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 Nutrients, Foods, Brain Sciences, Dietetics
Nutrition in Cancer and Neurodegenerative Diseases Topic Editors: Dong Yang, Jusheng Zheng
Deadline: 23 July 2023
Topic in Biomechanics, Biomedicines, Brain Sciences, Materials, Nanomaterials
Biomechanics and Biomaterial Engineering in Neurological Disorders Topic Editors: Seifollah Gholampour, Mohammad Reza Safaei
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Topic in Biomedicines, Brain Sciences, JCM, JVD, Medicina
Advances in Neurocritical Care Topic Editors: Guoyi Gao, Guangzhi Shi, Zhixiong Liu
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Topic in Biomedicines, Brain Sciences, Geriatrics, Life, Neurology International
Translational Advances in Neurodegenerative Dementias Topic Editors: Francesco Di Lorenzo, Annibale Antonioni
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Underlying Mechanisms of Neuromuscular Function and Brain to Muscle Connectivity Guest Editor: Soha Saleh
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
New Insights in Psychiatric Disorder Psychopharmacology Guest Editors: Laura Orsolini, Mohammadreza Shalbafan
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Scientific and Clinical Advances in Neurological Surgery Guest Editors: Kaan Yagmurlu, M. Yashar S. Kalani, Sauson Soldozy
Deadline: 10 July 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Sexuality in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Past, Present and Innovative Perspectives Guest Editors: Rocco Salvatore Calabrò, Giovanni Pioggia
Deadline: 25 July 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 and Apraxia of Speech 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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