Beijing Normal University
Specialty Chief Editor
The section aims at publishing important theoretical and empirical contributions to the understanding of animal and human decision making. Decision Neuroscience is the convergence of neuroscience and decision sciences, such as psychology, economics and statistics. It spans a large range of sub-disciplines including, among others, animal neurophysiology, computational neuroscience, affective science, behavioral neuroscience, social neuroscience, game theory, behavioral decision making, behavioral economics, neuroeconomics, neurology and psychiatry. All of these sub-disciplines investigate how decision makers acquire perceptual or other information about decision options in a social or non-social context, and further process this information to obtain different kinds of rewards. Over the last 10 years, decision neuroscience has been growing at an exponential rate. We will provide a forum for research spanning all areas of decision neuroscience in all animal species, including humans, using a research approach such as 1) behavioral, brain stimulation, functional neuroimaging, EEG, MEG, neurobiological and pharmacological experiments; and 2) lesion, structural neuroimaging, genetic and computational studies.
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Decision Neuroscience welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Case Report, Clinical Trial, Community Case Study, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis & Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Registered Report, Review, Systematic Review, Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Decision Neuroscience, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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