Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal (SBP) publishes papers on all aspects of social, personality, and developmental psychology.

Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal


Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal (SBP), founded in 1973, publishes papers on all aspects of social, personality, and developmental psychology. In the past 50 years SBP has published the work of over 6,500 researchers and professionals, and the journal’s archive now contains several thousand articles. The journal is indexed in the SSCI with a current impact factor of 0.976 and has a CiteScore of 1.4.

Since 2019, SBP Journal has been published in electronic format only.

SBP has a distinguished Board of Consulting Editors and works with thousands of expert peer reviewers around the globe. Twelve issues are published each year and the journal is available in the libraries of major universities all over the world.

ISSNs: 1179-6391 (Online), 0301-2212 (Print)



SBP Journal offers:


  • A well-established international journal published monthly
  • A distinguished Editorial Board, featuring pioneers of psychology and up-and-coming researchers
  • Online submission of your manuscripts
  • Expert peer feedback from worldwide reviewers through a double-blind review process
  • Published work of over 6,500 researchers and professionals
  • Individual article purchases for a flat fee of $US29 each; search our article database
  • Institutional and personal subscription options
  • Free two-month trial for institutions


SBP Journal is indexed, abstracted, or archived in the following locations:


Academic Search Premier, AgeLine, Arts and Humanities Database, ArticleFirst, ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts, Biological Abstracts, British Library, Chicano Database, CINAHL, Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, CLOCKSS, CNPIEC, Communication and Mass Media Index, Copyright Clearance Centre, CrossRef, Current Citations Express (EBSCO), Current Contents – Social & Behavioral Sciences, Dietrich’s Index Philosophicus, EBSCOhost, Educational Research Abstracts Online, Family and Society Studies Worldwide, Google, Google Scholar, Higher Education Abstracts, IBZ Online (De Gruyter), Ingenta Connect, Institute of Scientific Information, J-Gate (Informatics), Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts, OCLC, Portico, ProQuest, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, PsycINFO, Public Affairs Index, Research Alert (Institute for Scientific Information), SportDiscus, Social Service Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Thomson Reuters, WorldCat.



Editorial Statement | Editorial CV Brief | Editorial CV Full

Editorial address

Robert A. C. (Bob) Stewart, PhD, Editor-in-Chief 
Society for Personality Research
P.O. Box 1539
Palmerston North 4440, New Zealand


Current Consulting Editors include

  • Jeanne Brockmyer, University of Toledo
  • Jin Nam Choi, Seoul National University
  • Michael Eysenck, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Adrian Furnham, University College, London
  • Stefania Paolini, University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Robert Rosenthal, University of California, Riverside
  • Zhenyuan Wang, East China Normal University
  • Bernard Weiner, University of California, Los Angeles


Former Consulting Editors include

  • Albert Bandura, Stanford University
  • Donn Byrne, State University of New York at Albany, NY, USA
  • Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Claremont Graduate School
  • Edward de Bono, London, England
  • Anthony N. Doob, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Hans J. Eysenck, King's College London, UK
  • Norman T. Feather, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
  • Torsten Norlander, Evidens University College and Karolinska Institute
  • Julian B. Rotter, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
  • Janet Taylor Spence, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA 
  • Harry Triandis, University of Illinois, Champaign
  • Marvin Zuckerman, University of Delaware



Author Guidelines


for details on Author Guidelines please follow the links to the Journal website below:



Collection Information