Launched in 1981, JNeurosci is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes papers on a broad range of topics of general interest to those working on the nervous system.
JNeurosci is committed to providing a venue for the advancement of neuroscience research by
- Publishing and widely disseminating the best research representative of the breadth of neuroscience
- Ensuring the peer review system remains open, rapid, and fair
- Promoting outlets for discussion of neuroscience that are not available elsewhere, allowing for competing ideas, debate, and questions around science
Recent JNeurosci Articles
12/3/18: What Makes Rats Relapse
Activation of the anterior insular cortex — a brain region implicated in drug abuse — rather than drinking history or motivation for alcohol predicts relapse after a month of abstinence.
11/19/18: Ecstasy Ingredient May Promote Cooperation
The recreational drug known as ecstasy or molly may help people regain trust in others after being betrayed.
11/19/18: Where the Brain Turns Quality and Quantity Into Value
The anterior cingulate cortex integrates disparate information about the desirability and amount of an option to inform choice.
10/29/18: Cell Transplant Restores Vision in Rats
Sheets of fetal cells integrate into the retina and generate nearly normal visual activity in the brains of blind rats.
10/29/18: Lights, Sounds Paired With Winning Encourages Risk-Taking
The intense audiovisual feedback from slot machines can directly influence a player's decisions, suggests a laboratory study of more than 100 healthy adults.
JNeurosci in the News
10/22/18: Need to Remember Something Important? Science Says You Might Want To Try This (Inc.)
“Committing something to memory might be as simple as taking a deep breath - if you do it the right way.”
10/8/18: Both Sides of the Brain Are Active During One-Sided Arm Movement (The Scientist)
“Researchers directly recorded neural activity in both sides of the brain’s cortex during the movement of only one arm in humans.”
10/8/18: How Your Brain Is Like a Film Editor (Science News)
“The hippocampus may slice our continuous existence into ‘scenes’ suitable for storing memories.”
9/26/18: Cancer Drug Finds New Use as Treatment for Angelman Syndrome (Spectrum)
“Compounds that mimic a cancer drug restore expression of the key gene mutated in Angelman syndrome, a condition related to autism, according to a new study.”
9/19/18: Obese Rodents Give Scientists Some Food for Thought (Financial Times)
“This year, researchers suggested that children classed as overweight or obese in early life probably had lower IQ scores than non-obese classmates.”