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Cerebral Cortex publishes papers on the development, organization, plasticity, and function of the cerebral cortex, including the hippocampus. Studies with clear relevance to the cerebral cortex, such as the thalamocortical relationship or cortico-subcortical interactions, are also included.

The journal is multidisciplinary and covers the large variety of modern neurobiological and neuropsychological techniques, including anatomy, biochemistry, molecular neurobiology, electrophysiology, behavior, artificial intelligence, and theoretical modeling. In addition to research articles, special features such as brief reviews, book reviews, and commentaries are included.

Cerebral Cortex is published 12 times yearly.

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Year Impact Factor Si: Neurosciences Si: Evolutionary Biology
2015 8.285 17 out of 256
2014 8.665 16 out of 252
2013 8.305 16 out of 251
2012 6.828 24 out of 251 139 out of 332
2011 6.544 22 out of 243
2010 6.844 20 out of 237
2009 6.979 19 out of 230
2008 5.907 23 out of 219
2007 6.519 16 out of 211
2006 6.368 17 out of 199

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

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