Editor: Michele R. Brumley
Editorial Board Announcements: Developmental Psychobiology is pleased to welcome Michele R. Brumley as new Editor-in-Chief.
Michele Brumley is an Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology at Idaho State University. Her research program examines the development of coordinated action in perinatal rats, and explores the role of the brain, spinal cord, sensory feedback, and experience in the modulation of motor behavior during ontogeny.
Exciting Upcoming Special Issues
Special Issues – Call for Topics
Readers and authors of Developmental Psychobiology are encouraged to put forward suggestions for hot topics and important areas they’d like to see covered by the journal in future special issues.
Submit your special issue idea directly to the Editor-in-Chief: email Michele Brumley.
Aims and Scope
Developmental Psychobiology is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research papers from the disciplines of psychology, biology, neuroscience, and medicine that contribute to an understanding of behavior development. Research that focuses on development in the embryo/fetus, neonate, juvenile, or adult animal and multidisciplinary research that relates behavioral development to anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, or evolution is appropriate. The journal represents a broad phylogenetic perspective on behavior development by publishing studies of invertebrates, fish, birds, humans, and other animals. The journal publishes experimental and descriptive studies whether carried out in the laboratory or field.
The journal also publishes review articles and theoretical papers that make important conceptual contributions. Special dedicated issues of Developmental Psychobiology , consisting of invited papers on a topic of general interest, may be arranged with the Editor-in-Chief.
Developmental Psychobiology also publishes Letters to the Editor, which discuss issues of general interest or material published in the journal. Letters discussing published material may correct errors, provide clarification, or offer a different point of view. Authors should consult the editors on the preparation of these contributions.
Overall scholarship including soundness of experimental design, appropriate controls and procedures, and importance and significance are the major criteria for publication.
Developmental Psychobiology is the official publication of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology. Membership in the Society is not a prerequisite for submission or publication.