American Psychologist
Edited byHarris Cooper
Publication details
16.4 (2022)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Am. Psychol.
ISSN0003-066X (print)
1935-990X (web)
OCLC no.1435230

American Psychologist is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association. The journal publishes articles of broad interest to psychologists, including empirical reports and scholarly reviews covering science, practice, education, and policy, and occasionally publishes special issues on relevant topics in the field of psychology.[1] The editor-in-chief is Harris Cooper (Duke University).[2]

The journal has implemented the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines that provide structure to research planning and reporting and aim to make research more transparent, accessible, and reproducible.[3][4]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2022 impact factor of 16.4.[13]

See also


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  2. ^ "Editorial board". American Psychologist. American Psychological Association.
  3. ^ "What are the TOP Guidelines and why are they important?". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 2021-09-30.
  4. ^ "Transparency and Openness Promotion". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 2021-09-30.
  5. ^ "Title and Product Update Lists". ATLA Religion Database. American Theological Library Association. Retrieved 2022-11-30.
  6. ^ "CINAHL Complete Database Coverage List". CINAHL. EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved 2022-11-30.
  7. ^ a b "Web of Science Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate. Retrieved 2022-11-30.
  8. ^ a b c d e f "American Psychologist". MIAR: Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals. University of Barcelona. Retrieved 2022-11-30.
  9. ^ "Embase Coverage". Embase. Elsevier. Retrieved 2022-11-30.
  10. ^ "American Psychologist". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2022-11-30.
  11. ^ "PsycINFO Journal Coverage". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 2022-11-30.
  12. ^ "Source details: American Psychologist". Scopus Preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 2022-11-30.
  13. ^ "American Psychologist". 2022 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate. 2023.