Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Sciences is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, behavioral biology and behavioral genetics published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SSCI (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Development)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 17.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.286 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.070 (2021)
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Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Education Sciences, J. Intell.
Personality, Intelligence, Cognitive Skills, and Life Outcomes Topic Editors: Yoav Ganzach, Konrad Kulikowski
Deadline: 10 May 2023
Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Education Sciences, EJIHPE, J. Intell.
Understanding Scientific Creativity Topic Editors: Wenjing Yang, Baoguo Shi, Jiang Qiu
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Algorithms, Behavioral Sciences, Societies, Technologies
AI in the Everyday Life of Older Adults: Panacea or Pandora's Box? Topic Editors: Eugène Loos, Loredana Ivan, Kim Sawchuk, Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol
Deadline: 10 July 2023
Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Education Sciences, Healthcare, IJERPH
The Causes, Counseling and Prevention Strategies for Maladaptive and Deviant Behaviors in Schools Topic Editors: Jian-Hong Ye, Mei-Yen Chen, Yu-Feng Wu
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Prosocial Behaviours at Work: Key Concepts, Measures, Interventions, Antecedents, and Outcomes Guest Editor: Rona Hart
Deadline: 25 February 2023
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Positive Humor: New Insights and Perspectives Guest Editors: Carla Canestrari, Alessandra Fermani, Laura Migliorini
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Conceptual and Empirical Connections between Self-Processes Guest Editors: Alain Morin, Famira Racy
Deadline: 15 March 2023
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Psychology Research and Public Health Guest Editors: Magdalena Iorga, Camelia Soponaru
Deadline: 31 March 2023
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