Scandinavian Journal of Psychology

Cover image for Vol. 58 Issue 5

Edited By: Jerker Rönnberg

Impact Factor: 1.284

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 63/128 (Psychology Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1467-9450


Why submit your article to Scandinavian Journal of Psychology?

  • An Impact Factor of 1.521; ranked 42nd of 125 journals in the Psychology, Multidisciplinary ISI subject category;
  • Wide international readership: in 2011, we received 170,000 article downloads from around the world; 
  • Over 5,500 institutions with access to current content; 

  • Organized into four internationally recognized core sections: Cognition and Neurosciences, Development and Aging, Personality and Social Psychology and Health and Disability

  • State of the art online submission site, simple and quick to use:-

  • Rapid time to first decision: in 2011, we averaged 60 days for time to first decision; 

  • Online production tracking: Monitor the status of your article throughout the production process at the Author Services website. Signing up for Author Services also grants authors free access to their online article, as well as free access for up to 10 colleagues.

  • Articles appear online before the paper version is published - Click here to see the Early View articles currently available online;

ScholarOne Manuscripts (formerly known as Manuscript Central)
Authors are able to submit their paper to Scandinavian Journal of Psychology online using ScholarOne Manuscripts.  Benefits of online submission include:

  • Fast decisions on your paper.  Submission, review and communication are all handled online.  No more postal delays or lost messages!

  • Easy. Write your paper on any word processor.  Simply save text as RTF or Word.  Graphics can be uploaded separately in any popular format, including PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Convenient. Submit from any computer with an Internet connection.  No software needs to be installed.  All you need is a Web browser, Acrobat Reader and email.

  • Responsive. Decisions sent by email, revisions made online.  The moment a decision is taken, an email is dispatched.  You can respond to the comments and submit a revised version online.

  • Transparent. Track your manuscripts online.  Return to the site at any time to see the current status of your submission.

To make a submission, please visit

Articles Published Online ahead of Print
Articles which have been fully copy-edited and peer-reviewed are published online through our Early View feature before the print edition of this journal is published.  To view the current Scandinavian Journal of Psychology Early View articles, please click here.