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 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
Topic in Life, Diseases, Physiologia, Brain Sciences, Medicina
Mechanisms and Treatments of Neurodegenerative Diseases Editor-in-Chief: Omar Cauli
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Topic in IJMS, Biomedicines, Brain Sciences, Antioxidants, Pharmaceuticals
Advances in Cannabinoid Research Editors-in-Chief: Maria Scherma, Paola Fadda
Deadline: 31 October 2022
Topic in JCM, Medicina, Brain Sciences
Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases and Stroke Editors-in-Chief: Vasileios Papavasileiou, Ana Maria Bugă
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Digital innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Management Guest Editors: Rocco Haase, Tjalf Ziemssen
Deadline: 20 October 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
The Risk Factors of Neurocognitive Dysfunction Guest Editor: Patricia Heyn
Deadline: 1 November 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Human Intention in Motor Cognition Guest Editor: Cristina Becchio
Deadline: 20 November 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
The Neural Basis of Consciousness and Self-Consciousness Guest Editors: Athena Demertzi, Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli, Bigna Lenggenhager
Deadline: 30 November 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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