Articles

"I write to discover what I know."

                                                             

                 

                                                                                      -Flannery O'Connor

Welcome to the articles page! Whilst we will share interesting papers from the literature, the main highlight of this page is the content that has been written by you! That’s right, we want you to share with us any essays and articles on neuroscience that you have written and would like to share with others. 

 

As touched on in the quote above by American novelist Flannery O’Connor, writing is an excellent way to organise your thoughts and ideas and consolidate your understanding. The activity engages your higher-order thinking, challenging your creativity, organisation and logic. Furthermore, you are forced to consider how your words will be interpreted by a reader, developing in you a theory of mind! So, we encourage you to try and write something about the neuroscience that intrigues you and submit it to be published onto our page!

 

If you are interested in submitting an article, check out our guidance below!

 

 

Submitted Articles

How have the processes of classical and operant conditioning been applied, or how could they be applied, in the treatment of addiction?
 

Written by: Rita Bertani
 

Microglia-Mediated Synaptic Loss in Development and Neurodegeneration
 

Written by: Daniel Shao
 

What has been the biggest development in the clinical neurosciences over the last 10 years?
 

Written by: Nye Rhys Potter
 

Article submission guidelines

Before you submit, please download and read of the writer's package written by our editors:

 

Your articles or essays could be one of the following: 

- A paper that you have written but have not published in a journal 

- An essay you have written for a university or extracurricular project

- A summary of a clinical case or a research paper

- An essay about a procedure, technology or advancement within neuroscience

We will consider all submissions on a case by case basis. Even though we are flexible about what to accept, please look at our basic guidelines below:

 

- You must be a member to make a submission

- Your writing must be in plain English, written at a level that is understandable by an undergraduate bioscience/medical student. 

- You should try to remain as objective as possible 

- You should use a clear and consistent referencing format 

 

Please allow up to four weeks for us to read and edit your submissions.

If you are interested in making a submission, please read through our writer's package provided above (click on the word document).

Many thanks,

KCL NeuroSoc Team

Published literature 

The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is of a scale not seen since the 1918 influenza pandemic. Although the predominant clinical presentation is with respiratory disease, neurological manifestations are being recognised increasingly. On the basis of knowledge of other coronaviruses, especially those that caused the severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome epidemics, cases of CNS and peripheral nervous system disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 might be expected to be rare.

Neurological associations of COVID-19

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