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
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.
10/22/18: Nose Breathing Enhances Memory Consolidation
Breathing through the nose may improve the transfer of experience to long-term memory, finds a study of human adults.
10/22/18: Distinct Systems for Recognizing, Navigating Places
Our abilities to recognize places and find our way through them engage different parts of the brain, according to new findings from a neuroimaging study.
10/15/18: Early Sleep Loss Accelerates Alzheimer's Pathology in Mice
Lack of sleep during adolescence and early adulthood accelerates Alzheimer's disease-related tau pathology, finds a study of male and female mice.
10/15/18: Analyzing Half a Million Mouse Decisions
Mice can be used to study the neural circuits underlying complex decision-making, suggests an analysis of more than 500,000 mouse decisions..
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.”