Psychological Topics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal committed to promoting the highest ethical publication practices. It follows COPE's Code of Conduct (www.publicationethics.org) and recommendations published in documents and guidelines.
Published articles most often belong to the field of developmental, cognitive, educational, clinical, health, organizational, evolutionary, and personality psychology. The Journal is published three times per year, with the first number dedicated to a specific topic. The goal of the Journal is to create a communication link not only between scientists from different areas of research, but to allow implementation of modern scientific knowledge into psychological practice.
There are no submission charges, processing charges or any kind of publication fees for authors.
Every manuscript goes through double blind peer review process.
Each manuscript is peer-reviewed by two reviewers (frequently from abroad). In case of contradictory reviews, the manuscript is sent to a third reviewer, and the final decision is made by the Editorial board. Manuscripts lacking in content or value are turned down without being sent to reviewers.
The journal is also available on the http://www.ffri.hr/psihologija/en/psychological-topics.html
peer review, equally national and international peer review, double, all papers, double blind review
First year of publication: 1992
Frequency (annually): 3
Scientific disciplines and subdisciplines:
Date added to HRČAK: 22 November 2006
Psychological Topics is an Open Access journal. All articles are published Open Access, under a Creative Commons CC-BY-SA licence.
Authors are entitled to copyright for their unpublished work. When the article is published, the copyright is transferred to the publisher (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Sveucilisna avenija 4, Rijeka, Croatia) who is granted the exclusive right to reproduce, distribute, and publish the article on the web page of the Journal "Psychological Topics" and other scientific journal databases.
Faculty, as the owner of the copyright, will make the articles available for anyone through open access initiative databases. Such published articles can be used by anyone, in accordance with the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA licence.
Author copyright includes the rights to the printed and electronic form of the scientific article.