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TOP-READ ARTICLES—FREE ACCESS*

Enjoy free online access to these top-read psychology and counseling articles through November 15, 2012.

What Does the Narcissistic Personality Inventory Really Measure?

Environmental Sustainability and Behavioral Science: Meta-Analysis of Proenvironmental Behavior Experiments

An Investigation of the Relations Between Altruism, Empathy, and Spirituality

What Does the Narcissistic Personality Inventory Really Measure?
By Robert A. Ackerman, Edward A. Witt,
M. Brent Donnellan, Kali H. Trzesniewski,
Richard W. Robins, and Deborah A. Kashy
Assessment

Environmental Sustainability and Behavioral Science: Meta-Analysis of Proenvironmental Behavior Experiments
by Richard Osbaldiston and John Paul Schott
Environment and Behavior

An Investigation of the Relations Between Altruism, Empathy, and Spirituality
by John Thomas Huber II and
Douglas A. MacDonald
Journal of Humanistic Psychology

 

Mixed Research in Counseling: Trends in the Literature

Current Perspectives on the Identification and Assessment of Gifted Students

Perceptions of love and sex across the adult life span'

Mixed Research in Counseling:
Trends in the Literature

by Nancy L. Leech and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie
Measurement and Evaluation in
Counseling and Development

Current Perspectives on the Identification and Assessment of Gifted Students
by Steven I. Pfeiffer
Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment

Perceptions of love and sex across the adult life span'
by Félix Neto
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships

 

To end life or not to prolong life: The effect of message framing on attitudes toward euthanasia

Corporal Punishment's Inffluence on Children's Aggressive and Delinquent Behavior

Teaching Social Skills to People with Autism

To end life or not to prolong life: The effect of message framing on attitudes toward euthanasia
by Eyal Gamiliel
Journal of Health Psychology

Corporal Punishment's Inffluence on Children's Aggressive and Delinquent Behavior
by Sara Z. Morris and Chris L. Gibson
Criminal Justice and Behavior

Teaching Social Skills to People with Autism
by Mary Jane Weiss and Sandra L. Harris
Behavior Modifications

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JOURNAL NEWS

Notable Impact Factors

Personality and Social Psychology Review Receives High Ranking & Ranked #1 in Psychology, Social*
Congratulations to PSR on receiving a high ranking for 2011 as follows:
Impact Factor: 6.071
Ranked: 1 out of 59 in Psychology, Social

Psychology of Women Quarterly rose 49% in the 2011 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2012)*
Congratulations to PWQ on rising 49% in the JCR & ranked #2 in Women’s Studies
Impact Factor: rose to 2.115 from 1.420
Ranked: 2 out of 38 in Women’s Studies and 24 out of 124 in Psychology, Multidisciplinary

Teaching of Psychology increases their JCR Ranking
Congratulations to TOP for rising in the JCR from .333 to .465
Impact Factor: 0.465
Ranked: 91 out of 124 in Psychology, Multidisciplinary and 139 out of 203 in Education and Educational Research

The Journal of Early Adolescence rose 48% in the 2011 Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters, 2012)*
Congratulations to JEA on rising 48% in the JCR and now ranked #4 in Family Studies
Impact Factor: rose to 2.303 from 1.556
Ranked: 4 out of 38 in Family Studies and 23 out of 67 in Psychology, Developmental

Journal of Career Development rose 45% in the 2011 Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters, 2012)*
Congratulations on JCD on rising 45% in the JCR
Impact Factor: rose to 1.522 from 1.050
Ranked: 29 out of 72 in Psychology, Applied

Access more Impact Factor and Rankings information. *Source: 2011 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2012)

 

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Psychology of Women Quarterly

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Call for Papers

Emerging Adulthood

Emerging Adulthood
SAGE is proud to announce the launch of a new journal, Emerging Adulthood. The first issue will publish in March, 2013. Submit your manuscript today at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ead. More information can be found here.

 

Clinical Psychological Science

Clinical Psychological Science - A New Journal for a New Era
A confluence of recent developments has made clinical psychological science increasingly central to all areas of psychological science, which are rapidly changing the treatment of mental illness. The Association for Psychological Science’s newest journal, Clinical Psychological Science, emerges from this confluence to provide readers with the best, most innovative research in clinical psychological science, giving researchers of all stripes a home for their work and a place in which to communicate with a broad audience of both clinical and other scientists.

