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Human Communication Research

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
85
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Developmental and Educational Psychology

Social Sciences
Anthropology
Communication
Linguistics and Language
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Publication typeJournals
ISSN03603989, 14682958
Coverage1974-2019
Scope Human Communication Research concentrates on presenting the best empirical work in the area of human communication. The journal works to advance understanding of human symbolic processes with a strong emphasis on theory-driven research, the development of new theoretical models in communication, and the development of innovative methods for observing and measuring communication behavior. The journal has a broad social-science focus and as important applications to scholars in psychology, sociology, linguistics, and anthropology, as well as areas of communication studies. Human Communication Research is one of the official journals of the prestigious International Communication Association and is read by more than 3,500 of its members. It is a top-ranked communication studies journal and one of the top ten journals in the field of human communication. Major topic areas for the journal include language and social interaction, nonverbal communication, interpersonal communication, organizational communication and new technologies, mass communication, health communication, intercultural communication, and developmental issues in communication.

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Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Anthropology1999Q1
Anthropology2000Q1
Anthropology2001Q1
Anthropology2002Q1
Anthropology2003Q1
Anthropology2004Q1
Anthropology2005Q1
Anthropology2006Q1
Anthropology2007Q1
Anthropology2008Q1
Anthropology2009Q1
Anthropology2010Q1
Anthropology2011Q1
Anthropology2012Q1
Anthropology2013Q1
Anthropology2014Q1
Anthropology2015Q1
Anthropology2016Q1
Anthropology2017Q1
Anthropology2018Q1
Anthropology2019Q1
Communication1999Q1
Communication2000Q1
Communication2001Q1
Communication2002Q1
Communication2003Q1
Communication2004Q1
Communication2005Q1
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q1
Communication2008Q1
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
Communication2018Q1
Communication2019Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology1999Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2000Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2001Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2002Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2003Q2
Developmental and Educational Psychology2004Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2005Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2006Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2007Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2008Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2009Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2010Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2011Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2012Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2013Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2014Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2015Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2016Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2017Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2018Q1
Developmental and Educational Psychology2019Q1
Linguistics and Language1999Q1
Linguistics and Language2000Q1
Linguistics and Language2001Q1
Linguistics and Language2002Q1
Linguistics and Language2003Q1
Linguistics and Language2004Q1
Linguistics and Language2005Q1
Linguistics and Language2006Q1
Linguistics and Language2007Q1
Linguistics and Language2008Q1
Linguistics and Language2009Q1
Linguistics and Language2010Q1
Linguistics and Language2011Q1
Linguistics and Language2012Q1
Linguistics and Language2013Q1
Linguistics and Language2014Q1
Linguistics and Language2015Q1
Linguistics and Language2016Q1
Linguistics and Language2017Q1
Linguistics and Language2018Q1
Linguistics and Language2019Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
19991.438
20001.063
20010.698
20020.685
20030.790
20042.279
20051.125
20061.069
20071.338
20081.425
20092.640
20101.852
20112.018
20122.236
20132.235
20142.130
20152.160
20161.585
20172.146
20182.307
20192.926
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19992.029
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.788
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.506
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.967
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.875
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.720
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.565
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.523
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.717
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20124.010
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.615
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.944
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.674
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.108
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.760
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.578
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.721
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.219
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.435
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.092
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.859
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.413
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.127
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.620
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.244
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.427
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.580
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.492
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.379
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.569
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.682
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.564
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.689
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.413
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.080
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.362
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.930
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.822
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.094
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.423
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.479
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.727
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.956
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.824
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.909
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.672
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.680
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites199923
Self Cites20003
Self Cites20017
Self Cites200217
Self Cites20037
Self Cites200419
Self Cites200511
Self Cites20066
Self Cites200712
Self Cites20089
Self Cites200916
Self Cites201011
Self Cites201113
Self Cites20129
Self Cites20138
Self Cites201410
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20168
Self Cites20178
Self Cites20185
Self Cites20196
Total Cites1999140
Total Cites2000105
Total Cites200178
Total Cites200289
Total Cites2003159
Total Cites2004223
Total Cites2005193
Total Cites2006151
Total Cites2007152
Total Cites2008143
Total Cites2009257
Total Cites2010315
Total Cites2011253
Total Cites2012257
Total Cites2013247
Total Cites2014227
Total Cites2015223
Total Cites2016185
Total Cites2017249
Total Cites2018313
Total Cites2019434
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19991.696
External Cites per document20001.672
External Cites per document20011.109
External Cites per document20021.161
External Cites per document20032.000
External Cites per document20042.615
External Cites per document20052.275
External Cites per document20062.042
External Cites per document20072.188
External Cites per document20082.030
External Cites per document20093.394
External Cites per document20103.948
External Cites per document20113.077
External Cites per document20123.307
External Cites per document20133.464
External Cites per document20143.338
External Cites per document20153.212
External Cites per document20162.458
External Cites per document20173.051
External Cites per document20183.624
External Cites per document20195.487
Cites per document19992.029
Cites per document20001.721
Cites per document20011.219
Cites per document20021.435
Cites per document20032.092
Cites per document20042.859
Cites per document20052.413
Cites per document20062.127
Cites per document20072.375
Cites per document20082.167
Cites per document20093.620
Cites per document20104.091
Cites per document20113.244
Cites per document20123.427
Cites per document20133.580
Cites per document20143.492
Cites per document20153.379
Cites per document20162.569
Cites per document20173.152
Cites per document20183.682
Cites per document20195.564
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
19990.00
20003.85
20015.00
20026.45
200310.00
200418.18
200528.57
20064.76
200716.67
20083.85
200917.24
201011.54
201120.00
201233.33
20130.00
201429.17
201518.52
201617.86
201716.13
201810.00
201921.05
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20043
Non-citable documents20053
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Citable documents199969
Citable documents200061
Citable documents200164
Citable documents200262
Citable documents200376
Citable documents200478
Citable documents200580
Citable documents200671
Citable documents200764
Citable documents200866
Citable documents200971
Citable documents201077
Citable documents201178
Citable documents201275
Citable documents201369
Citable documents201465
Citable documents201566
Citable documents201672
Citable documents201779
Citable documents201885
Citable documents201978
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199918
Uncited documents200025
Uncited documents200126
Uncited documents200221
Uncited documents200316
Uncited documents200416
Uncited documents200525
Uncited documents200622
Uncited documents200710
Uncited documents200817
Uncited documents200911
Uncited documents201016
Uncited documents201114
Uncited documents201215
Uncited documents201313
Uncited documents20149
Uncited documents201511
Uncited documents201619
Uncited documents201714
Uncited documents201816
Uncited documents201910
Cited documents199951
Cited documents200036
Cited documents200138
Cited documents200241
Cited documents200361
Cited documents200465
Cited documents200558
Cited documents200651
Cited documents200754
Cited documents200849
Cited documents200960
Cited documents201063
Cited documents201167
Cited documents201265
Cited documents201359
Cited documents201459
Cited documents201556
Cited documents201654
Cited documents201765
Cited documents201870
Cited documents201969
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