Motivation and Emotion publishes theoretical papers and original research reports of either a basic or applied nature from any area of psychology and behavioral science, provided that the focus is on motivation and/or emotion. While the primary orientation of the journal is on human emotion and motivation, animal studies are also published, provided they are relevant to general motivation and/or emotion theory.

  • Publishes theoretical papers and original research reports either a basic or applied nature that focus on motivation and emotion
  • Primary orientation of the journal is on human emotion and motivation, but animal studies are also included
  • 92% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again
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  • Michael Richter
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Hybrid. Open Choice – What is this?
Impact
Impact factor: 1.459 (2018)
Five year impact factor: 2.607 (2018)
Speed
Submission to first decision: 83 days
Acceptance to publication: 9 days
Usage
Downloads: 227,168 (2018)

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Electronic ISSN
1573-6644
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0146-7239
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