Psychological Research Journal

4 issues per year, ISSN 0391-6081 , ISSNe 1972-5620

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Psychological Research Journal is a scientific journal that publishes theoretical, historical, empirical, and critical review and discussion articles that deal with a broad range of themes in psychology. Every psychological topic is of interest to the journal if considered under the aspect of the most recent research advances: general, cognitive and experimental psychology; history of psychology; physiological psychology, neuropsychology and psychobiology; animal and comparative psychology; psychometry and methodology of psychological research; developmental and educational psychology; social psychology; work and organizational psychology; dynamic psychology; clinical psychology. The journal is sensitive to an approach that seeks to intercept current issues and the problems that emerge from culture and society, promoting interdisciplinary dialogue. Psychological Research Journal can host forums focused on specific issues or which collect scientific contributions associated with events and conferences and the organic presentation of the results of projects. The journal publishes articles in Italian and English, privileging the latter ones to encourage international diffusion.

General editor: Alessandro Antonietti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano), Paolo Inghilleri (Università degli Studi di Milano), Antonella Marchetti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano)
Executive board: Caterina Arcidiacono (Università Federico II, Napoli), Santo di Di Nuovo (Università di Catania), Giuseppe Di Pellegrino (Università di Bologna), Fabio Lucidi (Università di Roma La Sapienza), Claudia Mazzeschi (Università di Perugia), Giuliana Pinto (Università di Firenze)
Scientific board: Susana Alves (Università di Roma La Sapienza), Ilaria Castelli (Università di Bergamo), Barbara Colombo (Champlain College, Burlington), Amedeo D’Angiulli (Carleton University, Ottawa), Gaspare Galati (Università di Roma La Sapienza), Omar Gelo (Università del Salento), Michaela Gummerum (University of Warwick), Antonio Iannaccone (Université de Neuchâtel), Beatrice Ligorio (Università di Bari Aldo Moro), Todd Lubart (Universitè Paris Descarts), Francesca Pazzaglia (Università di Padova), Egidio Robusto (Università di Padova), Mario Rossi-Monti (Università di Urbino Carlo Bo), Ai-Girl Tan (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Elena Vegni (Università degli Studi di Milano) , Adriano Zamperini (Università di Padova)
Honorary committee: Piergiorgio Argentero (Università di Pavia), Bruno Bara (Università di Torino), Dora Capozza (Università di Padova), Carlo Cipolli (Università di Bologna), Cesare Cornoldi (Università di Padova), James C. Coyne (University of Pennsylvania), Mihály Csíkszentmihályi (Claremont University), Dario Grossi (Università della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli), Riccardo Luccio (Università di Trieste), Barbara Ongari (Università di Trento), Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont (Université de Neuchâtel), Louis Ploton (Université Lumière Lyon 2), Marco Poli (Università di Milano), Paolo Renzi (Università di Roma La Sapienza), Ian Robertson (Trinity College, Dublin), Wolfgang Schnotz (Universität Koblenz-Landau)

The Journal uses a double-blind peer review process. Reviewers are chosen for their expertise. The article will be sent anonymously to reviewers to avoid possible influences due to the name of the author. The editors may decide not to submit the article to any referee in the case it is judged as not relevant, not rigorous or not meeting appropriate scientific standards. Reviewers' evaluations will be sent to the author also in case of negative response.

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Issue 4/2011