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The publications listed below are some of the highest-ranked journals in categories related to the behavioral and social sciences, and may be of interest to researchers looking to disseminate their findings or individuals seeking to learn more about the latest advances in the field. This listing is not intended to be a comprehensive directory of peer-reviewed scientific journals that publish articles related to basic behavioral and social science research (b-BSSR), nor does inclusion of any particular publication imply endorsement by the National Institutes of Health or the Department of Health and Human Services.

Anthropology
Demography
Economics
Psychology
Social Sciences–Biomedical
Sociology


Anthropology

American Anthropologist
http://www.aaanet.org/publications/ameranthro.cfm

American Antiquity
http://www.saa.org/AbouttheSociety/Publications/AmericanAntiquity/tabid/124/Default.aspx

American Journal of Human Biology
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/37873/home

American Journal of Physical Anthropology
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28130/home

Annual Review of Anthropology
http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/loi/anthro

Cultural Anthropology
http://www.culanth.org/

Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry
http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+and+archaeology/journal/11013

Current Anthropology
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/ca/current

Evolutionary Anthropology
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/38641/home

Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/glob_enhanced/

Human Ecology
http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+and+archaeology/journal/10745

Human Nature: An Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective
http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+and+archaeology/journal/12110

International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/5488/home

Journal of Anthropological Archaeology
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622852/description

Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory
http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+and+archaeology/journal/10816

Journal of Archaeological Science
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622854/description

Journal of Human Evolution
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622882/description

Medical Anthropology Quarterly
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0745-5194

Public Culture
http://publicculture.dukejournals.org/

Social Networks: An International Journal of Structural Analysis
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505596/description

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Demography

Demographic Research
http://www.demographic-research.org/

Demography
http://www.popassoc.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3576

European Journal of Migration and Law
http://www.brill.nl/emil

European Journal of Population/Revue européenne de Démographie
http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/population+studies/journal/10680

International Migration
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0020-7985

International Migration Review
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0197-9183

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
(formerly known as International Family Planning Perspectives)
http://www.guttmacher.org/archive/IFPP.jsp

Journal of Biosocial Science
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=JBS

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/carfax/1369183X.html

Journal of Population Economics
http://www.springer.com/economics/population/journal/148

Mathematical Population Studies: An International Journal of Mathematical Demography
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/08898480.html

Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=1538-6341

Population
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/population/

Population and Development Review
http://www.popcouncil.org/publications/pdr/default.htm

Population and Environment
http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/population+studies/journal/11111

Population Bulletins
http://www.prb.org/Publications/PopulationBulletins.aspx

Population Research and Policy Review
http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/population+studies/journal/11113

Population, Space and Place
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/106562735/home

Population Studies: A Journal of Demography
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/00324728.html

Studies in Family Planning
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0039-3665

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Economics

The American Economic Review
http://www.aeaweb.org/aer/index.php

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity
http://www.brookings.edu/economics/bpea.aspx

Econometrica
http://www.econometricsociety.org/tocs.asp

Economic Geography
http://www.clarku.edu/ECONGEOGRAPHY/

The Economic Journal
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0013-0133

Economic Policy
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0266-4658

Journal of Accounting and Economics
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505556/description

Journal of Economic Geography
http://joeg.oxfordjournals.org/

Journal of Economic Growth
http://www.springer.com/economics/growth/journal/10887

Journal of Economic Literature
http://www.aeaweb.org/journal/index.php

The Journal of Economic Perspectives
http://www.aeaweb.org/jep/index.php

Journal of Financial Economics
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505576/description

Journal of Health Economics
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505560/description

Journal of International Economics
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505552/description

Journal of Labor Economics
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/jole/current

Journal of Monetary Economics
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505566/description

Journal of Political Economy
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/jpe/current

The Quarterly Journal of Economics
http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/qjec

The Review of Economics and Statistics
http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/rest

The Review of Economic Studies
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0034-6527

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Psychology

American Psychologist
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/amp/index.aspx

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology
http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/loi/clinpsy

Annual Review of Psychology
http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/loi/psych

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
http://www.bbsonline.org/

Clinical Psychology Review
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/652/description

Journal of Abnormal Psychology
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/abn/index.aspx

The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0021-9630

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/jocn

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/ccp/index.aspx

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/xge/index.aspx

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622874/description

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/psp/index.aspx

Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0037-976x

Personality and Social Psychology Review
http://psr.sagepub.com/

Psychological Bulletin
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/bul/index.aspx

Psychological Inquiry
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/journal.asp?issn=1047-840X

Psychological Methods
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/met/index.aspx

Psychological Review
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/rev/index.aspx

Psychological Science
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0956-7976

Trends in Cognitive Sciences
http://www.cell.com/trends/cognitive-sciences

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Social Sciences–Biomedical

AIDS and Behavior
http://www.springer.com/public+health/journal/10461

AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713403300

The American Journal of Bioethics
http://www.bioethics.net/journal/

Bioethics
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0269-9702

Culture, Health & Sexuality
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/tf/13691058.html

Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry
http://www.springerlink.com/content/102869/

Death Studies
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/tf/07481187.html

Evolution & Human Behavior
http://www.journals.elsevierhealth.com/periodicals/ens

The Hastings Center Report
http://www.thehastingscenter.org/Publications/HCR/Default.aspx

Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine
http://hea.sagepub.com/

Health, Risk & Society
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13698575.asp

Human Nature : An Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective
http://www.springerlink.com/content/112435/

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
(formerly known as International Family Planning Perspectives)
http://www.guttmacher.org/archive/IFPP.jsp

Journal of Biosocial Science
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=JBS

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law
http://jhppl.dukejournals.org/

Journal of Legal Medicine
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/01947648.asp

Journal of Medical Ethics
http://jme.bmj.com/

Medical Anthropology Quarterly (MAQ): International Journal for the Analysis of Health
http://www.medanthro.net/maq/index.html

Psycho-Oncology
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/5807/home

Social Science & Medicine
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/315/description#description

Sociology of Health & Illness
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/shil_enhanced/

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Sociology

American Journal of Sociology
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/ajs/current

American Sociological Review
http://www.asanet.org/journals/asr/index.cfm

Annual Review of Sociology
http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/loi/soc

British Journal of Sociology
http://www2.lse.ac.uk/BJS/Home.aspx

Economy and Society
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/03085147.asp

Gender & Society
http://gas.sagepub.com/

Journal of Marriage and Family
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0022-2445

Law & Society Review
http://www.lawandsociety.org/review.htm

Population and Development Review
http://www.popcouncil.org/publications/pdr/default.htm

Social Forces
http://socialforces.unc.edu/

Social Networks: An International Journal of Structural Analysis
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505596/description

Social Problems
http://ucpressjournals.com/journal.asp?j=sp

Sociologia Ruralis
http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0038-0199

Sociology of Education
http://www.asanet.org/journals/soe/index.cfm

Sociology of Health & Illness
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/shil_enhanced/

Sociological Methodology
http://www.asanet.org/journals/sm/index.cfm

Sociological Methods & Research
http://smr.sagepub.com/

Work and Occupations
http://wox.sagepub.com/

Work, Employment & Society
http://wes.sagepub.com/

Youth & Society
http://yas.sagepub.com/

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