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- Overall, we rate Political Psychological Journal a Pro-Science publication based on being peer-reviewed and well-sourced.
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 1980, Political Psychology is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bimonthly by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the International Society of Political Psychology. The journal of the International Society of Political Psychology is dedicated to the analysis of the interrelationships between psychological and political processes. International contributors draw on a diverse range of sources, including cognitive psychology, political science, economics, history, international relations, philosophy, political theory, sociology, and social and clinical psychology. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 3.265, ranking it 14th out of 180 journals in the category “Political Science” and 9th out of 64 journals in the category “Psychology Social.”
Funded by / Ownership
The Political Psychology Journal is owned and published by Wiley. Revenue is derived through subscriptions and memberships.
Analysis / Bias
In review, the Political Psychological Journal provides an analysis of the interrelationships between psychological and political processes. Articles and headlines are low biased and cover the topics they describe such as Redefining the Meaning of Negative History in Times of Sociopolitical Change: A Social Creativity Approach. Although some articles may seem controversial if you do not hold a similar view, this journal is generally low biased, sober, and analytical such as The Effect of Group Polarization on Opposition to Donald Trump. In general, they are low biased and Highly factual.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate Political Psychological Journal a Pro-Science publication based on being peer-reviewed and well-sourced. (D. Van Zandt 1/9/2017) Updated (1/27/2021)