Psychological Studies Journal

About the journal

Psychological Studies is the official journal of the National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), India and is co-published by Springer India. The journal contains articles covering current issues in psychology, the science and practice of psychology, and psychology’s contribution to public policy. The aim is to provide a forum for high quality research encompassing all areas of psychology. It focuses on the centrality of co-construction of cultural and psychological processes and facilitates understanding psychology from diverse theoretical perspectives. The journal is a publication outlet of empirical investigations, theoretical papers, reviews, methodological, applied and policy related articles. It aims at creating an international forum for scholarly investigations, debates and discussions that would contribute towards advancing our basic knowledge of psychology. It strives at stimulating research, encouraging academic exchange and enhancing professional development in psychology. To this end it allows sharing experiences and ideas while debating current issues and controversies. Research in psychology is encompassing almost all areas of life. Therefore interdisciplinary contributions linking various domains of life would be welcome. Cover letters with submissions should specify the intended section of the journal. The editorial board welcomes inquiries about perspective submissions to any section. The journal sets a preference for innovative and comprehensive reports and all modes of research are welcome- experimental, observational, ethnographic, textual, interpretive, and survey.

This publication is partly funded by a Grant-in-Aid by the Indian Council of Social Science Research.

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Editor : Purnima Singh , Professor at Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi (


Associate Editors:

Kamalanabhan T. J., Madras, India
Kamila Thapa, Allahabad, India
Kumar Ravi Priya, Kanpur, India
Narayanan Srinivasan,  Allahabad, India
Neharika Vohra, Ahmedabad, India
Poornima Bhola, Bangalore, India
Prakash Padakannaya, Mysore, India
Purnima Singh, Delhi, India
Sagufa Kapadia, Baroda, India
Urmi Nanda Biswas, Vadodara, India


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Editor, Psychological Studies


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