JournalReviewer 

Acta Psychologica.

(Elsevier Science)

First round of reviews.

Turnaround rate 62 days (SD = 27)
Review length 829 words (SD = 410)
Review quality 3.8 / 5 (SD = 0.9)
Overall quality 2.3 / 5 (SD = 1.2)
Would submit again 2.7 / 5 (SD = 1.7)
Journal recommendation 3 / 5 (SD = 1.6)
(based on 3 reports including 6 reviews)

Desk rejects.

Turnaround rate n/a
Plausibility n/a


Reviewers & Editors (Initial Submissions)
Reviewers
Length 829 words (SD = 410)
Overall tone Positive (modal)
Knowledge 3.2 / 5 (SD = 1.3)
Helpfulness 3.3 / 5 (SD = 1.1)
Fairness 3.7 / 5 (SD = 0.7)
Overall quality 3.8 / 5 (SD = 0.9)
Editors
Length 191 words (SD = 149)
Decision Major Revision (modal)
Plausibility 3 / 5 (SD = 1.4)
Helpfulness 2.7 / 5 (SD = 1.7)
Fairness 2.7 / 5 (SD = 1.2)
Overall quality 2.7 / 5 (SD = 1.2)
Reviewers & Editors (Successive Rounds)
Turnaround rate 35 days (SD = 0)
(based on 2 reports including 3 reviews)

Reviewers
Length 639 words (SD = 367)
Overall tone Positive (modal)
Knowledge 4 / 5 (SD = 0.8)
Helpfulness 4 / 5 (SD = 0.8)
Fairness 3.3 / 5 (SD = 1.2)
Consistency 3.7 / 5 (SD = 0.5)
Overall quality 3.7 / 5 (SD = 0.5)
Editors
Length 272 words (SD = 0)
Decision Minor Revision (modal)
Plausibility 3 / 5 (SD = 1)
Helpfulness 3.5 / 5 (SD = 1.5)
Fairness 3.5 / 5 (SD = 1.5)
Overall quality 3 / 5 (SD = 1)
Comments
  ·  Overall quality rating: 1 / 5  ·  Recommendation: 1 / 5
The editor's comment was not helpful at all. He just said that he has rejected the manuscript because it is quite unlikely that we will be able to address the reviewers' concerns.


  ·  Overall quality rating: 2 / 5  ·  Recommendation: 3 / 5
Bad experience, took much too long





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