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World Scientist and University Social Sciences / Psychology Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index analyzes academic studies from 135 countries, 3144 universities/institutions, and 17.847 scientists by using numerous criteria to present results to be used for the evaluation of productivity and efficiency by individuals and institutions. In addition to sorting by the “total H-index” you can find here, you can examine several rankings and analyses by the "last 6 years H-index", "total i10 index", "last 6 years' i10 index", "total number of citations", and “last 6 years’ citations”. Please read the methodology section for “Limitations and Possible Reasons Why a Scientist Is Not on This List”. Click for individual or institutional registration.

AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University / Institution Country Region World Name Country University / Institution Subject Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total
3 10 22 86
United Kingdom University College London University College London Social Sciences / Psychology

mind | brain | social interaction |

233 109 0.468 610 403 0.661 224859 46058 0.205
1 2 2 182
Australia Australian Catholic University Australian Catholic University Social Sciences / Psychology

Self-Determination Theory | psychology | intrinsic motivation | education | organizational behavior |

215 170 0.791 423 391 0.924 511463 226603 0.443
3 103 111 217
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychopathology | intelligence | crime | aging |

210 126 0.600 517 443 0.857 201017 66179 0.329
2 23 95 263
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychosis | schizophrenia | drug abuse |

206 97 0.471 1082 622 0.575 159363 45452 0.285
5 137 150 306
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychology | evolutionary anthropology | cognitive science | evolutionary psychology |

201 110 0.547 742 610 0.822 190650 63063 0.331
1 6 119 320
Germany Technische Universität Dresden Technische Universität Dresden Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychiatrie | Psychologie |

199 114 0.573 894 632 0.707 196767 64676 0.329
1 5 131 350
Netherlands VU University of Amsterdam VU University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Psychology

197 134 0.680 1212 920 0.759 166751 81127 0.487
1 7 8 354
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | personality |

196 135 0.689 598 463 0.774 256466 94148 0.367
1 29 137 363
United Kingdom University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Social Sciences / Psychology

Intelligence | Cognitive Aging | Personality | Psychometrics | Psychology |

196 131 0.668 1378 1040 0.755 154152 75645 0.491
2 6 139 366
Netherlands Utrecht University Utrecht University Social Sciences / Psychology

Occupational Health Psychology |

195 143 0.733 550 459 0.835 245268 118606 0.484

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2 161 177 376
United States University of Illinois Urbana Champaign University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Social psychology | Personality psychology | Positive Psychology |

194 129 0.665 440 367 0.834 311215 118569 0.381
3 258 280 615
United States Nemours Children's Health System Nemours Children's Health System Social Sciences / Psychology

Positive Psychology | Learned Helplessness | Prospection | Depression | Optimism |

178 106 0.596 552 353 0.639 274378 83584 0.305
3 15 256 621
France CEA (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives) CEA (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives) Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Cognitive Neuroscience | Education |

178 114 0.640 469 402 0.857 143805 48044 0.334
3 264 286 627
United States Rice University Rice University Social Sciences / Psychology

organizational psychology | human factors | teamwork |

178 101 0.567 639 454 0.710 124085 40352 0.325
4 11 258 630
Netherlands VU University of Amsterdam VU University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Psychology

depression | prevention | psychotherapy | meta-analysis | RCTs |

178 132 0.742 775 695 0.897 114938 67735 0.589
1 54 298 720
United Kingdom University of York University of York Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Cognitive Psychology | Memory | Working memory |

171 86 0.503 527 317 0.602 214825 47366 0.220
11 300 327 721
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

Emotion | Emotion Regulation |

171 132 0.772 481 467 0.971 190836 92907 0.487
8 369 397 845
United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Neuroscience |

165 89 0.539 391 305 0.780 96636 27019 0.280
1 377 405 856
United States Arizona State University Arizona State University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | psychiatry | pediatrics | neuroscience | family studies |

164 95 0.579 495 404 0.816 122677 38919 0.317
9 385 414 869
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

Personality five- factor model. NEO-PI-R |

163 84 0.515 449 314 0.699 193431 51090 0.264
8 453 487 1013
United States University of Oregon University of Oregon Social Sciences / Psychology

attention |

157 79 0.503 433 248 0.573 175303 37133 0.212
4 462 496 1037
United States Ohio State University Ohio State University Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | attitudes | persuasion | social cognition | emotion |

156 89 0.571 418 332 0.794 166512 47949 0.288
21 472 506 1055
United States University of California San Diego University of California San Diego Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Psychology | Language processing | Reading |

