10th Anniversary of J. Intell.

The Journal of Intelligence launched in 2013 with a mission to offer an open access journal that moves forward the study of human intelligence: the basis and development of intelligence, its nature in terms of structure and processes, and its correlates and consequences, also including the measurement and modeling of intelligence. Join us in looking back at the journal’s history and celebrating this milestone of our journal.

Development and Achievements

View the 10-year timeline infographic here, which traced the development of J. Intell. from its origins and highlights key events.

The inaugural issue was released, which included 4 papers. J. Intell. was published as a quarterly journal.

Paul De Boeck became the founding Editor in Chief.

Prof. Paul De Boeck obtained a Ph.D. degree in psychology from KU Leuven, Belgium, with training in mathematical psychology and personality psychology. Until 2009, he was affiliated with KU Leuven as a professor of psychological assessment. From 2009 to 2012, he was affiliated with the University of Amsterdam as a professor of psychological methods. Since 2012, he has been affiliated with the Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) as a professor of quantitative psychology, with a courtesy affiliation at KU Leuven.

J. Intell.’s most cited paper of all time was published.

Grant B. Morgan et al: Are Fit Indices Biased in Favor of Bi-Factor Models in Cognitive Ability Research?: A Comparison of Fit in Correlated Factors, Higher-Order, and Bi-Factor Models via Monte Carlo Simulations.

J. Intell. started the journal awards project.

The Travel Award was granted to Delia Fuhrmann from University of Cambridge, UK;

The Outstanding Reviewer Awards were granted to Dr. Birgitta Dresp-Langley from University of Strasbourg, France, Dr. André Kretzschmar from University of Tübingen, Germany, and Dr. Patrick C. Kyllonen from Educational Testing Service, USA;

The Best Paper Award was granted to Gidon T. Frischkorn, Heidelberg University, Germany for his paper “Cognitive Models in Intelligence Research: Advantages and Recommendations for Their Application” (https://www.mdpi.com/2079-3200/6/3/34).

J. Intell. published its 100th paper.

Abe D. Hofman et al: A Solution to the Measurement Problem in the Idiographic Approach Using Computer Adaptive Practicing.

J. Intell. was indexed by PubMed and Scopus.

J. Intell. announced the first edition of the Young Investigator Award.

This award was granted to Dr. Okan Bulut from University of Alberta, Canada.

J. Intell. was indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Web of Science and received a CiteScore of 3.7.

The CiteScore of 3.7 placed J. Intell. in the top quarter (169th out of 1319 journals) in the “Education” category, as well as 85th out of 332 journals (Q2) in the “Developmental and Educational Psychology” category, 54th out of 148 journals (Q2) in the “Experimental and Cognitive Psychology” category, and 50th out 96 journals (Q2) in the “Cognitive Neuroscience” category.

Andrew R.A. Conway became the new Editor in Chief.

Prof. Andrew Conway completed his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, with a minor in Statistics, at the University of South Carolina. Until 2022, he was a Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the Claremont Colleges in Claremont, California. In June 2022, he moved to the New Mexico State University, where he took on the role of Department Head of Psychology.

J. Intell. received a rising CiteScoe of 4.0.

The new CiteScore of 4.0 placed J. Intell. in the top quarter (209th out of 1406 journals) in the “Education” category, as well as 89th out of 341 (Q2) journals in the “Developmental and Educational Psychology” category, 51st out of 150 (Q2) journals in the “Experimental and Cognitive Psychology” category, and 50th out of 107 (Q2) journals in the “Cognitive Neuroscience” category.

J. Intell. received its first Journal Impact Factor.

The first Journal Impact Factor of 3.176 placed J. Intell. in the second quarter (54th out of 147 journals) in the “Multidisciplinary Psychology” category.

J. Intell. adopted a monthly publication schedule.

Journal of Intelligence, Volume 11 (2023): https://www.mdpi.com/2079-3200/11.

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J. Intell. 2022 Best Paper Award

Winner announcement date: 31 March 2024

J. Intell. 2023 Best PhD Thesis Award

Application deadline: 31 October 2023

J. Intell. 2023 Outstanding Reviewer Award

Winner announcement date: 31 March 2024

Anniversary Special Issues

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