PsycINFO Exceeds 3 Million Records in 2010
Since 2004 when the annual production exceeded 100,000 records for the first time, PsycINFO has been growing rapidly. The official 3 millionth record provides bibliographic information about the lead article published in the November 2010 issue of Neuropsychology, an APA journal edited by Stephen M. Rao of the Cleveland Clinic.
In "Rehabilitating Patients with Left Spatial Neglect by Prism Exposure During a Visuomotor Activity," the authors described how they used a novel adaptation method, involving ecological visuomotor activities, to bring about improvement for brain-damaged patients.
The full citation is "Fortis, P., Maravita, A., Gallucci, M., Ronchi, R., Grassi, E., Senna, I.,…Vallar, G. (2010). Rehabilitating patients with left spatial neglect by prism exposure during a visuomotor activity. Neuropsychology, 24, 681–697. doi: 10.1037/a0019476."
The experiment was a collaboration of scientists from the Department of Psychology, University of Milano-Bicocco, and from departments of Neuromotor Rehabilitation at several hospitals near Milan, Italy.
Neuropsychology has an impact factor of 2.949. Among Thomson Reuters's ranking of Psychology-Clinical journals, it is 14 of 93. The editorial team has endorsed the movement toward statistical reform in psychology and required that effect sizes always be reported along with confidence intervals.