American Journal of Primatology

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American Journal of Primatology  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Am. J. Primatol.
Discipline Primatology, biological anthropology
Language English
Edited by Paul A. Garber
Publication details
Wiley-Liss (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0275-2565 (print)
1098-2345 (web)
LCCN 81645893
OCLC no. 07113717

The American Journal of Primatology is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal and the official journal of the American Society of Primatologists. It was established in 1981 and covers all areas of primatology, including the behavioral ecology, conservation biology, evolutionary biology, life history, demography, paleontology, physiology, endocrinology, genetics, molecular genetics, and psychobiology of non-human primates.[1] Besides its regular issues, the journal publishes a yearly supplementary issue detailing the program of the society's annual meetings. The editor-in-chief is Paul Garber (University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign). The types of papers published are: original research papers, review articles, book reviews, commentaries, and plenary addresses.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2011 impact factor is 2.221.[2]


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  2. ^ "American Journal of Primatology". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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