I'm a post-doc but with some other post-doc from other labs we are doing research in neurosciences in our free time, and so we are not funding for these projects. But we would like to publish in a recognized "serious" journal (but no need for a high impact factor). We tried to look at https://doaj.org/ but we do not know on which criterion to sort the thousands of journals listed or decide if it is a serious journal or not.
On which criteria can we consider a journal being "serious"?
Thanks a lot!