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Child Development

Country United States  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health

Developmental and Educational Psychology

Social Sciences
Social Work
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN14678624, 00093920
Coverage1945-1948, 1950-2020
Scope As the flagship journal of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Child Development has published articles, essays, reviews, and tutorials on various topics in the field of child development since 1930. Spanning many disciplines, the journal provides the latest research, not only for researchers and theoreticians, but also for child psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, psychiatric social workers, specialists in early childhood education, educational psychologists, special education teachers, and other researchers. In addition to six issues per year of Child Development, subscribers to the journal also receive a full subscription to Child Development Perspectives and Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development.


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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.

Developmental and Educational Psychology1999Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2000Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2001Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2002Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2003Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2004Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2005Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2006Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2007Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2008Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2009Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2010Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2011Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2012Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2013Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2014Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2015Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2016Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2017Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2018Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2019Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health1999Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2000Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2001Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2002Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2003Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2004Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2005Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2006Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2007Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2008Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2009Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2010Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2011Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2012Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2013Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2014Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2015Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2016Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2017Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2018Q1
Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health2019Q1
Social Work1999Q1
Social Work2000Q1
Social Work2001Q1
Social Work2002Q1
Social Work2003Q1
Social Work2004Q1
Social Work2005Q1
Social Work2006Q1
Social Work2007Q1
Social Work2008Q1
Social Work2009Q1
Social Work2010Q1
Social Work2011Q1
Social Work2012Q1
Social Work2013Q1
Social Work2014Q1
Social Work2015Q1
Social Work2016Q1
Social Work2017Q1
Social Work2018Q1
Social Work2019Q1

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)19993.288
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20003.634
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20013.543
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.960
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.712
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20055.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20066.141
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20075.840
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20086.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20095.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20106.421
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20116.821
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20126.840
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20136.886
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20147.279
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20156.126
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.710
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.980
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19993.288
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20003.531
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.168
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.555
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20034.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20044.628
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20054.568
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20065.592
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20075.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20085.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20095.404
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20105.887
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20116.204
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20126.530
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.734
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.210
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.603
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.995
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.931
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.134
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20034.008
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20043.745
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.626
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20064.626
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.790
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20084.536
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.623
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20115.730
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20126.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.780
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.492
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.083
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.979
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.729
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.609
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 Cites1999122
Self Cites200096
Self Cites2001125
Self Cites2002104
Self Cites2003166
Self Cites2004147
Self Cites2005123
Self Cites2006115
Self Cites200795
Self Cites200882
Self Cites2009104
Self Cites201074
Self Cites201188
Self Cites201292
Self Cites201387
Self Cites2014128
Self Cites201590
Self Cites2016120
Self Cites201787
Self Cites201882
Self Cites2019136
Total Cites19991348
Total Cites20001084
Total Cites20011134
Total Cites20021294
Total Cites20031707
Total Cites20041694
Total Cites20051681
Total Cites20061851
Total Cites20071650
Total Cites20081666
Total Cites20091940
Total Cites20102131
Total Cites20112308
Total Cites20122527
Total Cites20132736
Total Cites20142631
Total Cites20152301
Total Cites20162546
Total Cites20172334
Total Cites20182251
Total Cites20192751
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 document19992.990
External Cites per document20003.218
External Cites per document20012.818
External Cites per document20023.269
External Cites per document20034.023
External Cites per document20044.227
External Cites per document20054.234
External Cites per document20065.245
External Cites per document20074.770
External Cites per document20084.950
External Cites per document20095.114
External Cites per document20105.682
External Cites per document20115.968
External Cites per document20126.292
External Cites per document20136.414
External Cites per document20145.821
External Cites per document20154.849
External Cites per document20165.464
External Cites per document20175.016
External Cites per document20185.021
External Cites per document20195.326
Cites per document19993.288
Cites per document20003.531
Cites per document20013.168
Cites per document20023.555
Cites per document20034.457
Cites per document20044.628
Cites per document20054.568
Cites per document20065.592
Cites per document20075.061
Cites per document20085.206
Cites per document20095.404
Cites per document20105.887
Cites per document20116.204
Cites per document20126.530
Cites per document20136.625
Cites per document20146.119
Cites per document20155.046
Cites per document20165.734
Cites per document20175.210
Cites per document20185.211
Cites per document20195.603
% 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 documents19991
Non-citable documents20001
Non-citable documents20011
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20108
Non-citable documents201112
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201713
Non-citable documents201818
Non-citable documents201924
Citable documents1999410
Citable documents2000307
Citable documents2001358
Citable documents2002364
Citable documents2003383
Citable documents2004366
Citable documents2005368
Citable documents2006331
Citable documents2007326
Citable documents2008320
Citable documents2009359
Citable documents2010362
Citable documents2011372
Citable documents2012387
Citable documents2013413
Citable documents2014430
Citable documents2015456
Citable documents2016444
Citable documents2017448
Citable documents2018432
Citable documents2019491
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 documents199960
Uncited documents200050
Uncited documents200184
Uncited documents200257
Uncited documents200357
Uncited documents200437
Uncited documents200539
Uncited documents200632
Uncited documents200741
Uncited documents200837
Uncited documents200939
Uncited documents201034
Uncited documents201137
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201348
Uncited documents201438
Uncited documents201552
Uncited documents201643
Uncited documents201752
Uncited documents201848
Uncited documents201938
Cited documents1999351
Cited documents2000258
Cited documents2001275
Cited documents2002307
Cited documents2003326
Cited documents2004330
Cited documents2005331
Cited documents2006301
Cited documents2007287
Cited documents2008286
Cited documents2009323
Cited documents2010336
Cited documents2011347
Cited documents2012359
Cited documents2013375
Cited documents2014401
Cited documents2015415
Cited documents2016413
Cited documents2017409
Cited documents2018402
Cited documents2019477
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