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Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

Aim & scope

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology is one of the most sought after and most often cited series in this field. It contains contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest and represents the best and the brightest in research, theory and practice in social psychology.

Award winning articles include:

  • Mark J. Brandt, Jarret T. Crawford (2020) Worldview conflict and prejudice, Volume 61, pp. 1-66: Received the 2021 Daniel M. Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

  • Christian Unkelbach, Hans Alves, Alex Koch (2020) Negativity bias, positivity bias, and valence asymmetries: Explaining the differential processing of positive and negative information, Volume 62, pp. 115-187: Received the 2021 Best Social Cognition Paper Award from the International Social Cognition Network.

Sample cover of Advances in Experimental Social Psychology
  • K. Kawakami, D.M. Amodio, K. Hugenberg (2017) Intergroup Perception and Cognition: An Integrative Framework for Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Social Categorization, Volume 55, pp 1-80: Received the 2018 Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize from The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

  • Andrea E. Abele, Bogdan Wojciszke (2014) Communal and Agentic Content in Social Cognition: A Dual Perspective Model, Volume 50, pp 195-255: Received the Serge Moscovici Medal from the European Association of Social Psychology in 2017. Serial Editor as of 2020: Bertram Gawronski, University of Texas, USA

Serial Editor: Bertram Gawronski, University of Texas, USA

Impact Factor 2021: 7.263 (Copyright ISI Journal Citation Report)

To view individual chapters for Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, please visit Science Directopens in new tab/window.

Praise for the Series:

For the past two decades, the series has served a special function for social psychology--one that has not been filled as well by any other single publication. The articles are more focused than handbook chapters and less cursory than annual review chapters.


For information on how to prepare a proposal for a potential AESP contribution, please contact the Serial Editor Dr. Bertram Gawronski at  ([email protected]opens in new tab/window).