Scopus SJR 2019 1.1 (#41/434)
top 10%

Scopus SNIP 2019
Social Sciences
top 2%
2.7 (#14/434)

Scopus CiteScore Tracker 2020: 3.4
2019: 2.7
top 19%

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Review of Communication Research publishes both evaluative (systematic reviews, narrative literature reviews, state-of-the-literature reviews) and quantitative reviews (meta-analyses) of the current state of the main topics and the most significant developments in the field of communication. These comprehensive critical reviews summarize the latest advances in the field, but also root out errors and provoke intellectual discussions among scholars.

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2021 Issue

Interpersonal and Intergroup Communication
Ilona Plug, Wyke Stommel, Peter Lucassen, Tim Olde Hartman, Sandra Van Dulmen, Enny Das
Do women and men use language differently in spoken face-to-face interaction? A scoping review.


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    Lijiang Shen (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

  • Section Editor, Game Studies
    James D. Ivory (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Director, VT G.A.M.E.R. Lab, USA)

  • Section Editor, Health Communication
    Nathan Walter (Northwestern University, USA)

  • Section Editor, Communication and Media Technologies
    Benjamin J. Li (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

  • Section Editor, Audience and Reception Studies
    Melissa Tully (University of Iowa, USA)

  • Section Editor, BioEvolutionary Communication
    Evans, William (University of Alabama, USA)

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