American Psychologist

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American Psychologist  
American Psychologist journal cover.gif
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Am. Psychol.
Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by Norman B. Anderson
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1946–present
Frequency 9/year
5.10
Indexing
ISSN 0003-066X (print)
1935-990X (web)
OCLC no. 1435230
Links

American Psychologist is the official peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Psychological Association. It contains archival documents and articles covering current issues in psychology, the science and practice of psychology, and psychology's contribution to public policy.[1]

The documents within the journal include, but are not limited to:[1]

  • the Annual Report of the Association
  • Council minutes
  • the Presidential Address
  • editorials
  • other reports of the Association
  • ethics information

The current editor-in-chief is Norman B. Anderson.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2012 impact factor is 5.10, ranking it 6th out of 126 journals in the category "Psychology, Multidisciplinary."[2]

Special issues[edit]

Over the years, the journal has published several special issues with content especially pertinent to the current events of the time. Some of the special issues include.[1]

  • 9/11 Ten Years Later (September, 2011)
  • Psychology and Global Climate Change (May-June, 2011)
  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (January, 2011)
  • Genes, Race, and Psychology in the Genome Era (January, 2005)
  • Positive Psychology (January, 2000)
  • Intelligence and Lifelong Learning (October, 1997)
  • Organizational Psychology (February, 1990)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "American Psychologist". American Psychological Association. 20 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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