Current Psychology is an international forum for rapid dissemination of peer-reviewed research at the cutting edge of psychology. It welcomes significant and rigorous empirical and theoretical contributions from all the major areas of psychology, including but not limited to: cognitive psychology and cognition, social, clinical, health, developmental, methodological, and personality psychology, neuropsychology, psychometrics, human factors, and educational psychology.

  • A global forum for peer-reviewed research at the cutting edge of psychology
  • Welcomes contributions from all major areas of psychology
  • Includes empirical and theoretical work

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Editor-in-Chief
  • F. Richard Ferraro
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

4.297 (2020)
Impact factor
3.544 (2020)
Five year impact factor
39 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
1,751,122 (2021)
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  • Call for Papers: Multi-Journal Collection on Reducing Poverty and its Consequences

    As one of the most enduring and complex social problems in the world, poverty, and its eradication, must be addressed through a variety of research and practice domains including social, behavioral, and public health perspectives.  Our journal is calling for submissions to a multi-journal collection exploring this significant global issue. Click here for more details.

    Submission Deadline: Sep. 1, 2022

  • Donald Daughtry

    It is with great sadness that Current Psychology announces the passing of Associate Editor Donald Daughtry. He was an esteemed colleague and an integral part of the Current Psychology team. He will be missed. Our condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.

  • Call for Papers: Retractions and their Discontents

    Retractions of scientific articles have been increasing steadily over the past 20 years. Articles are retracted, either by the journal that published them or by the authors themselves, because of major scientific flaws (sometimes, but not always, due to misconduct), but also on occasion when they have come under intense scrutiny because their conclusions are socially or politically controversial. With this special issue of Current Psychology, we hope to stimulate discussion of all aspects of the "unpublication" of scientific articles.

    Guest Editors: Christopher J. Ferguson, Nicholas Brown
    Submission Deadline: May 1, 2022

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Electronic ISSN
1936-4733
Print ISSN
1046-1310
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