The Neuroscientist

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The Neuroscientist  
The Neuroscientist.jpg
Language English
Edited by Stephen G Waxman
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bi-monthly
ISSN 1073-8584
LCCN 96004298
OCLC no. 44513079

The Neuroscientist is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of Neurology. The journal's editor is Stephen G Waxman (Yale University). It has been in publication since 1995 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.


The Neuroscientist is aimed at basic neuroscientists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and psychiatrists in research, academic, and clinical settings, reviewing new and emerging basic and clinical neuroscience research. The journal evaluates key trends in molecular, cellular, developmental, behavioral systems, and cognitive neuroscience in a disease-relevant format.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The Neuroscientist is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2013/2014 impact factor is 6.837, ranking it 11 out of 194 journals in the category ‘Clinical Neurology’.[1] and 25 out of 185 journals in the category ‘Clinical Neurology’.[2]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Neurosciences". 2010 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2011. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Clinical Neurology". 2010 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2011. 

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