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Psychology in Russia: State of the Artopen access


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

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Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Lomonosov Moscow State University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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Established in 2008, the Russian Psychological Society's Journal «Psychology in Russia: State of the Art» publishes original research on all aspects of general psychology including cognitive, clinical, developmental, social, neuropsychology, psychophysiology, psychology of labor and ergonomics, and methodology of psychological science. Journal's list of authors comprises prominent scientists, practitioners and experts from leading Russian universities, research institutions, state ministries and private practice. Addressing current challenges of psychology, it also reviews developments in novel areas such as security, sport, and art psychology, as well as psychology of negotiations, cyberspace and virtual reality. The journal builds upon theoretical foundations laid by the works of Vygotsky, Luria and other Russian scientists whose works contributed to shaping the psychological science worldwide, and welcomes international submissions which make major contributions across the range of psychology, especially appreciating the ones conducted in the paradigm of the Russian psychological tradition. It enjoys a wide international readership and features reports of empirical studies, book reviews and theoretical contributions, which aim to further our understanding of psychology. Join the conversation about this journal

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)2013Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2021Q3

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.412
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.282
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.352
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.526
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.601
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.787
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.412
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.214
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.282
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.332
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.415
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.581
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.566
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.701
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.869
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.214
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.279
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.385
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.514
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.508
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.783
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.768
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 Cites20120
Self Cites201311
Self Cites20145
Self Cites201518
Self Cites201622
Self Cites201715
Self Cites201816
Self Cites20197
Self Cites20209
Self Cites20219
Total Cites20120
Total Cites201314
Total Cites201425
Total Cites201548
Total Cites201662
Total Cites201768
Total Cites2018104
Total Cites2019103
Total Cites2020122
Total Cites2021133
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.091
External Cites per document20140.179
External Cites per document20150.186
External Cites per document20160.229
External Cites per document20170.349
External Cites per document20180.524
External Cites per document20190.552
External Cites per document20200.665
External Cites per document20210.816
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.412
Cites per document20140.214
Cites per document20150.282
Cites per document20160.332
Cites per document20170.415
Cites per document20180.581
Cites per document20190.566
Cites per document20200.701
Cites per document20210.869
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201712
Non-citable documents201811
Non-citable documents20198
Non-citable documents20204
Non-citable documents20211
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201333
Citable documents2014112
Citable documents2015161
Citable documents2016175
Citable documents2017152
Citable documents2018168
Citable documents2019174
Citable documents2020170
Citable documents2021152
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201326
Uncited documents2014101
Uncited documents2015144
Uncited documents2016141
Uncited documents2017119
Uncited documents2018122
Uncited documents2019110
Uncited documents2020104
Uncited documents202171
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20138
Cited documents201416
Cited documents201526
Cited documents201646
Cited documents201745
Cited documents201857
Cited documents201972
Cited documents202070
Cited documents202182
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