Current Directions in Psychological Science publishes reviews by leading experts covering all of scientific psychology and its applications. Each issue of Current Directions features a diverse mix of reports on various topics such as language, memory and cognition, development, the neural basis of behavior and emotions, various aspects of psychopathology, and theory of mind. These articles allow readers to stay apprised of important developments across subfields beyond their areas of expertise and bodies of research they might not otherwise be aware of. The articles in Current Directions are also written to be accessible to non-experts, making them ideally suited for use in the classroom as teaching supplements.
Current Directions in 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, Current Directions in Psychological Science recommends that these metrics be used solely for those wishing to assess this journal:
- Mean review time: 49 days to first decision
- Mean production time: 92 days to online publication
- 2017 average monthly full-text downloads: 49,319
- 2016 impact factor 5.255 (learn more)
- 2016 impact factor rank: 9 of 128 journals in Psychology, Multidisciplinary
- 2016 five-year impact factor 7.269
- Immediacy index 0.479 (learn more)
- Article influence score 3.2 (learn more)
- Cited half-life 9.0 (learn more)
- Eigenfactor score 0.018 (learn more)
- H index 124 (learn more)
- SJR indicator (2016) 3.809 (learn more)
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|Brian P. Winters||Association for Psychological Science|
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|Martha Ann Bell||Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA|
|Valerie Camos||Université de Fribourg, Switzerland|
|Sheldon Cohen||Carnegie Mellon University, USA|
|Frank Durso||Georgia Institute of Technology, USA|
|Joseph P. Forgas||The University of New South Wales, Australia|
|Chris Fraley||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA|
|Isabel Gauthier||Vanderbilt University, USA|
|Harlene Hayne||University of Otago, New Zealand|
|David Myers||Hope College|
|Thomas Oltmanns||Washington University in St Louis, USA|
|Howard Weiss||Georgia Institute of Technology, USA|
|Steve West||Arizona State University, USA|
|Denise Wu||National Central University|