The journal Psychological Research publishes articles that contribute to a basic understanding of human perception, attention, memory and action. It is devoted to the dissemination of knowledge based on firm experimental ground, independent of any particular approach or school of thought. The contents include theoretical and historical papers as well as those of an applied nature that serve to bridge the gap between basic and applied research.

  • Contributes to a basic understanding of human perception, attention, memory, and action.
  • Disseminations knowledge based on firm experimental ground, independent of any particular approach or school of thought.
  • Includes theoretical and historical papers as well as those of an applied nature that serve to bridge the gap between basic and applied research.

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  • Bernhard Hommel
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2.956 (2020)
Impact factor
2.921 (2020)
Five year impact factor
73 days
Submission to first decision
220 days
Submission to acceptance
290,474 (2020)
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1430-2772
Print ISSN
0340-0727
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