IYNA Journal

Write an Article!

We encourage all of our members under 26 to write for the IYNA Journal! Not only does the IYNA provide free editing and web publication services, but you also have a chance to influence others, providing resources to help our readers learn more about neuroscience.

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Editing Process

  • Step 1: Write!

    Write your article on a neuroscience-related topic of your choosing. Articles should be based on reliable primary and secondary sources (Wikipedia and similar sources are not acceptable). We recommend using Pubmed to find sources. Articles should be written in accordance with the IYNA Formatting and Editorial Guidelines.

  • Step 2: Submit

    Submit your article on your journal dashboard. You can submit as a docx file or google docs link. If submitting as a Google Doc, please make sure that link sharing is enabled. Please note that all articles must follow the IYNA formatting guidelines (see below).

  • Step 3: Editing Round 1

    Your article will be reviewed by a senior editor, 2 junior editors, and a member of our assembly team, who will review the article in accordance with the IYNA Formatting and Editorial Guidelines.

  • Step 4: Back to You!

    After the first round of editing, your article, now with feedback, comments, and suggestions, will be sent back to you. You will be asked to improve the article accordingly, and then send it back.

  • Step 5: Editing Round 2

    When received with your improvements, the article will be edited by another team of 1 senior editor, 1 junior editor, and one assembly team member, who will put final touches on the article. In rare cases, the article may be sent back to you again.

  • Step 6: Final Edits

    The Editor-In-Chief will go over your article, make any final edits, and approve it for publication.

  • Step 7: Assembly and Publication

    Finally, our assembly team will add your article to the next journal issue, which is released bimonthly. Your article will be published on the next issue release date.


These guidelines are provided to our editing and assembly teams. We encourage you to keep them in mind while writing.

Editing Guidelines Format Guidelines

Our Plagiarism Policy

The IYNA takes plagiarism very seriously. All articles should be original content, with any outside information properly cited. An exception to this is our research summary articles, where a recent publication is restated in layman's terms. However, writing such an article requires express consent from the original author of the study.

Submitting articles that are plagiarized (in part or in whole) may result in permanent termination of IYNA membership. If you believe that an article contains plagiarized material, please file a support ticket.