Brainhack: Developing a culture of open, inclusive, community-driven neuroscience

Neuron. 2021 Jun 2;109(11):1769-1775. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.04.001. Epub 2021 Apr 30.


Brainhack is an innovative meeting format that promotes scientific collaboration and education in an open, inclusive environment. This NeuroView describes the myriad benefits for participants and the research community and how Brainhacks complement conventional formats to augment scientific progress.

Keywords: Brainhack; best practices; collaboration; community building; hackathon; inclusivity; neuroscience; open science; reproducibility; training.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Communication*
  • Congresses as Topic
  • Internet*
  • Neurosciences / organization & administration*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic