Journal of Biosocial Science
|Edited by||C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor|
|J. Biosoc. Sci.|
The Journal of Biosocial Science is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the intersection of biology and sociology. It was established in 1969 and is published by Cambridge University Press. The editor-in-chief is C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor (University of Cambridge). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 1.188, ranking it 14th out of 26 journals in the category "Demography" and 24th out of 39 journals in the category "Biomedical, Social Sciences".
The most highly cited study in the journal is A Long-term follow-up study of women using different methods of contraception— an interim report, published in 2008. As of 2017, it has been cited 186 times. In 2006, the journal published a controversial study arguing that Ashkenazi Jews are more intelligent than other ethnic groups as a result of human evolution.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Demography". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2017.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Biomedical, Social Sciences". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2017.
- Vessey, Martin; Doll, Sir Richard; Peto, Richard; Johnson, Bridget; Wiggins, Peter (31 July 2008). "A Long-term follow-up study of women using different methods of contraception? an interim report". Journal of Biosocial Science. 8 (4). doi:10.1017/S0021932000010890.
- Cochran, Gregory; Hardy, Jason; Harpending, Henry (17 June 2005). "Natural history of Ashkenazi intelligence". Journal of Biosocial Science. 38 (5): 659. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.163.3711. doi:10.1017/S0021932005027069. PMID 16867211.
- "Natural genius?". The Economist. 2 June 2005. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
- Wade, Nicholas (3 June 2005). "Researchers Say Intelligence and Diseases May Be Linked in Ashkenazic Genes". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
- Pinker, Steven (26 June 2006). "Groups and Genes". The New Republic. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
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