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Zebrafish cognition

Guest Editors:
Kyriacos Kareklas: Gulbenkian Science Institute, Portugal
Justin W. Kenney: Wayne State University, United States

Submission Status: Open until 3 June 2024

Behavioral neuroscience of vocal learning in avian and mammalian species

Guest Editors:
Bradley M. Colquitt: University of California, Santa Cruz, US
Jasmine L. Loveland: University of Vienna, Austria
Yisi Zhang: Tsinghua University, China

Submission Status: Open until 26 April 2024

Resting state functional connectivity in health and disease

Guest Editors:
Xin Di: New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
Laura Martin: University of Kansas Medical Center, US
Yuan Zhou: Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Submission Status: Open until 14 March 2024

Psychedelics and neural plasticity

Guest Editors:
Kacper Łukasiewicz:
Medical University of Białystok, Poland
Rachael Sumner: University of Auckland, New Zealand

Submission Status: Open until 09 February 2024

Cognitive neuroscience and artificial intelligence

Guest Editors:
Zhiyi Chen:
Third Military Medical University, China
Ali Yadollahpour: University of Sheffield, UK

Submission Status: Open until 22 December 2023

Early career researchers – special collection

Guest Editors:
Kim Chisholm: University of Nottingham, UK
Mattéa Finelli: University of Nottingham, UK 
Tian Li: Fourth Military Medical University, China

Submission Status: Open until 18 December 2023

Neuroregulation of cancer

Guest Editors:
Moran Amit: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Chirag B. Patel: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Submission Status: Open until 01 July 2024

Neuroinflammation and brain disease

Guest Editors:
Anna Bersano: Istituto Neurologico "Carlo Besta", Italy
Jürgen Engele: University of Leipzig, Germany
Michael Schäfer: University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany 

Submission Status: Open until 1 November 2023



Journal thematic series
Transcranial ultrasound stimulation and its applications in neurosciences
Collection published: 17 October 2018


Cross journal collection
The gut-brain axis: Emerging evidence in health and disease
Collection published: 23 May 2014


Cross journal collection
Zebra finch: the companion papers for the publication of the zebra finch genome sequence
Collection published: 30 October 2010

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    28 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
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