|Edited by||Laura Lawrie|
|Am. Behav. Sci.|
American Behavioral Scientist (ABS) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the fields of social and behavioral sciences. The editor-in-chief is Laura Lawrie. It was established in 1957 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.
Abstracting and indexing
American Behavioral Scientist is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2017 impact factor is 1.749, ranking it 25 out of 98 journals in the category "Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary" and 73 out of 127 journals in the category "Psychology, Clinical".