European Journal of Personality

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Edited By: Wendy Johnson

Impact Factor: 3.989

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 5/62 (Psychology Social)

Online ISSN: 1099-0984


Published for the European Association of Personality Psychology

Aims and Scope

The European Journal of Personality is the official journal of the European Association of Personality Psychology, and is published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The Journal promotes the development of empirical and theoretical personality psychology within Europe and elsewhere, by reporting and reviewing original research, theoretical issues, methodological advances and current experience.

It is intended that the journal reflects all areas of current personality psychology.

The Journal emphasizes (1) human individuality as manifested in cognitive processes, emotional and motivational functioning, and their physiological and genetic underpinnings, and personal ways of interacting with the environment, (2) individual differences in personality structure and dynamics, (3) studies of intelligence and interindividual differences in cognitive functioning, and (4) development of personality differences as revealed by cross-sectional and longitudinal studies.

For more detailed information concerning the aims and scope, please read the Editor in Chief January/February 2013 editorial:


Clinical, Social and Personality Psychologists and Researchers

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