Infant and Child Development

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Edited By: Robin Banerjee and Jane Herbert

Impact Factor: 1.179

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 54/68 (Psychology Developmental)

Online ISSN: 1522-7219


Formerly: Early Development and Parenting

Aims and Scope

Infant and Child Development publishes high quality empirical, theoretical and methodological papers addressing psychological development from the antenatal period through to adolescence. We welcome submissions of varying lengths, ranging from brief reports (up to 3000 words) to reports on a sequence of studies (normally up to 8000 words). The journal brings together research on a wide range of topics, including:

  • socio-emotional development
  • cognitive development
  • perceptual development
  • motor development
  • language development
  • atypical development

Papers published by the journal cover laboratory and experimental studies, observational methods, correlational and longitudinal designs, and work with clinical samples, as well as theoretical reviews and analyses.


Child and Developmental Psychologists and Psychiatrists · Pediatricians

INDEXED OR ABSTRACTED IN: ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, Current Contents/Social & Behavioural Sciences (ISI), Focus On: Developmental Psychology (ISI), Psychological Abstracts, PsycLIT and PsycINFO, Research Alert (ISI), Social SciSearch Database (ISI)

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • EMCare (Elsevier)
  • ERA: Educational Research Abstracts Online (T&F)
  • ERIC: Educational Resources Information Center (CSC)
  • IBR & IBZ: International Bibliographies of Periodical Literature (KG Saur)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • MIDIRS: Midwifery Digest (Midwives Information & Resource Service)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Discovery (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest)
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO Publishing)
  • PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts (APA)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • SocINDEX (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts (T&F)
  • The RECAL Legacy (National Centre for Prosthetics & Orthodontics)
  • Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)