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Social Influence

Publisher: Routledge

ISSN: 1553-4510 (Print), 1553-4529 (Online)

Volume: 6

Publication Frequency: 4 issues per year

Aim & Scope

Impact Factor 0.795
5-Year Impact Factor 0.980
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Social Influence is a journal that provides an integrated focus for research into this important, dynamic, and multi-disciplinary field. Topics covered include: conformity, norms, social influence tactics such as norm of reciprocity, authority, scarcity, interpersonal influence, persuasion, power, advertising, mass media effects, political persuasion, propaganda, comparative influence, compliance, minority influence, influence in groups, cultic influence, social movements, social contagions, rumors, resistance to influence, influence across cultures, and the history of influence research. This journal is of interest to social psychologists, political psychologists, consumer psychologists, organizational psychologists, sociologists, communication researchers, and anyone interested in any aspect of social influence.

The journal publishes experimental research investigating aspects of social influence, although we will consider correlational studies, surveys, and meta-analyses. Although not a requirement, we strongly encourage authors to use behavioral dependent measures (e.g., petition signing, donations, voting, helping). The research submitted should advance theory and/or application.

Social Influence desires short, reader-friendly manuscripts limited to 5000 words; authors should be aware of the cross-disciplinary nature of the journal and avoid jargon.

Peer Review Integrity

All research articles in this journal, including those in special issues, have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and refereeing by at least two independent, expert referees. All peer review is single blind and submissions may be made online via ScholarOne Manuscripts.


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