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Psychometrika is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to fostering psychology as a quantitative rational science by examining statistical methods, discussing mathematical techniques, and advancing theory for evaluating behavioral data in psychology, education, and the social and behavioral sciences generally.

  • The official journal of the Psychometric Society.
  • Comprises three main sections: Theory and Methods, Application Reviews & Case Studies (ARCS), and Book Reviews.
  • Focuses on the development of quantitative models for psychological phenomena.
  • Features new mathematical and statistical techniques for the evaluation of data in psychology, education, and in the social sciences.
  • Emphasizes the connection between novel methodology and its application to empirical data in psychology, education, and in the social sciences.


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Executive Editor
  • Sandip Sinharay
Section Editor: ARCS
  • Nidhi Kohli
Section Editor: Book Reviews
  • Maarten Marsman
Impact factor
3.0 (2022)
5 year impact factor
3.3 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
16 days
263,953 (2022)

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