Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States
Media Ranking in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

American Psychological Association

H-Index

434

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00223514

Coverage

1965-2023

Information

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How to publish in this journal

kitayama@umich.edu

Scope

ournal of Personality and Social Psychology ® publishes original papers in all areas of personality and social psychology and emphasizes empirical reports, but may include specialized theoretical, methodological, and review papers. The journal is divided into three independently edited sections. Attitudes and Social Cognition addresses all aspects of psychology (e.g., attitudes, cognition, emotion, motivation) that take place in significant micro- and macrolevel social contexts. Topics include, but are not limited to, attitudes, persuasion, attributions, stereotypes, prejudice, person memory, motivation and self-regulation, communication, social development, cultural processes, and the interplay of moods and emotions with cognition.[...] Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes focuses on psychological and structural features of interaction in dyads and groups. [...] Personality Processes and Individual Differences publishes research on all aspects of personality psychology. It includes studies of individual differences and basic processes in behavior, emotions, coping, health, motivation, and other phenomena that reflect personality. Articles in areas such as personality structure, personality development, and personality assessment are also appropriate to this section of the journal, as are studies of the interplay of culture and personality and manifestations of personality in everyday behavior.
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Social Psychology1999Q1
Social Psychology2000Q1
Social Psychology2001Q1
Social Psychology2002Q1
Social Psychology2003Q1
Social Psychology2004Q1
Social Psychology2005Q1
Social Psychology2006Q1
Social Psychology2007Q1
Social Psychology2008Q1
Social Psychology2009Q1
Social Psychology2010Q1
Social Psychology2011Q1
Social Psychology2012Q1
Social Psychology2013Q1
Social Psychology2014Q1
Social Psychology2015Q1
Social Psychology2016Q1
Social Psychology2017Q1
Social Psychology2018Q1
Social Psychology2019Q1
Social Psychology2020Q1
Social Psychology2021Q1
Social Psychology2022Q1
Social Psychology2023Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q1
Sociology and Political Science2000Q1
Sociology and Political Science2001Q1
Sociology and Political Science2002Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q1
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q1
Sociology and Political Science2006Q1
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
Sociology and Political Science2021Q1
Sociology and Political Science2022Q1
Sociology and Political Science2023Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19994.782
20004.262
20014.867
20024.189
20034.638
20044.437
20055.001
20065.549
20075.221
20086.096
20095.157
20105.570
20115.546
20125.689
20135.517
20145.578
20155.183
20164.443
20174.302
20185.029
20194.539
20204.455
20213.697
20223.799
20233.610
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
1999158
2000149
2001153
2002166
2003173
2004117
2005133
2006140
2007138
2008162
2009153
2010136
2011158
2012137
2013116
2014119
2015116
2016105
201798
2018110
2019123
2020150
2021124
2022164
202393
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)19993.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20004.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20014.789
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20024.868
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20036.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20046.207
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20056.435
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20067.182
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20077.652
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20088.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20098.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20108.253
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20118.823
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20129.315
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20138.842
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20148.662
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20158.645
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20168.113
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20177.829
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20188.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20198.385
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20207.761
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20218.343
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20228.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20237.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19993.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20004.084
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20014.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20024.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20035.628
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20045.514
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20055.741
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20066.593
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20076.392
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20087.326
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20096.886
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20107.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20117.971
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20128.273
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20137.896
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20147.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20157.315
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.860
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20177.612
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20187.655
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20197.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20207.127
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20217.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20227.801
