ACTA Neuropathol Communications impact factor, a statistical measure of the scientific importance of an article, is computed by dividing the number of citations it receives by the number of publications it has been cited in. In other words, it is a measure of how much research in an area of science is being discussed and debated. The H-index is another measure, which combines the impact factor with the H-index of the journal in which the article is published. Similarly, the CiteSeerX rank is another measure.
Among its peers, Acta Neuropathologica Communications is a highly regarded journal that publishes manuscripts on comparative neuropathology, human tissues, and molecular neuropathology. In addition, Acta Neuropathologica offers submissions to the surgical neuropathology sub-specialty. Aside from neurology, Acta Neuropathologica also covers pathology and forensic medicine.