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Child Development Perspectives

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health

Developmental and Educational Psychology

Social Sciences
Life-span and Life-course Studies
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17508592, 17508606
Scope Child Development Perspectives" mission is to provide accessible, synthetic reports that summarize emerging trends or conclusions within various domains of developmental research, and to encourage multidisciplinary and international dialogue on a variety of topics in the developmental sciences. Articles in the journal will include reviews, commentary, and groups of papers on a targeted issue. Manuscripts presenting new empirical data are not appropriate for this journal. Articles will be obtained through two sources: author-initiated submissions and invited articles or commentary. Potential contributors who have ideas about a set of three or four papers written from very different perspectives may contact the editor with their ideas for feedback.


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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 Psychology2009Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2010Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2011Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2012Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2013Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2014Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2015Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2016Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2017Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2009Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2010Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2011Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2012Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2013Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2014Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2015Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2016Q1
Life-span and Life-course Studies2017Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2009Q2
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2010Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2011Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2012Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2013Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2014Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2015Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2016Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2017Q1

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.377
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.543
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.303
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.937
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.965
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.300
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.377
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.589
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.017
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.288
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.262
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.209
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.444
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.178
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.377
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.169
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.523
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.411
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.348
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20115
Self Cites201213
Self Cites20132
Self Cites201411
Self Cites20159
Self Cites201610
Self Cites20176
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200939
Total Cites2010145
Total Cites2011246
Total Cites2012359
Total Cites2013503
Total Cites2014699
Total Cites2015797
Total Cites2016735
Total Cites2017564
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 document20080
External Cites per document20091.300
External Cites per document20102.344
External Cites per document20112.537
External Cites per document20122.908
External Cites per document20133.275
External Cites per document20144.195
External Cites per document20155.150
External Cites per document20165.370
External Cites per document20174.133
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20091.300
Cites per document20102.377
Cites per document20112.589
Cites per document20123.017
Cites per document20133.288
Cites per document20144.262
Cites per document20155.209
Cites per document20165.444
Cites per document20174.178
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents201114
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200930
Citable documents201061
Citable documents201195
Citable documents2012119
Citable documents2013153
Citable documents2014164
Citable documents2015153
Citable documents2016135
Citable documents2017135
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200914
Uncited documents201023
Uncited documents201134
Uncited documents201240
Uncited documents201319
Uncited documents201426
Uncited documents201521
Uncited documents201613
Uncited documents201721
Cited documents20080
Cited documents200920
Cited documents201050
Cited documents201175
Cited documents201289
Cited documents2013136
Cited documents2014139
Cited documents2015133
Cited documents2016123
Cited documents2017114
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