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Frontiers in Psychologyopen access

Country Switzerland  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Switzerland
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Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Psychology (miscellaneous)
PublisherFrontiers Media S.A.
Publication typeJournals
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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.

Psychology (miscellaneous)2011Q2
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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.850
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.967
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.880
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.255
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.899
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.866
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.651
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.850
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.967
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.880
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.219
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.599
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.788
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.456
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.850
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.967
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.658
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.415
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.585
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.103
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 Cites201158
Self Cites2012217
Self Cites2013419
Self Cites2014758
Self Cites2015882
Self Cites2016964
Self Cites20171227
Total Cites20100
Total Cites2011209
Total Cites20121427
Total Cites20132984
Total Cites20145383
Total Cites20156821
Total Cites20168923
Total Cites201710248
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 document20111.336
External Cites per document20122.516
External Cites per document20132.476
External Cites per document20142.766
External Cites per document20152.263
External Cites per document20162.487
External Cites per document20172.162
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20111.850
Cites per document20122.967
Cites per document20132.880
Cites per document20143.219
Cites per document20152.599
Cites per document20162.788
Cites per document20172.456
% 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 documents201116
Non-citable documents201255
Non-citable documents201380
Non-citable documents2014126
Non-citable documents2015213
Non-citable documents2016355
Non-citable documents2017501
Citable documents20100
Citable documents2011113
Citable documents2012481
Citable documents20131036
Citable documents20141672
Citable documents20152624
Citable documents20163200
Citable documents20174172
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 documents201142
Uncited documents2012128
Uncited documents2013276
Uncited documents2014409
Uncited documents2015724
Uncited documents2016986
Uncited documents20171465
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201187
Cited documents2012408
Cited documents2013840
Cited documents20141389
Cited documents20152113
Cited documents20162569
Cited documents20173208
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