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- Overall, we rate Frontiers in Science as a Pro-Science journal based on peer-review and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: Switzerland 8/180
Founded in 2010, Frontiers in Psychology is a peer-reviewed open access journal that aims at publishing the best research across the entire field of psychology. The journal is published through Frontiers Media and the editor-in-chief Axel Cleeremans
Funded by / Ownership
Frontiers in Psychology is owned by Frontiers Media which is a for-profit corporation operated by Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. Funding comes from digital sales of content and author fees for publication. Frontiers Media has been criticized for being a predatory open-access publisher.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Frontiers in Psychology is an open-access journal that publishes information and research related to psychology in 27 different sections. The journal primarily publishes research such as this Assessment of the quality of life in parents of children with ADHD: Validation of the Multicultural Quality of Life in Norwegian pediatric mental health settings. Further, Scopus classifies it as a general psychology journal and gives it a 2019 CiteScore rank of 73% (above average) compared to all other indexed general psychology journals. In general, Frontiers in Psychology is a credible scientific journal, as we cannot find any controversy or significant retractions to date.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Frontiers in Science as a Pro-Science journal based on peer-review and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 1/9/2017) Updated (1/15/2021)