Brain Sciences — Open Access Journal

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 14.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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
Brain Computer Interfaces and Emotional Involvement: Theory, Research, and Applications Guest Editor: Claudio Lucchiari
Deadline: 20 August 2020
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Mediating the Behavioral Effects of Alcohol Guest Editor: Candice Contet
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Pharmacology and Toxicology of New Psychoactive Substances: Focus on Novel Synthetic Opioids Guest Editor: Maria Antonietta De Luca
Deadline: 15 September 2020
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Deep Brain Stimulation and Tourette Syndrome Guest Editor: Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
Deadline: 10 October 2020
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Collection on Cognitive Neuroscience Collection Editor: Jason Brandt
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Collection on Clinical Neuroscience Collection Editor: Pierluigi Zoccolotti
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Collection on Neural Engineering Collection Editor: Caterina Cinel
Topical Collection in Brain Sciences
Collection on Developmental Neuroscience Collection Editor: Mark Burke
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