Psychological Science

Psychological Science will have a new Editor-in-Chief in 2024! Find out more here.

Prospective submitters of manuscripts are encouraged to read incoming Editor-in-Chief Simine Vazire’s editorial, as well as the editorial by Tom Hardwicke, Senior Editor for Statistics, Transparency, & Rigor, and Simine Vazire.

Psychological Science, the flagship journal of the Association for Psychological Science, is the leading peer-reviewed journal publishing empirical research spanning the entire spectrum of the science of psychology. The journal publishes cutting-edge research articles, short reports, and research reports of general theoretical significance and broad interest across the field. Psychological Science is the source for the latest findings on topics from cognitive, social, developmental, and health psychology to behavioral neuroscience and biopsychology. The journal routinely features studies employing novel research methodologies and the newest, most innovative techniques of analysis. Articles are published in OnlineFirst before they are assigned to an issue. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Quick Facts

Editor:Patricia J. Bauer
ISSN:Print: 0956-7976
Online: 1467-9280
Frequency:12 issues per year

Read the February 2022 editorial by Editor-in-Chief Patricia Bauer, “Psychological Science Stepping Up a Level.”

Read the January 2020 editorial by Editor Patricia Bauer on her vision for the future of Psychological Science.

Read the December 2015 editorial on replication by Editor Steve Lindsay, as well as his April 2017 editorial on sharing data and materials during the review process.

Watch Geoff Cumming’s video workshop on the new statistics.

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