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Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Applied Psychology
Developmental and Educational Psychology
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology

Social Sciences
Health (social science)
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Publication typeJournals
ISSN18688535, 18688527
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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.

Applied Psychology2011Q3
Applied Psychology2012Q2
Applied Psychology2013Q2
Applied Psychology2014Q2
Applied Psychology2015Q2
Applied Psychology2016Q2
Applied Psychology2017Q1
Applied Psychology2018Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2011Q4
Developmental and Educational Psychology2012Q3
Developmental and Educational Psychology2013Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2014Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2015Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2016Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2017Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2018Q1
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology2011Q4
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology2012Q3
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology2013Q3
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology2014Q2
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology2015Q3
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology2016Q2
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology2017Q2
Experimental and Cognitive Psychology2018Q2
Health (social science)2011Q3
Health (social science)2012Q2
Health (social science)2013Q1
Health (social science)2014Q1
Health (social science)2015Q1
Health (social science)2016Q1
Health (social science)2017Q1
Health (social science)2018Q1
Social Psychology2011Q3
Social Psychology2012Q2
Social Psychology2013Q2
Social Psychology2014Q2
Social Psychology2015Q2
Social Psychology2016Q2
Social Psychology2017Q1
Social Psychology2018Q1

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.267
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.758
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.694
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.446
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.564
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.286
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.267
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.273
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.298
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.357
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.048
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.932
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.895
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.098
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.919
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.096
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20119
Self Cites201229
Self Cites201332
Self Cites201477
Self Cites2015143
Self Cites2016175
Self Cites2017203
Self Cites2018287
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201136
Total Cites2012129
Total Cites2013229
Total Cites2014396
Total Cites2015564
Total Cites2016903
Total Cites20171153
Total Cites20181460
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.964
External Cites per document20121.587
External Cites per document20131.950
External Cites per document20142.636
External Cites per document20152.462
External Cites per document20162.706
External Cites per document20172.654
External Cites per document20182.747
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20111.286
Cites per document20122.048
Cites per document20132.267
Cites per document20143.273
Cites per document20153.298
Cites per document20163.357
Cites per document20173.221
Cites per document20183.419
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents201516
Non-citable documents201625
Non-citable documents201739
Non-citable documents201841
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201128
Citable documents201263
Citable documents2013101
Citable documents2014121
Citable documents2015171
Citable documents2016269
Citable documents2017358
Citable documents2018427
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201112
Uncited documents201224
Uncited documents201332
Uncited documents201437
Uncited documents201552
Uncited documents201684
Uncited documents201798
Uncited documents2018109
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201116
Cited documents201241
Cited documents201372
Cited documents201490
Cited documents2015135
Cited documents2016210
Cited documents2017299
Cited documents2018359
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