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 provided to authors approximately 18.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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 JCM, Medicina, Brain Sciences
Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases and Stroke Topic Editors: Vasileios Papavasileiou, Ana Maria Bugă
Deadline: 31 December 2022
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
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Pluripotent Stem Cell Applications in Neurological Disease Modeling, Drug Screening, and Regenerative Medicine Guest Editors: Anis Feki, Hibaoui Youssef
Deadline: 30 November 2022
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
GABA Signaling: Therapeutic Targets for Neurodegenerative and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Guest Editors: Enrico Cherubini, Yehezkel Ben-Ari
Deadline: 5 December 2022
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Neurocognitive Impairments and Behavioral Disturbances in Clinical Practice and Long-Term Care Guest Editor: Mei-Chi Hsu
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
The Neural Base of Personality and Adulthood Behavioral Disorders Guest Editors: Wei Wang, Kerry Jang
Deadline: 13 January 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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