Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Sciences is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on 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: JCR - Q2 (Psychology, Multidisciplinary) / CiteScore - Q2 (Development)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 21.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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: 2.6 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.2 (2022)
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Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Children, Healthcare, IJERPH, Nutrients
Economics of Public Health: Assessment of Health Interventions Topic Editors: Ce Shang, Amanda J. Quisenberry, Yingning Wang
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in AI, Behavioral Sciences, EJIHPE
The Future of AI and Education: Chat GPT on Learning and Teaching Behaviours Topic Editors: Xuesong Zhai, Andreja Istenic Starcic
Deadline: 19 August 2024
Topic in Algorithms, Behavioral Sciences, Societies, Technologies
Getting Insight into How Different Chatbots Answer the Same Questions and How Reliable They Are Topic Editors: Eugène Loos, Loredana Ivan
Deadline: 1 September 2024
Topic in Behavioral Sciences, COVID, EJIHPE, Societies, IJERPH, Healthcare
Cultural Differences and Migrant Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19 Topic Editors: Vsevolod Konstantinov, Andrés Alexis Ramírez Coronel
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Predictors and Outcomes of Parental Emotion Socialization Guest Editors: Carolina Lunetti, Laura Di Giunta
Deadline: 20 April 2024
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Domestic Violence during and after the Lockdown: The Shadow Pandemic Guest Editors: Lisa Chiara Fellin, Arlene Louise Vetere
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
From Neuron to Neuropathology: Innovation in Conceptual Frameworks, Diagnosis, Interventions and Treatment Guest Editors: Lynne A. Barker, Nick Morton, Rebecca Denniss
Deadline: 20 May 2024
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Understanding Youth Knowledge, Behaviors and Conditions concerning Mental Health Guest Editors: Christine Grove, Ilaria Montagni, Joanne Riebschleger
Deadline: 31 May 2024
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