Brain Stimulation

Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation

Brain Stimulation - ISSN 1935-861X
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.681 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 2.402 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 6.919 (2018) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 6.55 (2018) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volume 13
Issues: 6 issues
ISSN: 1935861X

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Brain Stimulation will become gold open access!

At Elsevier, our goal is to provide researchers with flexible and high-quality publication options. As part of that ongoing commitment, we have been reviewing our current titles to ensure they reflect the changing needs of our authors and readers.

Therefore, together with the Brain Stimulation Editors, we are pleased to inform you that as of January 1st, 2020 Brain Stimulation will become an open access journal with no subscription charges.

Authors who publish in Brain Stimulation can make their work immediately, permanently, and freely accessible to researchers worldwide. Brain Stimulation authors will pay an article publishing charge (APC), have a choice of license options, and retain copyright to their published work.

The APC will be requested after peer review and acceptance and will be required for all accepted articles submitted after December 31st, 2019. The APC for Brain Stimulation is US$3000 (excluding any taxes). There will be no APC for letters and invited content. Most importantly, the journal's standard of excellence will not change - the journal's Editorial leadership, including Deputy Editors and Editorial Board, will remain and continue to provide the unique value Brain Stimulation brings to the field.

Please note:
Authors who submit papers on or before December 31st, 2019 will have their accepted paper published in Brain Stimulation at no charge.

Brain Stimulation is also offering a 25% discount off the open access publication fee in 2020. For all articles submitted on or before December 31st,2020, the open access publication fee is US$2250, excluding taxes.

About Brain Stimulation
Brain Stimulation publishes on the entire field of brain stimulation, including noninvasive and invasive techniques and technologies that alter brain function through the use of electrical, magnetic, radiowave, or focally targeted pharmacologic stimulation.

Brain Stimulation aims to be the premier journal for publication of original research in the field of neuromodulation. The journal includes: a) Original articles; b) Short Communications; c) Invited and original reviews; d) Technology and methodological perspectives (reviews of new devices, description of new methods, etc.); and e) Letters to the Editor. Special issues of the journal will be considered based on scientific merit.

The scope of Brain Stimulation extends across the entire field of brain stimulation, including noninvasive and invasive techniques and technologies that alter brain function through the use of electrical, magnetic, radiowave, or focally targeted pharmacologic stimulation. This includes investigations that study the effects of brain stimulation on basic processes, such as gene expression and other aspects of molecular biology, neurochemical regulation, functional brain activity, sensorimotor function, and cognitive and affective processes at the systems level.

The journal seeks the highest level of research on the biophysics and biopsychophysics of stimulation paradigms as well as the use of these techniques as a probe to outline patterns of neural connectivity. As an equal partner with this basic emphasis, the journal will have strong representation of research on the therapeutic potential and adverse effects of the stimulation technologies. The inclusion of research in therapeutics will represent not only clinical trials, but also conceptual pieces, discussions of ethics as they pertain to this field, services research, etc.