Nature Human Behaviour

(The TQCC of Nature Human Behaviour is 20. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
A global panel database of pandemic policies (Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker)2342
A global database of COVID-19 vaccinations1158
Measuring the impact of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation on vaccination intent in the UK and USA996
Ranking the effectiveness of worldwide COVID-19 government interventions981
Modelling the impact of testing, contact tracing and household quarantine on second waves of COVID-19558
Global supply-chain effects of COVID-19 control measures505
Unequal effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on scientists484
Increase in suicide following an initial decline during the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan416
Partisan differences in physical distancing are linked to health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic378
Social network-based distancing strategies to flatten the COVID-19 curve in a post-lockdown world351
COVID-19 Government Response Event Dataset (CoronaNet v.1.0)297
Assessing the risks of ‘infodemics’ in response to COVID-19 epidemics295
A systematic review and meta-analysis of discrepancies between logged and self-reported digital media use287
The effects of remote work on collaboration among information workers267
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of the COVID-19 epidemic in Brazil256
A worldwide assessment of changes in adherence to COVID-19 protective behaviours and hypothesized pandemic fatigue254
Evolutionary dynamics of higher-order interactions in social networks245
Ten considerations for effectively managing the COVID-19 transition225
Specification curve analysis221
Socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in low-income countries220
Neighbourhood income and physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States213
Affective polarization, local contexts and public opinion in America207
Sleep characteristics across the lifespan in 1.1 million people from the Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States: a systematic review and meta-analysis200
Behavioural science is unlikely to change the world without a heterogeneity revolution191
A systematic review and meta-analysis of psychological interventions to improve mental wellbeing190
The end of social confinement and COVID-19 re-emergence risk182
Pandemic publishing poses a new COVID-19 challenge181
Tracking and promoting the usage of a COVID-19 contact tracing app156
Why lockdown and distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to increase the social class achievement gap153
Implications of the Russia–Ukraine war for global food security150
The past, present and future of Registered Reports148
Trust in science, social consensus and vaccine confidence143
Bayesian Analysis Reporting Guidelines130
Conspiracy mentality and political orientation across 26 countries128
A global analysis of the impact of COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions on crime126
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence on learning during the COVID-19 pandemic124
Life expectancy changes since COVID-19124
Brain stimulation and brain lesions converge on common causal circuits in neuropsychiatric disease121
Use caution when applying behavioural science to policy118
Revealing the multidimensional mental representations of natural objects underlying human similarity judgements116
Psychophysical scaling reveals a unified theory of visual memory strength106
Understanding, explaining, and utilizing medical artificial intelligence104
Integrated vaccination and physical distancing interventions to prevent future COVID-19 waves in Chinese cities102
Large socio-economic, geographic and demographic disparities exist in exposure to school closures100
How behavioural sciences can promote truth, autonomy and democratic discourse online99
Mapping gene transcription and neurocognition across human neocortex99
A randomized trial of online single-session interventions for adolescent depression during COVID-1999
Initial evidence of research quality of registered reports compared with the standard publishing model98
Equity, technological innovation and sustainable behaviour in a low-carbon future95
Equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines makes a life-saving difference to all countries93
Population-scale longitudinal mapping of COVID-19 symptoms, behaviour and testing92
Changing scientific meetings for the better91
Anti-intellectualism and the mass public’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic89
The rise of affectivism87
A registered replication study on oxytocin and trust85
The measurement of partisan sorting for 180 million voters84
To which world regions does the valence–dominance model of social perception apply?84
Genome-wide association study identifies 48 common genetic variants associated with handedness81
Macro and micro sleep architecture and cognitive performance in older adults78
A review and agenda for integrated disease models including social and behavioural factors78
