Neurological Sciences is intended to provide a medium for the communication of results and ideas in the field of neuroscience. The journal welcomes contributions in both the basic and clinical aspects of the neurosciences. The official language of the journal is English. Reports are published in the form of original articles, short communications, editorials, reviews and letters to the editor. Original articles present the results of experimental or clinical studies in the neurosciences, while short communications are succinct reports permitting the rapid publication of novel results. The journal includes special sections on the History of Neurology, Health Care and Neurological Digressions - a forum for cultural topics related to the neurosciences. The journal also publishes correspondence, book reviews, meeting reports and announcements.

This is the official journal of the Italian Society of Neurology (SIN).

  • Communicates results and ideas on basic and clinical aspects of the neurosciences
  • Includes special sections on the History of Neurology, Health Care and Neurological Digressions
  • Official journal of the Italian Society of Neurology (SIN)
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Antonio Federico
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

2.415 (2019)
Impact factor
2.233 (2019)
Five year impact factor
67 days
Submission to first decision
137 days
Submission to acceptance
368,339 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1590-3478
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1590-1874
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