Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition

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Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition  
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Discipline Experimental Psychology
Language English
Edited by Aaron S. Benjamin
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory
Publication history
1975-present
Publisher
Frequency Bimonthly
2.667
Standard abbreviations
J. Exp. Psychol. Learn. Mem. Cogn.
Indexing
ISSN 0278-7393 (print)
1939-1285 (web)
OCLC no. 7949766
Links
  • Journal homepage
  • Online access

The Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association. It was established in 1975 as an independent section of the Journal of Experimental Psychology and covers research in experimental psychology. More specifically, the journal "publishes original experimental studies on basic processes of cognition, learning, memory, imagery, concept formation, problem solving, decision making, thinking, reading, and language processing".[1] The current editor-in-chief is Aaron S. Benjamin.

History

The journal was formerly titled the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory. In 1980, the editor of Human Learning and Memory, Richard M. Shiffrin, announced that he intended to "broaden the scope of the journal to include a more general set of topics in human cognition", and that the journal would be renamed Learning, Memory, and Cognition.[2] The last issue of Human Learning and Memory was 1981 volume 7 issue 6. Learning, Memory, and Cognition started in 1982 as volume 8, issue 1.

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed by MEDLINE/PubMed and the Social Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 2.667, ranking it 26th out of 84 journals in the category "Psychology, Experimental".[3]

References

  1. ^ "Journal of Experimental Psychology: General". American Psychological Association. 27 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  2. ^ Richard M. Shiffrin (1980). "Editorial". Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory. 6 (4): 439–440. 
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Experimental". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 

External links

  • Official website
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