The Journal of Neuroscience is a weekly scientific journal published by the Society for Neuroscience. The journal publishes peer-reviewed empirical research articles in the field of neuroscience. Its editor-in-chief is John Maunsell, a Boston-based neuroscientist specializing in the visual cortex. Volume 1 appeared in 1981 and issues appeared monthly; as its popularity grew it switched to a bimonthly in 1996 and then to a weekly in July, 2003. Articles appear within one of the following four sections of the journal: In addition, some issues of the journal contain articles in the following sections:
Undergrad researcher has the formula for success
Manasi Malik has just begun her junior year at the University of Kentucky, but the 19-year-old biology major has already been published as a lead author on a paper in a prestigious scientific journal.
Dragonflies can see by switching 'on' and 'off'
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered a novel and complex visual circuit in a dragonfly's brain that could one day help to improve vision systems for robots.
Shedding light on the senses fish use for navigation
(Phys.org) —New research conducted at Queen's University has discovered that polarized light vision, which is used for navigation and orientation by rainbow trout, changes with age.
Flies sleep just like us
(Phys.org) —Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered that, like humans, flies sleep in stages of different intensities.
Sexually naive male mice, fathers respond differently to pups
Sexually naïve male mice respond differently to the chemical signals emitted by newborn pups than males that have mated and lived with pregnant females, according to a study published March 20 in The Journal of ...
Sensing the light, but not to see: Study offers insight on the evolution of photsensitive cells
(Phys.org)—In a primitive marine organism, MBL scientists find photosensitive cells that may be ancestral to the "circadian receptors" in the mammalian retina.
Fruit fly's 'sweet tooth' short-lived, research finds
While flies initially prefer food with a sweet flavor, they quickly learn to opt for less sweet food sources that offer more calories and nutritional value, according to new research by University of British ...
How bats 'hear' objects in their path
(PhysOrg.com) -- By placing real and virtual objects in the flight paths of bats, scientists at the Universities of Bristol and Munich have shed new light on how echolocation works. Their research is ...