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American Psychologist


American Psychologist

American Psychologist  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Am. Psychol.
Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by Norman B. Anderson
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 9/year
Impact factor
ISSN 0003-066X (print)
1935-990X (web)
OCLC no. 1435230
  • Journal homepage
  • Online access

American Psychologist is the official peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Psychological Association. It contains archival documents and articles covering current issues in psychology, the science and practice of psychology, and psychology's contribution to public policy.[1]

The documents within the journal include, but are not limited to:[1]

  • the Annual Report of the Association
  • Council minutes
  • the Presidential Address
  • editorials
  • other reports of the Association
  • ethics information

The current editor-in-chief is Norman B. Anderson.


  • Abstracting and indexing 1
  • Special issues 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Abstracting and indexing

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2013 impact factor is 5.45, ranking it 8th out of 127 journals in the category "Psychology, Multidisciplinary."[2]

Special issues

Over the years, the journal has published several special issues with content especially pertinent to the current events of the time. Some of the special issues include.[1]

  • 9/11 Ten Years Later (September, 2011)
  • Psychology and Global Climate Change (May-June, 2011)
  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (January, 2011)
  • Genes, Race, and Psychology in the Genome Era (January, 2005)
  • Positive Psychology (January, 2000)
  • Intelligence and Lifelong Learning (October, 1997)
  • Organizational Psychology (February, 1990)

See also


  1. ^ a b c "American Psychologist".  
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, Multidisciplinary". 2011  

External links

  • Official website
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