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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2.051 (2019)
Impact factor
1.795 (2019)
Five year impact factor
59 days
Submission to first decision
205 days
Submission to acceptance
711,135 (2020)
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1936-4733
Print ISSN
1046-1310
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