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Brain Sciences – An Open Access Journal
Founding Editor-in-Chief, Department of Neuroscience, 467 Crawford Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA 15260, USA
Received: 12 July 2010 / Published: 15 July 2010
Abstract: During the first ten years that followed “The Decade of the Brain”, the quest of neuroscience for understanding brain function in health and disease has greatly expanded to include molecular, developmental, cognitive and evolutionary aspects of the nervous system. This increased multidisciplinary effort has been complemented by the spectacular development of highly sophisticated experimental methods. Neuroscientists can now perform studies ranging from molecular and imaging analysis of single pre- and postsynaptic neuronal processes to imaging of neural activity in the whole brain during perceptual and motor behavioral tasks. At the same time, theoretical advances in neuroscience have been aided by the rapid development of mathematical and computational simulations of biologically and functionally realistic single cells and complex neural networks across multiple spatiotemporal scales. Therefore, neuroscientists are more than ever in a position to deliver answers to basic, medical and biotechnological questions related to brain function and dysfunction. [...]
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Barrionuevo, G. Brain Sciences – An Open Access Journal. Brain Sci. 2011, 1, 1-2.
Barrionuevo G. Brain Sciences – An Open Access Journal. Brain Sciences. 2011; 1(1):1-2.
Barrionuevo, Germán. 2011. "Brain Sciences – An Open Access Journal." Brain Sci. 1, no. 1: 1-2.