Submit your manuscripts today at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cpx

 

Podcasts

The Counseling Psychologist

The Counseling Psychologist: Social Justice Advocacy in Rural Communities: Practical Issues and Implications
Nadya A. Fouad, TCP Editor, interviews Joshua M. Bradley, James L. Werth, Jr. and Sarah L. Hastings about their research into social justice advocacy in rural communities. The Counseling Psychologist (TCP) focuses on timely topics in such diverse areas as counseling HIV-infected clients, counseling lesbian and gay clients, the counseling relationship, cross-cultural counseling, delayed memory, debate ethics, multicultural training supervision, victimization, and white racial identity.

Listen to available podcasts here.

 

Autism

Autism Matters Podcast Series
The Autism podcast series (hosted by Dr Laura Crane) aims to showcase the latest research published in Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice in a way that is accessible, easy to understand and has real world relevance. The podcasts are aimed at a broad audience, including academics, researchers, students, clinicians, journalists, policy makers, individuals with autism and their families, and anyone interested in autism spectrum disorders. Follow our podcasts on Facebook or Twitter @journalautism.

Listen to available podcasts here.

 

Journal of Social and Personal Relationships

Relationship Matters Podcast Series
The Relations Matters podcast series aims to showcase the latest research published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships and brings you the latest in relationship research in two podcasts per month. Hosted by Dr. Bjarne Holmes and produced at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. Follow our podcasts on Facebook.

Listen to available podcasts here.

 

Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making

Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making
JCEDM
Editor Amy Pritchett talks to Catherine Burns about her paper, co-authored with Maryam Ashoori, "Team Cognitive Work Analysis: Structure and Control Tasks". The focus of the Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making (JCEDM), is on research that seeks to understand how people engage in cognitive work in real-world settings and the development of systems that support that work.

Listen to available podcasts here

 

New Editors

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology – Deborah L. Best, Wake Forest University, is now editor as of July 1

Having studied developmental psychology for more than 40 years, Deborah Best is an expert in human development and early childhood. As an authority in some of the most controversial topics in parenting, psychology and education today, Best can discuss gender roles in childhood and adolescence, cross-cultural views on co-sleeping, age-related changes in memory, the development of sex stereotypes and cognitive and social development.

Her research has ranged from cognitive development during the preschool and primary school years – including age-related changes in memory and the effects of memory training – to cross-cultural comparisons of public social behaviors of men and women. In addition to having received numerous awards for her research and teaching, Best also holds the honors of having served as the first female Dean of the College at Wake Forest, the Past President of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology and the current President of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research

 

 

Organizational Psychology Review: Special Forum on Good Theory

Organizational Psychology Review

Many people, authors as well as reviewers and editors, are struggling with the question of what makes for good theory and how to judge the contribution of a conceptual study. To help address this issue and develop the field’s “shared mental model” of good theory, starting in Volume 2, Organizational Psychology Review launched a Special Forum on Good Theory. Special Forum contributions are invitation-only, and are written as essay-style opinion pieces. Register now for free online access to the first three volumes of Organizational Psychology Review - published from 2011!

 

Group Processes & Intergroup Relations: Forthcoming special issue

Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

A special issue of Group Processes & Intergroup Relations will be published late 2012 on How Groups Decide: In Tribute to James H. Davis. The issue will be guest edited by R.S. Tindale & N.L. Kerr. Sign up for email alerts in order to be alerted when the issue gets published.

 

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FORTHCOMING SAGE REFERENCE TITLES—AVAILABLE ON SAGE KNOWLEDGE

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Encyclopedia of Trauma

Encyclopedia of Trauma  by Charles R. Figley
Trauma encyclopedias published to date all center around psychological trauma and its emotional effects on the individual as a disabling or mental disorder requiring mental health services. This element is vital and has benefited from scientific and professional breakthroughs in theory, research, and applications. Our encyclopedia certainly will cover this central element, but our expanded conceptualization will include the other disciplines and will move beyond the individual. Learn More

 

Encyclopedia of the Mind

Encyclopedia of the Mind by Hal Pashler
This encyclopedia, to be produced by Sage Reference, brings together scholars from the entire range of mind-related academic disciplines from across the arts and humanities, social sciences, life sciences, and computer science and engineering to explore the multidimensional nature of the human mind. Learn More

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NEW BOOKS FROM SAGE

Take a look at some of these highly anticipated books in psychology and request your FREE review copies today!

Clinical Psychology

Cultural Psychotherapy

Decoding the Ethics Code

Clinical Psychology
by Andrew M. Pomerantz

Cultural Psychotherapy
by Martin J. La Roche

Decoding the Ethics Code
by Celia B. Fisher

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