156 74 0.474 399 304 0.762 91191 24182 0.265
1 3 30 1135
New Zealand University of Otago University of Otago Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology |

153 74 0.484 444 295 0.664 84572 22172 0.262
27 544 585 1183
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychopathology | developmental neuroscience |

151 83 0.550 448 383 0.855 82045 28686 0.350
4 16 450 1212
Sweden Karolinska Institute Karolinska Institute Social Sciences / Psychology

Clinical psychology | internet | tinnitus | mood and anxiety disorders |

150 103 0.687 671 561 0.836 78503 40740 0.519
1 561 603 1220
United States University of Nevada Reno University of Nevada Reno Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | evolutionary psychology | cognitive science | behavior analysis | clinical psychology |

149 90 0.604 450 305 0.678 120544 45582 0.378
3 576 618 1250
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Social Sciences / Psychology

personality and social psychology | attachment theory |

148 96 0.649 404 318 0.787 150122 45241 0.301
1 591 635 1281
United States University of Miami University of Miami Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology |

147 77 0.524 391 276 0.706 170726 49613 0.291
4 594 638 1284
United States University of Southern California University of Southern California Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | cognitive psychology | consumer behavior | decision making | survey methodology |

147 88 0.599 395 285 0.722 122213 38540 0.315
1 615 661 1315
United States Temple University Temple University Social Sciences / Psychology

child and adolescent clinical psychology | treatment of anxiety disorders |

147 72 0.490 551 359 0.652 81772 21367 0.261
8 619 666 1325
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Neuroscience | Cognitive Psychology | Computational Neuroscience | Cognitive Control | Prefrontal Cortex |

146 87 0.596 434 282 0.650 168279 47185 0.280
3 25 487 1334
Switzerland Université de Geneve Université de Geneve Social Sciences / Psychology

emotion | voice | appraisal | speech | music |

146 86 0.589 443 324 0.731 101282 33002 0.326
69 627 674 1341
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

Schizophrenia | ADHD | Neuropsychology |

146 78 0.534 524 423 0.807 89017 35616 0.400
9 106 489 1342
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Social Sciences / Psychology

Developmental and forensic psychology |

146 66 0.452 552 334 0.605 88460 20485 0.232
16 655 702 1397
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Psychology

Social Psychology | Social Cognition | Health Psychology |

144 87 0.604 367 220 0.599 150543 34263 0.228
3 662 709 1407
United States Florida State University Florida State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Suicide prevention |

144 87 0.604 657 520 0.791 93726 42146 0.450
12 114 515 1417
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Law |

144 64 0.444 548 329 0.600 83012 19112 0.230
10 686 736 1472
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | social neuroscience |

142 92 0.648 380 284 0.747 142423 46838 0.329
1 8 101 1476
Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Social Sciences / Psychology

Developmental Psychology |

142 105 0.739 1746 1515 0.868 122891 73511 0.598

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6 697 748 1494
United States University of Houston University of Houston Social Sciences / Psychology

child neuropsychology | neurodevelopmental disorders | learning disabilities |

142 70 0.493 479 296 0.618 79937 18358 0.230
2 709 761 1512
United States University of Maryland University of Maryland Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychology |

142 80 0.563 517 422 0.816 69713 24929 0.358
2 3 561 1552
Estonia University of Tartu University of Tartu Social Sciences / Psychology

Mismatch negativity and its clinical applications | clinical electrophysiology | cognitive decline | auditory processing |

141 59 0.418 429 269 0.627 80968 16212 0.200
15 128 563 1558
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology |

141 88 0.624 814 703 0.864 76603 35651 0.465
6 740 793 1570
United States Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Psychology |

140 65 0.464 450 235 0.522 159680 24598 0.154
19 776 831 1636
United States Yale University Yale University Social Sciences / Psychology

prejudice | intergroup relations | prosocial behavior |

139 92 0.662 436 361 0.828 92637 34867 0.376
2 777 832 1637
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Education |

139 82 0.590 376 293 0.779 90173 30866 0.342
5 54 58 1661
Australia University of New South Wales University of New South Wales Social Sciences / Psychology

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder |

139 91 0.655 634 531 0.838 71245 35902 0.504
10 803 859 1694
United States University of Chicago University of Chicago Social Sciences / Psychology

Affective neuroscience | Developmental neuroscience | Social neuroscience | Cognitive neuroscience |

138 87 0.630 316 264 0.835 81654 27285 0.334
17 149 621 1773
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Neuroscience | Language | Developmental disorders |

137 72 0.526 377 279 0.740 70388 22419 0.319
1 864 925 1790
United States Claremont Graduate University Claremont Graduate University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | social psychology | leadership | social identity | group processes |

