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British Journal of Social Psychology

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 1446665
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
History: 1981-ongoing
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British Journal of Social Psychology

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The British Journal of Social Psychology publishes work from scholars based in all parts of the world, and manuscripts that present data on a wide range of populations inside and outside the UK. It publishes original papers in all areas of social psychology including: • social cognition • attitudes • group processes • social influence • intergroup relations • self and identity • nonverbal communication • social psychological aspects of personality, affect and emotion • language and discourse Submissions addressing these topics from a variety of approaches and methods, both quantitative and qualitative are welcomed. We publish papers of the following kinds: • empirical papers that address theoretical issues; • theoretical papers, including analyses of existing social psychological theories and presentations of theoretical innovations, extensions, or integrations; • review papers that provide an evaluation of work within a given area of social psychology and that present proposals for further research in that area; • methodological papers concerning issues that are particularly relevant to a wide range of social psychologists; • an invited agenda article as the first article in the first part of every volume. The editorial team aims to handle papers as efficiently as possible. In 2016, papers were triaged within less than a week, and the average turnaround time from receipt of the manuscript to first decision sent back to the authors was 47 days.

British Journal of Social Psychology

2-year Impact Factor Trend
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British Journal of Social Psychology

3-year Impact Factor Trend
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British Journal of Social Psychology

4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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British Journal of Social Psychology

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 3.198
  • 2018 Impact Factor 2.506
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.157
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.286
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.565
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.500
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.126
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.366
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.333
  • 2010 Impact Factor 2.528
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.988
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.891
  • 2007 Impact Factor 2.289
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.800
  • 2005 Impact Factor 2.324
  • 2004 Impact Factor 2.145
  • 2003 Impact Factor 2.892
  • 2002 Impact Factor 1.773
  • 2001 Impact Factor 1.492
  • 2000 Impact Factor 1.426
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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British Journal of Social Psychology


The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


British Journal of Social Psychology

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.