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
4/15/19: Brain Marker for Angry Dreams
Researchers have identified a pattern of brain activity that predicts anger experienced during dreaming, according to a new study of healthy adults published in JNeurosci.
4/15/19: Dopamine Regulates Sex Differences in Worms
Dopamine is responsible for sex-specific variations in common behaviors, finds a study of worm movements published in JNeurosci.
4/8/19: How Education May Stave Off Cognitive Decline
Prefrontal brain regions linked to higher educational attainment are characterized by increased expression of genes involved in neurotransmission and immunity, finds a study of healthy older adults published in JNeurosci..
4/8/19: Migraine Neurobiology Linked to Prevalence in Females
Low doses of a peptide known for decades to be involved in migraine trigger pain responses in female but not male rodents, according to a new research published in JNeurosci..
3/26/19: Anxiety-Associated Brain Regions Regulate Threat Responses in Monkeys
Damage to parts of the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), a region within the prefrontal cortex, heightens monkeys' defensive responses to threat, according to new research published in JNeurosci.
JNeurosci in the News
2/20/19: This Optical Illusion Can Glitch Your Brain For Several Milliseconds (IFLScience)
"If you take a look at this optical illusion, you might feel your brain straining for a flicker of a moment. It turns out, that’s not far off from what’s actually going on."
2/18/19: This Optical Illusion Breaks Your Brain for 15 Milliseconds (New Scientist)
"Move your head towards these rings of dashed lines and the circles will appear to turn clockwise. Pull your head away and the motion reverses."
2/18/19: What Happens to Your Brain When You Look at an Optical Illusion? (Newsweek)
"Scientists have studied a famous optical illusion to gain an understanding of how our brains process reality."
2/13/19: Do You Have A Pitch-Perfect Brain? (ABC Australia)
"Neuroscientists have found that people with the rare ability to identify pitches by ear have bigger brains than those without the skill."
1/30/19: Puerto Rico’s “Fear Lab” Mentors Neuroscience Rigor Amid Diversity (NIH)
"A lineage of young neuroscientists from diverse backgrounds trace their scientific roots to a “fear lab” in Puerto Rico that the National Institutes of Health has been supporting for two decades."