Psychological Science

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Psychological Science  
Psychological Science cover.jpg
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Psychol. Sci.
Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by D. Stephen Lindsay
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0956-7976

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.[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 D. Stephen Lindsay from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.[3]


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]


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  2. ^ "Information for Contributors". Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
  3. ^ "Psychological Science". Retrieved 2012-01-20.