Neuro Open Journal

Special Editions


  • Network Organisation of Sensory Systems

    A Special Edition by


    Neuro – Open Journal (NOJ)


    Submissions Deadline: December 10th , 2017

    Release date: January 10th, 2018 (Accepted papers will be published online immediately).







    Introduction of Special Edition


    The special edition on “Network Organisation of Sensory Systems” is an initiative by Neuro – Open Journal. This special edition will focus on sensory perception that is largely due to the intricate nature of the network within the brain. We are seeking both original and review articles that highlight sensory perception including the senses of

    • Vision
    • Hearing
    • Pain
    • Touch and smell

    The Scientific contributions to this special edition can be from a wide range of fields such as Span Anatomy, Physiology, Imaging, Cognition and other behavioral measures and may involve Clinical, experimental and theoretical view points. This special issue will highlight the different processes and the contribution of networks involved in sensory perception.




    Special Edition Editor


    Guest Editor


    Jaikishan Jayakumar, PhD

    Researcher Officer
    National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
    Department of Optometry and Vision Science
    The University of Melbourne, Australia
    E-mail: jja@unimelb.edu.au












  • Risk and Protective Factors for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

    A Special Edition by


    Neuro – Open Journal (NOJ)


    Submissions Deadline: September 1st , 2017


    Special Edition Editor


    Guest Editor


    Roberto Maniglio, PhD

    Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
    Department of Pedagogic, Psychological and Didactic Sciences
    University of Salento
    Piazzetta Tancredi, 73100 Lecce LE, Italy
    E-mail: robertomaniglio@virgilio.it






    Introduction of Special Edition


    For prevention and treatment purposes,the study of why neuropsychiatric and neuropsychological disorders,deficits, and dysfunction occur, as well astheir onset and development, i.e. the reasons behind the way many factors come together to cause a neurological problem, is crucial. In fact, a great amount of etiological and epidemiological studies have been published in the neurological field in the last 25 years. The purpose of this special issue is to publish high-quality research papers as well asreview articles addressing recent advances on risk and protective factors for neuropsychiatric disorders and neuropsychological problems.Research studies linking traditional psychiatric symptoms or disorders to brain structures and genetic abnormalities are particularly welcome. Original, high quality contributions that are not yet published or thatare not currently under review by other journals or peer-reviewed conferences aresought.

    Keywords: neuropsychiatry, risk factors, protective factors, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, assessment, prevention.

    Topics and subtopics: Potential topics include, but are not limited to, risk factors for, protective factors for, or prevalence of the following disorders:
    Dementias
    Parkinson’s Disease
    Schizophrenia or other Psychotic Disorders
    Bipolar Disorder
    Depressive Disorders
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Intellectual and Developmental Disability
    Autism spectrum disorders
    Down syndrome
    Brain injury
    Motor disorders
    Tic disorders

    Timeline:
    1. Deadline for paper submission: September 1st, 2017
    2. Completion for first-round: September 15th, 2017
    3. Revision due: October 15th, 2017
    4. Final decision notification: November 15th,2017
    5. Publication materials due: December 15th,2017




    Dr. Roberto Maniglio

    (Guest Editor)