Journals in Neuroscience
Elsevier journals aim to provide a world stage for collaborative neuroscience research and advancement in the field. We are proud to serve the needs of educators, researchers and students to turn information into actionable knowledge and make discoveries with significant real-world scientific impacts. Our journals are available online via ScienceDirect, the world leading information resource used by 17 million scientists worldwide every month.
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Open access lies at the core of Elsevier’s publishing mission – in fact, today, almost all of our journals offer open access options. That means finding the right open access home for your research is easy.
Whatever route you choose, publishing with Elsevier means your work benefits from the input of expert editors and reviewers. And if you publish gold open access, it is immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download from ScienceDirect. Our gold OA titles also feature in major indexes and databases.
Top open access downloads
- Stress & the gut-brain axis: Regulation by the microbiome
Neurobiology of Stress
- Sleep deprivation impairs recognition of specific emotions
Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
- Using deep learning to investigate the neuroimaging correlates of psychiatric and neurological disorders: Methods and applications
Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
- Dynamic causal modelling revisited
- Neural evidence for enhanced attention to mistakes among school-aged children with a growth mindset
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
- Zika virus: History, epidemiology, transmission, and clinical presentation
Journal of Neuroimmunology
- Autoantibody-mediated diseases of the CNS: Structure, dysfunction and therapy
- Uncertainty and stress: Why it causes diseases and how it is mastered by the brain
Progress in Neurobiology
- Action perception as hypothesis testing
- Pharmacogenomics in epilepsy
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