Frontiers in Human Neuroscience is the world’s most-cited journal in its field and ranks in the top Impact Factor and CiteScore percentiles
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience continues to rank among the world’s top psychology journals in terms of influence and quality, as shown by our analysis of the 2017 Journal Citation Reports (JCR-2017; 2018, Clarivate Analytics), 2017 CiteScore edition (2018, Scopus, Elsevier) and other impact metrics.
- The world’s most-cited journal in the JCR category of Psychology, with 3,620 citations in 2017 to 605 articles published in 2015 and 2016 (Figure 1)
- The world’s 2nd most-cited journal in the CiteScore category of Biological Psychiatry, with 6,327 citations in 2017 to 2,081 articles published in 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Figure 1)
- Ranks in the 73rd percentile of journal Impact Factors in the JCR Psychology category, with an Impact Factor of 2.871 (Figure 2)
- Ranks in the 83rd CiteScore percentile in the Biological Psychiatry category, with a CiteScore of 3.04 (Figure 2)
- 5,000 published articles to date
- 60,900 citations to date
- 30 million article views and downloads to date
- Articles mentioned 2,500 times in the news to date
- Articles mentioned 59,000 times on social media to date
Scientific excellence at scale
The impressive performance of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience — and all Frontiers journals listed in the JCR and CiteScore metrics — reflects the continued success and influence of the Frontiers Open Science model of scientific excellence at scale.
All of this is only possible thanks to our research community and stellar editorial board. Frontiers congratulates Field Chief Editor Hauke Heekeren and all Specialty Chief Editors, as well as the diligent work of the Associate and Review Editors, authors and the Frontiers Journal Management team, for this outstanding achievement.