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ISSN - 2074-6857
Contemporary cognitive science
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19th European Congress of Psychology to be held in Moscow
Fourth Annual international research-to-practice conference “Early Childhood Care and Education”

About the Journal «Psychology in Russia: State of the Art»

Aims & Scope

Established in 2008, the Russian Psychological Society's Journal «Psychology in Russia: State of the Art» publishes original research on all aspects of general psychology including cognitive, clinical, developmental, social, neuropsychology, psychophysiology, psychology of labor and ergonomics, and methodology of psychological science.

Journal's list of authors comprises prominent scientists, practitioners and experts from leading Russian universities, research institutions, state ministries and private practice. Addressing current challenges of psychology, it also reviews developments in novel areas such as security, sport, and art psychology, as well as psychology of negotiations, cyberspace and virtual reality.

The journal builds upon theoretical foundations laid by the works of Vygotsky, Luria and other Russian scientists whose works contributed to shaping the psychological science worldwide, and welcomes international submissions which make major contributions across the range of psychology, especially appreciating the ones conducted in the paradigm of the Russian psychological tradition.

It enjoys a wide international readership and features reports of empirical studies, book reviews and theoretical contributions, which aim to further our understanding of psychology.

Digital archiving of the journal is performed at the national library Cyberleninka

Since 2013 «Psychology in Russia: State of the Art» is published quarterly by Russian Psychological Society and Faculty of Psychology of Lomonosov Moscow State University in the English language.

ISSN 2074-6857 (Print)
ISSN 2307-2202 (Online)

Reviewing policy

All the manuscripts undergo plagiarism check via Similarity Check (

All the manuscripts are subject to evaluation of English language quality by a native speaker editor. Articles with poor language quality may be rejected, though it is possible to re-submit such articles after substantial corrections.

All the manuscripts containing mathematical / statistical data are subject to evaluation of their compliance with the requirements of Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition by an expert in research statistics.

All the manuscripts, excepting editorials and book reviews, are subject to double blind peer-review. In a 3 month period from the moment of submission, an author is informed of the editorial decision. An author should be ready to perform the revision of the article according to reviewer’s comments.

Journal accepts for publication 48% of all submissions on average.

For more information see Publication Policy section (

Open Access Statement

According to Budapest Open Access Initiative, the journal allows to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allows readers to use them for any other lawful purpose.

Prompt access. All articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication.

Free of charge. Since the journal is funded by the state, its publication model is free of charge for readers.

Creative Commons license. The journal content is licensed with CC BY-NC “Attribution-NonCommercial” Creative Commons license.


Online First! Articles from the new issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art", 11(1), 2018

10.01.2018 | Editorial Board

We are glad to inform you that now you can see special section - Online First. Online First contains peer reviewed articles accepted for publication in our Journal. These articles are searchable and citable by their DOI (Digital Object Identifier).

Call for papers. Special issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" in 2018 — "Advances in cultural-historical psychology"

05.06.2017 | Editorial Board

2018 begins with another one special issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" — "Advances in cultural-historical psychology".

Its guest editor is Michael Cole, professor emeritus of Communication, Psychology, & Human Development (The Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition, University of California San Diego, USA). Professor Cole is well-known for his contribution to development of cultural-historical psychology as well as dissemination of the works by L. Vygotsky and A. Luria in the international scientific community.

Manuscript submission deadline is December 1st, 2017

Instructions for Authors:

Call for papers. In 2017 there comes the special issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" — "Contemporary childhood research".

27.04.2017 | Editorial Board

"Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" №3 - 2017 is the special issue "Contemporary childhood research". 

The issue is devoted to the VI International Conference «Early Childhood Care and Education» (ECCE 2017) May, 10-13, 2017, Moscow, Russia. The issue will include conference participants’ articles as well as regular submissions.

Manuscript submission deadline is June, 15th 2017

Instructions for Authors: