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Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

American Psychological Association

H-Index

392

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00223514

Coverage

1965-2021

Information

Homepage

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. Join the conversation about this journal
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
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
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
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
2006141
2007138
2008162
2009153
2010136
2011158
2012138
2013116
2014119
2015116
2016105
201798
2018114
2019123
2020147
2021135
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)19993.422
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20004.581
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20014.786
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20024.845
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20036.097
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20046.117
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20056.411
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20067.170
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20077.530
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20087.947
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20098.009
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20108.221
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20118.772
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20129.284
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20138.783
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20148.611
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20158.557
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20168.055
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20177.684
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20187.806
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20198.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20207.566
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20219.139
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19993.422
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20004.080
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20014.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20024.357
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20035.560
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20045.431
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20055.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20066.582
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20076.297
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20087.226
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20096.875
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20107.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20117.916
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20128.242
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20137.836
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20147.864
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20157.239
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.801
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20177.462
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20187.395
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20197.095
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20206.958
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20217.979
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19992.888
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.654
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20013.694
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.546
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20034.577
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20044.395
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20055.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20065.032
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20075.303
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20085.939
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20095.593
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20106.187
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20116.664
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20126.653
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20136.834
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.437
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.523
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20166.285
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20176.778
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20186.202
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20196.325
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20205.684
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20217.185
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 Cites2006223
Self Cites2007221
Self Cites2008244
Self Cites2009195
Self Cites2010186
Self Cites2011252
Self Cites2012233
Self Cites2013177
Self Cites2014160
Self Cites2015123
Self Cites2016102
Self Cites201793
Self Cites201890
Self Cites201974
Self Cites202098
Self Cites2021131
Total Cites19992084
Total Cites20002387
Total Cites20012354
Total Cites20022004
Total Cites20032602
Total Cites20042672
Total Cites20052610
Total Cites20062784
Total Cites20072462
Total Cites20082977
Total Cites20093032
Total Cites20103257
Total Cites20113570
Total Cites20123684
Total Cites20133385
Total Cites20143240
Total Cites20152700
Total Cites20162387
Total Cites20172537
Total Cites20182359
Total Cites20192249
Total Cites20202331
Total Cites20213064
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 document19992.783
External Cites per document20003.470
External Cites per document20013.886
External Cites per document20023.917
External Cites per document20034.799
External Cites per document20044.976
External Cites per document20055.203
External Cites per document20066.069
External Cites per document20075.746
External Cites per document20086.633
External Cites per document20096.433
External Cites per document20106.794
External Cites per document20117.390
External Cites per document20127.773
External Cites per document20137.478
External Cites per document20147.549
External Cites per document20156.984
External Cites per document20166.585
External Cites per document20177.274
External Cites per document20187.249
External Cites per document20197.108
External Cites per document20206.913
External Cites per document20217.821
Cites per document19993.422
Cites per document20004.080
Cites per document20014.536
Cites per document20024.357
Cites per document20035.560
Cites per document20045.431
Cites per document20055.724
Cites per document20066.582
Cites per document20076.297
Cites per document20087.226
Cites per document20096.875
Cites per document20107.190
Cites per document20117.916
Cites per document20128.242
Cites per document20137.836
Cites per document20147.864
Cites per document20157.239
Cites per document20166.801
Cites per document20177.462
Cites per document20187.395
Cites per document20197.095
Cites per document20206.958
Cites per document20217.979
% 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
200634.04
200737.68
200843.83
200931.37
201033.09
201136.08
201230.43
201343.10
201437.82
201543.10
201638.10
201741.84
201846.49
201936.59
202039.46
202137.78
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 documents201911
Non-citable documents202012
Non-citable documents20219
Citable documents1999609
Citable documents2000585
Citable documents2001519
Citable documents2002460
Citable documents2003467
Citable documents2004491
Citable documents2005454
Citable documents2006422
Citable documents2007390
Citable documents2008412
Citable documents2009441
Citable documents2010452
Citable documents2011449
Citable documents2012444
Citable documents2013429
Citable documents2014408
Citable documents2015369
Citable documents2016347
Citable documents2017336
Citable documents2018313
Citable documents2019306
Citable documents2020323
Citable documents2021375
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 documents200071
Uncited documents200152
Uncited documents200241
Uncited documents200334
Uncited documents200449
Uncited documents200531
Uncited documents200629
Uncited documents200736
Uncited documents200824
Uncited documents200923
Uncited documents201023
Uncited documents201116
Uncited documents201222
Uncited documents201316
Uncited documents201421
Uncited documents201521
Uncited documents201620
Uncited documents201720
Uncited documents201820
Uncited documents201928
Uncited documents202031
Uncited documents202126
Cited documents1999530
Cited documents2000514
Cited documents2001467
Cited documents2002419
Cited documents2003434
Cited documents2004443
Cited documents2005425
Cited documents2006394
Cited documents2007355
Cited documents2008388
Cited documents2009418
Cited documents2010430
Cited documents2011435
Cited documents2012425
Cited documents2013416
Cited documents2014391
Cited documents2015352
Cited documents2016331
Cited documents2017320
Cited documents2018299
Cited documents2019289
Cited documents2020304
Cited documents2021358
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