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Bayesian Statistics I (Intro Lecture)

Difficulty level
Beginner
Speaker
Duration
31:38

Neuromatch Academy aims to introduce traditional and emerging tools of computational neuroscience to trainees. It is appropriate for student population ranging from undergraduates to faculty in academic settings and also includes industry professionals. In addition to teaching the technical details of computational methods, Neuromatch Academy also provide a curriculum centered on modern neuroscience concepts taught by leading professors along with explicit instruction on how and why to apply models. 

 

This lecture introduces the concept of Bayesian statistics and explains why Bayesian statistics are relevant to studying the brain.