Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

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Journal of Experimental Psychology: General  
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DisciplineExperimental Psychology
Edited byNelson Cowan
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
J. Exp. Psychol. Gen.
ISSN0096-3445 (print)
1939-2222 (web)
OCLC no.2441503

The Journal of Experimental Psychology: General is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association. It was established in 1975 as an independent section of the Journal of Experimental Psychology and covers research in experimental psychology.[1] The journal may include articles on the following topics:[1]

  • social processes
  • developmental processes
  • psychopathology
  • neuroscience
  • computational modeling

The current editor-in-chief is Nelson Cowan (University of Missouri). His predecessor was Isabel Gauthier (Vanderbilt University).

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 2017 impact factor of 4.107, ranking it 3rd out of 85 journals in the category "Psychology, Experimental".[2]


  1. ^ a b "Journal of Experimental Psychology: General". American Psychological Association. June 25, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Experimental". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.

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