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Publish open access with Taylor & Francis Behavioral Sciences

Taylor & Francis Group publishes 4 fully open access (Gold) journals and over 230 hybrid (Green) journals in the Behavioral Sciences, offering a varied portfolio of both niche and broad-scope titles. Discover the high-quality research published under imprints Routledge, the world's leading academic publisher in the Social Sciences and Humanites, Cogent OA and Taylor & Francis. 

For more information on Gold, Green and other Open Access models, visit our dedicated Open Access page for researchers.

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Did you speak to us at APA in Chicago? Use this page to find out more about our fully open access journals in Behavioral Sciences and our unique offerings for researchers in the field. You can explore our hybrid Behavioral Sciences journals here.

Be sure to read up on our data sharing policies and guidelines on ethics for authors and editors too.

Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine is a peer-reviewed open access journal publishing international, interdisciplinary research with diverse methodological approaches on the psychosocial, behavioral and biomedical aspects of health. 

Indexed in Scopus, ESCI and the DOAJ.
As a researcher in the Behavioral Sciences your research may contain multiple data sets. At Taylor & Francis we believe in making this data more open to increase the transparency and reproducibility of results, and have a number of initiatives to support open research.

European Journal of Psychotraumatology

European Journal of Psychotraumatology is a peer-reviewed open access journal that aims to engage scholars, clinicians and researchers in the vital issues of understanding, preventing and treating the consequences of stress and trauma. 

2018 Impact Factor 3.020. Indexed in PubMed Central, Scopus and more. 

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Cogent Psychology

Cogent Psychology is a peer-reviewed open access journal and one of the largest multidisciplinary journals to serve the Psychology community.  Submissions in all areas of Psychology are welcomed, from Applied to Social Psychology.

Indexed in ESCI, DOAJ, Scopus and numerous other international indexes.

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Is there a data set associated with your work? Share your data to increase the impact of your research.
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Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology

Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology is a peer reviewed open access journal that aims to stimulate multidisciplinary research into the central nervous system and its complex relationship with the surrounding social environment.

Indexed in PubMed Central, DOAJ and other international indexes.

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Passionate about Open Science? Taylor & Francis is a Transparency Openness Promotion (TOP) signatory and has committed to the TOP guidelines.
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Publishing open access shares your research with the world, increasing your readership and chance of citations. 

  • Larger audience:
    Open access articles are available for anyone, anywhere to download and read your research. On average, open access articles have eight times more readers than traditionally published articles.
  • Greater impact:
    As your research is freely available it can be accessed by those outside of academia, including international, central and local governments, voluntary organizations and field work agencies.
  • Creative Commons License:
    You choose how others use and build upon your work and share your final published article any way you want.
Taylor & Francis is committed to making open access available to as many researchers as possible and offers various discounts or funds to publish open access. Find out more information at our dedicated open access page.
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