Developmental Psychology (journal)

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Developmental Psychology  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Dev. Psychol.
Discipline Developmental psychology
Language English
Edited by Jacquelynne S. Eccles
Publication details
Publisher American Psychological Association (United States)
Publication history 1969-present
Frequency Bimonthly
Impact factor
ISSN 0012-1649 (print)
1939-0599 (web)
LCCN 77235958
OCLC number 01566542

Developmental Psychology is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association covering research in developmental psychology. Publishing formats are research articles, reviews, and theoretical or methodological articles.[1] The current editor-in-chief is Jacquelynne S. Eccles (University of Michigan).


The journal was established in 1969,[2] with Boyd R. McCandless (Emory University) as founding editor-in-chief.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by MEDLINE/PubMed and the Social Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.976, ranking it 13th out of 65 journals in the category "Psychology, Developmental".[3]


  1. ^ "Developmental Psychology". American Psychological Association. July 23, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  2. ^ "Developmental Psychology". APA PsycNET. November 20, 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Developmental". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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