Behavioral Sciences — Open Access Journal of Psychology & Cognition

Behavioral Sciences (ISSN 2076-328X; CODEN: BSECCV) 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 in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) from Vol. 6. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 22 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.1 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Individual Variation and the Bilingual Advantage—Factors that Modulate the Effect of Bilingualism on Cognitive Control Guest Editors: Maurits Van den Noort, Peggy M.P.C. Bosch, Esli Struys
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Affective Processes in Educational Contexts Guest Editors: Anna Rowe, Julie Fitness
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
Suicide, Homicide, and Self-Harm in Family Carers Guest Editor: Siobhan O’Dwyer
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Behavioral Sciences
From Basic to Clinical in Behavioral Disorders Guest Editors: Maria de los Angeles Robinson Agramonte, Teresa Serrano Sanchez, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves
Deadline: 28 February 2019

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