The association between gambling and financial, social and health outcomes in big financial data77
The genetic architecture of structural left–right asymmetry of the human brain76
Observed impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on global trade75
A multi-country test of brief reappraisal interventions on emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic74
Global evidence of expressed sentiment alterations during the COVID-19 pandemic73
Despite vaccination, China needs non-pharmaceutical interventions to prevent widespread outbreaks of COVID-19 in 202173
Resource profile and user guide of the Polygenic Index Repository72
Spatiotemporal dynamics of orthographic and lexical processing in the ventral visual pathway70
A systematic literature review to clarify the concept of vaccine hesitancy70
Humans primarily use model-based inference in the two-stage task70
Exposures and behavioural responses to wildfire smoke69
Revisiting the global workspace orchestrating the hierarchical organization of the human brain69
Why time poverty matters for individuals, organisations and nations68
Adolescents’ psychosocial well-being one year after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway68
Intrinsic network architecture predicts the effects elicited by intracranial electrical stimulation of the human brain68
Identification of 371 genetic variants for age at first sex and birth linked to externalising behaviour67
A systematic review of worldwide causal and correlational evidence on digital media and democracy67
An implicit memory of errors limits human sensorimotor adaptation64
Paranoia and belief updating during the COVID-19 crisis63
A general dimension of genetic sharing across diverse cognitive traits inferred from molecular data63
Participation bias in the UK Biobank distorts genetic associations and downstream analyses62
Individuals with depression express more distorted thinking on social media60
Biodiversity conservation as a promising frontier for behavioural science60
Negativity drives online news consumption59
Dissecting polygenic signals from genome-wide association studies on human behaviour59
Real-time, interactive website for US-county-level COVID-19 event risk assessment59
Evidence of a predictive coding hierarchy in the human brain listening to speech59
Neurocomputational mechanisms of prior-informed perceptual decision-making in humans59
Why loot boxes could be regulated as gambling58
Learning is inhibited by heat exposure, both internationally and within the United States56
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of cash transfers on subjective well-being and mental health in low- and middle-income countries56
Cultural influences on word meanings revealed through large-scale semantic alignment54
Bad machines corrupt good morals54
The general fault in our fault lines54
Evidence for early dispersal of domestic sheep into Central Asia54
A unified framework of direct and indirect reciprocity53
Socioeconomic roots of academic faculty53
Gender stereotypes are reflected in the distributional structure of 25 languages53
Intelligence, health and death53
Symptom-level modelling unravels the shared genetic architecture of anxiety and depression52
State-level needs for social distancing and contact tracing to contain COVID-19 in the United States51
How bullying becomes a career tool50
Coping with cascading collective traumas in the United States50
COVID-19 vaccination mandates and vaccine uptake50
Leading countries in global science increasingly receive more citations than other countries doing similar research50
A unified account of numerosity perception48
Emergent analogical reasoning in large language models48
Aesthetic preference for art can be predicted from a mixture of low- and high-level visual features47
Social isolation and the brain in the pandemic era47
Bidirectional two-sample Mendelian randomization analysis identifies causal associations between relative carbohydrate intake and depression47
Addressing racism and disparities in the biomedical sciences47
Acoustic regularities in infant-directed speech and song across cultures46
Fresh teams are associated with original and multidisciplinary research46
Dissociable mechanisms govern when and how strongly reward attributes affect decisions46
Hunters, busybodies and the knowledge network building associated with deprivation curiosity45
Evolution of prosocial behaviours in multilayer populations45
Evidence that ageing yields improvements as well as declines across attention and executive functions45
Changes in preterm birth and stillbirth during COVID-19 lockdowns in 26 countries44
To select effective interventions for pro-environmental behaviour change, we need to consider determinants of behaviour43
Increased air pollution exposure among the Chinese population during the national quarantine in 202043
Reverse-engineering the cortical architecture for controlled semantic cognition43
Large and persistent effects of green energy defaults in the household and business sectors43
Physical topography is associated with human personality43
Combining interventions to reduce the spread of viral misinformation43
Training spatial cognition enhances mathematical learning in a randomized study of 17,000 children43
