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Research Topics

Displaying 1 - 20 out of 153 Research Topics

How variable, stable, or universal are aesthetic preferences?

Topic Editors:
Daniel J. Graham, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, USA
Christoph Redies, University of Jena School of Medicine, Germany
Edward A. Vessel, New York University, USA

In experimental aesthetics, two seemingly contradictory sets of findings have emerged in recent years. On the one hand, researchers have studied inter-individual...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jul 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Nov 2015

Submission Open.

Inflammation and the brain, in the context of mental health and illness

Topic Editors:
Rajeev Krishnadas, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India
Jonathan Cavanagh, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Neil A. Harrison, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom

Mental, neurological and substance use disorders account for a significant proportion of the global burden of disease, surpassing that of cardiovascular disease and...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Mar 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 26 Oct 2015

Submission Open.

Dynamic brain connectivity under different task states and its behavior correlations

Topic Editors:
Wei Gao, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Mingzhou Ding, University of Florida, USA
Kaustubh Supekar

The delineation of the functional connectivity pattern during resting state has revolutionized our understanding of the brain’s intrinsic functional organization....

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 May 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Oct 2015

Submission Open.

Trends in Neuroergonomics

Topic Editors:
Klaus Gramann, Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany
Thorsten O. Zander, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Hasan Ayaz, Drexel University, USA
Stephen Fairclough, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Raja Parasuraman, George Mason University, USA

Neuroergonomics is an emerging field that is defined as the study of the human brain in relation to performance at work and everyday settings. Since the advent of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 07 Oct 2015

Submission Open.

Online and Offline Modulators of Motor Learning

Topic Editors:
Shahabeddin Vahdat, Functional Neuroimaging Unit, Centre de Recherche de l'Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal, Canada
Ovidiu Lungu, Université de Montréal, Canada
Bradley R. King, Centre de Recherche de l'Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Canada
Genevieve Albouy, Functional Neuroimaging Unit, Canada
Julien Doyon, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM), Canada

Both the acquisition of new and the modification of previously acquired motor skills are necessary to achieve optimal levels of motor performance in everyday functioning...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Sep 2015

Submission Open.

Can an Emphasis on the Single Subject Provide Novel Neuroscientific Insights? Where Neuroscience Meets Behavior Analysis

Topic Editors:
Daniele Ortu, University of North Texas, USA

A persistent problem in neuroscientific research, particularly neuroimaging techniques such as fMRI and ERPs, is the intrinsically low signal-to-noise ratio in the data...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jan 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Aug 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 15 Sep 2015

Submission Open.

Saccadic Adaptation and Visual Function

Topic Editors:
Tyler W. Garaas, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA
Marc Pomplun, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Markus Lappe, Universität Münster, Germany

Saccadic eye movements are used to quickly and accurately orient our fovea within our visual field to obtain detailed information from the visual world. The accuracy of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Mar 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Sep 2015

Submission Open.

Brain Oscillations in Human Communication

Topic Editors:
Anne Keitel, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Johanna M. Rimmele, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Joachim Gross, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Sophie Molholm, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

Brain oscillations, or neural rhythms, reflect widespread functional connections between large-scale neural networks, as well as within cortical networks, in the brain....

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 May 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Sep 2015

Submission Open.

The molecular self: genetics and neurochemistry of self-consciousness

Topic Editors:
Isadora Olivé, Otto von Guerrick Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Klaus Peter Lesch
Mitul A. Mehta, King's College London, United Kingdom
Georg Northoff, University of Ottawa, Canada

The empirical study of self-consciousness has ontological and clinical relevance. The current Research Topic aims to elucidate which molecular mechanisms shape neural...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jul 2015

Submission Open.

Progress in transcutaneous DC stimulation for modulating functions in the cerebellum and spinal cord

Topic Editors:
Marta Parazzini, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Alberto Priori, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda,Ospedale Policlinico, Università di MIlano, Italy, Italy
Mario U. Manto, FNRS, Belgium
Marco Molinari, Neurological and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Department A and Experimental Neurorehabilitation Lab - IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Italy

Transcranial cerebellar direct current stimulation (tDCS) and transcutaneous spinal DCS are two innovative neuromodulatory techniques based on applying direct current...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jul 2015

Submission Open.

