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Research Topics

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Sonification, perceptualizing biological information

Topic Editors:
Diego Minciacchi, University of Florence, Italy
David Rosenboom, The Herb Alpert School of Music, California Institute of the Arts, USA

From early formulation of auditing, such as comparing the sound of commodities or "hearing of accounts" in Mesopotamia, as early as 3500 BCE (Worrall, 2009), to the three...

Deadline for abstract submission: 13 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Oct 2015

Submission Open.

Closed-loop systems for next-generation neuroprostheses

Topic Editors:
Timothée Levi, Laboratoire IMS, Université Bordeaux 1, France
Michela Chiappalone, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
Paolo Bonifazi, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Paolo Massobrio, University of Genova, Italy

Millions of people worldwide are affected by neurological disorders which disrupt connections within the brain and between brain and body causing impairments of primary...

Deadline for abstract submission: 28 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Sep 2015

Submission Open.

Unraveling neuroprotective and neurodegenerative signals in neurodegeneration

Topic Editors:
Irving E. Vega, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico
Timothy J. Collier, Michigan State University, USA

Proteinopathy is a collective term used to classified neurodegenerative diseases associated with the progressive accumulation of toxic protein molecules in specific brain...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jun 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 28 Aug 2015

Submission Open.

Sound, Music and Movement in Parkinson’s disease

Topic Editors:
Marta Bienkiewicz, Technische Universität München, Germany
Cathy Craig

This Topic is cross-listed in Frontiers in Neurology - Movement Disorders, which also welcomes your submissions. Recent years brought new insights to the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Jul 2015

Submission Open.

Progress in new therapies for neurodegenerative disease

Topic Editors:
Kevin J. O'Donovan, United States Military Academy, USA
Andrew A. Pieper, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, USA

Neurodegenerative disease refers to a wide range of conditions that affect the neurons of the central and peripheral nervous systems. These cells are particularly...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Dec 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 May 2015

Submission Open.

Scents that matter - from olfactory stimuli to genes, behaviors and beyond

Topic Editors:
Markus Fendt, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Yasushi Kiyokawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Thomas Endres, Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany

In mammals, olfactory stimuli can induce numerous of adaptive behaviors, such as fear, aggression and mating, which are conserved across species and critical for the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Dec 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 May 2015

Submission Open.

The agony of Ecstasy/MDMA; health, neurocognitive and behavioural outcomes of MDMA use

Topic Editors:
Luke A. Downey, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Con Stough, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or "ecstasy" is a widely used illicit drug thought to enhance positive emotions and cause feelings of euphoria in humans. The...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Nov 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 May 2015

Submission Open.

Essential pathways and circuits of autism pathogenesis

Topic Editors:
Gul Dolen, JHU, USA
Mustafa Sahin, Boston Children's Hospital, USA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1 in 68 children in the United states is afflicted with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), yet at this time,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 29 May 2015

Submission Open.

Enabling technologies for very large-scale synaptic electronics

Topic Editors:
Themis Prodromakis, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Alexantrou Serb, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

An important part of the colossal effort associated with the understanding of the brain involves using electronics hardware technology in order to reproduce biological...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 25 May 2015

Submission Open.

Neuropharmacology of drug reward: Implications for drug addiction

Topic Editors:
George Panagis, University of Crete, Greece
Styliani Vlachou, Dublin City University, Ireland

Evidence from basic and clinical research in the last few decades indicates a major role of reward processes in drug addiction. Numerous studies implicate changes in the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 12 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 May 2015

Submission Open.

Music and disorders of consciousness: emerging research, practice and theory

Topic Editors:
Wendy L. Magee, Temple University, USA
Barbara Tillmann, CNRS, France
Fabien Perrin
Caroline Schnakers, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Music processing in severely brain-injured patients with disorders of consciousness has been an emergent field of interest for over 30 years, spanning the disciplines of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 May 2015

Submission Open.

Paradigm Shifts in Neuroscience

Topic Editors:
Mikhail Lebedev, Duke University, USA

Neuroscience, like science in general, advances through paradigm shifts that fundamentally change theories, approaches and methods. To name a few, Hebbian learning,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 May 2015

Submission Open.

Non-invasive brain stimulation in neurology and psychiatry

Topic Editors:
Ignacio Obeso, Hospitales de Madrid and CEU-San Pablo University, Spain
Antonio Oliviero, Hospital Nacional de Paraplejicos, Spain
Marjan Jahanshahi, UCL Institute of Neurology, United Kingdom

Brain stimulation techniques, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS), modify brain function through interaction with...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 May 2015

Submission Open.

Neuroimaging of Human Autonomic Control

Topic Editors:
Vaughan G. Macefield, University of Western Sydney, Australia

While the autonomic nervous system, by definition, operates in a largely automatic (homeostatic) mode, there is no doubt that the brain can exert higher-order control....

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Benchmarks and Challenges for Neuromorphic Engineering

Topic Editors:
Michael Pfeiffer, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Ryad B. Benosman, Institute of Vision/ Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics, France
Jonathan C. Tapson, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Benchmarks, competitions, and grand challenges have greatly influenced the growth of many scientific and engineering disciplines. From Hilbert’s problems, which greatly...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Glial cells and inflammation: the fine intersection to initiation and progression of neuronal damage

Topic Editors:
Astrid E. Cardona, The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Communication between the central nervous system and the immune system involves a complex network of bidirectional communication. The functions of astrocytes,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Nov 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Functional and structural changes in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Topic Editors:
Fernando Maestú, complutense university, Spain
Maria Eugenia López, Centre for Biomedical Technology, Spain
Ricardo Bajo, Laboratory of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience (UCM-UPM). Centre for Biomedical Technology (CTB). , Spain

Dementia is one of the neurodegenerative diseases that produce the greater disability and dependency in the elderly population worldwide. It is estimated that 60-70% of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 26 Dec 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 26 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Interstitial cells of Cajal and the autonomic nervous systems

Topic Editors:
Jan D. Huizinga, McMaster University, Canada
Gerard Sergeant, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
Grant W. Hennig, University of Nevada Reno, USA
INSUK SO, Department of Physiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea (South)

Research topic Frontiers in Neuroscience Interstitial cells of Cajal and the autonomic nervous systems The focus of this research topic is...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Nov 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 25 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

Recent Advances and Challenges on Big Data Analysis in Neuroimaging

Topic Editors:
Jian Kang, Emory University, USA
Han Liu, Princeton University, USA
Brian Caffo

The desire to understand the human brain has been the main interests of cognitive neuroscientists throughout the past centuries. More recently, the neuroscience...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

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

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

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: 30 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Apr 2015

Submission Open.

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