An Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective
Human Nature is dedicated to advancing the interdisciplinary investigation of the biological, social, and environmental factors that underlie human behavior.
It focuses primarily on the functional unity in which these factors are continuously and mutually interactive. These include the evolutionary, biological, and sociological processes as they interact with human social behavior; the biological and demographic consequences of human history; the cross-cultural, cross-species, and historical perspectives on human behavior; and the relevance of a biosocial perspective to scientific, social, and policy issues.
2-Year Impact Factor: 2.661 (2016)
5-Year Impact Factor: 2.960 (2016)
7 out of 82 on the Anthropology list
6 out of 39 on the Social Sciences, Biomedical list
Thomson-Reuters ScienceWatch Top Journals in Anthropology from 2001-2011
Citation Impact: 8.71 (8/20).
SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2016: 1.839
7 out of 315 on the Anthropology list
34 out of 445 on the Art and Humanities (Misc) list
51 out of 547 on the Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics list
16 out of 447 on the Social Science (miscellaneous) list
56 out of 1002 on the Sociology and Political Science list
SJR is a measure of the journal’s relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.
Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.917
The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.
CiteScore 2016: 2.60
Catharine Cross (September 2017)
Review of Walter Scheidel’s The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century
Laura Betzig (September 2017)
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