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 19.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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, Diseases, Physiologia, Brain Sciences, Medicina
Mechanisms and Treatments of Neurodegenerative Diseases Topic Editors: Omar Cauli, Pilar Pérez-Ros, Vanessa Ibáñez-del Valle
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Topic in Gastroenterology Insights, Life, Psych, Brain Sciences, NeuroSci
Psychogastroenterology Topic Editors: Dan L Dumitrascu, Mihaela Fadgyas Stanculete, Carsten Leue
Deadline: 31 July 2022
Topic in Brain Sciences, CTN, IJMS, Life, NeuroSci
Olfactory Function in Neurodegenerative Disorders Topic Editors: Tommaso Ercoli, Paolo Solla, Carla Masala
Deadline: 19 October 2022
Topic in IJMS, Biomedicines, Brain Sciences, Antioxidants, Pharmaceuticals
Advances in Cannabinoid Research Topic Editors: Maria Scherma, Paola Fadda, Fabrizio Sanna, Anna Lisa Muntoni
Deadline: 31 October 2022
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Integrating Neurocognitive Knowledge into Psychology Guest Editors: Thomas Jacobsen, Michael Sprengel
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Migraine and Neurological Disorders Guest Editor: Raffaele Ornello
Deadline: 22 May 2022
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Advanced Research on Dopaminergic Neurons and Their Role in Depression Guest Editor: Màté D. Döbrössy
Deadline: 8 June 2022
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Pluripotent Stem Cell Applications in Neurological Disease Modeling, Drug Screening, and Regenerative Medicine Guest Editors: Anis Feki, Hibaoui Youssef
Deadline: 30 June 2022
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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