Psychology Learning & Teaching
ISSN 1475-7257

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About the Journal

This journal will be published by SAGE from 2015 - find out more
Psychology Learning and Teaching (PLAT) is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to enhancing knowledge of how to improve learning and teaching of psychology. To this purpose, PLAT publishes research articles, reviews, target articles and corresponding comments as well as reports on good and innovative learning, teaching and assessment practices. Through PLAT, it is hoped to establish a culture of scholarship in relation to teaching and learning in psychology and related areas.
Submissions should contribute to one or more of the following:
(a) enhancement of theoretical and practical knowledge about learning and teaching of psychology,
(b) theoretical debate relevant to psychology learning and teaching,
(c) recommendations for good practice and policy relating to psychology teaching, learning or assessment.

Those wishing to submit a paper for consideration should first read How to contribute. Those wishing to suggest or guest-edit special issues of the journal should go the Instructions for Special Issues.

Articles, reviews, target articles and reports are:

  • only available online
  • independently (anonymously) peer-reviewed
  • typeset in familiar printed journal format
  • published in conventional volume/number/pages sequence

An annual subscription allows you to

  • access the journal via any internet-connected computer
  • read the journal's content online, or save it to disk for printing later
  • use current and all past issues when you choose

Psychology Learning and Teaching (ISSN 1475-7257) is an online-only journal published three times a year at, those three issues constituting one volume. Papers are conventionally typeset and appear as familiar journal papers; proofs are sent to the authors as PDF files; the only real difference is that papers are only available for viewing online (and can then also be saved as files and printed).

Please note that campus-wide access by institutional libraries is only available by paid subscription via the major subscription agents or directly with the publishers. Subscription/access information can be obtained from the major subscription agents. Further details can be found at Subscription rates, or by contacting


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