British Journal of Developmental Psychology

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Edited By: Patrick Leman

Impact Factor: 1.719

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 36/69 (Psychology Developmental)

Online ISSN: 2044-835X

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Special Issue - Development of Action Mirroring

This special issue of the British Journal of Developmental Psychology, guest edited by Markus Paulus, Kimberly Cuevas includes both empirical and theoretical contributions that explore questions pertaining to the development of action mirroring. We are pleased to offer the special issue online throughout 2016. To start reading this issue now, click here

Call for Papers: Special Issue on The Development of Mathematical Cognition
A special issue of the British Journal of Developmental Psychology (BJDP), guest-edited by Victoria Simms will focus on the development of mathematical cognition. Original and innovative reports are welcomed from all areas of developmental psychology utilising a wide variety of methods. Full and brief reports investigating this topic are welcomed.

Manuscripts should be submitted by 1 December, 2016, using the Editorial Manager online submission system at: Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the journal‘s Author Guidelines. All manuscripts will be subject to the usual peer review processes. Authors should indicate in their cover letters that they wish their manuscripts to be considered for the Special Issue on The Development of Mathematical Cognition. Inquiries, including questions about appropriate topics, may be sent electronically to Victoria Simms ( Further information is available here.


Call for Applications for Associate Editors
The British Journal of Developmental Psychology is seeking applications for Associate Editors. To apply, please send a brief CV of no more than 2 pages and a one page cover letter to Hannah Wakley, Senior Production/Managing Editor of BJDP at The cover letter should indicate any previous experience of journal review or editorial work, professional service and an indication of areas of research interest and expertise.

Deadline for applications is 25th July 2016 and it is anticipated successful applicants will begin Associate Editor duties on or close to 1st September 2016. For further information, please click here

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Interview with Patrick Leman, Editor of BJDP, recorded at the 2014 International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development in Shanghai, China.