Aims and Scopes

Advances in Cognitive Psychology is an open access journal devoted primarily to the scientific study of perception, language processing, attention, memory, and cognition. The journal's broad focus encompasses the behavioral, cognitive, and brain sciences. ACP publishes empirical studies, theoretical papers, and critical reviews. The journal occasionally offers reviewers the possibility to write an opinion letter on a reviewed paper, and regularly publishes special issues on topics of widespread interest. The language of the journal is English. Currently ACP is indexed by major abstracting services including Scopus, MedLine, PsychINFO, EBSCO, ERIH PLUS, Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition, and Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Covered research areas include:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Neuropsychology of Cognition
  • Modeling and Simulations
  • Social Cognition
  • Differential Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience

Open access license

ACP applies the creative common license CC-BY-NC-ND ( to published articles. Under this Open Access license, authors agree that anyone can copy and distribute the article for free as long as appropriate credit is given and the article is not modified and not used for commercial purposes.

Article processing costs

In the case of acceptance of a submitted manuscript the authors will be charged with the article processing costs. These costs depend on the length of the manuscript, and usually amount to about 300 Euros. If one of the authors is actively involved in the journal (e.g., as an editor), then these costs will be waived.

Tasks financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education on the basis of the contract no. 801/P-DUN/2018 out of the funds designed for activities promoting science: Preparation and editing of English versions of articles, Financing foreign Editors-in-Chief, Dissemination of publications and increasing their accessibility to a broad range of readers, Creation of the XML conversion platform to improve the access to the articles (2018-2019). Advances in Cognitive Psychology is co-financed by the Ministry of Education and Science (Ministerstwo Edukacji i Nauki) under the program "Rozwój czasopism naukowych," RCN/SN/0494/2021/1.

Zadania finansowane w ramach umowy 801/P-DUN/2018 ze środków Ministra Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego przeznaczonych na działalność upowszechniającą naukę: Finansowanie zagranicznych redaktorów naczelnych; Przygotowanie i edycja anglojęzycznych publikacji; Upowszechnianie publikacji i ułatwianie dostępu do nich szerokiemu gronu odbiorców; Utworzenie nowej platformy do udostępniania artykułów. Advances in Cognitive Psychology jest współfinansowane przez Ministerstwo Edukacji i Nauki w ramach programu "Rozwój czasopism naukowych," RCN/SN/0494/2021/1.