Brain Sciences

Brain Sciences is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on neuroscience published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, Embase, PSYNDEX, CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 3.394 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.703 (2020)
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Topic in Life, IJERPH, Psych, Brain Sciences
Internet Addiction Editor-in-Chief: Gergely Fehér
Deadline: 31 August 2021
Topic in Biomedicines, Geriatrics, IJMS, Pharmaceuticals, Brain Sciences
Emerging Translational Research in Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases: from In Vitro to In Vivo Models Editor-in-Chief: Masaru Tanaka
Deadline: 27 December 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Molecular Interrogation of Dopaminergic System Responsiveness: From Neurons to Receptors Guest Editor: Mario Tiberi
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Advances in Autism Research: Series II Guest Editor: Antonio Narzisi
Deadline: 5 August 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers in Dementia Disorders Guest Editor: George P. Paraskevas
Deadline: 15 August 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Degenerative Spinal Disease Guest Editor: Hyeun Sung Kim
Deadline: 1 September 2021
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Collection on Developmental Neuroscience Collection Editor: Mark Burke
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses Collection on Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Collection Editor: Andrew Clarkson
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Human Ultrasound Neuromodulation: State of the Art Collection Editor: Roland Beisteiner
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Collection on Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Collection Editor: Andrew Clarkson
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