Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development


Since 1935 Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development (Monographs) has presented in-depth research studies and significant findings in child development and its related disciplines. Like all SRCD publications Monographs enables development specialists from many disciplines to share their data, techniques, research methods, and conclusions.


2022 Journal Impact Factor Scores:

2-Year Impact Factor: 9.5
5-Year Impact Factor: 5.9

2022 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics) Ranking:

Psychology, Developmental: 2 out of 76.5

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Statement on Antiracism, Equity, and Inclusion in SRCD Publications

What are Monographs?

Monographs are extended works, focused on specialized topics, judged to make significant contributions to SRCD's mission—advancing the developmental sciences and promoting the use of developmental research to improve human lives.


Monographs editorial statement

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1990 - Present    1930 - 1989 (IN JSTOR)


Statement on Anti-racism, Equity, and Inclusion in SRCD Publications

As our highly regarded journals are perhaps the most public-facing element and explicitly gatekeeping mechanism of the SRCD enterprise, we must critically examine the extent to which our journals, Editors and Editorial Boards, reviewers and review standards, and Publications Committee activities implement practices and policies grounded in inclusive and anti-racist principles. Read the full statement.

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Monograph Matters (MM) is a new initiative of Monographs. This web- and media-based forum was designed as a companion website for the Monographs publication and is meant to magnify the reach, usability, and impact of Monographs. Practitioners, researchers, and educators, alike, will find useful resources based on the subject of recent Monographs to use in the classroom or in their occupation, including videos and teaching resources.

Visit the Monograph Matters website