Welcome to the Neuroscience area of which provides you with access to news, resources and information about Elsevier's publications in Neuroscience. By delivering first class information and innovative tools, we continue to refine our portfolio to serve the research need of educators, researchers and students worldwide.

We are proud to play an integral part within the Neuroscience community and to participate in the advancement of this field. All our journals are available online via ScienceDirect,, the essential information resource for over 14 million scientists worldwide.

For full aims and scope, to submit your articles or subscribe, visit the journal homepages.

Rethink the way you publish

Undoubtedly you have experienced the short comings and occasional frustrations associated with the manuscripts submission and peer review processes. Our aim is to help facilitate and develop fast, effective and truly innovative solutions to improve the overall manuscript submission and peer review process for all individuals concerned.

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Open access options

Access to quality research is vital to the scientific community and beyond. We support sustainable access and work hard to provide a range of open access options alongside our access initiatives to ensure everyone can read, use and trust the latest research.

We are committed to working in partnership with the research community, librarians, funders and other stakeholders. Our Elsevier team is continually on the road meeting the community, participating in discussions and establishing partnerships which will help support increase access to research. Read more about our institutional and funding body agreements.

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Ethics in research and publication

Make valuable and lasting contributions to the health and future of society. Understanding the ethical boundaries in scientific research and publishing is a key step in making sure your work gets off to the best start. From there, anything's possible.

The Ethics in Research & Publication program is the collaboration of an independent panel of experts in research and publishing ethics and Elsevier. Visit the website for resources and tools so you can proceed confidently.

Article selections

Submit your paper to one of our top Neuroscience journals and choose whether to publish via open access or subscription.

Animal Behaviour
Chimpanzee Behaviour

Ageing Research Reviews
Highly cited articles in Gerontology

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Developmental Social and Affective Neuroscience

Journal of Neuroscience Methods
Recently Published Open Access Articles

Don't miss this research from speakers of CNS 2014, published in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychologia

Special issues

SI: Brain rhythms and dynamic coordination
Current Opinion in Neurobiology, Volume 31, pages 1-264 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Gyorgy Buzsaki, Walter Freeman

Lasker Award
Hearing Research, Volume 322, pages 1-242 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Fan-Gang Zeng, Barbara Canlon

Ocular extracellular matrix: Role in development, homeostasis and disease
Experimental Eye Research, Volume 133, pages 1-140 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Muayyad R. Al-Ubaidi, W. Matthew Petroll

Brain Computer Interfaces; Tribute to Greg A. Gerhardt
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Volume 244, pages 1-164 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Robert E Hampson, Andrzej Cichock

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Article Transfer Service (ATS)

No need to reformat. No need to resubmit.

Our latest improvement to the manuscript submission process is the complimentary Article Transfer Service (ATS) – a service designed to save authors valuable time and effort when submitting to our journals.

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