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Primary research articles

Here are some common characteristics of primary research articles:

  • Author(s) present data and findings from original research after conducting an original experiment.
  • A primary research article typically contains the following sections: Methods/Materials, Results, Discussion.
  • Look for information on SI (Supplemental Information).  This may include additional data and/or research information.  Be sure to track down and read the SI for a complete understanding of the research being presented in the article.

Journals to consider for primary research articles

Trends in Neuroscience

Journal of Neuroscience Methods

International Journal of Neuroscience (18 month delay)

Behavioral Neuroscience



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Caroline Gilson
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