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AIMS Neuroscienceopen access


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

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AIMS Press



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AIMS Neuroscience is an international Open Access journal devoted to publishing peer-reviewed, high quality, original papers from all areas in the field of neuroscience. The primary focus is to provide a forum in which to expedite the speed with which theoretical neuroscience progresses toward generating testable hypotheses. In the presence of current and developing technology that offers unprecedented access to functions of the nervous system at all levels, the journal is designed to serve the role of providing the widest variety of the best theoretical views leading to suggested studies. Single blind peer review is provided for all articles and commentaries. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Neuroscience (miscellaneous)2021Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.895
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.136
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.853
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.295
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.013
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.627
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.895
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.136
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.853
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.877
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.911
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.630
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.895
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.136
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.837
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.824
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.788
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.978
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.720
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20140
Self Cites20159
Self Cites20166
Self Cites20171
Self Cites20185
Self Cites20196
Self Cites20201
Self Cites20213
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201517
Total Cites201650
Total Cites201758
Total Cites201866
Total Cites201950
Total Cites202051
Total Cites2021119
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20140
External Cites per document20150.667
External Cites per document20161.571
External Cites per document20171.163
External Cites per document20181.298
External Cites per document20190.830
External Cites per document20200.926
External Cites per document20211.731
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.895
Cites per document20161.136
Cites per document20170.853
Cites per document20181.119
Cites per document20190.877
Cites per document20200.911
Cites per document20211.630
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents201616
Non-citable documents201719
Non-citable documents201812
Non-citable documents20194
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20216
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201512
Citable documents201628
Citable documents201749
Citable documents201847
Citable documents201953
Citable documents202054
Citable documents202167
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20140
Uncited documents201514
Uncited documents201624
Uncited documents201746
Uncited documents201832
Uncited documents201928
Uncited documents202029
Uncited documents202129
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20155
Cited documents201620
Cited documents201722
Cited documents201827
Cited documents201929
Cited documents202027
Cited documents202144
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