Aims & Scope

npj Science of Learning is an online open access peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing papers on all research areas related to how the brain learns, from the molecular level of understanding how the cells in the brain work to understanding how children and adults learn through experience and formal educational practices. The journal will publish studies that advance our understanding of the mechanisms underlying the cellular, cognitive and behavioral basis of learning and aims to provide a forum for research at the intersection of neuroscience and educational theory.

Representative topics of the journal's scope include:

  • developmental cognitive neuroscience
  • memory consolidation and extinction
  • neurophysiology
  • technology and Learning
  • pedagogy
  • education policy
  • language development.