Department of Psychology
St. John's University
300 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301
Tel: (718) 390-4513
FAX: (718) 442-3612


 *Represents publications that are expanded versions of papers presented at conferences listed elsewhere under Conference Presentations.
° Represents undergraduates who collaborated with me on the project.


*Kinney, N., Wubah, A., Roig, M., Garner, H. R. (2021). Estimating the prevalence of text overlap in biomedical conference abstracts. Research Integrity and Peer Review, 6, 2, https://doi.org/10.1186/s41073-020-00106-y

*Vasconcelos, S., Masuda, H., Sorenson, M., Prodocimi, F., Palacios, M. Watanabe, E. …. and Roig, M. (2019). Plagiarism in Brazil: A perspective of 25,000 PhD holders across the sciences”.  bioRxiv, 

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/825026v1,  doihttps://doi.org/10.1101/825026.


*Roig, M. (2017). Encouraging editorial flexibility in cases of textual reuse, Journal of Korean Medical Science, 32(4), 557-560.

Available at https://jkms.org/DOIx.php?id=10.3346/jkms.2017.32.4.557


Roig, M. (2017). Comment on Cary Moskovitz’ “Text recycling in health sciences literature: A rhetorical perspective”. Research Integrity and Peer Review, 2, 2.

Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s41073-017-0026-y.


Roig, M. (2016). An exploratory content analysis of ‘Expressions of Concern’. Proceedings of the 4th World Conference on Research Integrity, Research Integrity and Peer Review, 1 Suppl 1.

Available at: https://researchintegrityjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s41073-016-0012-9.


Roig, M. (2016). On recycling our work in the digital age. In Bretag T (Ed). Handbook of Academic Integrity, SpringerReference, DOI 10.1007/978-981-287-079-7_15-1.


Vasconcelos, S. M. and Roig, M. (2015). Prior publication and redundancy in contemporary science: Are authors and editors at the crossroads? 

            Science and Engineering Ethics, 21(5), 1367-1378. (see erratum: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11948-014-9610-4).


Roig, M. (2014). On Reusing Our Previously Disseminated Work. Professional Ethics Report, 27(4), 4-5,


Roig, M. (2014). Critical issues in the teaching of responsible writing. Journal of Microbiology and biology education, 15(2), 103-107,

Roig, M. (2014). Journal editorials on plagiarism: What is the message? European Science Editing, 40, 58-59.

Roig, M. (2014). Yes, it’s plagiarism, but it’s complicated (invited editorial). Anesthesia and Analgesia, 118(1), 5-7.

Roig, M. (2013). Scholarly vs. research misconduct [Letter to the editor]. European Science Editing, 39(2), 55.

Roig, M. (2012). Training Module: Avoiding Plagiarism, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative, https://www.citiprogram.org/Default.asp?.


Roig, M. (2012). Editorial: Avoiding unethical writing practices. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 50, 3385–3387.


Roig, M. (2012, January 5th). Teach students to paraphrase (comment). Nature, 481, 23.


Roig, M. (2011). On text reuse and the scholarship of science. European Science Editor, 37(3), 73-76


Roig, M. (2011). On plagiarism, laziness, and scholarship (letter to the editor). European Science Editor, 37(3), 85.

Roig, M. (2010). Plagiarism and self-plagiarism: What every author should know. Biochemia Medica, 20(3), 295-300. Available at:



Roig, M. (2010). Plagiarism: An ounce of prevention …ASQ Higher Education Brief June 2010, Available at:

Roig, M. (2009). Plagiarism: Consider the context (letter to the editor). Science, 325 (5942), 813-814.

Roig, M. (2008). Reply to David’s “Science as Schrödinger’s cat”. Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies, 8(2), 263-267.


Roig, M. (2008). The debate on self-plagiarism: inquisitional science or high standards of scholarship. Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral
           Psychotherapies, 8 (2),


Roig, M. (2008). The culture of mistrust is already with us. Write Stuff: The Journal for European Medical Writers, 17, 44.


*Roig, M. (2008). Avoiding those little inadvertent lies when writing papers. Eye on Psi Chi, Winter, Available at

*Roig, M. (2007). Some reflections on plagiarism: the problem of paraphrasing in the sciences. European Science Editor, 33(2), 38-41. Available at:

Roig, M. (2006). Ethical writing should be taught. British Medical Journal, 333, 596-597. Available at:

Roig, M. (2006). On the Causes of Academic Dishonesty. Write Stuff: The Journal for European Medical Writers, 15, 4, 120-121.

*Roig, M. & °Marks, A. (2006).  Attitudes toward cheating before and after the implementation of a modified honor code: A case study.  Ethics and
16, 163-171.

Roig, M. (2006). Highlights of the conference on plagiarism in the sciences held in New York City, Science Editor, March-April issue. Available at:

*Roig, M. & °Caso, M. (2005).  Lying and cheating: Fraudulent excuse making, cheating, and plagiarism. Journal of Psychology, 139, 485-494.

*Roig, M. (2005).  Re-using text from one’s own previously published papers: An exploratory study of potential self-plagiarism.  Psychological Reports,
, 43-49.

