Introducing our Psychology and Cognitive Science Publishers

Adam Fraser  Jennifer Franklin  Kate Wilson 
Adam Fraser
Cognitive Psychology
Jennifer Franklin
Associate Publisher
Kate Wilson
Associate Publisher
Clinical Psychology

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.

Visit our events page to find out which events are publishers are attending in 2016.

High Quality Journals

Psychology imageBy 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 our journals are available online via ScienceDirect,, the essential information resource for over 14 million researchers worldwide..

For full aims and scope, to submit your articles or subscribe, visit the journal homepages.

Journal Insights

Journal InsightsJournal metrics provide authors with an extra insight into our journals and helps in the journal selection process when submitting an article for publication.

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Latest Impact Factors

Impact FactorEach year, the quality of papers published in our Psychology journals is secured by the contribution of all our outstanding authors, reviewers and editors. Find out more about our latest Impact Factors, SNIP and SJR here.


JSP Article of the Year
Each year, JSP is proud to award one group of authors the 'Article of the Year' award for outstanding contribution to the field of school psychology.

2015’s most talked about articles
A selection of the most popular articles across social media, news outlets and blogs from 2015. The articles are all free to access until March 23rd 2016, so don’t miss out on the most talked about research this year.

Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience
Open Access Virtual Special Issue 2015

New open access virtual special issue on psychology and cognitive science. View our selection of open access papers today.

Mental Health and Physical Activityhas been indexed by Thomson Reuter's

New Special Issue on The Neuroscience of Psychological Treatments. Read an excerpt from the editorial by Michelle Craske

New journal: Current Opinion in Psychology.What can you expect to read in Current Opinion in Psychology? Paul van Lange, Co Editor-in-Chief of the new journal tell us in this video.

This new journal evaluates of the most interesting papers, annotated by experts, from the great wealth of original publications across the entire spectrum of psychology.Find out more >>

We are pleased to announce that as of 1st January 2015, Dr Richard Gerrig (Stony Brook University) will be the new Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Memory and Language. We'd like to congratulate Dr Gerrig on his new role and welcome him to the team. Also, our thanks go to Prof Pickering for his hard work and leadership of the Journal.

New open access virtual special issue on Psychology and Neuroscience. View our selection of open access papers today.

Addictive Behaviors is now accepting submissions on behavioral addictions (e.g. gambling, internet, social networking).

Leonardo Fontenelle (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) is the new Associate Editor of Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Good news – Take a look at our top rated Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and Computers in Human Behavior articles featured in the media via the new Altmetrics pod.

Article Transfer Service (ATS)

Article TransferNo need to reformat. No need to resubmit.

Our latest improvement to the manuscript submission process is the complimentary Article Transfer Service (ATS) – a service designed to save authors valuable time and effort when submitting to our journals.

What does it mean for me?


AudioSlides - a free service to authors

These are brief, webcast-style presentations based on slides and audio that are shown next to the article on ScienceDirect. This format gives authors the opportunity to explain their research in their own words and promote their work.

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Open Access

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.

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Recent Special Issues in Psychology and Cognitive Science

Virtual Special Issue – Neuroscience, Neurology, Psychiatry and Psychology Replications

SI Cognizing the Unreal
Cognitive Development, Volume 34, pages 1-114 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Angeline S. Lillard, Jacqueline D. Woolley

Special Issue: Living in the "Net" Generation: Multitasking, Learning, and Development
Developmental Review, Volume 35, pages 1-124 (Publication: March 2015)
Edited by Mary L. Courage

R Special Issue
Journal of Research in Personality, Volume 54, pages 1-70 (Publication: February 2015)
Edited by Richard E. Lucas

Most Downloaded Articles on ScienceDirect

Do social media marketing activities enhance customer equity? An empirical study of luxury fashion brand * Article
Journal of Business Research, Volume 65, Issue 10, Pages 1480-1486 | Kim, Angella J.; Ko, Eunju

College students' social networking experiences on Facebook * Article
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, Volume 30, Issue 3, Pages 227-238 | Pempek, Tiffany A.; Yermolayeva, Yevdokiya A.; Calvert, Sandra L.

Personality and motivations associated with Facebook use * Article
Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 25, Issue 2, Pages 578-586 | Ross, Craig; Orr, Emily S.; Sisic, Mia; Arseneault, Jaime M.; Simmering, Mary G.; Orr, R. Robert

Top Cited Articles in Scopus

Responsive supply chain: A competitive strategy in a networked economy
Author(s):Gunasekaran, A. | Lai, K.-h. | Edwin Cheng, T.C.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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Network design for reverse logistics
Author(s):Srivastava, S.K.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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An integrated multiobjective decision making process for supplier selection and order allocation
Author(s):Demirtas, E.A. | Üstün, O.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Omega

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