Genes, Brain and Behavior

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Edited By: Andrew Holmes

Impact Factor: 3.275

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 8/51 (Behavioral Sciences); 93/256 (Neurosciences)

Online ISSN: 1601-183X


Genes, Brain and Behavior was launched in 2002 with the aim of publishing top quality research in behavioral and neural genetics in their broadest sense. The emphasis is on the analysis of the behavioral and neural phenotypes under consideration, the unifying theme being the genetic approach as a tool to increase our understanding of these phenotypes.

Genes Brain and Behavior is pleased to offer the following features: 

  • 8 issues per year

  • online submissions with first editorial decisions within 3-4 weeks and fast publication at Wiley-Blackwell

  • High visibility through its coverage by PubMed/Medline, Current Contents and other major abstracting and indexing services

  • Inclusion in the Wiley-Blackwell consortial license, extending readership to thousands of international libraries and institutions

  • A large and varied editorial board comprising of international specialists

Genes, Brain and Behavior is the official journal of IBANGS - International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society.


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Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • BIOBASE: Current Awareness in Biological Sciences (Elsevier)
  • Biological Abstracts (Thomson Reuters)
  • BIOSIS Previews (Thomson Reuters)
  • CSA Animal Behavior Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • CSA Biological Sciences Database (ProQuest)
  • CSA Neurosciences Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • InfoTrac (GALE Cengage)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • Neurosciences Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts (APA)
  • PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset (NLM)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)