136 77 0.566 310 255 0.823 109764 35937 0.327
1 9 124 1816
Israel Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Social Sciences / Psychology

Attachment | Emotion Regulation | Personality and Social Psychology | Close relationships |

136 80 0.588 382 291 0.762 78940 26312 0.333
1 153 655 1889
United Kingdom University of Saint Andrews University of Saint Andrews Social Sciences / Psychology

Perception | Evolutionary Psychology | Recognition | Face Perception |

135 68 0.504 302 230 0.762 66971 14555 0.217
2 934 998 1912
United States Wayne State University Wayne State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology |

134 58 0.433 323 180 0.557 101941 28223 0.277
1 66 1026 1978
Canada Université du Québec Montréal Université du Québec Montréal Social Sciences / Psychology

Passion | Motivation | Self | Positive Psychology | Social Psychology |

133 94 0.707 299 256 0.856 93674 36454 0.389

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3 962 1028 1983
United States University of Iowa University of Iowa Social Sciences / Psychology

Iowa Neuroscience Institute | Neuropsychology | Cognitive Neurology |

133 71 0.534 392 282 0.719 88621 20007 0.226
1 165 692 1988
United Kingdom Birkbeck University of London Birkbeck University of London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology neuroscience |

133 81 0.609 565 334 0.591 82847 29004 0.350
1 974 1040 2001
United States University of Memphis University of Memphis Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | discourse | language | artificial intelligence | education |

133 72 0.541 569 343 0.603 76349 23714 0.311
3 982 1048 2020
United States Temple University Temple University Social Sciences / Psychology

anxiety | anxiety disorders | cognitive behavior therapy | social anxiety | dental anxiety |

133 73 0.549 419 293 0.699 67384 21420 0.318
9 993 1059 2035
United States Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | social psychology | psychoneuroimmunology | health psychology | social support |

132 76 0.576 303 213 0.703 173767 58424 0.336
51 1026 1092 2089
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

eating disorders | obesity | depression | clinical psychology | psychiatry |

132 78 0.591 304 271 0.891 70353 23050 0.328
112 1035 1101 2105
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

cognitive neuroscience | cognitive neuropsychology |

132 60 0.455 406 258 0.635 64807 12616 0.195
2 11 153 2117
Israel Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hebrew University of Jerusalem Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | cross cultural psychology | political psychology |

131 89 0.679 248 211 0.851 142736 52120 0.365
7 1077 1148 2198
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | language | health |

130 83 0.638 358 239 0.668 114821 38335 0.334
55 1090 1163 2219
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

cognitive neuroscience | neuroimaging | neuroinformatics |

130 91 0.700 316 267 0.845 76569 35906 0.469
23 1111 1184 2256
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Psychology

clinical psychology |

130 78 0.600 471 374 0.794 60555 25614 0.423
4 1120 1193 2270
United States University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Social Sciences / Psychology

Affect | Personality | Psychopathology |

129 84 0.651 303 257 0.848 164993 55272 0.335
8 69 75 2311
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Psychology

Social identity | Identity | Social psychology | Group processes | Leadership |

129 91 0.705 402 343 0.853 72283 36507 0.505
9 1148 1223 2316
United States Boston University Boston University Social Sciences / Psychology

Clinical Psychology | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Anxiety Disorders | Social Anxiety |

129 88 0.682 430 344 0.800 69434 35375 0.509
8 1181 1262 2380
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Psychology

evolutionary psychology | personality | social psychology | sexuality | sex differences |

128 76 0.594 302 240 0.795 91183 25231 0.277
36 1191 1273 2397
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Psychology

Prefrontal Cortex | Electrocorticography | Electroencephalogram | Neural Decoding |

128 74 0.578 463 372 0.803 71122 23761 0.334
3 54 832 2428
Netherlands Maastricht University Maastricht University Social Sciences / Psychology

Anxiety | child and adolescent psychopathology |

128 67 0.523 458 318 0.694 49377 16555 0.335
7 1262 1351 2542
United States University of Arizona University of Arizona Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology |

126 73 0.579 286 219 0.766 73665 21766 0.295
1 88 876 2572
Germany Universität Konstanz Universität Konstanz Social Sciences / Psychology

traumatic stress | PTSD | aggression | neuroplasticity |

126 65 0.516 491 322 0.656 60690 16486 0.272
5 1278 1369 2574
United States Florida State University Florida State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Social Influence | Power and Politics | Reputation | and Political Skill |

