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: 2022, Volume 2 (Issue 1): 3, DOI#.

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


The Impact of Emotional Self-Regulation on Performative Success for Professional Fighters

Jordan Kwamanakweenda, Julian Pino, Olivier van Hauwermeiren, Corey Peacock, Jaime Tartar, Alexandru Cuc
Abstract 123 | PDF Downloads 98 | DOI

Tracking 30-Day Physical Activity Behavior with Wearable Fitness Trackers in College-Aged Adults

Kelsi Becker, Breanne Freese, Mason Howard, Olivia Cooper
Abstract 101 | PDF Downloads 42 | DOI

Memory for Gaze Cues Can Attenuate Change Blindness in the Flicker Paradigm

Alexis Miller, Joshua Tolliver, Alex Varakin
Abstract 119 | PDF Downloads 84 | DOI

Secularism Orientations

Erica Leach, Jonathan Gore
Abstract 102 | PDF Downloads 54 | DOI

Personality Traits Predict Proximal Goals Among Emerging Adults

Amy Knepple Carney, Nicole Belanger, Vanessa Hillman, Julie Patrick
Abstract 134 | PDF Downloads 73 | DOI

Cognitive and Affective Influences on Decision Quality

Michaela S. Clark, Julie Hicks Patrick
Abstract 126 | PDF Downloads 97 | DOI

Cognitive Dynamics: Additive or Multiplicative?

Mary Jean Amon, Colin T. Annand, John Holden
Abstract 165 | PDF Downloads 128 | DOI