About the Journal

Research Directs in Psychology and Behavior (ISSN 2831-6738) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal in the psychology and behavioral sciences. The journal encourages authors to submit research in psychology and behavioral sciences, counseling, and in the mental health and wellness sciences.

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Vol. 4 No. 1 (2024)

Research Directs in Psychology and Behavior is an open access, double peer-reviewed, internationally published journal, indexed on Google Scholar to track citations, h-index and i10-index for impact. The journal is a Crossref member for digital object identifier (DOI) number assignment and citation tracking.

Research Directs: Publishes manuscripts as they are accepted. Published works are dated by year, volume (issue): manuscript number and DOI number.  Example: 2024, Volume 1 (Issue 1): 3, DOI#.

Publication Timeline: From submission to publication, manuscripts in RDPB take on average less than 35-45 days. Timelines may vary based on reviewer promptness and the time needed for authors to address revisions. 


Investigating Differences in Perceived Stress Between Injured and Non-Injured NCAA Division II Student-Athletes During COVID-19

Mindy Mayol, Faith Atkinson, Sydney Irvine, L. Hunter Stafford, Riggs Klika, Gary Long, Nathanial Eckert, Richard Robinson, Brian Reagan, Trent Cayot
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 21

Exercise Program for Faculty and Staff: Building Collegiality Through Convenience

Phrosini Samis-Smith Samis-Smith, Nola Schmidt
Abstract 56 | PDF Downloads 32
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Scientific Impact

The aim of Research Directs in Psychology and Behavior is to publish, direct and concise research in all psychological sciences to advance research in the field. While not required, the journal encourages authors to submit "Direct Original Research," which is a compact version of an original research manuscript. Learn more about Direct Original Research