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Cognitive Psychology Bulletin

The periodical of the Cognitive Psychology Section aims to provide a forum for the dissemination of research papers and research reviews as well as provide a channel for news and information about people, events and publications that may be of interest to the cognitive psychology community.

We encourage submission of the following types of papers;

  • Theoretical Articles
  • Review Articles
  • Conference Reviews
  • Book Reviews 
  • Opinion pieces about current affairs in Cognitive Psychology and HE
  • Contributions to our Postgraduate Column

We also wish to print information about;

  • Upcoming Events (conferences/workshops)
  • Postgraduate Funding Opportunities (by non-university organisations)

Scheduled publication frequency:

  • One issue per a year


  • Andrew Dunn

Assistant editors:

  • Natalie Butcher
  • George Georgiou

For queries about submissions or contributions please email [email protected]

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Theoretical Articles & Review Articles

The editor is interested in receiving submissions of all types, especially those aligned with this year’s Cognitive Section Conference (2018) Keynotes:

  • Cognitive training – does it work?
  • Functionalist/evolutionary accounts of memory
  • Reading instruction informing methods form cognitive psychology and cognitive neuropsychology

Theoretical articles and Review articles should be no longer than 3000 words, plus references. Papers should be prepared according to APA guidelines.

Conference Reviews

We would like to publish reviews of conferences related to Cognitive Psychology that would be of interest to the UK cognitive psychology community. Conference reviews should be no longer than 1,000 words.

Book Reviews

Book reviews can be anything from 100 to 800 words, but in general tend to be in the range of 300-500 words.

Postgraduate Column

Are you a PG in the field of cognitive psychology who wants to comment on a specific research area and/or the experience of postgraduate study in cognitive psychology?

We are looking for a either short (800 word) pieces that raise particular issues or longer review pieces (up to 1700 words plus references).

Opinion pieces

Opinion pieces should be a maximum of 1,000 words and should relate to current issues surrounding cognitive psychology and higher education.


The Cognitive Psychology Bulletin aims to relate key information to the cognitive psychology community.

Please do submit information about events, workshops, upcoming meetings and postgraduate funding opportunities by non-university organisations to the editorial team..


Please email submissions, questions and any other ideas you might have for consideration to [email protected]

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Hard copy subscriptions are not available for this publication.

Single issues are available for purchase in pdf format via the BPS Shop online.

Members of the Cognitive Psychology Section can download copies of the bulletin for free.

For queries regarding subscription please contact [email protected] quoting 'Cognitive Psychology Bulletin subscriptions' in the subject line.

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