Calls for papers

Highlight your research and enhance its visibility to your field and community by submitting to one of our calls for papers, for our upcoming Guest Edited Collections. For enquiries, please contact scirep.collection@springernature.com.

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  • Consumer behaviour

    This Collection welcomes original research articles that investigate psychological approaches to understanding consumer behaviour. Behavioural economics studies investigating the assumptions, preferences, and decision-making behaviour of individuals, as well as neuroeconomics studies investigating the brain mechanisms involved in making economic choices are welcome
    • Luca Fraccascia, PhD
    • Isamu Okada, PhD
    • Riccardo Palumbo, PhD
    Collection
    Submission status: Open Deadline: 25 March 2025
  • Anger, aggression and violence

    This Collection welcomes original research articles that investigate anger, aggression, and violence (separately or in combination), and their management.
    • Marco Bortolato, MD PhD
    • Amanda Stephens, PhD
    Collection
    Submission status: Open Deadline: 21 March 2025
  • Illusions of the mind

    This Collection welcomes original research articles in the areas of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience, reporting empirical studies on illusions of the mind.
    • Alexander De Foe, PhD
    • Stephen Macknik, PhD
    • Susana Martinez-Conde, PhD
    Collection
    Submission status: Open Deadline: 01 December 2024
  • Eating behaviour and disorders

    This Collection welcomes original research articles on eating behaviour and disorders. Studies that investigate the prevalence of eating disorders in clinical populations or examine the effectiveness of potential treatments for abnormal eating habits are welcome.
    • Joanna H. Sliwowska , Ph.D., D. Sc.
    • Anna M. Witkowska, PhD
    Collection
    Submission status: Open Deadline: 28 November 2024
  • Loneliness

    The Editors at Communications Psychology, Communications Medicine, Nature Communications, and Scientific Reports invite submissions on the topic of loneliness, including what makes people lonely, how it shapes their experience, and what loneliness means for health outcomes.
      Collection
      Submission status: Open Deadline: 27 November 2024
    • Intergenerational transmission of behaviour and social capital

      This collection covers research on intergenerational transmission of socioeconomic variables, non-biological traits, preferences, behaviors and environments, and how they relate to social mobility.
        Collection
        Submission status: Open Deadline: 15 November 2024
      • Postpartum depression

        This Collection welcomes original research on the incidence, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of postpartum depression.
        • Luai A. Ahmed, MBBS, PhD
        • Carola Dell’Acqua, PhD
        • Oludoyinmola Ojifinni, PhD
        • Kornelia Zareba, MD, PhD, DSc
        Collection
        Submission status: Open Deadline: 13 November 2024
      • Contemplative practices and social well-being

        This Collection welcomes original research articles from Psychology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience and related fields that report work on the application of contemplative practices to social well-being outcomes and associated neurophysiological, behavioral, and other mechanisms.
        • Kirk Warren Brown, PhD
        • Johannes Alfons Karl, PhD
        • Antonino Raffone, PhD
        Collection
        Submission status: Open Deadline: 08 November 2024
      • Multimorbidity

        This joint collection welcomes clinical, epidemiological, and public health research focused on multimorbidity.
          Collection
          Submission status: Open Deadline: 30 October 2024
        • Healthy ageing and brain health

          The present Collection welcomes original research articles investigating the genetic, lifestyle, and environmental factors that influence brain health and accordingly, promote or compromise healthy ageing.
          • Carmela Rita Balistreri, PhD
          • Nafisa M. Jadavji, PhD
          • Veronica Mazza, PhD
          Collection
          Submission status: Open Deadline: 26 October 2024