World Scientist and University Rankings 2023

World Scientist and University Social Sciences Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index analyzes academic studies from 178 countries, 6098 universities/institutions, and 54.076 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 5 years H-index", "total i10 index", "last 5 years' i10 index", "total number of citations", and “last 5 years’ citations”. Please read the methodology section for “Limitations and Possible Reasons Why a Scientist Is Not on This List”. Click for 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 5 year Last 5 year/total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total
3 10 21 84
United Kingdom University College London University College London Social Sciences / Psychology

mind | brain | social interaction |

232 119 0.513 610 425 0.697 223693 55287 0.247
1 2 2 175
Australia Australian Catholic University Australian Catholic University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

214 177 0.827 423 398 0.941 505128 257933 0.511
3 101 109 214
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychopathology | intelligence | crime | aging |

209 137 0.656 515 452 0.878 199279 77467 0.389
2 22 89 249
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychosis | schizophrenia | drug abuse |

205 104 0.507 1079 680 0.630 158418 53702 0.339
5 137 148 293
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

201 123 0.612 740 632 0.854 189138 73824 0.390
1 5 126 344
Netherlands VU University of Amsterdam VU University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Psychology

196 145 0.740 1207 960 0.795 164576 91635 0.557
1 7 8 350
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | personality |

195 143 0.733 596 482 0.809 254009 110504 0.435
2 8 129 353
Germany Technische Universität Dresden Technische Universität Dresden Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychiatrie | Psychologie |

195 122 0.626 882 648 0.735 191422 70972 0.371
1 29 132 360
United Kingdom University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Social Sciences / Psychology

Intelligence | Cognitive Aging | Personality | Psychometrics | Psychology |

195 139 0.713 1374 1092 0.795 152088 84272 0.554
2 159 175 362
United States University of Illinois Urbana Champaign University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Social psychology | Personality psychology | Positive Psychology |

194 133 0.686 439 376 0.856 307619 135588 0.441
2 6 133 363
Netherlands Utrecht University Utrecht University Social Sciences / Psychology

Occupational Health Psychology |

194 151 0.778 547 474 0.867 240983 133109 0.552
3 229 250 541
United States Columbia University New York Columbia University New York Social Sciences / Child Development

Child Development | Families | Poverty |

182 87 0.478 669 422 0.631 132785 35379 0.266
3 261 283 612
United States Rice University Rice University Social Sciences / Psychology

organizational psychology | human factors | teamwork |

178 109 0.612 638 481 0.754 123139 48056 0.390
3 264 286 616
United States Nemours Children's Health System Nemours Children's Health System Social Sciences / Psychology

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

177 114 0.644 550 366 0.665 271993 97114 0.357
3 15 253 624
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 |

177 122 0.689 468 410 0.876 142564 55859 0.392
4 12 269 657
Netherlands VU University of Amsterdam VU University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Psychology

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

175 137 0.783 762 698 0.916 112652 73859 0.656
1 53 289 699
United Kingdom University of York University of York Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Cognitive Psychology | Memory | Working memory |

171 93 0.544 526 339 0.644 213355 56818 0.266
10 294 320 701
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

Emotion | Emotion Regulation |

171 136 0.795 479 463 0.967 188002 104481 0.556
9 361 389 827
United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Neuroscience |

165 97 0.588 391 313 0.801 96007 31460 0.328
2 382 410 861
United States Arizona State University Arizona State University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | psychiatry | pediatrics | neuroscience | family studies |

163 105 0.644 492 409 0.831 121653 45600 0.375
10 399 428 886
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

161 91 0.565 450 332 0.738 189931 58382 0.307
1 425 459 952
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Social Sciences / Child Development

Child Development | Differential Susceptibility | Evolutionary Theory | Child Abuse | Day Care |

159 90 0.566 435 344 0.791 106101 31800 0.300
8 443 477 989
United States University of Oregon University of Oregon Social Sciences / Psychology

attention |

157 85 0.541 433 254 0.587 174374 44132 0.253
4 457 491 1018
United States Ohio State University Ohio State University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

