Biological Cybernetics is an interdisciplinary medium for theoretical and application-oriented investigations of information processing and control in organisms. A broad goal of the Journal is to foster and intensify the search for general principles of communication and regulation in biological systems, through detailed studies of specific examples. Topics of interest range from subcellular processes to ecological phenomena, with a special emphasis on sensory, motor, and cognitive neural systems.

  • Long running journal, founded in 1961

  • Covers theoretical, experimentally motivated and application-oriented aspects of information processing and control in organisms

  • Topics range from subcellular processes to ecological phenomena

  • Special focus on sensory, motor, and cognitive neural systems

  • Emphasizes communication between life sciences and engineering and theoretical disciplines

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Benjamin Lindner
Co-Editors-in-Chief
  • Peter Thomas,
  • Jean-Marc Fellous
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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1.111 (2019)
Impact factor
1.479 (2019)
Five year impact factor
80 days
Submission to first decision
255 days
Submission to acceptance
117,228 (2019)
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