Explicating the interplay between anatomical and functional connectivity in the human brain

Topic Editors:
Timothy Verstynen, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Ariel Rokem, Stanford University, USA
Eleftherios Garyfallidis, University of Sherbrooke, Canada

Please Note: The editors ask that you only submit an abstract for consideration first. Manuscripts will be requested after a review of the abstract to assure thematic fit...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Sep 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Feb 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 01 Jul 2015

Submission Open.

Perceiving and Acting in the real world: from neural activity to behavior

Topic Editors:
Simona Monaco, University of Trento, Italy
Gavin Buckingham, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Irene Sperandio, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
J.Douglas Crawford, York University, Canada

One remarkable ability of the human brain is to process large amounts of information about our surroundings to allow us to interact effectively with them. In everyday...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Oct 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2015

Submission Open.

Mapping psychopathology with fMRI and effective connectivity analysis

Topic Editors:
Baojuan Li, Fourth Military Medical University, China
Adeel Razi, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, United Kingdom
Karl Friston, UCL, United Kingdom

There is a growing appreciation that many psychiatric (and neurological) conditions can be understood as functional disconnection syndromes – as reflected in aberrant...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2015

Submission Open.

It's about time! Characterizing Time-varying Complex Brain Networks

Topic Editors:
Joydeep Bhattacharya, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom
Ernesto Pereda, University of La Laguna, Spain
Christian Windischberger, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

In the last decade, the study of functional and effective brain connectivity from multivariate neuroimage data has become a very active and fruitful field of research,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 28 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 31 May 2015

Submission Open.

The Reasoning Brain: the interplay between cognitive neuroscience and theories of reasoning

Topic Editors:
Vinod Goel, York University, Canada
Gorka Navarrete, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile
Jérôme Prado, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
Ira A. Noveck, Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique , France

Despite the centrality of rationality to our identity as a species (let alone the scientific endeavour), and the fact that it has been studied for several millennia, the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Mar 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Neural Mechanisms of Impaired Cognitive and Emotional Functioning in Schizophrenia

Topic Editors:
Megan A. Boudewyn, University of California, Davis, USA
Tamara Swaab
Cameron S. Carter, University of California at Davis, USA

Impaired cognition in schizophrenia is a core feature of the illness that for many patients represents a “glass ceiling” for functional recovery. Strong links have been...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Jan 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jan 2015

Extended deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

From intentions to actions: Psychological and neural processes

Topic Editors:
PATRIZIA S. BISIACCHI, University of Padova, Italy
Matthias Kliegel, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Peter G. Rendell, Australian Catholic University, Australia

The concept of intentions has been central to describing and explaining human goal directed behavior. In everyday life we constantly plan, store and implement intentions....

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Sep 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Mar 2015

Extended deadline for full article submission: 15 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Applied Neuroimaging, Neuromodulation and Neurofeedback investigations in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Topic Editors:
Robert Coben, Integrated Neuroscience Services, USA
Mirjam E. Kouijzer, GGz Breburg, Netherlands

The concept of neural plasticity has led to investigation into advanced techniques for altering brain activity in a therapeutic direction. This has started with...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Aug 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Jan 2015

Extended deadline for full article submission: 07 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Language beyond words: the neuroscience of accent

Topic Editors:
Ignacio Moreno-Torres, University of Malaga, Spain
Peter Mariën, Vrije Universiteit Brussel , Belgium
Guadalupe Dávila, University of Málaga, Spain
Marcelo L. Berthier, University of Malaga, Spain

Language learning also implies the acquisition of a set of phonetic rules and prosodic contours which define the accent in that language. While often considered as merely...

Deadline for abstract submission: 17 Oct 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Dialogues in music therapy and music neuroscience: collaborative understanding driving clinical advances

Topic Editors:
Jörg C. Fachner, Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom
Mari Tervaniemi, Institute for Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
Julian O'Kelly, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, United Kingdom

Music is a complex, dynamic stimulus with an un-paralleled ability to stimulate a global network of neural activity involved in attention, emotion, memory, communication,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 05 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

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