The Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies (jABs) is an international multidisciplinary Open Access Journal, which adheres to the BOAI definition of open access: that users have the right to ‘read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles’.

It publishes selected original research articles relating to current General Psychologiy / Behavioural issues affecting the Asian communities living in both the Asian and non-Asian countries.

The articles published were sourced from among the selected papers presented at the AcE-Bs (Asian Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies) held in Asian countries, and AicE-Bs (Asia-Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies) held in non-Asian countries. Those conferences held since 2010 are jointly organised by the Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers (AMER), Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asian (ABRA), and Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies, FSPU, UiTM, Malaysia (cE-Bs).

Those articles are extended versions and re-titled, from the double-blind peer-reviewed selected papers.  Additionally, those articles had attained an equivalent minimum score of 90% for the English Language and Similarity Index (Plagiarism) of not more than 30%, based on Grammarly (

Since its maiden in 2016, article submission from the conference papers is by invitation only from among the authors identified. There is no Article Processing Charge (APC) / Publication Charges for successful articles to be published.

Commencing 2018, submission of articles are also invited throughout the year from Non-conference papers. The Article Template for submission can be obtained from the Editor-in-Chief via . Those articles shall also have to undergo the similar double-blind peer-review process before the possible publications. For 2018, the APC is USD 300 per article for AMER/ABRA members, while USD 400 for non-AMER/ABRA members. An additional USD 100 per article is charged for express feedbacks. Commencing 2019, the publication charges are @ USD 400 per article for AMER ABRA members; USD 500 per article for non- AMER ABRA members.

Since its maiden issue in 2016, it was published quarterly. Commencing 2018, it shall be published bimonthly. 

The jABs is indexed in the ScienceOPEN.



Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Peer Review Policy

Papers are double-blind peer-reviewed within four weeks by the Editorial Board Members represented from 16 countries.


Copyright & Creative Commons Licence

eISSN: 2514-7528 © Year. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( The authors hold the copyright without restrictions and also retain publishing rights without restrictions.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Archival System

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.


Deposit Policy Directory

This journal has a registered deposit policy with the British Library.