Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
A Scientometric Study on Neuro Science with Special Reference to Growth of LiteratureAuthor : G. Karthikeyan, A. Manoharan and S. Swaminathan
Volume 9 No.1 Special Issue:February 2019 pp 77-79
Neuroscience, an interdisciplinary and rapidly expanding field, devoted to the scientific study of the nervous system. The growth in neurosciences, in the past two decade, in terms of research scientists, specialized departments with state-of-the-art infrastructure, and institutes with research facilities has been impressive. This main aim of this paper is to study quantitatively the literature published on Neuro sciences by using the bibliographic database namely Scopus. The objective of this paper is to examine the overall production of scientific articles in Neuroscience research during the period 1986-2015 in worldwide. The study finds that the total number of publications is between 100 and 1000 per year for the first fifteen years of study i.e. 1986-2000, more than 1000 but below 1500 during 2001 and 2004 and more than 3000 for the further study period 2005-2015.
Neuro Science, Scientometric, Scopus
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