Human Nature

An Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective

ISSN: 1045-6767 (Print) 1936-4776 (Online)


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: 1.895 (2015)
5-Year Impact Factor: 2.592 (2015)

15 out of 84 on the Anthropology list
10 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) 2015:   1.459

14 out of 288 on the Anthropology list

54 out of 436 on the Art and Humanities (Misc) list

76 out of 529 on the Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics list

25 out of 418 on the Social Science (miscellaneous) list

71out of 951 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.

Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014:   2.097

The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015:   0.934

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.





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