Become a reviewer

In academia, an important aspect of the editorial process is reviewing. The rationale behind the peer review methodology is to maintain quality standards, improve performance, and to provide credibility. As in other peer-reviewed journals, the Journal of Neuroscience and Cognition critically reviews its submitted articles to determine their suitability for publication.

If you would like to be involved in this vital part of the quality control mechanism to become acquainted with the specific steps characteristic for the reviewing process and to get experience for your future scientific career, you can sign up to become a reviewer by sending us an email at

Thank you for your interest in reviewing for the Journal of Neuroscience and Cognition! Please download this form and provide a delineation of the strengths and weaknesses of the manuscript open for revision. Instructions for reviewers are included in this document.

The summary section contains the topic at hand, the approach used, the main findings and the author's conclusions. Moreover, the reviewer gives his/her general impression in this section and points to the strengths of the submitted manuscript. In the Major Issues section, the reviewer states his/her main point(s) of criticism. The reviewer can address these or other issues in a point-by-point fashion, before giving  a final judgement on the quality of the manuscript at the end of the form.

Please send the completed form to

We would like to thank you in advance for contributing to the Journal of Neuroscience and Cognition. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information.