Psychological Review
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Psychological Review

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 0033295X, 19391471
Publisher: American Psychological Association
History: 1894-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Psychological Review publishes articles that make important theoretical contributions to any area of scientific psychology. The journal gives preference to papers that advance theory, but systematic evaluation of alternative theories in a given domain is also considered for publication. Papers devoted to surveys of the literature, problems of method and design, or reports of empirical findings are not appropriate. The Review also publishes, as Theoretical Notes, commentary that contributes to progress in a given subfield of scientific psychology.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

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.


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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    6.248 7.276 8.61
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    7.368 9.438 9.819
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    7.612 7.983 7.898
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    7.208 7.085 7.721
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    6.968 7.369 8.007
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    7.77 7.385 7.937
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    7.73 8.32 8.729
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    8.185 8.433 9.37
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    8.779 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    9.3 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    10.587 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    7.551 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    6.982 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    7.192 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    9 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    6.634 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    8.114 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    7.538 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    6.41 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    8.592 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    6.893 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    5.923 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    6.443 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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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


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H-Index History