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ISSN 1528-3542
Country United States

About the journal

Emotion publishes significant contributions to the study of emotion from a wide range of theoretical traditions and research domains. The journal includes articles that advance knowledge and theory about all aspects of emotional processes, including reports of substantial empirical studies, scholarly reviews, and major theoretical articles. Submissions from all domains of emotion research are encouraged, including studies focusing on cultural, social, temperament and personality, cognitive, developmental, health, or biological variables that affect or are affected by emotional functioning. Both laboratory and field studies are appropriate for the journal, as are neuroimaging studies of emotional processes.


Impact factor

The impact factor of Emotion is as follows:

Year Impact Rank Quartile
2018 3.127 17/88 Q1
2017 3.039 15/85 Q1
2016 3.251 12/84 Q1
2014 3.383 13/97 Q1