Speaking rhythmically can shape hearing42
Interventions to reduce partisan animosity42
Memorability of words in arbitrary verbal associations modulates memory retrieval in the anterior temporal lobe42
Exposure to peers’ pro-diversity attitudes increases inclusion and reduces the achievement gap42
Air pollution as a determinant of food delivery and related plastic waste41
The distributional effects of nudges41
Polarity of uncertainty representation during exploration and exploitation in ventromedial prefrontal cortex41
Ten tips for overcoming language barriers in science41
Aspiring to greater intellectual humility in science41
The ephemeral effects of fact-checks on COVID-19 misperceptions in the United States, Great Britain and Canada41
Skill levels and gains in university STEM education in China, India, Russia and the United States41
A systematic review and meta-analysis of 90 cohort studies of social isolation, loneliness and mortality40
Defining and measuring vaccine hesitancy40
A manifesto for applying behavioural science40
A rational model of the Dunning–Kruger effect supports insensitivity to evidence in low performers40
Experimental evidence on learning using low-tech when school is out40
Semantic projection recovers rich human knowledge of multiple object features from word embeddings40
Unsupervised learning predicts human perception and misperception of gloss40
Cortical recycling in high-level visual cortex during childhood development39
Infants relax in response to unfamiliar foreign lullabies39
Genetic correlates of socio-economic status influence the pattern of shared heritability across mental health traits39
Changing occupational structures and residential segregation in New York, London and Tokyo39
A hitchhiker’s guide to working with large, open-source neuroimaging datasets39
It’s time to reimagine sample diversity and retire the WEIRD dichotomy38
The role of alpha oscillations in temporal binding within and across the senses38
The impacts of remote learning in secondary education during the pandemic in Brazil38
A meta-analysis of emotional regulation outcomes in psychological interventions for youth with depression and anxiety38
Multiscale temporal integration organizes hierarchical computation in human auditory cortex38
Subjective confidence reflects representation of Bayesian probability in cortex38
Information about action outcomes differentially affects learning from self-determined versus imposed choices38
The ConTraSt database for analysing and comparing empirical studies of consciousness theories36
Origins and spread of formal ceremonial complexes in the Olmec and Maya regions revealed by airborne lidar36
Genome-wide association study of musical beat synchronization demonstrates high polygenicity36
Gendered movement ecology and landscape use in Hadza hunter-gatherers36
Spontaneous synchronization of motion in pedestrian crowds of different densities35
Children punish third parties to satisfy both consequentialist and retributive motives35
Knowledge diffusion in the network of international business travel35
Understanding the removal of precise geotagging in tweets35
Anterior prefrontal brain activity during emotion control predicts resilience to post-traumatic stress symptoms34
A transdiagnostic network for psychiatric illness derived from atrophy and lesions34
Intuitive physics learning in a deep-learning model inspired by developmental psychology34
Putative rhythms in attentional switching can be explained by aperiodic temporal structure34
Multiple spatial frames for immersive working memory33
Payoff-based learning best explains the rate of decline in cooperation across 237 public-goods games33
Cross-cultural research must prioritize equitable collaboration33
A community-sourced glossary of open scholarship terms32
Capturing the objects of vision with neural networks32
Short- and medium-term impacts of strict anti-contagion policies on non-COVID-19 mortality in China32
Neuroscience of trauma and the Russian invasion of Ukraine32
Multivariate genome-wide analysis of education, socioeconomic status and brain phenome32
A multi-lab test of the facial feedback hypothesis by the Many Smiles Collaboration32
An umbrella review of randomized control trials on the effects of physical exercise on cognition32
Landscape rules predict optimal superhighways for the first peopling of Sahul32
Physiological synchrony is associated with attraction in a blind date setting31
Different computations underlie overt presaccadic and covert spatial attention31
Rational use of cognitive resources in human planning31
A dynamic normalization model of temporal attention31
Moral dilemmas and trust in leaders during a global health crisis30
Ages for Australia’s oldest rock paintings30
Climate shaped how Neolithic farmers and European hunter-gatherers interacted after a major slowdown from 6,100 bce to 4,500 bce30
The future of human behaviour research30
Improving the precision of intranasal oxytocin research30
Interventions reducing affective polarization do not necessarily improve anti-democratic attitudes29
Science skepticism reduced compliance with COVID-19 shelter-in-place policies in the United States29
