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 14.5 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 2023).
  • 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: 3.3 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.4 (2022)
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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
Topic in Brain Sciences, Cells, Diagnostics, IJMS, JCM, Pathogens, Pathophysiology
Applied Sciences and Technologies for Detection and Therapies of Pathologies in the Neuronal Environment Topic Editors: Muh-Shi Lin, Hong Jiang, Yu-Yo Sun
Deadline: 29 February 2024
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: 5 September 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
People Recognition through Face, Voice, Name and Their Interactions Guest Editor: Guido Gainotti
Deadline: 20 September 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
New Insights in Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) Guest Editor: Akio Nakai
Deadline: 29 September 2023
Special Issue in Brain Sciences
Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience in Human Performance, Learning and Training Guest Editor: Kurtulus Izzetoglu
Deadline: 20 October 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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