“History of the Human Sciences” up 200%

News flash: Sage is reporting that the impact factor for History of the Human Sciences increased 200% last year, over 2006, from 0.122 to 0.364. (By way of comparison, History of Psychiatry has an impact factor of 1.135 [up 135%]; Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 0.833 [+140%]; Social History of Medicine, 0.809 [+75%]; Isis, 0.732 [+20%]; Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 0.630 [-30%]; Social Science History, 0.317 [-40%]; History of Science, 0.194 [+20%].)

The fifty most frequently cited articles in HHS are listed here.

About Jeremy Burman

Jeremy Trevelyan Burman is a senior doctoral student in York University’s Department of Psychology, specializing in the history of developmental psychology and its theory (especially that pertaining to Jean Piaget). Prior to returning to academia, he was a producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.