Brain Sciences

Brain Sciences (ISSN 2076-3425; CODEN: BSRCCS) 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 in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE - Web of Science), Scopus and other databases. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 3.3, which equals rank 70/111 (Q3) in 'General Neuroscience'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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: 3.332 (2019)
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Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Frontiers in Dyslexia of Children or Neurodevelopmental Disorders Guest Editor: Maria Pia Bucci
Deadline: 10 March 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
The Estimation of Cortical Connectivity: New Methodologies and Applications Guest Editor: Giulia Cartocci
Deadline: 25 March 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Advances in Disorders of Consciousness Guest Editors: Rocco Salvatore Calabrò, Antonino Naro
Deadline: 5 April 2021
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
The Genetics of Alcohol Use Disorder Guest Editor: Julia A. Chester
Deadline: 15 April 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
Collection on Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Collection Editor: Andrew Clarkson
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Collection on Clinical Neuroscience Collection Editor: Pierluigi Zoccolotti
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