Cerebellum & Ataxias operates a single-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers are aware of the names and affiliations of the authors, but the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous.
The benefit of single-blind peer review is that it is the traditional model of peer review that many reviewers are comfortable with, and it facilitates a dispassionate critique of a manuscript.
Cerebellum & Ataxias is edited by Professor Mario Manto and an international group of Associate Editors. Submitted manuscripts are assigned to an Associate Editor who is responsible for overseeing the peer-review process. In general, the reports of at least two reviewers will be considered when deciding on acceptance or rejection of a manuscript; a further reviewer may be invited in cases where these reviewers disagree. Final decisions rest with the Associate Editors and Editor-in-Chief, who aim to provide an initial decision within three weeks.
Annual Journal Metrics
48 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
43 days to first decision for all manuscripts
72 days from submission to acceptance
15 days from acceptance to publication
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