Top Psychology Journals

Below is a list of the top 10 Psychology journals with the highest impact factor assessed in 2020. Impact factor is based on the total citations out of the total citable publications. As we have discussed in “what is a good impact factor?”, impact factor is NOT the be-all and end-all; it’s not the ONLY journal influence indicator out there. However, even with the inventions such as H-index and SJR score, impact factor is still widely adopted and referenced by leading research institutes and researchers world-wide. So, let’s treat this listing as a starter and go deeper. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the Top 10 Journal by Impact Factors in 2020.

  1. ” Annual Review of Psychology Impact Factor: 21.37″
  2. ” Psychological Science in the Public Interest, Supplement Impact Factor: 17.417″
  3. ” Psychological Inquiry Impact Factor: 11.583″
  4. ” Personality and Social Psychology Review Impact Factor: 11.111″
  5. ” Social Issues and Policy Review Impact Factor: 9.667″
  6. ” Educational Psychologist Impact Factor: 8.571″
  7. ” Perspectives on Psychological Science Impact Factor: 8.398″
  8. ” Educational Psychology Review Impact Factor: 8.101″
  9. ” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Impact Factor: 6.67″
  10. ” Journal of the Learning Sciences Impact Factor: 6.273″

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