History and Philosophy of Psychology
History and Philosophy of Psychology is the periodical of the History and Philosophy of Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society and incorporates the former History and Philosophy of Psychology Newsletter.
Scheduled publication frequency:
Editor: Professor Fraser Watts
Book Reviews Editor: Professor Harris Wiseman
Assistant Editor: Professor Harris Wiseman
Information for contributors
The journal’s remit is the history and philosophy of psychology. Papers that relate history and philosophy will be particularly welcomed, as will those on the history of British psychology. The journal’s policy will also be to consider papers from all theoretical perspectives, not just currently fashionable ones. It does not publish material that is discriminatory or libellous, either in content or manner of presentation.
Instructions to authors
Articles are invited for the refereed section (normally maximum length 5,000 words): one electronic and four hard copies, including an abstract (max 150 words), appropriately anonymised for blind review with the author's name, affiliation (if any), contact and email addresses on a cover page, should be submitted to the editor: Professor Fraser Watts, 19 Grantchester Rd, Cambridge, CB3 9ED (email: [email protected]). Typescripts should not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere, and should be double-spaced, paginated, and formatted according to the BPS style guide:
Contributions for the non-refereed section (including abbreviated versions of papers presented at the Section's conferences (normally max 3,000 words in length, including abstract), and contributions to the newsletter section, including letters, notices of forthcoming events etc. should also be submitted to the editor: Professor Fraser Watts, 19 Grantchester Rd, Cambridge, CB3 9ED (email: [email protected]). Papers should be double-spaced, paginated, and formatted according to the BPS style guide: https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/bps-style-guide-authors-and-editors
Books for review and book reviews should be sent to the Book Review Editor: Dr Harris Wiseman, Quennington, Stoughton Lane, Leicester, LE2 2FH (Email: [email protected])
Electronic copy (IBM-compatible WordPerfect or Microsoft Word) is required for all material accepted for publication.
Single issues and subscriptions
Hard copy subscription is not available.
Single issues are available for purchase in pdf format via the BPS Shop online. For members of History and Philosophy of Psychology Section you can download the History and Philosophy of Psychology publication for free
If you have any queries regarding subscritpion, please contact [email protected] quoting 'History and Philosophy of Psychology publication subscriptions' in the subject line
ISSN: print version: 1469-283X; online version: 2396-8737
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