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

Journal metrics

2.387 (2021)
Impact factor
2.643 (2021)
Five year impact factor
39 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
1,751,122 (2021)

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  • Call for Statistical Advisors

    We are looking for 1-2 Statistical Advisors to join the Current Psychology Editorial Board with the aim of improving the quality of statistical analysis of papers published in the journal. The ideal candidate will have expertise in psychological science and the latest developments in statistical analysis and methodological rigor. 

  • Call for Section Editors for Current Psychology

    Current Psychology is now accepting nominations for Section Editors. We seek 6-8 Section Editors, recognizing there may be overlap.

    Section Editors will be responsible for a variety of duties, including: overseeing the peer review process of manuscripts within their respective subdisciplines, including assignment of manuscripts to Associate Editors, monitoring a manuscript’s progress through peer review, reviewing the decisions of Associate Editors, participating in AE selection, and acting as part of the journal’s advisory board for the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher.

  • Call for Reviewers

    Current Psychology is experiencing record levels of submissions. As a result, we are seeking additional qualified reviewers. We invite you to join our family of reviewers and look forward to hearing from you.

  • 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: Jan. 1, 2023

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