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ISSN - 2074-6857
Special Issue: Language and Cognition
Contemporary cognitive science
19th European Congress of Psychology to be held in Moscow

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.


Call for papers! Special issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" — "Education and Human Development"

06.08.2018 | Editorial Board

Guest editor: Yulia Kovas

Manuscript submissions deadline extended until September, 15!

Please, submit your manuscripts here

Call for Papers. Special issue: Personality Psychology from a contemporary perspective

01.08.2018 | Editorial Board

Guest editor: Aldert Vrij — is a Professor of Applied Social Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Portsmouth in Portsmouth, England.

The special issue of Journal will be devoted to the problems of personality psychology – theoretical bases and approaches to the description and research of personality in the modern reality and its challenges. The journal invites articles on major and innovative issues of psychology of personality. Scholarly reviews, methodological, analytic articles, as well as empirical research presenting new research approaches and data from the studies of personality problems, will be included.

Deadline for submission is November 1st, 2018

Instructions for Authors:

Call for papers. Special issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" — "Language and Cognition"

06.07.2018 | Editorial Board

Guest Editor: Csaba Pleh

Csaba Pleh is Distingusihed Visiting Professor at the Department of Cognitive Science , Central European University, Budapest. He is a Full Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Academia Europaea. He was the Editor in Chief of Hungarian Review of Psychology (1997-2015) and the President of the Hungarian Philosophical Association (1998-2001). He has been a fellow to Collegium Budapest, the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, and Collegium de Lyon. In 1991-1992 and in 2004-2005, he was the György Ránki Hungarian Chair at Indiana University. His long-term research interests include history of cognitive science, psycholinguistics, the relationship between language and cognition, and linguistic developmental disorders.

Co-Editor: Boris B. Velichkovsky

Boris B. Velichkovsky is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, Moscow State University. He graduated from Berlin Free University (1998) with Master Degree in Linguistics, Psychology, and Computer Science. At focus of his research interests are experimental studies of language, working memory, cognitive control, and bilingualism.

Deadline for submission is October 1st, 2018

Instructions for Authors: