Journal of Applied Psychology

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Journal of Applied Psychology  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Appl. Psychol.
Discipline Applied psychology
Language English
Edited by Gilad Chen (Incoming)
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0021-9010 (print)
1939-1854 (web)
LCCN 19012586
OCLC no. 476130184

The Journal of Applied Psychology is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association. The journal emphasizes the publication of original investigations that contribute new knowledge and understanding to fields of applied psychology (other than clinical and applied experimental or human factors, which are more appropriate for other American Psychological Association journals). The journal primarily considers empirical and theoretical investigations that enhance understanding of cognitive, motivational, affective, and behavioral psychological phenomena."[1] The incoming editor-in-chief is Gilad Chen (University of Maryland).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 3.810, ranking it 5th out of 79 journals in the category "Psychology, Applied"[2] and 17th out of 192 journals in the category "Management".[3]


  1. ^ "Journal of Applied Psychology". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Applied". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Management". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 

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