*°Torres, M. & Roig, M. (2005).  The Cloze Test Procedure as a test of plagiarism: The influence of text readability.  The Journal of Psychology, 139,

*°Salhaney, J. & Roig, M. (2004).  Academic Dishonesty Policies Across Universities: Focus on Plagiarism.  Psi Chi: Journal of Undergraduate
            Research, 9,

*Roig, M. (2003).  Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices.  http://ori.hhs.gov/avoiding-plagiarism-self-plagiarism-


*McClenon, J., Roig, M., Smith, M., & Ferrier, G.  (2003). The coverage of parapsychology in introductory psychology textbooks: 1990-2002.  Journal of
            Parapsychology, 67
, 63-75.


*Roig, M. & °deJacquant, J. (2002).  Guidelines on plagiarism in writing manuals across various disciplines.  Proceedings of the First ORI Conference on
       Research Integrity
.  Office of Research Integrity: Bethesda, MD.

*Roig, M. (2001). Plagiarism and paraphrasing criteria of college and university professors. Ethics and Behavior (11) 3, 307-323.

*Roig, M. (1999). When college students' attempts at paraphrasing become instances of potential plagiarism. Psychological Reports, 84, 973-982.

*Roig, M., Bridges, K. R., Renner, C.,
°Jackson, C. R. (1998). Belief in the paranormal and its association with irrational thinking controlled for context
       effects. Personality and Individual Differences, 24, 229-236.

*Roig, M. (1997). Can college undergraduate determine whether text has been plagiarized? The Psychological Record, 47, 113-122.

*Bridges, K. R. & Roig, M. (1997). Academic procrastination and irrational thinking. A re-examination with context controlled. Personality and Individual
            Differences, 22
, 941-944.

Roig, M., & °De Tommaso, L. (1995). Are college cheating and plagiarism related to academic procrastination? Psychological Reports, 77, 691-698.

Roig, M., & °Neaman, M. W. (1994). Alienation, learning or grade orientation, and achievement as correlates of attitudes toward cheating. Perceptual and
            Motor Skills, 78
, 1096-1098.

*Roig, M., & °Cicero, F. (1994). Hemisphericity style, sex, and performance on a line bisection task: An exploratory study. Perceptual and Motor Skills,
, 115-120.

*Roig, M., & °Ballew, C. (1994). Attitudes toward cheating in self and others by college students and professors. The Psychological Record, 44, 3-12.

*Roig, M., & °Ryan, R. (1993). Hemisphericity style, sex, and performance on a letter detection task. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 77, 831-834.

Roig, M. (1993). Summarizing parapsychology in psychology textbooks: A rejoinder to Kalat and Kohn. Teaching of Psychology, 20, 174-175.

Roig, M., & °Neaman, M. W. (1992). Hemisphericity style and belief in ESP. Psychological Reports, 71, 995-1000.

*Roig, M. (1992). Belief in psi and social desirability. In L. A. Henkel & G. R. Schmeidler (Eds.), Research in Parapsychology 1990 (pp. 161-162).
Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.

*Roig, M. & °Placakis, N. (1992). Hemisphericity Style, sex, and performance on a mirror tracing task. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 74, 1143-1148.

Roig, M., °Icochea, H., & °Cuzzucoli, A. (1991) The coverage of parapsychology in introductory psychology textbooks. Teaching of Psychology, 18, 157-

Roig, M., & Reardon, M. (1991) Test anxiety: Its symptoms and treatment. Emergency, April, 36-57.

Roig, M. (1990). Hemisphericity style, sex, and torque. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 71, 539-544.

*Roig, M. (1990). The processing of perceptual units. Dissertation Abstracts International, Vol. 50 (May), No. 11, p 5336-B.

Roig, M. & Reardon, M. (1988). A new performance standard for promotions. Fire Engineering, June.

Roig, M. (1987). Test guesses. Fire Engineering, September.

Roig, M. (1987). Studying for promotional exams. Fire Engineering, Parts I and II, February and March.

Roig, M. (1985). Hemispheric cognitive style and reflection and impulsivity. Proceedings of the Association of Human Resources Management and
            Organizational Behavior, 2
, 146-151.

*Esquilin, J.L., Stein, E.S., Roig, M., & Weber, E. (1985). A systematic approach to determining critical job behaviors. Proceedings of the Association of
            Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior, 1
, 143-50.

Brosgole, L., PlaHovinsak, T.J., Roig, M. & Notaro, J. (1983). The Role of perceived distance in determining apparent visual size. Bulletin of the
            Psychonomic Society, 23
, 489-492.

Brosgole, L., & Roig, M. (1983). On the mechanisms underlying kinetic visual imagery: I. The role of eye             movements and reafferent stimulation. Journal of Mental Imagery, 7(2), 57-66.

*Stanford, R., & Roig, M. (1982). Toward understanding the cognitive consequences of the auditory stimulation used in the ganzfeld: Two studies. Journal
            of the American Society for Psychical Research, 52
, 319-340.

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