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Instructions for reviewers

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This is a guideline for reviewers who voluntarily participate in peer review process of the journal. All of the journal's contents including commissioned manuscripts are subject to peer-review.

Double-Blind Peer Review

Research in Vestibular Science (RVS) adopts double-blind review, which means that the reviewers do not know the identity of the authors, and vice versa.

Role of Reviewers

Peer reviewer’s role is to advise editors on individual manuscript to revise, accept, or reject. Judgments should be objective and comments should be lucidly described. Scientific soundness is the most important value of the journal; therefore, logic and statistical analysis should be considered meticulously. The use of reporting guideline is recommended for review. Reviewers should have no conflict of interest. Reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited. Reviewed articles are managed confidentially. The editor-in-chief is responsible for the final decision to accept or reject a manuscript based on the reviewers' recommendation.
If review comments cannot be submitted within the 4 weeks of review period, please decline to review or ask for extension of the review period. If there is no review comment within the 7 days from acceptance to review, the reviewer will be given a notice.

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