November 16, 2022
Prof. Dr. Michael Nitsche, Head of the Department Psychology & Neurosciences, is one of the most frequently cited scientists worldwide in his field. The neuroscientist is thus once again on the annual “Highly Cited Researchers” list of the US company Clarivate. The company defines “Highly Cited Researchers” as researchers who belong to the one percent of the most frequently cited scientists in their subject area.
Michael Nitsche studied psychology and medicine at the Georg-August University of Göttingen. He habilitated in the field of neurology. Since 2015, Nitsche has been conducting research at IfADo, including on methods of non-invasive brain stimulation and in the field of cognitive neuroscience. An overview of his research can be found here.
This year’s ranking includes over 7,200 researchers from 69 countries and 21 disciplines. It examined how often scientists have published highly cited publications. The authors of the list define “Highly Cited Papers” as publications that are among the one percent of the most frequently cited papers in a subject area and year in the “Web of Science” index. The basis for the creation of the current list was the publications from the period from 2011 to 2021. Further information on the methodology and the list for 2022 can be found here.
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