Access to Journal of Experimental Social Psychology

Access to JESP

Society members have online access to the Journal or Experimental Social Psychology, as part of their SESP membership. You'll need your SESP Member ID (your "contact ID" available when you log in at to begin the accessing process.


To access Journal Experimental Social Psychology, please use your activation code (THIS IS YOUR SESP MEMBER ID, or "CONTACT ID" AVAILABLE WHEN YOU LOG INTO SESP.ORG) for one-time activation.
1. Go to:

Please do not bookmark this link. It is only for one-time activation.
2. Enter your activation code (YOUR SESP MEMBERSHIP ID [CONTACT ID])
After activation, your membership needs to be associated to a ScienceDirect user profile.
3. Click “register now” to create a new ScienceDirect username. 
4. Log in using an existing ScienceDirect username 
After registration, you can use your ScienceDirect username to access the journal on

5. Access the journal directly at:
6. Sign In using your new or existing ScienceDirect username

Should you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the closest Customer Support department:
When calling or emailing Customer Support, please be sure to mention that you are a SESP member trying to access the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

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