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Brain has published landmark papers in clinical neurology and translational neuroscience since 1878. The Editorial Board reflects the journal's broad coverage and international readership. Accepted articles are posted online within a few weeks of acceptance. 

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Connectomic correlates of response to treatment in first-episode psychosis

Crossley et al. show that the global organization of white matter tracts predicts response to treatment, and that patients with a more efficiently wired connectome tend to show better responses.

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Computational modelling of traumatic brain injury predicts the location of chronic traumatic encephalopathy pathology

By modelling head injuries, Ghajari et al. show that mechanical strain is greatest in sulci: the principal sites of CTE pathology. The findings may pave the way for improvements in helmet design.

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An abnormal periventricular magnetisation transfer ratio gradient occurs early in multiple sclerosis

Brown et al. identify an abnormal periventricular MTR gradient in individuals with clinically isolated syndrome. Its presence is independent of lesions, and predicts early progression to multiple sclerosis.

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Perfect Mind – On Shakespeare and the Brain
It is often said that Shakespeare was a psychoanalyst 300 years before Freud. Drawing on examples from Macbeth to King Lear, Robert McCrum argues that Shakespeare was also something of a proto-neurologist.

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Conscious unity, split perception

Pinto and colleagues re-investigated the fundamental question of conscious unity in split-brain patients. They noticed that even in the existing literature on split-brain patients, the results are much more complicated than the clear-cut picture presented in reviews and textbooks.

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Can hypnosis improve the functioning of injured brains?

Patients with brain injuries scored much lower than the healthy population at baseline on two measures of working memory. However, after four sessions of hypnosis, they improved on both outcome measures to slightly above the population mean. In other words, as a group, they did not behave like brain injured patients anymore.

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Finding the imposter: understanding a rare delusional disorder using brain connectivity

Ryan Darby uses lesion network mapping to “find the imposter” hiding in the brain, showing how a single brain injury might alter the relationship between two interacting sets of brain regions.

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