The Yearbook of Music Psychology/Jahrbuch Musikpsychologie (JBDGM) was founded in 1984 by Klaus-Ernst Behne, Günter Kleinen and Helga de la Motte-Haber. It serves as the official scientific outlet of the German Society for Music Psychology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Musikpsychologie, DGM). The Yearbook of Music Psychology follows international scientific standards and publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in German and English from all areas of music psychology and from related disciplines such as music sociology, music education, and musical acoustics. Manuscripts can be submitted in German or English.

Since 2018, the Yearbook of Music Psychology/Jahrbuch Musikpsychologie (JBDGM) has been published as an online first publication with open access to all content in cooperation with the PsychOpen GOLD portal of the Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID). Submitted manuscripts are published by PsychOpen immediately after a successful peer review process. In addition, the contributions also appear as a printed publication by Waxmann Verlag (Münster, Germany) once a year. The bound volume also contains additional book reviews and conference reports.

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