Frontiers in Cognition is a Specialty Section of Frontiers in Psychology.
Frontiers in Cognition is a specialty section of Frontiers in Psychology that publishes theoretical, experimental, methodological, and applied articles on the study of human cognition and behavior. It covers all aspects of cognition, ranging from low-level sensory and motor processes to complex thinking, motivation, and executive control. Contributions may make use of any available scientific method, including modeling, simulation, brain imaging, electrophysiology, and neuropharmacology, provided that they deepen our insight into the functioning of human cognition and behavior. Interdisciplinary approaches are particularly encouraged. Frontiers in Cognition regularly publishes special topics devoted to new or rapidly progressing research topics or areas. Articles will be selected on the basis of their scientific quality and degree of theoretical and/or empirical innovation.
Frontiers in Cognition welcomes the following tier 1 article types
: Book Review, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis & Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge and Technology Report.
All articles must be submitted directly to Frontiers in Cognition, where they are processed by the associate and review editors of the Specialty Section.
All articles published in Frontiers in Cognition will be subjected to the Frontiers Evaluation System
after online publication. Authors of the original research articles
with the highest impact, as judged by many expert readers, will be invited by the Field Chief Editor of Frontiers in Psychology to write a prestigious Frontiers Focused Review
- a tier 2 article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering
". The author selection is based on article-level impact metrics of Original Research published in the Frontiers Specialties. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it in a wider context, and aim to address the wider audience across all of Psychology.