Social Neuroscience

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Social Neuroscience  
DisciplineSocial neuroscience
Edited byPaul J. Eslinger
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
Soc. Neurosci.
ISSN1747-0919 (print)
1747-0927 (web)
OCLC no.69984013

Social Neuroscience is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering research in social neuroscience. It was established in March 2006 and is published by the Psychology Press, a division of Taylor and Francis. The editor is Paul J. Eslinger (Penn State Hershey Medical Center). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 2.738, ranking it 23rd out of 75 journals in the category "Psychology"[1] and 123rd out of 244 journals in the category "Neuroscience".[2] Originally, it published 3 issues per year (with the last issue being a double one). Starting in 2009, the publication frequency was increased to 6 issues per year.[3] Each year, Social Neuroscience publishes a special issue (e.g., on theory of mind, empathy, developmental neuroscience, or deception). The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded, PsycINFO, Scopus, and PubMed/MEDLINE.[3]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Neuroscience". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Social Neuroscience". Retrieved 2009-05-11.

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