Cognitive Science

Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
12
Articles published last year
100
Manuscripts received last year
400
% accepted last year
25
% immediately rejected last year
30
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
n/a
Kind of complaint procedure
Editor

Aims and Scope

Cognitive Science publishes articles in all areas of cognitive science, covering such topics as knowledge representation, inference, memory processes, learning, problem solving, planning, perception, natural language understanding, connectionism, brain theory, motor control, intentional systems, and other areas of interdisciplinary concern. Highest priority is given to research reports that are specifically written for a multidisciplinary audience. The audience is primarily researchers in cognitive science and its associated fields, including anthropologists, education researchers, psychologists, philosophers, linguists, computer scientists, neuroscientists, and roboticists.

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 3 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 3.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 3.8 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 13 days compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.5 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.5 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.5 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 4.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 4.5 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 19.6 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Accepted.