Authorship patterns in psychology: National and international trends

White K.D., Dalgleish L. and Arnold G. (1982) Authorship patterns in psychology: National and international trends. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 20 4: 190-192. doi:10.3758/BF03334812


Author White K.D.
Dalgleish L.
Arnold G.
Title Authorship patterns in psychology: National and international trends
Journal name Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0090-5054
Publication date 1982-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3758/BF03334812
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 20
Issue 4
Start page 190
End page 192
Total pages 3
Subject 1503 Business and Management
1600 Chemistry
Abstract Controversy surrounds the nature and extent of changing authorship patterns in science. Some believe that the single-author paper will soon be extinct, while others claim that patterns have remained remarkably constant over the years. Because previous work has been cross-sectional and usually related to other disciplines, accurate statements cannot be made about trends in psychology. Longitudinal data derived from the American Journal of Psychology, the British Journal of Psychology, and Psychological Abstracts were examined and revealed that over the last 50 years, there has been a significant decrease in the frequency of single-author papers. Possible reasons for the increase in collaborative research by psychologists are discussed.
Q-Index Code C1
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