Brain and Cognition

Distribution and regulation of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, kisspeptin, RF-amide related peptide-3, and dynorphin in the bovine hypothalamus

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Karine Rousseau –– There are not a lot of studies performed on bovines. The findings of the manuscript are new for these vertebrates and important in the field of reproductive endocrinology.
French validation of the Barcelona Music Reward Questionnaire

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– This manuscript publishes the French validation of the Barcelona music reward questionaire.
The (mis)measurement of the Dark Triad Dirty Dozen: exploitation at the core of the scale

Editor rating: 8 / 10

C. Robert Cloninger –– This is the largest sample measuring the Dark Triad and reveals that a single core feature -- exploitation -- at its core. This is a topic with broad appeal to scientists and non-scientists because it is relevant to daily life and evaluating people with whom we interact.
Sustained attention in skilled and novice martial arts athletes: a study of event-related potentials and current sources

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Tsung-Min Hung –– This article provide evidence to support neural flexibility hypothesis that is relative novel but could be a new direction for future investigation. Although the current source density analysis is not new but relatively not widely used in this type of studies.
Odd versus even: a scientific study of the ‘rules’ of plating

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Luca Tommasi –– Clarifies culinary traditions empirically
Real-life experience with personally familiar faces enhances discrimination based on global information

Editor rating: 10 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– FACE RECOGNITION ESPECIALLY EMOTIONAL ONES ARE IMPORTANT SCIENCES THAT WILL LEAD TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ROBOTS TO MANAGE THE ELDERLY IN THE FUTURE
Upright or inverted, entire or exploded: right-hemispheric superiority in face recognition withstands multiple spatial manipulations

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Giorgio Vallortigara –– A nice study on face processing and brain asymmetry.
Analysis of structural relationship among the occupational dysfunction on the psychological problem in healthcare workers: a study using structural equation modeling

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Antonio Palazón-Bru –– The study is novel in its scientific area and could help other authors improve their research.
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor serum levels in genetically isolated populations: gender-specific association with anxiety disorder subtypes but not with anxiety levels or Val66Met polymorphism

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Bruno Gomes –– The authors added some valuable information for the BDNF association with neuropsychiatric disorders. More specifically, with the lack of association between BNDF and the Val66Met polymorphism in genetically isolated populations.
Effects of mediated social touch on affective experiences and trust

Editor rating: 7 / 10

Marco Iacoboni –– In a world of increasing physical separation, finding ways of overcoming such separation seems important to me

Discussing these articles

Life in the park: why do people kill animals? Machiavellianism, psychopathy, and narcissism https://t.co/rIdjPhrK3u https://t.co/hoHSz3G9cs https://t.co/klL2tjIXSc