Journal of Biosocial Science

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The Journal of Biosocial Science is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering the intersection of biology and sociology. It was the continuation of The Eugenics Review, published by the Galton Institute from 1909 till 1968. It obtained its current name in 1969, with volume numbering re-starting at 1, and switched publishers to Cambridge University Press. The editor-in-chief is C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor (University of Cambridge).

Journal of Biosocial Science
DisciplineBiology, sociology
Edited byC. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor
Publication details
Former name(s)
The Eugenics Review
1.207 (2019)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Biosoc. Sci.
Journal of Biosocial Science
ISSN0021-9320 (print)
1469-7599 (web)
OCLC no.01754471
The Eugenics Review

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 1.207.[9]

Notable studiesEdit

In 2006, the journal published a controversial study[10] arguing that Ashkenazi Jews are more intelligent than other ethnic groups as a result of human evolution.[11][12][13]


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  10. ^ Cochran, Gregory; Hardy, Jason; Harpending, Henry (17 June 2005). "Natural history of Ashkenazi intelligence". Journal of Biosocial Science. 38 (5): 659. CiteSeerX doi:10.1017/S0021932005027069. PMID 16867211.
  11. ^ "Natural genius?". The Economist. 2 June 2005.
  12. ^ Wade, Nicholas (3 June 2005). "Researchers Say Intelligence and Diseases May Be Linked in Ashkenazic Genes". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  13. ^ Pinker, Steven (26 June 2006). "Groups and Genes". The New Republic.

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