Introducing our Psychology and Cognitive Science Publishers
Working together with top Editors and Authors in the field, we publish journals covering Applied, Clinical, Developmental, Educational and Social Psychology and Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience. Our international focus enables us to publish journals across the world, whilst maintaining close links with our global society partners.
We are proud to publish high quality, peer reviewed journals on behalf of and together with societies and we value the contribution these societies bring to the field.
High Quality Journals
By delivering first class information and innovative tools, we continue to refine our portfolio to serve the research needs of educators, researchers and students worldwide. We are proud to play an integral part within the academic community and to participate in the advancement of this field
All of our journals are available online via ScienceDirect, www.sciencedirect.com, the essential information resource for researchers worldwide.
For full aims and scope, to submit your articles or subscribe, visit the journal homepages.
Most Downloaded OA Articles
Read the most-downloaded open access articles from our journals.
Can research help us prevent bullying?
Special article collection for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month – free access
Psychology of Sport and Exercise New Virtual Special Issue (VSI) Featuring Key Articles for 2016
To celebrate the journals significant rise in Impact Factor the Editors-in-Chief have chosen a selection of articles that address key issues in sport and exercise psychology.
Autism Awareness Month
An estimated one in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) in the US has been diagnosed with autism. These children can have challenges with social skills, speech and nonverbal communication, caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. They can have a range of learning, thinking and problem-solving abilities, from being gifted to having serious problems.
Throughout National Autism Awareness Month in April, organizations such as the Autism Society are promoting acceptance of the condition in a society that often has a poor understanding of what it means to be autistic.
To support this initiative, we have collated the most recent and popular research and review articles on autism from across Elsevier’s portfolio of psychology journals, exploring clinical, experimental and developmental aspects of autism.
The collection is free to access until 1 October 2017.
Article collection: Mental Health Awareness Week
Are you thriving or surviving?
May 8-14 is Mental Health Awareness Week; this year the campaign focuses on promoting good mental health rather than treating problems, exploring why some of us are surviving while others are thriving.
Understanding mental health requires a broad view of some deeply complex issues – looking at results from research across disciplines and journals can help scientists understand mental health in new ways.
In a special article collection, we have collated a number of articles published in 2016 and 2017 that investigate mental health by looking at what is behind some people’s success, happiness and mental health – what makes some people thrive.
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Access to quality research is vital to the scientific community and beyond. We support sustainable access and work hard to provide a range of open access options alongside our access initiatives to ensure everyone can read, use and trust the latest research.
We are committed to working in partnership with the research community, librarians, funders and other stakeholders. Our Elsevier team is continually on the road meeting the community, participating in discussions and establishing partnerships which will help support increase access to research. Read more about our institutional and funding body agreements.
Virtual Special Issues
The early development of the normative mind
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
Family Engagement in Education and Intervention
Journal of School Psychology
Special Sections on Current issues in child sexual abuse, gender and health outcomes
Child Abuse & Neglect
Special Issue On Systematic Reviews In Criminology
Aggression and Violent Behavior
Journal of Anxiety Disorders
Current Topics in Methodology
Journal of School Psychology
Rigor and Replication: Towards Improved Best Practices in Psychophysiological Research
International Journal of Psychophysiology
Measuring Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology
Understanding the neurobiology of MMN and its reduction in schizophrenia
International research utilizing the Early Development Instrument (EDI) as a measure of early child development
Early Childhood Research Quarterly
Different Perspectives on Differential Learning
Human Movement Science
Article Transfer Service (ATS)
Planning to resubmit your article to a different journal? Save time and cut down on admin with our new easy-to-use article transfer service.
Ethics in Research and Publication
Make valuable and lasting contributions to the health and future of society. Understanding the ethical boundaries in scientific research and publishing is a key step in making sure your work gets off to the best start. From there, anything's possible.
The Ethics in Research & Publication program is the collaboration of an independent panel of experts in research and publishing ethics and Elsevier. Visit the website for resources and tools so you can proceed confidently.
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