Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition  
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DisciplineExperimental Psychology
LanguageEnglish
Edited byAaron S. Benjamin
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning and Memory
History1975-present
Publisher
FrequencyBimonthly
2.319 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Exp. Psychol. Learn. Mem. Cogn.
Indexing
ISSN0278-7393 (print)
1939-1285 (web)
OCLC no.7949766
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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.

HistoryEdit

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 indexingEdit

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 2017 impact factor of 2.319, ranking it 33rd out of 85 journals in the category "Psychology, Experimental".[3]

ReferencesEdit

  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". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.

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