Social Psychology in The Course of Time

Biglu, Mohammad-Hossein Social Psychology in The Course of Time. Global Journal of Sociology, 2014, vol. 4, n. 1, pp. 1-5. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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Social psychology is a branch of psychology that studies the behavioural interaction of individual or group of population in the general public community. The objective of current study is to analyse the trend of scientific activities in the field of social psychology during the last two decades. All publication entitled as “Social Psychology” that was indexed in the database of Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-E) and Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) through 1993-2012 was extracted and analysed. The extraction of data was restricted to the papers entitled as “social psychology”. Limitation of papers indexed in these databases into titles, cause to retrieve the most relevant papers in the desired subject areas. A total number of 1,662 papers entitle social psychology was extracted and went under analysis. Analysis of data indicated that a total number of 1662 papers as a title of Social psychology were indexed in the databases of SCI-E and SSCI through the last 20 years. The majority of publication was in the form of journal article and book review. The study concluded that the number of papers entitled social psychology stayed plateau through the period of study in spite of some fluctuation through the last 20 years.

English abstract

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: social psychology, scientific profile, scientometrics, WoS
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Mohammad Hossein Biglu
Date deposited: 15 Aug 2014 05:10
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:32


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