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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

Social Psychological and Personality Science

About the Journal

Now published eight times per year, Social Psychological and Personality Science (SPPS) is a collaboration from the Association for Research in Personality (ARP), the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP), the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), and co-sponsored by the Asian Association of Social Psychology (AASP) and Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP). The founding and sponsoring societies provide their membership with complimentary subscriptions, immediately giving the journal a reach of over 7,000 scholars in social and personality psychology worldwide!

SPPS is a unique short reports journal in social and personality psychology, fist published in January 2010. Its aim is to publish cutting-edge, short reports of single studies, or very succinct reports of multiple studies, and is geared toward a speedy review and publication process to allow groundbreaking research to be quickly available to the field.

Volume 1 (2010) was published quarterly (January, April, July, October); Volume 2 (2011) bi-monthly from. Since Volume 5 (2014) it is published 8 times per year.


Social Psychological and Personality Science Cover
Social Psychological and Personality Science Cover

Procedure for Submissions

SPPS now also accepts submissions of replication studies. Articles cannot exceed 5,000 words (excluding tables, figures, and references) and they may present new theory, new data, new methods, or any combination of these. Preference will be given to articles that (a) represent an advance to social psychological or personality science, (b) are methodologically rigorous, (c) have theoretical and practical significance; (d) help build interdisciplinary bridges among areas in social and personality psychology, and (e) are written to be accessible to a wide range of audiences, including science writers for the popular press and the public at large.

Please make your SPPS online submission via the site on SAGETrack at For more information please contact the SPPS Editorial office at or see the journal's submission guidelines.

Current Editors


  • Simine Vazire (University of California, Davis, USA), Editor
  • Allen R. McConnell (Los Angeles, USA), Managing Editor

Associate Editors

  • Wiebke Bleidorn (University of California, Davis, USA)
  • Joseph Cesario (Michigan State University, USA)
  • Will Gervais (University of Kentucky, USA)
  • Jesse Graham (University of Southern California, USA)
  • Elizabeth Levy (Paluck Princeton University, USA)
  • Dominique Muller (University Grenoble Alpes, France)
  • Kate A. Ratliff (University of Florida, USA)
  • Joseph P. Simmons (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Gerben A. van Kleef (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Gregory D. Webster (University of Florida, USA)
  • Vivian Zayas (Cornell University, USA)

Past Editor

  • Vincent Yzerbyt

How to Subscribe

All members of EASP have electronic access to the journal. For your electronic access, please login to the members' area of the website.