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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 147 Citations 101,031 537 World Ranking 43 National Ranking 23
Best female scientists D-index 156 Citations 108,485 700 World Ranking 70 National Ranking 48
Best Scientists D-index 156 Citations 108,485 700 World Ranking 967 National Ranking 605

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Female Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2010 - Fellow of the American Educational Research Association

2009 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

2004 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2002 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2002 - James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science

1988 - Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Developmental psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Internal medicine

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn focuses on Developmental psychology, Child development, Socioeconomic status, Social environment and Demography. Her Developmental psychology study incorporates themes from Cognitive development and Cognition. Her Child development study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Family income, Academic achievement, Low birth weight and Educational attainment.

Her work deals with themes such as Poverty, Fertility, Gerontology and Personality development, which intersect with Socioeconomic status. Her Social environment study deals with Social psychology intersecting with Concentrated poverty. Jeanne Brooks-Gunn has researched Demography in several fields, including Developed country, Birth weight, Overweight, El Niño and Ethnic group.

Her most cited work include:

  • School Readiness and Later Achievement (3322 citations)
  • The neighborhoods they live in: the effects of neighborhood residence on child and adolescent outcomes. (2750 citations)
  • The Effects of Poverty on Children. (2185 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Developmental psychology, Child development, Poverty, Demography and Socioeconomic status. The various areas that Jeanne Brooks-Gunn examines in her Developmental psychology study include Cognition, Social psychology, Social environment and Ethnic group. Many of her studies involve connections with topics such as Cognitive development and Child development.

Poverty is a subfield of Economic growth that Jeanne Brooks-Gunn investigates. Her Demography research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study and Gerontology. Her Mental health research extends to Socioeconomic status, which is thematically connected.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Developmental psychology (55.39%)
  • Child development (12.57%)
  • Poverty (11.05%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Developmental psychology (55.39%)
  • Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (7.87%)
  • Demography (11.33%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn focuses on Developmental psychology, Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, Demography, Early childhood and Poverty. The concepts of her Developmental psychology study are interwoven with issues in Cognition and Social environment. Her research on Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study also deals with topics like

  • Social deprivation which is related to area like Amygdala, Orbitofrontal cortex and Psychopathology,
  • Family conflict most often made with reference to Clinical psychology.

Her Demography study also includes

  • Gerontology which intersects with area such as Cohort,
  • Ethnic group together with Body mass index. She interconnects Socioeconomic status, Pediatrics and Literacy in the investigation of issues within Early childhood. Her Poverty research includes themes of Psychological intervention and Association.

Between 2013 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Social disadvantage, genetic sensitivity, and children’s telomere length (189 citations)
  • Pubertal Processes: Methods, Measures, and Models (89 citations)
  • Two-Generation Programs in the Twenty-First Century. (88 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Developmental psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Internal medicine

Her main research concerns Developmental psychology, Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, Demography, Suicide prevention and Mental health. Her studies deal with areas such as Social environment and Set as well as Developmental psychology. Her research investigates the link between Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study and topics such as Unemployment that cross with problems in Parenting styles and Juvenile delinquency.

Her research integrates issues of Psychological intervention, Neglect, Ethnic group and Gerontology in her study of Demography. Jeanne Brooks-Gunn focuses mostly in the field of Suicide prevention, narrowing it down to topics relating to Injury prevention and, in certain cases, Human factors and ergonomics. Her research on Mental health often connects related topics like Poverty.

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Best Publications

School Readiness and Later Achievement

Greg J. Duncan;Chantelle J. Dowsett;Amy Claessens;Katherine Magnuson.
Developmental Psychology (2007)

5671 Citations

The Effects of Poverty on Children.

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Greg J. Duncan.
The Future of Children (1997)

4419 Citations

The neighborhoods they live in: the effects of neighborhood residence on child and adolescent outcomes.

Tama Leventhal;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.
Psychological Bulletin (2000)

4241 Citations

Economic Deprivation and Early Childhood Development

Greg J. Duncan;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Pamela Kato Klebanov.
Child Development (1994)

3358 Citations

Consequences of growing up poor

Greg J. Duncan;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.
(1999)

2947 Citations

Do Neighborhoods Influence Child and Adolescent Development

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Greg J. Duncan;Pamela Kato Klebanov;Naomi Sealand.
American Journal of Sociology (1993)

2290 Citations

How much does childhood poverty affect the life chances of children

Greg J. Duncan;W. Jean Yeung;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Judith R. Smith.
American Sociological Review (1998)

1935 Citations

Social cognition and the acquisition of self

Michael Lewis;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.
(1979)

1757 Citations

Adolescent mothers in later life

Frank F. Furstenberg;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;S. Philip Morgan.
(1987)

1717 Citations

How Money Matters for Young Children's Development: Parental Investment and Family Processes

W. Jean Yeung;Miriam R. Linver;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.
Child Development (2002)

1473 Citations

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