Psychological Science (journal)

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Psychological Science  
Psychological Science cover.jpg
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Psychol. Sci.
Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by Eric Eich
Publication details
Publisher SAGE Publications (United States)
Publication history 1990-present
Frequency Monthly
Indexing
ISSN 0956-7976
Links

Psychological Science, the flagship journal of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by SAGE Publications. It is one of the most influential journals in psychology and ranked among the top 10 general psychology journals.[1]

Publication scope[edit]

Psychological Science publishes research reports and short commentaries. The journal publishes cutting-edge research articles, short reports, and research reports spanning the entire spectrum of the science of psychology. Psychological Science is a general-interest journal that publishes articles with a general theoretical significance and broad interest across the field of psychological science.[2] The articles include topics from cognitive, social, developmental and health psychology, as well as behavioral neuroscience and biopsychology. The journal also publishes studies that employ novel research methodologies and innovative analysis techniques. Its editor is Eric Eich from the University of British Columbia, Canada.[3]

Characteristics[edit]

The journal is in the top 10 psychology journals worldwide.[1] Published monthly, the journal appears online and in print with “online first” articles appearing weekly on the journal's website. In addition to a large number of institutional subscribers worldwide, the 25,000 members of the Association for Psychological Science receive the journal as part of their membership.

Past editors[edit]

Robert V. Kail, Purdue University; James E Cutting, Cornell University; Sam Glucksberg, Princeton University; John F. Kihlstrom, University of California, Berkeley; and William Kaye Estes, Indiana University

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary. "2012 Journal Citation Reports". Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2013. 
  2. ^ "Information for Contributors". Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
  3. ^ "Psychological Science". Retrieved 2012-01-20.