Abstract should include:

  • Title: 15 words or fewer
  • The abstract should be less than 400 words
  • Background: Primary objective of the study.
  • Methods: Quantitative studies should include design, participants , measures and analysis. Qualitative studies should include design, participants, methods of data collection and analysis.
  • Findings: Include a summary of the results and/or a description of the main findings.
  • Discussion: A conclusion for the research

Do not include references at the end of your abstract.

Full Paper Submission Guidelines (optional):

If you are interested to submit your full paper for inclusion in the SCAP 2020 Book, you will need to follow the guidelines stated below:

Use Springer Basic Style for References
Each article must consist of the following: Author Name, Affiliation and Email address, Chapter Abstracts and Keywords
All tables, figures, pictures should be accompanied with captions and numbers
References should be placed at the end of individual chapters
Page limit is 25 pages
Template for Full Paper: Full paper Template

Formatting for Full Paper is available: manuscript-guidelines-1.0 & Key_Style_Points_1.0.

Note that publishing of full papers in the conference book is optional. You will be invited to present your research at the conference once your abstract is approved for oral presentation.