156 94 0.603 413 339 0.821 165080 54911 0.333
20 477 511 1058
United States University of California San Diego University of California San Diego Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Psychology | Language processing | Reading |

155 79 0.510 397 316 0.796 90559 28362 0.313
7 36 517 1067
Canada McMaster University McMaster University Social Sciences / Higher Education Studies

higher education | youth studies | social theory | critical pedagogy | cultural studies |

154 88 0.571 673 406 0.603 130369 39828 0.306
1 3 30 1118
New Zealand University of Otago University of Otago Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology |

153 82 0.536 444 315 0.709 84067 26482 0.315
1 539 579 1174
United States University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire Social Sciences / Sociology

child maltreatment | criminology | victimology |

150 93 0.620 360 283 0.786 109837 34740 0.316
29 566 608 1221
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

psychopathology | developmental neuroscience |

149 89 0.597 444 397 0.894 81161 32654 0.402
1 572 614 1229
United States University of Nevada Reno University of Nevada Reno Social Sciences / Psychology

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

148 96 0.649 447 322 0.720 119388 52017 0.436
4 16 460 1245
Sweden Karolinska Institute Karolinska Institute Social Sciences / Psychology

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

148 112 0.757 668 583 0.873 77451 45896 0.593
3 579 623 1252
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Social Sciences / Psychology

personality and social psychology | attachment theory |

147 102 0.694 401 325 0.810 148967 53290 0.358
13 580 624 1253
United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Social Sciences / Social Sciences

Social Physics | Honest Signals | Computational Social Science | Network and Complexity Science | Wearable Computing |

147 76 0.517 644 390 0.606 139910 39463 0.282
1 594 640 1277
United States Temple University Temple University Social Sciences / Psychology

child and adolescent clinical psychology | treatment of anxiety disorders |

147 78 0.531 546 376 0.689 81078 24922 0.307
1 602 649 1292
United States University of Miami University of Miami Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology |

146 82 0.562 386 294 0.762 169295 58043 0.343
4 604 651 1294
United States University of Southern California University of Southern California Social Sciences / Psychology

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

146 94 0.644 394 304 0.772 121265 44779 0.369
3 25 477 1301
Switzerland Université de Geneve Université de Geneve Social Sciences / Psychology

emotion | voice | appraisal | speech | music |

146 94 0.644 442 337 0.762 100406 38331 0.382
2 4 37 1307
New Zealand University of Canterbury University of Canterbury Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

tourism | geography | sustainability | regional development | global environmental change |

146 107 0.733 641 502 0.783 93767 46802 0.499
69 613 660 1312
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

Schizophrenia | ADHD | Neuropsychology |

146 83 0.568 522 437 0.837 88241 40875 0.463
8 621 668 1327
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

145 97 0.669 431 299 0.694 167049 55422 0.332

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9 629 676 1338
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | Demography |

145 93 0.641 420 291 0.693 110828 35742 0.322
10 106 490 1353
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Social Sciences / Psychology

Developmental and forensic psychology |

145 74 0.510 551 365 0.662 88129 24921 0.283
16 646 693 1369
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Psychology

Social Psychology | Social Cognition | Health Psychology |

144 91 0.632 361 230 0.637 149373 40579 0.272
3 653 700 1380
United States Florida State University Florida State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Suicide prevention |

144 94 0.653 649 532 0.820 92102 46695 0.507
12 110 498 1387
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Law |

144 72 0.500 547 359 0.656 82521 23141 0.280
10 680 728 1443
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | social neuroscience |

142 100 0.704 379 303 0.799 140981 53551 0.380
5 692 743 1467
United States University of Houston University of Houston Social Sciences / Psychology

child neuropsychology | neurodevelopmental disorders | learning disabilities |

142 77 0.542 479 320 0.668 79536 21797 0.274
2 703 754 1482
United States University of Maryland University of Maryland Social Sciences / Psychology

developmental psychology |

142 85 0.599 514 442 0.860 69010 28772 0.417
1 7 101 1494
Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Social Sciences / Psychology

