Personality Science

Personality Science

Personality Science is the second official journal of the European Association of Personality Psychology, published under the PsychOpen GOLD program of the Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information. It will be available as of July 2020 and is dedicated to a multidisciplinary perspective on personality and individual differences by promoting the expansion, topical breadth, and diversity of personality science as a field. The journal seeks to publish theoretical, methodological, and empirical papers that will have broad impact and make important contributions to the field. It also sets out to pioneer new practices to ensure rigorous, open, and reproducible science as well as fair and transparent reviewing and editing processes.

Core Features

  • Free publishing: No article processing charges for authors
  • Online-only: Papers are published (as PDFs) online only (no print option available)
  • Open access (OA): All papers and content is freely accessible to everyone


Editorial Board

  • Editor-in-Chief & Managing Editor: John F. Rauthmann
  • Senior Consultant Editors: Mitja D. Back, Verónica Benet-Martínez, Sam Gosling
  • Methodological Consultant Editors: Daniel Lakens, Daniel Leising, Felix Schönbrodt
  • Associate editors: Anna Baumert, Martina Hřebíčková, Markus Jokela, Marco Perugini, Lauren Human, Ryne Sherman, Claudio Hutz, Carolyn MacCann

Read the leaflet for more information