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American Psychologist

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

11.12

h-Index

2022-2023

 256

Rank

2022-2023

 504

SJR

2022-2023

 3.363

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title American Psychologist
Abbreviation Am. Psychol.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Psychology (miscellaneous) (Q1)
h-index 256
Overall Rank/Ranking 504
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 3.363
Impact Score 11.12
Publisher American Psychological Association
Country United States
ISSN 0003066X, 1935990X
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1946-1954, 1965-2022




Aim and Scope


American Psychologist is the official journal of the American Psychological Association. As such, the journal contains archival documents and articles covering current issues in psychology, the science and practice of psychology, and psychology"s contribution to public policy.


About American Psychologist


American Psychologist is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Psychology (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by American Psychological Association. The overall rank of American Psychologist is 504. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.363. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 256. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of American Psychologist journal is 0003066X, 1935990X. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. American Psychologist is cited by a total of 5099 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


American Psychologist Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of American Psychologist is 11.12, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. American Psychologist IF is increased by a factor of 4.13 and approximate percentage change is 59.08% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

American Psychologist Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of American Psychologist is 11.12. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of American Psychologist. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 11.12
2021 6.99
2020 4.73
2019 3.74
2018 2.94
2017 3.51
2016 3.70
2015 3.68
2014 4.04

American Psychologist h-index


  Table Setting

American Psychologist has an h-index of 256. It means 256 articles of this journal have more than 256 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




American Psychologist ISSN


The ISSN of American Psychologist is 0003066X, 1935990X. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

American Psychologist Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of American Psychologist is 504. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.363. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of American Psychologist by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.363
2021 2.503
2020 2.124
2019 1.721
2018 1.638
2017 1.594
2016 1.567
2015 1.854
2014 1.659

Ranking of American Psychologist by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 504
2021 837
2020 1190
2019 1747
2018 1924
2017 2073
2016 2196
2015 1668
2014 1946

American Psychologist Publisher


Table Setting

American Psychologist is published by American Psychological Association. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1946-1954, 1965-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of American Psychologist is Am. Psychol.. This abbreviation ('Am. Psychol.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in American Psychologist


If your research field is/are related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Psychology (miscellaneous) (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the American Psychologist?

American Psychologist latest impact IF is 11.12. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 11.12 (2022) and 2.94 (2018), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 4.94 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the American Psychologist?

The American Psychologist has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 3.363, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 3.363 in 2022 and the lowest being 1.567 in 2016. Furthermore, the average SJR of the American Psychologist over the previous 9-year period stands at 4.94.


What's the latest h-index of the American Psychologist?

The latest h-index of the American Psychologist is 256.


Who's the publisher of the American Psychologist?

The American Psychologist is published by the American Psychological Association, with its country of publication being the United States.


What's the current ranking of the American Psychologist?

The American Psychologist is currently ranked 504 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 504 in 2022 and its lowest position of 2196 in 2016.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the American Psychologist?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the American Psychologist is Am. Psychol..


Is the "American Psychologist" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

American Psychologist is classified as a journal that the American Psychological Association publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the American Psychologist?

The American Psychologist encompasses the following areas:

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the American Psychologist?

The American Psychologist is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 0003066X, 1935990X.


What's the best quartile of the American Psychologist?

The best quartile for the American Psychologist is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the American Psychologist?

The American Psychologist coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1946-1954, 1965-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of American Psychologist

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 11.12
2021 6.99
2020 4.73
2019 3.74
2018 2.94
2017 3.51
2016 3.70
2015 3.68
2014 4.04



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