Psychological Science

Psychological Science

An official journal of the Association for Psychological Science

D. Stephen Lindsay University of Victoria

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eISSN: 14679280 | ISSN: 09567976 | Current volume: 27 | Current issue: 10 Frequency: Monthly
Psychological Science, the flagship journal of the Association for Psychological Science, is the highest ranked empirical journal in psychology and is truly a leader in the field. The journal publishes cutting-edge research articles, short reports, and research reports spanning the entire spectrum of the science of psychology. This journal is the source for the latest findings in cognitive, social, developmental, and health psychology, as well as behavioral neuroscience and biopsychology. Psychological Science routinely features studies employing novel research methodologies and the newest, most innovative techniques of analysis.

Psychological Science provides metrics that help provide a view of the journal’s performance. The Association for Psychological Science is a signatory of DORA, which recommends that journal-based metrics not be used to assess individual scientist contributions, including for hiring, promotion, or funding decisions. Therefore, Psychological Science recommends that these metrics be used solely for those wishing to assess this journal:

  • Mean review time: 21.5 days to first decision (learn more)
  • Mean production time: 61 days to online publication (learn more)
  • 2015 average monthly full-text downloads: 38,879
  • 2015 impact factor 5.476 (learn more)
  • 2015 impact factor rank: 9 of 129 journals in Psychology, Multidisciplinary
  • 2015 five-year impact factor 6.289
  • Immediacy index 1.005 (learn more)
  • Article influence score 3.256 (learn more)
  • Cited half-life 8 (learn more)
  • Eigenfactor score 0.06569 (learn more)
  • H index 188 (learn more)
  • SJR indicator (2015) 4.375 (learn more)
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The Association for Psychological Science is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level. It was founded in 1988 by a group of scientifically oriented psychologists interested in advancing scientific psychology and its representation as a science at the national level. The Association's mission is to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare. APS has 26,000 members and includes the leading psychological scientists and academics, clinicians, researchers, teachers, and administrators.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Peer Review Coordinator
Kristen Medeiros Association for Psychological Science
Peer Review Manager
Amy C. Drew Association for Psychological Science
Editor in Chief
D. Stephen Lindsay University of Victoria
Senior Editors
Ralph Adolphs California Institute of Technology
Gretchen B. Chapman Rutgers University
Charles Hulme University College London
John Jonides University of Michigan
Wendy Berry Mendes University of California, San Francisco
Associate Editors
Brian P. Ackerman University of Delaware
Edward S. Awh University of Chicago, Department of Psychology
Marc Buehner Cardiff University
Steven W. Gangestad University of New Mexico
Matthew Goldrick Northwestern University
Ian H. Gotlib Stanford University
Jamin B. Halberstadt University of Otago, New Zealand
Eddie Harmon-Jones The University of New South Wales
Kathleen McDermott Washington University, St. Louis
James K. McNulty Florida State University, Department of Psychology
Alice J. O’Toole University of Texas at Dallas
Brent W. Roberts University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Philippe G. Schyns University of Glasgow
Ayse K. Uskul University of Kent, Department of Psychology
Leaf Van Boven University of Colorado at Boulder
Bill von Hippel University of Queensland
Managing Editor
Michele Nathan McLean, Virginia
Rodney Atkins Association for Psychological Science
Christine E. Browne Association for Psychological Science
Brian P. Winters Association for Psychological Science
Editorial Board
George A. Alvarez Harvard University
Michael Anderson University of Cambridge
Ozlem Ayduk University of California, Berkeley
David Badre Brown University
Daniel Balliet Vrije Universiteit
John A. Bargh Yale University
Lisa Feldman Barrett Northeastern University
Pierre N. Barrouillet Université de Genève
Timothy Bates University of Edinburgh
George A. Bonanno Columbia University
S. Alexandra Burt Michigan State University
Colin Camerer California Institute of Technology
Daniel Casasanto University of Chicago
Albert Costa Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Fergus I. M. Craik University of Toronto
Cynthia E. Cryder Washington University in St. Louis
Ruud Custers University College London
Mauricio Delgado Rutgers University
Julie S. Downs Carnegie Mellon University
Bradley C. Duchaine Dartmouth College
David Dunning Cornell University
Howard Eichenbaum Boston University
Russell H. Fazio The Ohio State University
Beverley Fehr University of Winnipeg
Melissa Ferguson Cornell University
Victor S. Ferreira University of California, San Diego
Klaus Fiedler Universität Heidelberg
Erika E. Forbes University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Kentaro Fujita The Ohio State University
Adam D. Galinsky Columbia University
Karen Gasper Pennsylvania State University
Merideth Gattis Cardiff University
Thomas D. Gilovich Cornell University
Tamar H. Gollan University of California, San Diego
Ran R. Hassin The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Psychology
Andrew Heathcote University of Newcastle, Australia
Paula Hertel Trinity University, Department of Psychology
Elena Hoicka University of Sheffield
Emily A. Holmes MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge
Bernhard Hommel Universiteit Leiden
Christopher K. Hsee University of Chicago
John E. Hummel University of Illinois
Jeff Joireman Washington State University
Johan C. Karremans Radboud University
Charles Kemp Carnegie Mellon University
Laura King University of Missouri
Nikolaus Kriegeskorte University of Cambridge
Ethan Kross University of Michigan
Joris Lammers Universität zu Köln
Rick Larrick Duke University
Robyn LeBoeuf Washington University in St. Louis
Debra Lieberman University of Miami
Tania Lombrozo University of California, Berkeley
Hongjing Lu University of California, Los Angeles
Colin MacLeod University of Western Australia, Department of Psychology
Pascal Mamassian École Normale Supérieure
Jon K. Maner Florida State University
Iris Mauss University of California, Berkeley
Teresa McCormack Queen’s University Belfast
Craig R. McKenzie University of California, San Diego
James K. McNulty Florida State University, Department of Psychology
Carol Miller University of Vermont
Akira Miyake University of Colorado at Boulder
Yuri Miyamoto University of Wisconsin-Madison
Don A. Moore University of California, Berkeley
James S. Nairne Purdue University
Ara Norenzayan University of British Columbia
Shigehiro Oishi University of Virginia
Elizabeth Page-Gould University of Toronto
Craig D. Parks Washington State University
Keith Payne University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Ellen Peters The Ohio State University
Timothy J. Pleskac Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Robert Plomin King's College London
Paul C. Quinn University of Delaware
Keith Rayner (in memoriam) University of California, San Diego
Harry T. Reis University of Rochester
Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz University of Michigan
Marjorie Rhodes New York University
Henry L. Roediger, III Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Psychology
Brandon J. Schmeichel Texas A&M University
Brian Scholl Yale University
Gün R. Semin Universiteit Utrecht
Patrick E. Shrout New York University
Robert S. Siegler Carnegie Mellon University
Linda J. Skitka University of Illinois at Chicago
Mariëlle Stel Tilburg University
Danu Anthony Stinson University of Victoria
Rebecca Treiman Washington University in St. Louis
Christopher Trentacosta Wayne State University
Eric Turkheimer University of Virginia
Christian Unkelbach Universität zu Köln
Kees Van den Bos Universiteit Utrecht
Gerben A. van Kleef University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jan-Willem van Prooijen Vrije Universiteit
Simine Vazire Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Psychology
Kathleen D. Vohs University of Minnesota
Gregory M. Walton Stanford University
Elke U. Weber Columbia University
David Whitney University of California, Berkeley
Jessica Witt Colorado State University
Geoffrey F. Woodman Vanderbilt University
Fei Xu University of California, Berkeley
Liane Young Boston College
Marcel Zeelenberg Tilburg University
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