APA Journal Articles Make Psychology 'Hot List'
According to a Current Issues list of the ten most frequently cited
research reports, seven appeared in APA journals. Current Issues
(1994, Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), Philadelphia)
published 'What's Hot in Psychology,' which ranked recently
published papers that have attracted significantly more citations
than other papers of the same age and type.
The following are the 10 'Hot Papers' in Psychology. Those with an
asterisk appeared in APA journals. The source of this data was
ISI's Science Indicators Database, 1990-June 1993. All papers on
the list were published from 1990 to 1992 and were cited through
- 'Personality structures: Emergence of the five-factor model,'
Annual Review of Psychology, 41, by J. M. Digman. (91
- 'The role of attention in auditory information processing as
revealed by event-related potentials and other brain measures of
cognitive functions,' Behavioral Brain Science, 13, by R.
- * 'Comparative fix indexes in structural models,'
Bulletin, 107, by P. M. Bentler. (81 citations)
- * 'Implicit memory: Retention without remembering,' American
Psychologist, 45, by H. L. Roediger. (76 citations)
- * 'Things I have learned (so far),' American Psychologist,
J. Cohen. (75 citations)
- * 'Children of depressed parents: An integrative review,'
Psychological Bulletin, 45, by G. Downey & J. C. Coyne. (67
- * 'Implicit Memory for unfamiliar objects depends on access to
structural descriptions,' Journal of Experimental
Psychology--General, 119, by D. L. Schacter, L. A. Cooper, & S.
Delaney. (57 citations)
- 'The neuropsychology of schizophrenia,' Behavioral Brain
14, by J. A. Gray, J. Feldon, J. N. P. Rawlins, A. D. Smith,
R. Hemsley. (49 citations)
- * 'Adolescent drug use and psychological health: A longitudinal
inquiry,' American Psychologist, 45, by J. Shedler & J.
- * 'Gender and relationships: A developmental account,'
Psychologist, 45, by E. E. Maccoby. (47 citations)