Scopus indexed psychology journals

List of Scopus indexed psychology journals: Researchers trust Scopus to provide reliable and comprehensive research performance data and analytics. Scopus is Elsevier’s citation database, launched in 2004. It covers nearly 36,377 journals from approximately 11,678 publishers in top-level subject fields: life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, and health sciences.

This blog post aims to provide a list of psychology journals indexed in Scopus. We are providing below the top 50 psychology journals based on their CiteScore. We also describe below, in the Frequently Asked Questions section, how to download the complete list of Scopus indexed psychology journals.

Subject Covered

  • Applied Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Developmental and educational psychology
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Social Psychology

Top 50 Scopus indexed journals in psychology

Below we have listed the top 50 Scopus indexed psychology journals. Many of these research journals are also indexed in Web of Science. To check the indexing of research journals, visit

S. No.Journal TitleCiteScoreSNIPPublisher
1Psychological Science in the Public Interest, Supplement40.816.687SAGE
2Psychological Bulletin38.811.507APA
3Annual Review of Psychology36.710.632Annual Reviews Inc.
4Annual Review of Clinical Psychology26.96.681Annual Reviews Inc.
5Personality and Social Psychology Review25.69.078SAGE
6Trends in Cognitive Sciences25.55.733Elsevier
7Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior22.38.886Annual Reviews Inc.
8International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology21.58.981Taylor & Francis
9Clinical Psychology Review18.15.683Elsevier
10Social Issues and Policy Review17.14.619Wiley-Blackwell
11Psychological Methods17.06.2APA
12Journal of Occupational Health Psychology16.64.808APA
13Perspectives on Psychological Science15.34.622SAGE
14Educational Psychologist14.96.115Taylor & Francis
15Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews14.22.917Elsevier
16Computers in Human Behavior13.83.151Elsevier
17Psychological Review13.84.268APA
18Educational Psychology Review13.35.269Springer Nature
19Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics13.32.905Karger
20Leadership Quarterly13.24.326Elsevier
21Nature Human Behaviour13.14.733Springer Nature
22Journal of Applied Psychology12.34.185APA
23Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines12.23.332Wiley-Blackwell
24Technological Forecasting and Social Change12.13.037Elsevier
25The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health11.93.402Elsevier
26Journal of Organizational Behavior11.83.598Wiley-Blackwell
27Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry11.82.804Elsevier
28Advances in Experimental Social Psychology11.6N/AElsevier
29Journal of Personality and Social Psychology11.63.705APA
30Trauma, Violence, and Abuse11.14.015SAGE
31Health Psychology Review11.03.079Taylor & Francis
32Human Resource Management Review11.03.375Elsevier
33European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal ContextOpen Access10.72.085Elsevier
34Neuropsychology Review10.63.106Springer Nature
35Personnel Psychology10.63.719Wiley-Blackwell
36Decision Support Systems10.52.582Elsevier
37Chronic StressOpen Access10.42.227SAGE
38Psychological Science10.33.009SAGE
39Psychological Medicine10.22.276Cambridge University Press
40Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice10.02.822Wiley-Blackwell
41Journal of Behavioral AddictionsOpen Access9.82.026Akademiai Kiado
42Journal of the Learning Sciences9.74.117Taylor & Francis
43Journal of Educational Psychology9.53.577APA
44Child Development9.42.966Wiley-Blackwell
45Child Development Perspectives9.33.435Wiley-Blackwell
46Developmental Review9.34.048Elsevier
47Depression and Anxiety9.22.202Wiley-Blackwell
48Current Directions in Psychological Science9.03.149SAGE
49Behavior Research Methods8.93.075Springer Nature
50Human-Computer Interaction8.92.194Taylor & Francis
Scopus indexed psychology journals

Frequently Asked Questions

How to check Scopus indexed journals?

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