Neuroscience highly cited collection

Explore a selection of our most highly cited articles in Neuroscience in 2016.

All of the articles on this page have been made freely available for you to view on ScienceDirect until December 2018.



Focus on the future: Episodic future thinking reduces discount rate and snacking
Fania C.M. Dassen, Anita Jansen, Chantal Nederkoorn, Katrijn Houben

Inhibitory control training for appetitive behaviour change: A meta-analytic investigation of mechanisms of action and moderators of effectiveness
Andrew Jones, Lisa C.G. Di Lemma, Eric Robinson, Paul Christiansen, Sarah Nolan, Catrin Tudur-Smith, Matt Field




Brain Research Bulletin

Involvement of NMDA receptors and l-arginine/nitric oxide/cyclic guanosine monophosphate pathway in the antidepressant-like effects of topiramate in mice
Sattar Ostadhadi, Muhammad Imran Khan, Abbas Norouzi-Javidan, Mohsen Chamanara, Farahnaz Jazaeri, Samira Zolfaghari, and Ahmad-Reza Dehpour

Curcumin pretreatment attenuates inflammation and mitochondrial dysfunction in experimental stroke: The possible role of Sirt1 signaling
Yanping Miao, Sheng Zhao, Yang Gao, Ruijun Wang, Qiong Wu, Hui Wu, and Tianyou Luo



Recent research on Gulf War illness and other health problems in veterans of the 1991 Gulf War: Effects of toxicant exposures during deployment
Roberta F. White, Lea Steele, James P. O'Callaghan, Kimberly Sullivan, James H. Binns, Beatrice A. Golomb, Floyd E. Bloom, James A. Bunker, Fiona Crawford, Joel C. Graves, Anthony Hardie, Nancy Klimas, Marguerite Knox, William J. Meggs, Jack Melling, Martin A. Philbert, Rachel Grashow

Individual differences and specificity of prefrontal gamma frequency-tACS on fluid intelligence capabilities
E. Santarnecchi, T. Muller, S. Rossi, A. Sarkar, N.R. Polizzotto, A. Rossi, R. Cohen Kadosh


Current Opinion in Neurobiology

New insights on the role of microglia in synaptic pruning in health and disease
Soyon Hong, Lasse Dissing-Olesen, and Beth Stevens

Tau neurotoxicity and rescue in animal models of human Tauopathies
Lars Krüger and Eva Maria Mandelkow


Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

The dual systems model: Review, reappraisal, and reaffirmation
Elizabeth P. Shulman, Ashley R. Smith, Karol Silva, Grace Icenogle, Natasha Duell, Jason Chein, Laurence Steinberg

Dopaminergic reward sensitivity can promote adolescent health: A new perspective on the mechanism of ventral striatum activation
Eva H. Telzer


Experimental Neurology

Microglia in the TBI brain: The good, the bad, and the dysregulated
David J. Loane and Alok Kumar

Astrocyte roles in traumatic brain injury
Joshua E. Burda, Alexander M. Bernstein, and Michael V. Sofroniew


International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience

Longitudinal outcome and recovery of social problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI): Contribution of brain insult and family environment
Nicholas P. Ryan, Loeka van Bijnen, Cathy Catroppa, Miriam H. Beauchamp, Louise Crossley, Stephen Hearps, and Vicki Anderson

Learning, memory and synaptic plasticity in hippocampus in rats exposed to sevoflurane
Hongyan Xiao, Bing Liu, Yali Chen, and Jun Zhang


Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy

Midcingulate cortex: Structure, connections, homologies, functions and diseases
Brent A. Vogt

Multiplexed neurochemical signaling by neurons of the ventral tegmental area
David J. Barker, David H. Root, Shiliang Zhang, Marisela Morales


Journal of Neuroimmunology

Progesterone modulates pro-inflammatory cytokine expression profile after spinal cord injury: Implications for neuropathic pain
María F. Coronel, María C. Raggio, Natalia S. Adler, Alejandro F. De Nicola, Florencia Labombarda, Susana L. González

IL-8 and IL-6 primarily mediate the inflammatory response in fibromyalgia patients
Danelia Mendieta, Dora Luz De la Cruz-Aguilera, Maria Isabel Barrera-Villalpando, Enrique Becerril-Villanueva, Rodrigo Arreola, Erick Hernández-Ferreira, Sonia Mayra Pérez-Tapia, Gilberto Pérez-Sánchez, and others



Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience

Autophagy in motor neuron disease: Key pathogenetic mechanisms and therapeutic targets
Maria Sara Cipolat Mis, Simona Brajkovic, Emanuele Frattini, Alessio Di Fonzo, Stefania Corti

MicroRNA abundance is altered in synaptoneurosomes during prion disease
Amrit S. Boese, Reuben Saba, Kristyn Campbell, Anna Majer, Sarah Medina, Lynn Burton, Timothy F. Booth, Patrick Chong, Garrett Westmacott, Sucharita M. Dutta, Julian A. Saba, Stephanie A. Booth


