Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Social Behavior and Personality


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


University of Hartford



Publication type





1985-1986, 1993, 1995-2001


Information not localized 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)1999Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Psychology (miscellaneous)2002Q4
Psychology (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Psychology (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Social Psychology1999Q3
Social Psychology2000Q3
Social Psychology2001Q4
Social Psychology2002Q4
Social Psychology2003Q3
Social Psychology2004Q3

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)19990.330
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.539
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.398
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.441
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.459
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.330
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.481
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.272
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.275
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.424
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.261
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.141
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
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 Cites19993
Self Cites200011
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Total Cites199974
Total Cites200089
Total Cites200141
Total Cites200230
Total Cites200328
Total Cites20045
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 document19990.317
External Cites per document20000.422
External Cites per document20010.272
External Cites per document20020.275
External Cites per document20030.424
External Cites per document20040.500
Cites per document19990.330
Cites per document20000.481
Cites per document20010.272
Cites per document20020.275
Cites per document20030.424
Cites per document20040.500
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Citable documents1999224
Citable documents2000185
Citable documents2001151
Citable documents2002109
Citable documents200366
Citable documents200410
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 documents1999166
Uncited documents2000130
Uncited documents2001123
Uncited documents200287
Uncited documents200348
Uncited documents20048
Cited documents199958
Cited documents200055
Cited documents200128
Cited documents200222
Cited documents200318
Cited documents20042
Scimago Journal & Country Rank
Show this widget in your own website

Just copy the code below and paste within your html code:
SCImago Graphica
Explore, visually communicate and make sense of data with our new data visualization tool.
Metrics based on Scopus® data as of April 2022
Loading comments…

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

The users of Scimago Journal & Country Rank have the possibility to dialogue through comments linked to a specific journal. The purpose is to have a forum in which general doubts about the processes of publication in the journal, experiences and other issues derived from the publication of papers are resolved. For topics on particular articles, maintain the dialogue through the usual channels with your editor.

Developed by:
Scimago Lab
Powered by:
Powered by scopus

Follow us on @ScimagoJR

Scimago Lab, Copyright 2007-2022. Data Source: Scopus®

Edit Cookie Consent