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20237.523
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.888
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.659
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20013.704
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.563
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20034.636
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20044.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20055.124
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20065.036
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20075.377
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20086.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20095.617
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20106.219
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20116.730
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20126.694
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20136.888
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.574
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20166.315
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20176.937
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20186.458
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20196.625
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20205.790
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20216.641
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20227.303
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20235.792
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites1999389
Self Cites2000357
Self Cites2001337
Self Cites2002202
Self Cites2003361
Self Cites2004229
Self Cites2005248
Self Cites2006221
Self Cites2007221
Self Cites2008243
Self Cites2009193
Self Cites2010186
Self Cites2011252
Self Cites2012232
Self Cites2013177
Self Cites2014159
Self Cites2015123
Self Cites2016102
Self Cites201793
Self Cites201890
Self Cites201976
Self Cites2020105
Self Cites2021120
Self Cites2022169
Self Cites2023122
Total Cites19992086
Total Cites20002389
Total Cites20012354
Total Cites20022014
Total Cites20032634
Total Cites20042713
Total Cites20052618
Total Cites20062789
Total Cites20072493
Total Cites20083011
Total Cites20093030
Total Cites20103271
Total Cites20113595
Total Cites20123698
Total Cites20133403
Total Cites20143254
Total Cites20152721
Total Cites20162408
Total Cites20172588
Total Cites20182442
Total Cites20192310
Total Cites20202359
Total Cites20212801
Total Cites20223097
Total Cites20233295
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19992.787
External Cites per document20003.474
External Cites per document20013.886
External Cites per document20023.939
External Cites per document20034.857
External Cites per document20045.049
External Cites per document20055.197
External Cites per document20066.071
External Cites per document20075.826
External Cites per document20086.735
External Cites per document20096.448
External Cites per document20106.810
External Cites per document20117.412
External Cites per document20127.754
External Cites per document20137.485
External Cites per document20147.530
External Cites per document20156.984
External Cites per document20166.570
External Cites per document20177.338
External Cites per document20187.373
External Cites per document20197.137
External Cites per document20206.810
External Cites per document20217.000
External Cites per document20227.375
External Cites per document20237.244
Cites per document19993.425
Cites per document20004.084
Cites per document20014.536
Cites per document20024.378
Cites per document20035.628
Cites per document20045.514
Cites per document20055.741
Cites per document20066.593
Cites per document20076.392
Cites per document20087.326
Cites per document20096.886
Cites per document20107.221
Cites per document20117.971
Cites per document20128.273
Cites per document20137.896
Cites per document20147.917
Cites per document20157.315
Cites per document20166.860
Cites per document20177.612
Cites per document20187.655
Cites per document20197.380
Cites per document20207.127
Cites per document20217.313
Cites per document20227.801
Cites per document20237.523
% 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
199917.72
200016.78
200116.34
200222.29
200323.12
200426.50
200532.33
200634.29
200737.68
200843.83
200931.37
201033.09
201136.08
201230.66
201343.10
201437.82
201543.10
201638.10
201741.84
201848.18
201938.21
202040.00
202137.10
202240.24
202345.16
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20197
Non-citable documents20206
Non-citable documents20213
Non-citable documents20222
Non-citable documents20232
Citable documents1999609
Citable documents2000585
Citable documents2001519
Citable documents2002460
Citable documents2003467
Citable documents2004491
Citable documents2005454
Citable documents2006422
Citable documents2007389
Citable documents2008411
Citable documents2009440
Citable documents2010452
Citable documents2011449
Citable documents2012444
Citable documents2013428
Citable documents2014407
Citable documents2015368
Citable documents2016347
Citable documents2017336
Citable documents2018313
Citable documents2019306
Citable documents2020325
Citable documents2021380
Citable documents2022395
Citable documents2023436
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199979
Uncited documents200069
Uncited documents200151
Uncited documents200241
Uncited documents200334
Uncited documents200449
Uncited documents200530
Uncited documents200628
Uncited documents200735
Uncited documents200824
Uncited documents200923
Uncited documents201022
Uncited documents201116
Uncited documents201222
Uncited documents201316
Uncited documents201421
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201620
Uncited documents201720
Uncited documents201820
Uncited documents201926
Uncited documents202029
Uncited documents202132
Uncited documents202241
Uncited documents202348
Cited documents1999530
Cited documents2000516
Cited documents2001468
Cited documents2002419
Cited documents2003434
Cited documents2004443
Cited documents2005426
Cited documents2006395
Cited documents2007355
Cited documents2008387
Cited documents2009417
Cited documents2010431
Cited documents2011435
Cited documents2012425
Cited documents2013415
Cited documents2014390
Cited documents2015352
Cited documents2016331
Cited documents2017320
Cited documents2018299
Cited documents2019287
Cited documents2020302
Cited documents2021351
Cited documents2022356
Cited documents2023390
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