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JCP Ranked #2 Amongst Marketing Journals

The Journal for Consumer Psychology (JCP) was ranked #2 amongst marketing journals

Psychology of Design

This new book underscores how design plays a role in consumer desire for products and liking for commercial messages, even while the psychological processes involved are only partially understood. This edited book brings together organizing frameworks and reviews of the relevant literatures from contributing disciplines such as aesthetics, anthropology, brand strategy, creativity, design science, engineering, graphic design, industrial design, marketing, material science, product design, and several areas within psychology, along with recent empirical work.

JCP Receives Top Rating

In latest 2015 Association of Business Schools (ABS) rankings, JCP is rated a 4*, the highest rating among the marketing journals along with Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, and Marketing Science.

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The Financial Times Recognizes JCP

JCP has been added to the list of top research journals recognized by the Financial Times!

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New JCP Publisher

Effective January 1, 2018, the Journal of Consumer Psychology will have a new publisher, Wiley. As part of this transition, the journal will be moving from the current submission and peer review management system, Elsevier Editorial System (EES), to ScholarOne Manuscripts (S1). This means that starting on October 2, 2017, manuscripts will be submitted using the new platform. Changes to the submission and peer review processes as a result of this transition should be minimal. If you need any ScholarOne assistance, please contact ScholarOne tech support at (888) 503-1050.

The review process for manuscripts currently in the Elsevier (EES) system will remain with EES until December 15, 2017. Please continue to use the EES system to review your current review assignments.


Nominations for President

SCP is now soliciting nominations for the office of President. The office of SCP President is a three-year term (President-Elect, President, and Past-President). Please submit all nominations or questions to President-Elect, . Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations will be reviewed by the SCP Board and 2-3 candidates will be chosen to run for election by the SCP membership in October. The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 29, 2017



The Early Career Award recognizes distinguished scientific contribution to consumer psychology by a researcher who received her/his PhD after June 1, 2009. Nominees must also show evidence of current or past engagement with SCP and/or JCP.

The Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award recognizes outstanding and lasting research contributions to consumer psychology. Nominees must also show evidence of current or past engagement with SCP and/or JCP.

Please send a letter of nomination for either award, including the Candidate's curriculum vitae if possible and two additional letters of reference, to , Chair of the SCP Scientific Affairs Committee by September 15, 2017. Previous award winners are shown here.

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