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Psychology, Journal of the Higher School of Economics


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

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National Research University Higher School of Economics

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Psychology. Journal of the Higher School of Economics was established by the National Research University — Higher School of Economics (HSE) in 2004 and is administered by the School of Psychology of HSE. The Journal publishes articles written by Russian and foreign researchers presenting original positions in academic and applied psychology, analytical reviews, short reports focused on empirical studies, and information about current scientific events in Russia and the rest of the world. Principal themes of the journal include: -Methodology, history, and theory of psychology -Research approaches and methods in psychology -New tools for psychological assessment -Interdisciplinary studies connecting psychology with economics, sociology, cultural anthropology, and other sciences -New achievements and trends in cognitive psychology, social psychology, organizational psychology, neuroscience -Models and methods of practice in organizations and individual work -Studies in personological approach, combining theoretical, empirical, hermeneutic, and counselling work on personality -Bridging the gap between science and practice, psychological problems associated with innovations -Discussions on pressing issues in fundamental and applied research within psychology and related sciences The primary audience of the journal includes researchers and practitioners specializing in psychology, sociology, cultural studies, education, neuroscience, and management, as well as teachers and students of higher education institutions. 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.

Cultural Studies2017Q2
Cultural Studies2018Q2
Cultural Studies2019Q3
Cultural Studies2020Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2018Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2020Q4

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.159
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.194
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.379
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.159
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.286
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.194
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.349
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.170
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.374
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 Cites20160
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20186
Self Cites20195
Self Cites20208
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20177
Total Cites201826
Total Cites201928
Total Cites202051
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.098
External Cites per document20180.238
External Cites per document20190.176
External Cites per document20200.319
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.159
Cites per document20180.286
Cites per document20190.194
Cites per document20200.349
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20187
Non-citable documents201913
Non-citable documents202011
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201741
Citable documents201884
Citable documents2019131
Citable documents2020135
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 documents20160
Uncited documents201739
Uncited documents201870
Uncited documents2019123
Uncited documents2020109
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20175
Cited documents201821
Cited documents201921
Cited documents202037
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