Current Psychology stands as an international forum for rapid dissemination of information and research results at the cutting edge of psychology. Coverage includes significant empirical contributions from all major areas of psychology: social psychology; small groups and personality; human development; sensation, perception, and cognition; clinical and abnormal psychology; and methodology and field research.

  • A forum for information and research at the cutting edge of psychology
  • Includes contributions from all major areas of psychology
  • Covers social psychology, small groups and personality, human development, sensation, perception, and cognition, clinical and abnormal psychology, and more
  • 92% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • F. Richard Ferraro
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1.468 (2018)
Impact factor
1.582 (2018)
Five year impact factor
66 days
Submission to first decision
214 days
Submission to acceptance
235,144 (2018)

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  • Call for Papers: Artificial Intelligence for Cognitive Psychology

    This special issue on Artificial Intelligence for Cognitive Psychology serves as an excellent platform to exchange innovative, creative, and novel ideas related to exploring the opportunities of applying Artificial Intelligence principles across cognitive psychology space.

    Guest Editors: Dr. Priyan Malarvizhi Kumar, Dr. Hari Mohan Pandey, Dr. Gautam Srivastava

    Deadline for submissions: August 4, 2020

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