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 other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 14.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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: 3.333 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.706 (2021)
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Topic in Antioxidants, Brain Sciences, IJMS, NeuroSci
Antioxidants and Oxidative Stress in Brain Health Topic Editors: Domenico Nuzzo, Pasquale Picone, Valentina Di Liberto, Andrea Pinto
Deadline: 15 February 2023
Topic in Antioxidants, Brain Sciences, Medicina, Metabolites
Pathophysiology of Aging and Age-related Diseases Topic Editors: Yoko Ozawa, Yasumichi Arai, Sumihiro Maeda
Deadline: 15 March 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Brain Sciences, Electronics, Sensors, Systems
Human–Machine Interaction Topic Editors: Enrico Vezzetti, Andrea Luigi Guerra, Gabriele Baronio, Domenico Speranza, Luca Ulrich
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Biomedicines, Brain Sciences, Cells, IJMS, JCM
Applications of Biomedical Technology and Molecular Biological Approach in Brain Diseases Topic Editors: Andrew Chih Wei Huang, Seong Soo A. An, Bai Chuang Shyu, Muh-Shi Lin, Anna Kozłowska
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Advances in Study on Postoperative Delirium Guest Editors: Zhengqian Li, Xiangyang Guo
Deadline: 31 January 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
The Brain Goes to School Guest Editor: Gerry Leisman
Deadline: 25 February 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Neuroscience of Romantic Love Guest Editor: Sandra J.E. Langeslag
Deadline: 1 March 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Advances in the Study of Cortical Excitability, Connectivity and Plasticity by Using TMS-EEG and Other Neurophysiological Techniques Guest Editors: Florinda Ferreri, Andrea Guerra, Sara Määttä, Lorenzo Rocchi
Deadline: 15 March 2023
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
Primary Progressive Aphasia Collection Editors: Jordi A. Matias-Guiu, Robert Jr Laforce, Rene L. Utianski
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Human Ultrasound Neuromodulation: State of the Art Collection Editor: Roland Beisteiner
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