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Creativity Research Journal

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Visual Arts and Performing Arts

Developmental and Educational Psychology
Psychology (miscellaneous)
PublisherLawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10400419, 15326934
Scope The well-established Creativity Research Journal publishes high quality, scholarly research capturing the full range of approaches to the study of creativity--behavioral, clinical, cognitive, cross-cultural, developmental, educational, genetic, organizational, psychoanalytic, psychometric, and social. Interdisciplinary research is also published, as is research within specific domains such as art and science, as well as on critical issues such as aesthetics, genius, imagery, imagination, incubation, insight, intuition, metaphor, play, and problem finding and solving. Integrative literature reviews and theoretical pieces that appreciate empirical work are welcome, but purely speculative articles will not be published.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Developmental and Educational Psychology1999Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2000Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2001Q4
Developmental and Educational Psychology2002Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2003Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2004Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2005Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2006Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2007Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2008Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2009Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2010Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2011Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2012Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2013Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2014Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2015Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2016Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2017Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts1999Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2000Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2001Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2002Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2003Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2004Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2005Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2006Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2007Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2008Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2009Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2010Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2011Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2012Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2013Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2014Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2015Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2016Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2017Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.410
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.882
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.352
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.762
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.271
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.858
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.543
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.777
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.168
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.921
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.219
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.346
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.536
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.751
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.749
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.644
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.410
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.800
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.271
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.761
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.638
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.736
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.858
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.980
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.539
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.242
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.820
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.544
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.836
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.488
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.451
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.780
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.561
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.379
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.705
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.149
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.471
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.736
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.611
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.797
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.279
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.092
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.239
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.259
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.553
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.067
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.257
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.608
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.184
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites19996
Self Cites200024
Self Cites20010
Self Cites200212
Self Cites20033
Self Cites200414
Self Cites200522
Self Cites200633
Self Cites200729
Self Cites200821
Self Cites200926
Self Cites201023
Self Cites201130
Self Cites201228
Self Cites201349
Self Cites201457
Self Cites201559
Self Cites201637
Self Cites201759
Total Cites199932
Total Cites200072
Total Cites200126
Total Cites200251
Total Cites200344
Total Cites200453
Total Cites200591
Total Cites2006100
Total Cites2007157
Total Cites2008118
Total Cites2009168
Total Cites2010202
Total Cites2011193
Total Cites2012213
Total Cites2013269
Total Cites2014311
Total Cites2015348
Total Cites2016267
Total Cites2017242
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document19990.333
External Cites per document20000.533
External Cites per document20010.271
External Cites per document20020.582
External Cites per document20030.594
External Cites per document20040.542
External Cites per document20050.651
External Cites per document20060.657
External Cites per document20071.255
External Cites per document20081.021
External Cites per document20091.303
External Cites per document20101.613
External Cites per document20111.304
External Cites per document20121.595
External Cites per document20131.947
External Cites per document20142.032
External Cites per document20152.035
External Cites per document20161.533
External Cites per document20171.181
Cites per document19990.410
Cites per document20000.800
Cites per document20010.271
Cites per document20020.761
Cites per document20030.638
Cites per document20040.736
Cites per document20050.858
Cites per document20060.980
Cites per document20071.539
Cites per document20081.242
Cites per document20091.541
Cites per document20101.820
Cites per document20111.544
Cites per document20121.836
Cites per document20132.381
Cites per document20142.488
Cites per document20152.451
Cites per document20161.780
Cites per document20171.561
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20053
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents200915
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20177
Citable documents199978
Citable documents200090
Citable documents200196
Citable documents200267
Citable documents200369
Citable documents200472
Citable documents2005106
Citable documents2006102
Citable documents2007102
Citable documents200895
Citable documents2009109
Citable documents2010111
Citable documents2011125
Citable documents2012116
Citable documents2013113
Citable documents2014125
Citable documents2015142
Citable documents2016150
Citable documents2017155
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents199950
Uncited documents200049
Uncited documents200179
Uncited documents200234
Uncited documents200345
Uncited documents200447
Uncited documents200560
Uncited documents200654
Uncited documents200745
Uncited documents200854
Uncited documents200952
Uncited documents201051
Uncited documents201152
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201330
Uncited documents201437
Uncited documents201556
Uncited documents201649
Uncited documents201757
Cited documents199928
Cited documents200041
Cited documents200117
Cited documents200233
Cited documents200324
Cited documents200427
Cited documents200549
Cited documents200651
Cited documents200762
Cited documents200853
Cited documents200972
Cited documents201072
Cited documents201177
Cited documents201278
Cited documents201386
Cited documents201492
Cited documents201591
Cited documents2016109
Cited documents2017105
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