This journal explores the cultural nature of human conduct and its evolutionary history, anthropology, ethology, communication processes between people and within -- as well as between -- societies. It integrates perspectives of the social and biological sciences through theoretical models of epigenesis.

Integrative Psychological & Behavioral Science (IPBS) features articles that cover theoretical integration of ideas, epistemology of social and biological sciences, and original empirical research articles of general scientific value. IPBS covers the history of the social sciences as relevant for development of theoretical perspectives and empirical elaborations within the social and biological sciences. It integrates knowledge from many fields in a new synthesis of universal social science – overcoming the post-modernist fragmentation of ideas.

  • Dedicated to the advancement of basic knowledge in the social and behavioral sciences
  • Explores the cultural nature of human conduct and its evolutionary history, anthropology, ethology, communication processes between people and societies
  • Integrates knowledge from many fields in a new synthesis of universal social science
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Jaan Valsiner
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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1.156 (2021)
Impact factor
1.257 (2021)
Five year impact factor
34 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
153,705 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1936-3567
Print ISSN
1932-4502
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