Four new journals publish first issues in 2012

The Educational Publishing Foundation imprint of the APA Journals Program recognizes four new journals that published their first issues earlier this year.

International Perspectives in PsychologyInternational Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, and Consultation, the official publication of APA Div. 52 (International Psychology) is committed to publishing research that examines human behavior and experiences around the globe from a psychological perspective. It publishes intervention strategies that use psychological science to improve the lives of people around the world.


Sport, Exercise, and Performance PsychologySport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, the official publication of APA Div. 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) is committed to publishing evidence that supports the application of psychological principles to facilitate peak sport performance, enhance physical activity participation and achieve optimal human performance. Published papers include experimental studies, correlational studies, evaluation studies and qualitative research. In addition, editors consider historical papers, critical reviews, case studies, brief reports, critical evaluations of policies and procedures and position statements for publication.


Couple and Family PsychologyCouple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, the official publication of APA Div. 43 (Society for Family Psychology) is a scholarly journal publishing peer-reviewed papers representing the science and practice of family psychology. CFP is a forum for scholarly dialogue regarding the most important emerging issues in the field, a primary outlet for research particularly as it impacts practice and for papers regarding education, public policy and the identity of the profession of family psychology.


Psychology of Poplular Media CulturePsychology of Popular Media Culture is a scholarly journal dedicated to publishing empirical research and papers on how popular culture and general media influence individual, group and system behavior. The journal solicits rigorous research studies, as well as data-driven theoretical papers on constructs, consequences, program evaluations and trends related to popular culture and various media sources.