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Open for submissions

Communications Psychology is a selective open-access, peer-reviewed journal publishing research, reviews and commentary across all areas of psychological research.


  • We are inviting submissions of research articles across all areas of psychology and closely neighbouring fields. Click the link above to find out more about the journal.

  • The editors at Communications Psychology invite submissions of research manuscripts on the Psychology of Resilience. Submissions may come from any field of psychology or neighbouring disciplines, such as social work, education, and psychiatry.

    Open for submissions
  • The Editors at Communications Psychology and Nature Communications invite submissions of direct replication and generalization studies in psychology. These may come from any subdiscipline of psychology, and be submitted as standard research Articles or Registered Reports.

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  • On this dedicated figshare space, you find Stage 1 Registered Report protocols accepted in principle at Communications Psychology.


What we publish and criteria for publication
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  • Content types

    Learn about the article types published in Communications Psychology

  • Preregistration

    The journal's policies regarding preregistration and statements about preregistration in submitted manuscripts

  • Registered Reports

    Information for the preparation and submission of Registered Reports to Communications Psychology

  • Clinical Research

    Information about the requirements for clinical research submitted to Communications Psychology

  • Resources

    Additional information for authors and reviewers, including frequently asked questions about transparent peer review and appeals.

  • Collections

    All manuscripts submitted to Nature Portfolio Journal Collections or Guest Edited Collections are assessed according to the journal’s standard editorial criteria and are subject to all of the Nature Portfolio standard Editorial Policies, including the Competing Interests policy.

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Call for Papers for Collections of research articles