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).

Jaikishan Jayakumar, PhD

Research Officer
National Health and Medical research council (NHMRC)
Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Department of Optometry and Vision Science
Melbourne Brain Centre, The University of Melbourne
7 Archibald chase, Point Cook, Victoria 3030
Melbourne, Australia

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

Introduction of Special Edition

Network Organisation of Sensory Systems

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.

Dr. Jaikishan Jayakumar

(Guest Editor)

A Special Edition by

Neuro – Open Journal (NOJ)

Submissions Deadline: September 1st , 2017

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

Risk and Protective Factors for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

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:
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

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)