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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)
All the manuscripts undergo plagiarism check via Similarity Check (http://psychologyinrussia.com/publication-policies/crosscheck-information-page.php)
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 (http://psychologyinrussia.com/publication-policies/).
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 as well as authors. There are no fees for article submission, processing or publication.
Creative Commons license. The journal content is licensed with CC BY-NC “Attribution-NonCommercial” Creative Commons license.
Call for papers. In 2017 there comes the speical issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" — "Psychology of sexual and gender identity"
The guest editor is Dr. Sharon Horne, professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston (USA), a well-known researcher of (add: sexual orientation and) gender identity issues, one of two American Psychological Association's representatives in the International Psychology Network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues.
Manuscript submission deadline is February, 1st 2017: http://psychologyinrussia.com/for-authors
Call for papers. In 2017 there comes the speical issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" — "Contemporary cognitive science".
The guest editor is Boris M. Velichkovsky, leading expert at the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) and the European Commission NEST - New and Emerging Science and Technology - program; head of the Neurocognitive Sciences, Social Humanities and Intellectual systems, Kurchatov Institute (Moscow, Russia); corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Science.
Manuscript submission deadline is March, 1st 2017: http://psychologyinrussia.com/for-authors
The Local Organizing Committee included the Vigotskyan League of Portuguese Language and the Institute Quintino Aires, in collaboration with the Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Russian University of Humanities, IPAF — Instituto Vigotsky (São Paulo, Brazil) and Andricard (Luanda, Angola). This year the Congress brought together 14 nationalities of experts in psychology, neuropsychology, education, linguistics and physiology. It is to highlight the contribution of two international societies, the International Society of Cultural-historical Activity Research (ISCAR) and the International Society of Applied Neuropsychology (ISAN), as well as the special contribution of the Rita Leal Autism School.