The journal NEURON is celebrating 25 years with open access papers


Neuron is celebrating 25 years of publishing ground breaking neuroscience. We’d like to thank all of our readers, authors, and reviewers for their contributions over the years—we couldn’t have done it without you. Join us in looking back at the history of Neuron, considering the state of the field and where we’re going, and celebrating at this year’s Society for Neuroscience meeting!

Explore 25 Years of Exciting Neuroscience

Over the past six months, we’ve been taking a look back at some of our most influential papers. We’ve headed into the archives and picked a paper from each year that has strongly influenced the field. Take a look at the full collection on our anniversary page, and let us know what you think the most exciting discoveries of the past 25 years have been



This special issue celebrates Neuron‘s 25th anniversary with a series of Perspectives that reflect on where the field has been and where we are going. The cover for this anniversary issue is inspired by the content that has made Neuronthe

premier forum for groundbreaking neuroscience research since 1988. The word cloud comprises the words that have appeared most frequently in titles of Neuron manuscripts over the past 25 years and is layered onto a mosaic of past Neuroncovers. We thank all the authors, readers, and reviewers who have contributed to the journal and made it successful and look forward to another 25 years of exciting neuroscience. Cover art by Adam Goldstein