Sidebar: The Most-cited Papers In Neuroscience, 1988-92

Editor's Note: In 1989, the United States Congress declared the 1990s as the Decade of the Brain. In an effort to assess the neuroscience research being conducted during this period, the newsletter Science Watch compiled a list of the top neuroscience research centers and most-cited papers for the five-year period 1988-92. Science Watch --published by the Philadelphia-based Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)--used the ISI Science Indicators Database to identify leaders in neuroscience, a field that has been producing breakthrough after breakthrough in areas such as Alzheimer's disease and neuronal function in recent years.

The following article is reprinted from the February 1994 issue of Science Watch (5[2]:1-2), with permission of the newsletter and ISI.

Perhaps forever destroying the stereotype that Californians are wanting when it comes to gray matter, two research institutions in the Golden State--the Salk Institute for Biological Studies...

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