Neurobiology of Disease

Copper delivery to the CNS by CuATSM effectively treats motor neuron disease in SODG93A mice co-expressing the Copper-Chaperone-for-SOD
Jared R. Williams, Emiliano Trias, Pamela R. Beilby, Nathan I. Lopez, Edwin M. Labut, C. Samuel Bradford, Blaine R. Roberts, Erin J. McAllum, Peter J. Crouch, Timothy W. Rhoads, Cliff Pereira, Marjatta Son, Jeffrey L. Elliott, Maria Clara Franco, Alvaro G. Estévez, Luis Barbeito, Joseph S. Beckman

Glia and alpha-synuclein in neurodegeneration: A complex interaction
Dominik Brück, Gregor K. Wenning, Nadia Stefanova, and Lisa Fellner


Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

Paradox of pattern separation and adult neurogenesis: A dual role for new neurons balancing memory resolution and robustness
Stephen T. Johnston, Matthew Shtrahman, Sarah Parylak, J. Tiago Gonçalves, Fred H. Gage

Tracking the flow of hippocampal computation: Pattern separation, pattern completion, and attractor dynamics
James J. Knierim, Joshua P. Neunuebel



Neurochemistry International

Astroglial glutamate transporters coordinate excitatory signaling and brain energetics
Michael B. Robinson, Joshua G. Jackson

Novel promising therapeutics against chronic neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease
Madhuri Venigalla, Sandra Sonego, Erika Gyengesi, Matthew J. Sharman, and Gerald Münch



Brain-robot interface driven plasticity: Distributed modulation of corticospinal excitability
Dominic Kraus, Georgios Naros, Robert Bauer, Maria Teresa Leão, Ulf Ziemann, and Alireza Gharabaghi

Can sliding-window correlations reveal dynamic functional connectivity in resting-state fMRI?
R. Hindriks, M.H. Adhikari, Y. Murayama, M. Ganzetti, D. Mantini, N.K. Logothetis, and G. Deco


NeuroImage: Clinical

Cortical thinning in the anterior cingulate cortex predicts multiple sclerosis patients' fluency performance in a lateralised manner
Olivia Geisseler, Tobias Pflugshaupt, Ladina Bezzola, Katja Reuter, David Weller, Bernhard Schuknecht, Peter Brugger, and Michael Linnebank

Compensatory striatal-cerebellar connectivity in mild-moderate Parkinson's disease
Alison C. Simioni, Alain Dagher, and Lesley K. Fellows



Neuropeptide Y: A stressful review
Florian Reichmann and Peter Holzer

The role of Neuropeptide Y in fear conditioning and extinction
R.O. Tasan, D. Verma, J. Wood, G. Lach, B. Hörmer, T.C.M. de Lima, and H. Herzog, G. Sperk



BDNF - A key transducer of antidepressant effects
Carl Björkholm and Lisa M. Monteggia

Neuroprotective effects of ginsenoside Rg1 through the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway in both in vivo and in vitro models of Parkinson's disease
Tingting Zhou, Guo Zu, Xiaogang Zhang, Xi Wang, Shao Li, Xiaoyang Gong, Zhanhua Liang, and Jie Zhao




Astrocytes in physiological aging and Alzheimer's disease
J.J. Rodríguez-Arellano, V. Parpura, R. Zorec, and A. Verkhratsky

Astrocyte sodium signaling and neuro-metabolic coupling in the brain
C.R. Rose and J.-Y. Chatton


Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews

Compromised motor control in children with DCD: A deficit in the internal model?-A systematic review
Imke L.J. Adams, Jessica M. Lust, Peter H. Wilson, Bert Steenbergen

Neurobiological effects of exercise on major depressive disorder: A systematic review
Felipe Barreto Schuch, Andrea Camaz Deslandes, Brendon Stubbs, Natan Pereira Gosmann, Cristiano Tschiedel Belem da Silva, Marcelo Pio de Almeida Fleck


Neuroscience Letters

The involvement of NMDA receptor/NO/cGMP pathway in the antidepressant like effects of baclofen in mouse force swimming test
Muhammad Imran Khan, Sattar Ostadhadi, Samira Zolfaghari, Shahram Ejtemaei Mehr, Gholamreza Hassanzadeh, and Ahmad-Reza Dehpour

Chronic exposure to aluminum and risk of Alzheimer's disease: A meta-analysis
Zengjin Wang, Xiaomin Wei, Junlin Yang, Jinning Suo, Jingyi Chen, Xianchen Liu, Xiulan Zhao



Progress in Neurobiology

Hippocampal neurogenesis: Learning to remember
Orly Lazarov and Carolyn Hollands

Regulation of astroglia by gonadal steroid hormones under physiological and pathological conditionsEstefanía Acaz-Fonseca, Marco Avila-Rodriguez, Luis Miguel Garcia-Segura, George E. Barreto


Trends in Neuroscience and Education

Training numerical skills with the adaptive videogame "The Number Race": A randomized controlled trial on preschoolers
Francesco Sella, Patrizio Tressoldi, Daniela Lucangeli, and Marco Zorzi

Translating the neuroscience of physical activity to education
Brian M. Gearin and Hank Fien