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All Articles Highlighted Through Social Media
All articles published in Journal of Neurophysiology are highlighted through one or more of our Social Media outlets, with over 4500 followers. In additional, all authors are invited to collaborate with us to create a Podcast related to their article, which is linked to the article and published on our Podcast page.
We will work with authors to link a social media promotion to their personal or institutional accounts, and will repost authors' social media about their article. Contact us with any requests to promote your article!

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New Podcasts
Authors are invited to participate in a Podcast related to their recently-accepted article.  We handle all the logistics for Podcasts, and authors just need to participate in an interview via Skype.  Podcasts are a good way to convey the content of articles to University administrators, the media, and the public.   Let us know if you are interested in publishing a Podcast related to your recently-accepted article.
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Most Mentioned Recent Articles
We use Altmetric to determine how often an article is mentioned in social media, press releases, etc.  This online discussion often begins with our  highlighting an article in a  Podcast  or Youtube video, or through postings on  FacebookTwitter, or LinkedIn .  The following recent articles were discussed the most in the first half of 2017:

Variations on a theme: Species differences in synaptic connectivity do not predict central pattern generator activity.

(Altmetric Score = 117)

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy of current hand amputees reveals evidence for neuronal-level changes in former sensorimotor cortex

(Altmetric Score = 105)

The role of the hippocampus in navigation is memory

(Altmetric Score = 39)

The "new realities" of peer review

(Altmetric Score = 39)

Muscle spindles in human tibialis anterior encode muscle fascicle length changes

(Altmetric Score = 36)

Separable systems for recovery of finger strength and control after stroke

(Altmetric Score = 24)

Add Your Article to One of Our Collections
We introduced Calls for Manuscripts three years ago, to increase submissions of papers in hot areas of neuroscience.  Papers accepted for a Call are included in a Collection, a thematic electronic journal issue that we promote extensively, and which can be easily discovered by readers. Our Collections have been highly successful, with each article in a Collection being read an average of over 1000 times.
We appreciate suggestions for Calls for Manuscripts, including Calls related to an upcoming meeting. Submit your suggestions by completing this online form.

Bookmark these Collections for definitive information on the related hot topics:

Cellular and Molecular Properties of Neurons

Control of Homeostasis

Control of Movement

Higher Neural Functions and Behavior

Nervous System Pathophysiology

Neural Circuits

Sensory Processing


New Review Manuscripts
We have also assembled a  Collection of Review Articles.  Read the following Reviews published in the past three months:
Physiological properties of brain machine interface input, by Marc Slutzky and Robert Flint III

Perspectives on classical controversies about the motor cortex, by Mohsen Omrani, et al.

Neurophysiology and neural engineering: A review, by Arthur Prochazka

Sodium pump regulation of locomotor control circuitsby Laurence David Picton, et al.

Spinal control of motor outputs by intrinsic and externally induced electric field potentials, by Elzbieta Jankowska

Transcribing the connectome: Roles for transcription factors and chromatin regulators in activity-dependent synapse developmentby Liang-Fu Chen, et al.

The potential for understanding the synaptic organization of human motor commands via the firing patterns of motoneurons, by Michael D Johnson, et al.

Advantages of comparative studies in songbirds to understand the neural basis of sensorimotor integration, by Karagh Murphy, et al.

The neural control of interlimb coordination during mammalian locomotion, by Alain Frigon
Most Read Recent Articles
Articles published in the Journal of Neurophysiology are widely indexed and promoted via a number of mechanisms, and as a result are extensively read. 

The following articles published in the last six months were the most read in June:

The neural control of interlimb coordination during mammalian locomotion by Alain Frigon

(303 reads in June; 502 total reads)

The "new realities" of peer review by Bill Yates

(258 reads in June; 3505 total reads)

Probing phase- and frequency-dependent characteristics of cortical interneurons using combined transcranial alternating current stimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation by Sara Hussain & Nivethida Thirugnanasambandam

(207 reads in June; 306 total reads)

Monkey prefrontal neurons during Sternberg task performance: full contents of working memory or most recent item? by R. O. Konecky, M. A. Smith & C. R. Olson

(203 reads in June; 300 total reads)

The role of the hippocampus in navigation is memory by Howard Eichenbaum

(181 reads in June; 2951 total reads)

New  Manuscript Type: Case Studies in Neuroscience
"Case Studies in Neuroscience" provides a forum for human or animal subjects studies that cannot be replicated experimentally (e.g., they report the neurological effects of a rare disease), but provide unique insights into mechanisms of neural function (either at the cellular or systems level).
Clinical case studies that describe the treatment of a patient with a rare medical condition are NOT appropriate for this category, and will be rejected without peer review. Acceptable submissions must provide insights into mechanisms of neural function, and/or how those mechanisms are altered by a disease process. Authors are encouraged to consult with the Editor-in-Chief to determine if their manuscript qualifies for submission as "Case Studies in Neuroscience".

Click here for More Information about "Case Studies in Neuroscience"
Calls for Papers

Submit Soon! These Calls for Papers will close on January 1, 2018:
  • Working Memory: Neural Mechanisms
  • 50 Years of Microneurography: Insights into Neural Mechanisms in Humans
  • Control of Coordinated Movements
Three New Calls will close on July 1, 2018:
Submit your manuscript for these Calls soon, to ensure they are included in a virtual journal issue ("Collection") related to each Call.