Psychological Bulletin

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Psychological Bulletin  
Psychological Bulletin
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Psychol. Bull.
Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by Stephen P. Hinshaw
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1904-present
Frequency Bimonthly
15.575
Indexing
ISSN 0033-2909
LCCN 05019164
CODEN PSBUAI
OCLC no. 01681351
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Psychological Bulletin is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes evaluative and integrative research reviews and interpretations of issues in psychology, including both qualitative (narrative) and/or quantitative (meta-analytic) aspects.[1] The current editor-in-chief is Stephen P. Hinshaw (University of California, Berkeley).

History[edit]

The journal was established by Johns Hopkins psychologist James Mark Baldwin in 1904,[2] immediately after he had bought out James McKeen Cattell's share of Psychological Review, which the two had established ten years earlier. Baldwin gave the editorship of both journals to John B. Watson, when scandal forced him to resign his position at Johns Hopkins in 1909. Ownership of the Bulletin passed to Howard C. Warren, who eventually donated it to the American Psychological Association, which continues to own it to the present day.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by MEDLINE/PubMed, the Social Science Citation Index, and the Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 15.575, ranking it 1st out of 124 journals in the category "Psychology, Multidisciplinary".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Psychological Bulletin". American Psychological Association. July 20, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  2. ^ Benjamin, Ludy T. A Brief History of Modern Psychology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2007, pp. 70–1, ISBN 978-1-4051-3205-3.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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