Author Correction: Measuring the impact of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation on vaccination intent in the UK and USA29
Evolution of resistance to COVID-19 vaccination with dynamic social distancing28
Genomic evidence consistent with antagonistic pleiotropy may help explain the evolutionary maintenance of same-sex sexual behaviour in humans28
Mapping inequalities in exclusive breastfeeding in low- and middle-income countries, 2000–201827
Deep neural network models of sound localization reveal how perception is adapted to real-world environments27
Complacency, panic, and the value of gentle rule enforcement in addressing pandemics27
Auditing local news presence on Google News27
Gender inequality and self-publication are common among academic editors27
Addressing the digital skills gap for future education26
Geometric models reveal behavioural and neural signatures of transforming experiences into memories26
Similarities and differences in concepts of mental life among adults and children in five cultures26
Global urbanicity is associated with brain and behaviour in young people26
Reducing bias, increasing transparency and calibrating confidence with preregistration26
Accuracy and social motivations shape judgements of (mis)information26
Calibrating the experimental measurement of psychological attributes26
Public use and public funding of science26
Dissociating conscious and unconscious influences on visual detection effects25
Evidence against benefits from cognitive training and transcranial direct current stimulation in healthy older adults25
The spatiotemporal neural dynamics of object location representations in the human brain25
Healthful choices depend on the latency and rate of information accumulation25
The influence of pay transparency on (gender) inequity, inequality and the performance basis of pay25
Multi-task reinforcement learning in humans25
Relationship between nuclei-specific amygdala connectivity and mental health dimensions in humans25
Banks, alternative institutions and the spatial–temporal ecology of racial inequality in US cities24
A toolkit for understanding and addressing climate scepticism24
The globalizability of temporal discounting24
Enhancing reading skills through a video game mixing action mechanics and cognitive training23
The association between vaccination status identification and societal polarization23
Name-based demographic inference and the unequal distribution of misrecognition23
An evolutionary explanation for ineffective altruism23
Decoding naturalistic affective behaviour from spectro-spatial features in multiday human iEEG23
Author Correction: A global database of COVID-19 vaccinations23
Genetic loci shared between major depression and intelligence with mixed directions of effect23
A genetically informed Registered Report on adverse childhood experiences and mental health23
Increased and biased deliberation in social anxiety23
Realistic modelling of information spread using peer-to-peer diffusion patterns23
Climate change affects multiple dimensions of well-being through impacts, information and policy responses23
Measuring inequality beyond the Gini coefficient may clarify conflicting findings23
Tracking developmental differences in real-world social attention across adolescence, young adulthood and older adulthood22
Propaganda, authoritarianism and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine22
Human-centred mechanism design with Democratic AI22
The data revolution in social science needs qualitative research22
Distinct regions of the striatum underlying effort, movement initiation and effort discounting22
The representational dynamics of perceived voice emotions evolve from categories to dimensions22
Understanding and combatting misinformation across 16 countries on six continents22
Mass-scale emotionality reveals human behaviour and marketplace success22
The cost of anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic21
A model of working memory for latent representations21
Divisive normalization does influence decisions with multiple alternatives21
The Blursday database as a resource to study subjective temporalities during COVID-1921
Detecting and modelling real percolation and phase transitions of information on social media21
Learning metrics on spectrotemporal modulations reveals the perception of musical instrument timbre21
A unified online test battery for cognitive impulsivity reveals relationships with real-world impulsive behaviours21
Earliest evidence for human use of tobacco in the Pleistocene Americas21
Overperception of moral outrage in online social networks inflates beliefs about intergroup hostility21
Global survey on COVID-19 beliefs, behaviours and norms21
Evidence of general economic principles of bargaining and trade from 2,000 classroom experiments21
Daily, weekly, seasonal and menstrual cycles in women’s mood, behaviour and vital signs21
The clinical implications of climate change for mental health20
Officer bias, over-patrolling and ethnic disparities in stop and search20
Interacting spiral wave patterns underlie complex brain dynamics and are related to cognitive processing20