Journal History

2011 Brain Sciences is founded and the founding Editor-in-Chief is Prof. Dr. Germán Barrionuevo, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2012 Brain Sciences is covered by Chemical Abstracts (CAS)
2014 Brain Sciences is in PubMed and PubMed Central (PMC)
2015 Brain Sciences is covered by ESCI
2016 Brain Sciences is accepted for Coverage in Scopus
2017 Brain Sciences becomes a monthly journal.
2018 Brain Sciences 2017 CiteScore™ Announced—2.56
2018 Brain Sciences has instituted a Section Editor-in-Chief structure to spread all submissions to nine Sections.

Brain Sciences is accepted for coverage in Science Citation Index Expanded-SCIE. The first Impact Factor is 2.786.

Professor Stephen D. Meriney has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of Brain Sciences.


The 2019 Impact Factor increases to 3.332. Brain Sciences ranks 113/271 (Q2) in the Category ‘Neurosciences’ in SCIE.

2021 The 2020 Impact Factor increases to 3.394.
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