Child Development

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Edited By: Cynthia Garcia Coll

Impact Factor: 4.235

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 2/53 (Psychology Educational); 6/65 (Psychology Developmental)

Online ISSN: 1467-8624

Associated Title(s): Child Development Perspectives, Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development

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Call for Manuscripts for Special Sections

CD invites manuscripts for a Special Section on The Ontogeny of Human Cultural Learning

Guest Editors
: Cristine Legare (The University of Texas at Austin) and Paul Harris (Harvard University)

Deadline for Letter of Intent: July 1, 2014
Deadline for Full Manuscript: October 1, 2014

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CD invites manuscripts for a Special Section on Extreme Youth Violence: Causes, Early Detection, and Intervention

Guest Editors: Tina Malti (University of Toronto) and Margit Averdijk (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)

Deadline for Letter of Intent:May 1, 2014
Deadline for Full Manuscript:September 1, 2014

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Reduced Publication Times

Thinking of submitting an article, or have an article about to publish? See the Author Guidelines for current publication timeline.

CD Welcomes Incoming Editor Cynthia Garcia Coll

The Governing Council of the SRCD is pleased to announce the appointment of Cynthia Garcia Coll as the next Editor of Child Development. Garcia Coll earned her Ph.D. in personality and developmental psychology from Harvard University. After many years as the Charles Pitts Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor of Education, Psychology and Pediatrics at Brown University, she is currently Professor and Director of the Institutional Research Center at Carlos Albizu University in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

For more about Cynthia and her editorial statement, click here.

New Child Development Sociocultural Policy

In keeping with SRCD’s stated goal of increasing global participation and awareness, Child Development announces a new sociocultural policy intended to increase the scope and breadth of sample information included in published articles. While CD previously required the reporting of participant ages, gender and race/ethnicity, further relevant information such as participants’ socioeconomic status, language, family characteristics, specific location information, etc. will now be required. The inclusion of this information is aimed at providing greater clarity regarding sample characteristics, specifically in the context of the research questions posed in the article. See the full policy text, located under the Announcements section.

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