Brain Science Dictionary (BSD) as an official activity of Japan Neuroscience Society

Date 2015-04-29 17:38:27 | Category: Topics/Article

Figure: An example of page. Tetrodoxoin by Dr. Toshio Narahashi.

Recent activities of Brain Science Dictionary (BSD) by Dr. Yasunori Hayashi new Chairman of BSD. Please see the details below.


Tetrodoxoin by Dr. Toshio Narahashi was approved as an official activity of Japan Neuroscience Society. The Editorial committee chair has changed from Drs. Keiji Tanaka and Katsuhiko Mikoshiba to Dr. Yasunori Hayashi (all in RIKEN Brain Science Institute), since FY2015. INCF Japan Node shall support the committee as before.  Figure: An example of page. BSD is an online dictionary for students and researchers in neuroscience field, which is a Wikipedia style dictionary but written only by invited authors with peer reviewing process. Items are explained in Japanese. The articles can be accessed by anybody without any fee. The dictionary is managed by the Editorial Committee as a part of the Japan Node of International Neuroinformatics Coordination Facility. Our effort is totally non-profit, researcher-initiated, public awareness activity. We are aiming to publish total ~1,000 words in the wide field of neuroscience and cognitive science.  Now about 400 words are finished and ~90 under revision/review.  We count daily access of 4,000-7,000, mostly from Japan. In February 2015, Brain Science Dictionary(BSD)

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