Brain and Cognition

Influence of allelic variations in relation to norepinephrine and mineralocorticoid receptors on psychopathic traits: a pilot study

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– Receptor studies are the blue ocean for future drugs that will cure brain,mind and neurological diseases
Assessment of brain functional connectome alternations and correlation with depression and anxiety in major depressive disorders

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– Standardization of studies in depression who are treated and those who are not are quite important.Papers from a Chinese cohort with depression is also interesting to note based on cultural bias
Adult zebra finches rehearse highly variable song patterns during sleep

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Lesley Rogers –– Rehearsal during sleep and memory consolidation is a big issue. This is an excellent paper.
Maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and child’s cognitive performance at 6–8 years of age in rural Burkina Faso: an observational study

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– A study done in local language context from the African continent about a global disease with interesting results.
Face recognition is similarly affected by viewpoint in school-aged children and adults

Editor rating: 10 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– Reproducible sciences
Optimizing the use of a sensor resource for opponent polarization coding

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Mario Negrello –– This article contains an insighful and thorough analysis of the physical constraints for encoding and the processing of information in polarized vision, and more specifically, in polarization opponency. This article is exemplary for the field of neural coding in that it covers multiple angles in the analysis with solid logics and deep appreciation for the biological phenomenon under study.
Anatomical mechanism of spontaneous recovery in regions caudal to thoracic spinal cord injury lesions in rats

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Jafri Abdullah –– Thoracic spinal injury in humans are difficult to treat and any comparative neurobiology data is important to understand the regenerative process
Dendrobium alkaloids prevent Aβ25–35-induced neuronal and synaptic loss via promoting neurotrophic factors expression in mice

Editor rating: 9 / 10

Jie Liu –– Nice morphological pictures.
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.
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

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Influence of allelic variations in relation to norepinephrine and mineralocorticoid receptors on psychopathic traits: a pilot study https://t.co/KzXJWZQ8tR @thePeerJ https://t.co/atjnFNLKUY

Functional connectome alternation in MDD https://t.co/60D5YXM79w via @thePeerJ

Adult zebra finches rehearse highly variable song patterns during sleep https://t.co/l08PYa9C5N

Anselme show womens' alcohol use in BFA: @thePeerJ https://t.co/dkn3kGTSun #Neuroscience #CognitiveDisorders #Epidemiology #PublicHealth

Face recognition is similarly affected by viewpoint in school-aged children and adults https://t.co/vblyT64yoG