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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)

Psychology (miscellaneous)
PublisherAmerican Psychological Association
Publication typeJournals
Scope Emotion publishes significant contributions to the study of emotion from a wide range of theoretical traditions and research domains. The journal includes articles that advance knowledge and theory about all aspects of emotional processes, including reports of substantial empirical studies, scholarly reviews, and major theoretical articles. Submissions from all domains of emotion research are encouraged, including studies focusing on cultural, social, temperament and personality, cognitive, developmental, health, or biological variables that affect or are affected by emotional functioning. Both laboratory and field studies are appropriate for the journal, as are neuroimaging studies of emotional processes.


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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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2003Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2004Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Psychology (miscellaneous)2017Q1

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)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.185
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.389
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20054.110
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20064.218
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20074.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20084.698
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.898
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.632
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20116.501
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.325
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.268
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.914
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.368
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.069
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.389
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.297
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.965
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20074.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20084.343
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.480
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.339
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20115.599
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.825
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.785
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.137
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.432
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.828
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.185
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.389
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.781
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.188
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.427
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.511
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.856
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.163
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.865
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.916
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.591
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.343
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.422
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 Cites20010
Self Cites20023
Self Cites200312
Self Cites200418
Self Cites200530
Self Cites200653
Self Cites200785
Self Cites200880
Self Cites200979
Self Cites201054
Self Cites2011161
Self Cites201290
Self Cites201370
Self Cites201485
Self Cites201573
Self Cites201669
Self Cites201759
Total Cites20010
Total Cites200232
Total Cites2003129
Total Cites2004301
Total Cites2005300
Total Cites2006456
Total Cites2007612
Total Cites2008873
Total Cites20091093
Total Cites20101189
Total Cites20111618
Total Cites20121732
Total Cites20132000
Total Cites20141812
Total Cites20151715
Total Cites20161225
Total Cites20171160
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 document20010
External Cites per document20021.074
External Cites per document20032.167
External Cites per document20043.369
External Cites per document20052.967
External Cites per document20063.504
External Cites per document20073.490
External Cites per document20083.945
External Cites per document20094.156
External Cites per document20104.142
External Cites per document20115.042
External Cites per document20124.574
External Cites per document20134.617
External Cites per document20143.943
External Cites per document20154.243
External Cites per document20163.613
External Cites per document20173.670
Cites per document20010.000
Cites per document20021.185
Cites per document20032.389
Cites per document20043.583
Cites per document20053.297
Cites per document20063.965
Cites per document20074.053
Cites per document20084.343
Cites per document20094.480
Cites per document20104.339
Cites per document20115.599
Cites per document20124.825
Cites per document20134.785
Cites per document20144.137
Cites per document20154.432
Cites per document20163.828
Cites per document20173.867
% 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 documents20010
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20158
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents201731
Citable documents20010
Citable documents200227
Citable documents200354
Citable documents200484
Citable documents200591
Citable documents2006115
Citable documents2007151
Citable documents2008201
Citable documents2009244
Citable documents2010274
Citable documents2011289
Citable documents2012359
Citable documents2013418
Citable documents2014438
Citable documents2015387
Citable documents2016320
Citable documents2017300
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 documents20010
Uncited documents200216
Uncited documents200317
Uncited documents200420
Uncited documents200517
Uncited documents200619
Uncited documents200725
Uncited documents200828
Uncited documents200926
Uncited documents201026
Uncited documents201126
Uncited documents201243
Uncited documents201343
Uncited documents201459
Uncited documents201558
Uncited documents201640
Uncited documents201742
Cited documents20010
Cited documents200212
Cited documents200338
Cited documents200465
Cited documents200574
Cited documents200696
Cited documents2007126
Cited documents2008174
Cited documents2009219
Cited documents2010249
Cited documents2011264
Cited documents2012317
Cited documents2013380
Cited documents2014385
Cited documents2015337
Cited documents2016290
Cited documents2017289
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