Developmental Psychology |

141 109 0.773 1720 1548 0.900 120278 78137 0.650
2 3 546 1518
Estonia University of Tartu University of Tartu Social Sciences / Psychology

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

141 63 0.447 429 287 0.669 80596 18969 0.235
4 52 771 1526
Canada Université de Montréal Université de Montréal Social Sciences / Child Development

child development | child psychiatry | criminology | pediatrics | developmental psychopathology |

141 80 0.567 581 435 0.749 73739 26085 0.354
6 727 780 1538
United States Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Psychology |

140 70 0.500 450 256 0.569 158841 29623 0.186
7 762 816 1598
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Sociology

Life Course | Sociology |

139 75 0.540 320 211 0.659 91492 26768 0.293
2 764 818 1600
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Education |

139 88 0.633 374 309 0.826 89362 35907 0.402
15 134 576 1619
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology |

139 95 0.683 806 720 0.893 75531 39894 0.528

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5 53 57 1624
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
18 785 840 1649
United States Yale University Yale University Social Sciences / Psychology

prejudice | intergroup relations | prosocial behavior |

138 99 0.717 433 374 0.864 91710 39999 0.436
10 824 879 1710
United States University of Chicago University of Chicago Social Sciences / Psychology

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

137 94 0.686 313 271 0.866 80961 32198 0.398
17 144 606 1735
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology | Neuroscience | Language | Developmental disorders |

137 78 0.569 377 294 0.780 69834 25996 0.372
86 842 898 1737
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Social Sciences

Cohort studies | Neurodevelopment | Sleep | Child Development |

137 104 0.759 714 670 0.938 68827 49353 0.717
1 885 945 1811
United States Claremont Graduate University Claremont Graduate University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

135 84 0.622 307 265 0.863 108778 41456 0.381
1 9 124 1831
Israel Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Social Sciences / Psychology

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

135 87 0.644 380 301 0.792 78067 30474 0.390
1 152 644 1852
United Kingdom University of Saint Andrews University of Saint Andrews Social Sciences / Psychology

Perception | Evolutionary Psychology | Recognition | Face Perception |

135 78 0.578 302 247 0.818 66607 18287 0.275
2 939 1003 1922
United States Wayne State University Wayne State University Social Sciences / Psychology

Psychology |

133 63 0.474 323 192 0.594 101251 32809 0.324
3 959 1023 1969
United States Temple University Temple University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

133 78 0.586 418 306 0.732 66860 24901 0.372
8 974 1038 1991
United States Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

132 82 0.621 302 219 0.725 171934 66373 0.386
3 982 1046 2006
United States University of Iowa University of Iowa Social Sciences / Psychology

Iowa Neuroscience Institute | Neuropsychology | Cognitive Neurology |

132 77 0.583 392 299 0.763 88181 23988 0.272
1 168 699 2016
United Kingdom Birkbeck University of London Birkbeck University of London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology neuroscience |

132 87 0.659 563 354 0.629 82094 33647 0.410
1 998 1062 2031
United States University of Memphis University of Memphis Social Sciences / Psychology

psychology | discourse | language | artificial intelligence | education |

132 78 0.591 564 378 0.670 74502 26712 0.359
106 1012 1076 2055
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Psychology

cognitive neuroscience | cognitive neuropsychology |

132 63 0.477 405 275 0.679 64528 15119 0.234
2 11 147 2065
Israel Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hebrew University of Jerusalem Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | cross cultural psychology | political psychology |

131 94 0.718 245 217 0.886 141029 60009 0.426
2 1027 1092 2080
United States University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire Social Sciences / Sociology

criminology | family | measurement |

131 64 0.489 326 188 0.577 94170 19819 0.210
1 66 1093 2081
Canada Université du Québec Montréal Université du Québec Montréal Social Sciences / Psychology

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

131 100 0.763 298 259 0.869 92593 42300 0.457
52 1044 1110 2114
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

131 85 0.649 303 277 0.914 69818 27362 0.392
54 1051 1118 2129
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

psycho-oncology | hypnosis | dissociation | PTSD |

131 65 0.496 473 274 0.579 64946 18005 0.277
7 1061 1129 2151
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology | language | health |

