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
8/13: Female sex and brain-selective estrogen benefit α-synuclein tetramerization and the PD-like motor syndrome in 3K transgenic mice
Brain-selective estrogen treatment improves the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in male mice, according to new research published in JNeurosci. These findings may help explain the sex differences in Parkinson’s disease and could lead to estrogen-based treatments.
8/13: Negative memory engrams in the hippocampus enhance the susceptibility to chronic social defeat stress
Physical manifestations of negative memories in the hippocampus could underlie cognitive symptoms of depression, according to research in mice published in JNeurosci. Inhibiting these manifestations could be a future treatment route.
8/12: Neuronal BC RNA transport impairments caused by systemic lupus erythematosus autoantibodies
Researchers have identified a specific target of antibodies that are implicated in the neuropsychiatric symptoms of lupus, according to human research published in JNeurosci.
7/30: Stimulation of the posterior cingulate cortex impairs episodic memory encoding
Deep brain stimulation of the cingulate cortex worsens memory recall, according to research in epilepsy patients published in JNeurosci.
7/23: Development of human emotion circuits investigated using a Big-Data analytic approach: Stability, reliability, and robustness
Several brain circuits that identify emotions are solidified early in development and include diverse regions beyond the amygdala, according to new research in children, adolescents, and young adults published in JNeurosci.
JNeurosci in the News
8/5/19: Do Those Hangover Pills, Patches, and Powders Really Work? (SHAPE)
"Can you prevent or cure a hangover with one of these newfangled new remedies? Here, experts give it to you straight."
7/9/19: Why We See What We Want to See (Psychology Today)
"Obi-Wan Kenobi once advised Luke Skywalker to not trust his eyes, because 'your eyes can deceive you.'"
7/2/19: Why Robots That Look Like Humans Give Us the Creeps (The Times)
"However, research suggests that robots that resemble humans will struggle to win our affections because we find them creepy."
6/19/19: 'Cannabis Addiction Gene' That Could Make People More Likely to Abuse the Drug Is Discovered by Scientists in a 'Really Important' Breakthrough (Daily Mail)
"A gene thought to raise your risk of becoming addicted to cannabis has been discovered by scientists."
6/4/19: Epileptic Girl Who Had Half Her Brain Removed Can Read After Organ Rewired Itself (Newsweek)
"The brains of children have a 'remarkable' ability to rewire. That's according to scientists that studied children who were able to read despite having part of the organ removed to treat severe epilepsy."