Social Psychology

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Published as Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie (ISSN 0044-3514) until volume 38, 2007

ISSN:
ISSN-L 1864-9335, ISSN-Print 1864-9335, ISSN-Online 2151-2590
Impact Factor:
1.200 (5 Year Impact Factor: 2.157)
Indexed in:
Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences (CC/S&BS), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), PsycINFO, PSYNDEX, ERIH, Scopus, and EMCare. 
Editors:
Kai Epstude (Editor-in-chief)
Wim Meerholz (Editorial office)
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About the journal

Aims and scope

Social Psychology publishes innovative and methodologically sound research and serves as an international forum for scientific discussion and debate in the field of social psychology. Topics include all basic social psychological research themes, methodological advances in social psychology, as well as research in applied fields of social psychology. The journal focuses on original empirical contributions to social psychological research, but is open to theoretical articles, critical reviews, and replications of published research.

Experience and innovation

The journal was published until volume 38 (2007) as the Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie (ISSN 0044-3514). Drawing on over 30 years of experience and tradition in publishing high-quality, innovative science as the Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, Social Psychology has an internationally renowned team of editors and consulting editors from all areas of basic and applied social psychology, thus ensuring that the highest international standards are maintained.

Rapid turnaround

Social Psychology offers a rapid and transparent peer-review process and a short time-lag between acceptance of papers and publication. The time between manuscript submission and editorial decision is usually less than eight weeks.
Mean time for submission to first decision (2015): 56 days.

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Recent editorials

2018

Moving Ahead
Kai Epstude
Social Psychology, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 1-2

2017

Towards a Replicable and Relevant Social Psychology
Kai Epstude
Social Psychology, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 1-2

2016

Increasing Replicability
Christian Unkelbach
Social Psychology, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 1-3

For authors and editors

Call for papers

"Ego Depletion and Self-Control: Conceptual and Empirical Advances"
A Special Issue of Social Psychology

Guest Editors:
Junhua Dang (Lund University, Sweden)
Martin S. Hagger (Curtin University, Australia and University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Deadline for submission of full manuscripts is August 31, 2018.

Deadline extended: October 15, 2018.


Instructions to authors

We are looking forward to receiving your manuscript for Social Psychology. Please read and take note of the instructions to authors before submitting your manuscript.

All manuscripts should be submitted via Editorial Manager

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