130 88 0.677 356 246 0.691 113715 43724 0.385
55 1071 1140 2168
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

cognitive neuroscience | neuroimaging | neuroinformatics |

130 96 0.738 316 277 0.877 75538 39726 0.526
23 1090 1160 2202
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Psychology

clinical psychology |

130 86 0.662 469 394 0.840 59748 28977 0.485
3 1146 1219 2301
United States University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame Social Sciences / Psychology

Affect | Personality | Psychopathology |

128 90 0.703 303 267 0.881 163427 63157 0.386
8 69 75 2338
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Social Sciences / Psychology

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

128 96 0.750 398 348 0.874 71346 40309 0.565
9 1171 1249 2347
United States Boston University Boston University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

128 92 0.719 426 357 0.838 68385 39817 0.582
16 1187 1267 2382
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Sociology

Sociology | immigration | development | migration | social capital |

127 79 0.622 389 227 0.584 145706 39904 0.274
9 1197 1278 2399
United States University of Texas Austin University of Texas Austin Social Sciences / Psychology

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

127 82 0.646 301 245 0.814 90408 29909 0.331
37 1204 1285 2410
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Psychology

Prefrontal Cortex | Electrocorticography | Electroencephalogram | Neural Decoding |

127 76 0.598 456 380 0.833 70253 26639 0.379
2 1217 1299 2436
United States University of Miami University of Miami Social Sciences / Sociology

criminological theory | criminal careers | quantitative research methods |

127 87 0.685 491 437 0.890 56274 29044 0.516
3 53 830 2444
Netherlands Maastricht University Maastricht University Social Sciences / Psychology

Anxiety | child and adolescent psychopathology |

127 72 0.567 458 338 0.738 48889 19408 0.397
38 1226 1308 2453
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Sociology

sociology | punishment | social theory | embodiment | ethnography |

126 88 0.698 454 291 0.641 118395 47230 0.399
7 1239 1324 2482
United States University of Arizona University of Arizona Social Sciences / Psychology

social psychology |

126 79 0.627 285 232 0.814 73104 25287 0.346
1 87 850 2516
Germany Universität Konstanz Universität Konstanz Social Sciences / Psychology

traumatic stress | PTSD | aggression | neuroplasticity |

126 72 0.571 491 332 0.676 60292 19568 0.325
5 1261 1348 2519
United States Florida State University Florida State University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

126 84 0.667 322 264 0.820 59797 24432 0.409

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1 1285 1376 2576
United States University of Denver University of Denver Social Sciences / Psychology

dyslexia | ADHD |

125 65 0.520 269 198 0.736 67759 18713 0.276
16 222 905 2656
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

Developmental Psychology | Developmental Neuroscience | ADHD |

124 87 0.702 407 345 0.848 66100 31464 0.476
13 1330 1424 2674
United States Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Social Sciences / Psychology

brain evolution |

124 55 0.444 505 288 0.570 57890 11903 0.206
68 1389 1486 2788
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Psychology

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

122 83 0.680 240 187 0.779 123322 38861 0.315
14 1392 1490 2797
United States University of California Irvine University of California Irvine Social Sciences / Psychology

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

122 61 0.500 445 239 0.537 79108 18579 0.235
38 239 952 2807
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Psychology

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

122 73 0.598 245 211 0.861 71039 25002 0.352
13 1397 1495 2810
United States Washington University Saint Louis Washington University Saint Louis Social Sciences / Psychology

Cognitive Psychology |

122 70 0.574 311 230 0.740 70539 25700 0.364
3 244 973 2865
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Social Sciences / Psychology

exercise | energy balance | appetite | obesity | satiety |

122 64 0.525 435 261 0.600 48883 16593 0.339
3 1427 1526 2866
United States Stony Brook University Stony Brook University Social Sciences / Psychology

partner violence | partner aggression | depression | marital problems |

122 52 0.426 288 189 0.656 48693 9584 0.197
18 247 984 2893
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Psychology

psychopharmacology | biological psychiatry |

121 84 0.694 568 394 0.694 81196 40641 0.501