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BMC Psychology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers manuscripts on all aspects of psychology, human behavior and the mind, including developmental, clinical, cognitive, experimental, health and social psychology, as well as personality and individual differences. The journal welcomes quantitative and qualitative research methods, including animal studies.

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  • Citation Impact
    2.588  - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.523 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.871 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)
    3.200 - CiteScore

    47 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    74 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    1,564,615 Downloads (2021)
    3244 Altmetric mentions (2021)

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Identity transparency: Single anonymized

Reviewer interacts with: Editor

Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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