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