About the Journal

Aims & Scope

We are interested in the best research from across the entire spectrum of neuroscience, with our broad scope ensuring that the work we publish reaches the widest possible audience. This page gives more detail about the aims and scope of the journal.

About the Editors

Nature Review Neuroscience has no external editorial board. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors, who are PhD-level scientists.

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General editorial inquiries and correspondence should be addressed to the Editor, at nrn@nature.com.

Inquiries about the status of a manuscript should be addressed to the Editorial Assistant, at nrn@nature.com.

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Journal Abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Rev. Neurosci.


The international standard serial numbers (ISSN) for Nature Review Neuroscience are 1471-003X (print) and 1471-0048 (online).


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