Emotion (journal)

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by David DeSteno
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 1528-3542 (print)
1931-1516 (web)
LCCN 00211497
OCLC no. 48668559

Emotion is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, which, as its title states, publishes articles relating to the study of emotion. It is one of several psychology journals published by the American Psychological Association.[1] It was established by founding co-editors-in-chief Richard Davidson and Klaus Scherer in 2001.[2] The current editor-in-chief is David DeSteno (Northeastern University).[1] Initially published quarterly, the publication frequency has been bimonthly since 2008.[3]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

For indexing purposes, Emotion is also referred to as Emotion (Washington D.C.).[4] The journal is abstracted and indexed in Abstracts of Mycology, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, CINAHL Plus with Full Text, Current Contents, Dietrich's Index Philosophicus, EMBASE, Index Medicus, I B Z - Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur, Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, PubMed, Reactions Weekly, Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index, and SwetsWise All Titles.[1]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 3.383, ranking it 11th out of 85 journals in the category "Psychology, Experimental".[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Emotion". Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Davidson, R. J.; Scherer, K. R. (2001). "Editorial". Emotion. 1: 3–4. doi:10.1037/1528-3542.1.1.3. 
  3. ^ "PsycNET - Browse Volumes". Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Library of Congress, LCCN, LC Online Catalog, LCCN permalink, persistent identifier LCCN:00211497". Archived from the original on 9 July 2012. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Experimental". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

External links[edit]

Official website