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About the Journal

Brain provides researchers and clinicians with the finest original contributions in neurology. Leading studies in neurological science are balanced with practical clinical articles. Its citation rating is one of the highest for neurology journals, and it consistently publishes papers that become classics in the field. The Editorial Board reflects both the journal's truly international readership and wide coverage.

Brain is using the latest technology to speed up the publication process and add greater functionality to the published papers. Papers are now submitted online, and manuscripts are posted online weeks in advance of their appearance in the printed issue. This means you can read the best research without delay, and your papers can start being cited even more rapidly than before.

Abstracting and Indexing Services

Brain is covered by the following major indexing services:

Abstracts in Anthropology
AMED
Biological Abstracts
BIOSIS Previews
Calcium and Calcified Tissue Abstracts
Chemoreception Abstracts
CINAHL
CSA Neurosciences
Current Contents® /Clinical Medicine
Current Contents® /Life Sciences
Derwent Drug File
Elsevier BIOBASE - Current Awareness in Biological Sciences (CABS)
EMBASE
E-psyche
Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
Infotrac
Journal Citation Reports /Science Edition
Journal Watch: Neurology
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
Neuroscience Citation Index®
Neurosciences Abstracts
Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome News
PROQUEST DATABASE : MEDLINE with Full Text
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest 5000 International
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Central
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Medical Library
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Pharma Collection
PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Psychology Journals
PROQUEST DATABASE : PsycINFO Database with Full Text
Psychlit
PubMed
Reactions Weekly
Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)
Science Citation Index®
South Pacific Periodicals Index
The Standard Periodical Directory

IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING


YearImpact FactorSi: Clinical NeurologySi: Neurosciences
201310.2265 out of 19412 out of 251
20129.9155 out of 19210 out of 251
20119.4575 out of 19111 out of 243
20109.2303 out of 18512 out of 237
20099.4902 out of 16710 out of 230
20089.6033 out of 15611 out of 219
20078.5683 out of 14612 out of 211
20067.6173 out of 14614 out of 199

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.