126 78 0.619 325 262 0.806 60360 20999 0.348
1 1299 1392 2625
United States University of Denver University of Denver Social Sciences / Psychology

dyslexia | ADHD |

125 59 0.472 270 177 0.656 68189 15572 0.228
16 224 899 2631
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

Developmental Psychology | Developmental Neuroscience | ADHD |

125 79 0.632 410 325 0.793 66758 26992 0.404
17 227 918 2690
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychopharmacology | biological psychiatry |

124 80 0.645 589 386 0.655 85390 38036 0.445
13 1346 1445 2736
United States Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Social Sciences / Psychology

brain evolution |

124 49 0.395 505 256 0.507 58148 10169 0.175
66 1365 1464 2762
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | cultural psychology | self | choice | motivaton |

123 78 0.634 241 183 0.759 124246 32841 0.264
15 1415 1516 2859
United States University of California Irvine University of California Irvine Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Cognitive psychology | Memory | Eyewitness testimony | psychology and law |

122 55 0.451 445 219 0.492 79532 15551 0.196
14 1422 1523 2873
United States Washington University Saint Louis Washington University Saint Louis Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Psychology |

122 64 0.525 312 211 0.676 71102 22159 0.312
12 68 989 2910
Netherlands VU University of Amsterdam VU University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Psychology

Brain and behavior | neuropsychology | learning | memory | executive function |

122 58 0.475 469 291 0.620 55743 15475 0.278
3 250 996 2921
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Social Sciences / Psychology

exercise | energy balance | appetite | obesity | satiety |

122 59 0.484 435 241 0.554 49310 14343 0.291
3 1444 1545 2922
United States Stony Brook University Stony Brook University Social Sciences / Psychology

partner violence | partner aggression | depression | marital problems |

122 47 0.385 288 181 0.628 48883 7990 0.163
39 256 1011 2965
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Psychology

panic | social anxiety | social phobia | cognitive therapy | iapt |

121 66 0.545 246 203 0.825 71601 21627 0.302
2 259 1017 2991
United Kingdom University of Derby University of Derby Social Sciences / Psychology

compassion | clinical psychology | evolution | self-compassion |

121 86 0.711 324 263 0.812 61141 27690 0.453
150 1481 1587 3000
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | psychiatry | mental health |

121 68 0.562 324 231 0.713 58128 16731 0.288
34 1485 1591 3010
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychoneuroimmunology | Depression | Sleep disturbance | Immunity | Aging |

121 74 0.612 401 302 0.753 54506 22153 0.406
1 1490 1597 3021
United States University of Kentucky University of Kentucky Social Sciences / Psychology

121 61 0.504 368 234 0.636 52442 17184 0.328

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152 1491 1598 3022
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

clinical psychology | psychology | psychopathology | PTSD |

121 61 0.504 338 224 0.663 52034 14676 0.282
7 108 1601 3034
Canada Université de Montréal Université de Montréal Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychopathology | prevention science | peers | delinquency | addictions |

121 61 0.504 410 315 0.768 46898 14566 0.311
11 111 1630 3071
Canada University of British Columbia University of British Columbia Social Sciences / Psychology

120 64 0.533 244 180 0.738 79736 19213 0.241
2 114 1054 3102
Germany Max Planck Institute for Human Development; Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung Max Planck Institute for Human Development; Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Developmental Psychology | Cognitive Science | Behavioural Science |

120 83 0.692 419 349 0.833 63836 27698 0.434
6 105 111 3122
Australia Macquarie University Macquarie University Social Sciences / Psychology

Anxiety |

120 72 0.600 383 305 0.796 57633 19814 0.344
22 1567 1681 3154
United States University of Pittsburgh University of Pittsburgh Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | genetics | cardiovascular disease |

120 48 0.400 351 185 0.527 44811 9207 0.205
5 276 1070 3184
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Social Sciences / Psychology

attitudes | health behavior | health psychology | applied social psychology | social psychology |

119 71 0.597 339 273 0.805 70101 26394 0.377
35 1607 1728 3227
United States Yale University Yale University Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychopathology | behavior genetics | cognitive neuroscience | schizophrenia | bipolar disorder |

119 64 0.538 396 312 0.788 53232 21062 0.396
11 1623 1747 3261
United States Northwestern University Northwestern University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | social psychology | gender | attitudes | leadership |

118 80 0.678 236 179 0.758 142557 48896 0.343
19 126 1757 3275
Canada University of Toronto University of Toronto Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Psychology | Reasoning | Decision Making | Educational Psychology | Reading |

118 61 0.517 239 151 0.632 86966 22613 0.260