The Journal of Cognition and Development publishes the very best articles on research that informs cognitive development, including behavioral, computational, cognitive neuroscience, adult cognition, cross-cultural, and cross-species comparative approaches that address how cognition develops.
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Submission of Manuscripts:
The Journal of Cognition and Development is now on Scholar One (formerly known as Manuscript Central). All new submissions and review requests will be processed through this web-based journal management system. If you have questions about the system, please contact
To submit a new manuscript, create an account, or become a reviewer for JCD, please go to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/hjcd
Manuscripts that are currently under consideration by another journal, or that have been published previously, in whole or in part, may not be submitted.
Depositing of accepted manuscripts into PubMed:
The Journal of Cognition and Development’s publisher, Taylor and Francis, will take responsibility for transferring NIH-funded manuscripts to PubMed on behalf of authors when the manuscript is submitted for copyediting, 3 months prior to publication.