In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Association of Social Psychology

Journal of "Social Cognition" is an international double blind peer reviewed  semiannual publication which publish high quality papers on introduction, social comparison, linguistic style, aggression, empathy, emotion, stereotyping, similarity, social identity, attitude, change of attitude, conflict, addition. Cognitive burden, homogeneity, social cognition, self-concept, cognitive harmony, group conflicts, social perception, memory, social schemas, arousal, control, decision-making and problem-solving, social reasoning, reasoning, observer or third person effect, just world phenomenon, self, It publishes cognitive evaluation, social role, prejudice, cognitive inconsistency, self-awareness, altruism. This journal is subject to COPE criteria with respect to the rules of Publication ethics and follows the executive regulations for preventing and combating fraud in scientific works. All submitted manuscripts are checked for similarity through Hamyab software to ensure their authenticity to be assured about its originality and then rigorously peer-reviewed by the expert reviewers. Journal of Social Cognition is an open access publication, the following manuscript format can be published in thematic axis the journal: Research/Original/Regular Article and Review Articler.

The Journal of Social Cognition has been established with the aim of expanding the science of psychology in the field of social cognition. A new branch of science that recognizes the events of human collective life from two perspectives, which are rooted in the inside and history of individual life and from the outside, which is sometimes a manifestation of the accumulation of human collective society. This journal is published in collaboration with the Iranian Social Psychology Association.


Financial Policies

Article Processing Charges

Publishing an article in this journal requires an Article Processing Charge (APC). 

APC for articles is: 

      • 3,000,000 Rls.  For Accepting the article
      • 3,000,000 Rls. For publishing (The total charge includes 6,000,000 Rls. for each article)

Subscription Fee

Social Cognition publishes as an open access electronic journal, so there is no subscription fee for audiences. 

Journal Policies

Open Access and Copyright Statement

Journal of Social Cognition is a fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are available on the Web to all users immediately upon publication. Social Cognition is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0). In this journal and Under open access license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, but allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are cited properly. The authors are the copyright holder in this journal and retain the copyright and full publishing rights without restrictions.


Publication Ethics Policies

Social Cognition of  is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws (See Publication Ethics Policy).

Journal Features: 

Name Journal: Social Cognition

Publication Owner:  Payame Noor University

Journal Frequency:  Semiannual

Publication languages: Persian/English Abstract

Review method: Double Blind Peer Review

Article Processing Charge: Yes 

Publication type (Access to PDF): Open Access

Publication license: Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Plagiarism monitoring software: Hamyab

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