The Journal of Neuroscience Editor-in-Chief: Building on History of Success

In a letter posted to the JNeurosci homepage, Editor-in-Chief Marina Picciotto reflects on the journal’s impact over its 35-year history, highlighting significant achievements and the continued commitment to promoting scientific advances across the landscape of modern neuroscience.  Since its founding in 1981, Picciotto notes, JNeurosci has expanded and adapted to the rapidly evolving field: Tracking the neuroscience community’s advancements, the publication’s growing popularity enabled SfN to turn the monthly publication into a weekly journal that stays with the rapid pace of neuroscience development. JNeurosci has published as many as 1,450 papers annually, outperforming any other neuroscience journal.  With a high publication rate, JNeurosci is able to maintain consistently high-quality work. The publication’s Eigenfactor, a metric for scientific impact, is almost twice as high as any other neuroscience-focused journal. JNeurosci provides…


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