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This lesson covers the basics of hypothesis testing.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 6:04
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

This lesson describes the Neuroscience Gateway , which facilitates access and use of National Science Foundation High Performance Computing resources by neuroscientists.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 39:27
Speaker: : Subha Sivagnanam

This lesson gives an introduction to high-performance computing with the Compute Canada network, first providing an overview of use cases for HPC and then a hands-on tutorial. Though some examples might seem specific to the Calcul Québec, all computing clusters in the Compute Canada network share the same software modules and environments.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 02:49:34

This lesson provides a short overview of the main features of the Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform (CONP) Portal, a web interface that facilitates open science for the neuroscience community by simplifying global access to and sharing of datasets and tools. The Portal internalizes the typical cycle of a research project, beginning with data acquisition, followed by data processing with published tools, and ultimately the publication of results with a link to the original dataset.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 14:03

This talk presents an overview of CBRAIN, a web-based platform that allows neuroscientists to perform computationally intensive data analyses by connecting them to high-performance computing facilities across Canada and around the world.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 56:07
Speaker: : Shawn Brown

This lecture presents an overview of functional brain parcellations, as well as a set of tutorials on bootstrap agregation of stable clusters (BASC) for fMRI brain parcellation.

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 50:28
Speaker: : Pierre Bellec

This talk describes the NIH-funded SPARC Data Structure, and how this project navigates ontology development while keeping in mind the FAIR science principles. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 25:44
Speaker: : Fahim Imam
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This lecture covers structured data, databases, federating neuroscience-relevant databases, and ontologies. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:30:45
Speaker: : Maryann Martone

This lecture covers FAIR atlases, including their background and construction, as well as how they can be created in line with the FAIR principles.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 14:24
Speaker: : Heidi Kleven
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This lecture covers the description and characterization of an input-output relationship in a information-theoretic context. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:35:33

This lesson is part 1 of 2 of a tutorial on statistical models for neural data.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:45:48
Speaker: : Jonathan Pillow

This lesson is part 2 of 2 of a tutorial on statistical models for neural data.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:50:31
Speaker: : Jonathan Pillow

From the retina to the superior colliculus, the lateral geniculate nucleus into primary visual cortex and beyond, this lecture gives a tour of the mammalian visual system highlighting the Nobel-prize winning discoveries of Hubel & Wiesel.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 56:31
Speaker: : Clay Reid

From Universal Turing Machines to McCulloch-Pitts and Hopfield associative memory networks, this lecture explains what is meant by computation.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 55:27
Speaker: : Christof Koch

In this lesson you will learn about ion channels and the movement of ions across the cell membrane, one of the key mechanisms underlying neuronal communication. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 25:51
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

The "connectome" is a term, coined in the past decade, that has been used to describe more than one phenomenon in neuroscience. This lecture explains the basics of structural connections at the micro-, meso- and macroscopic scales.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:13:16
Speaker: : Clay Reid
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EyeWire is a game to map the brain. Players are challenged to map branches of a neuron from one side of a cube to the other in a 3D puzzle. Players scroll through the cube and reconstruct neurons with the help of an artificial intelligence algorithm developed at Seung Lab in Princeton University. EyeWire gameplay advances neuroscience by helping researchers discover how neurons connect to process visual information. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 03:56
Speaker: : EyeWire
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Mozak is a scientific discovery game about neuroscience for citizen scientists and neuroscientists alike. Players to help neuroscientists build models of brain cells and learn more about the brain through their efforts.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:43
Speaker: : Mozak

This module explains how neurons come together to create the networks that give rise to our thoughts. The totality of our neurons and their connection is called our connectome. Learn how this connectome changes as we learn, and computes information.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 7:13
Speaker: : Harrison Canning

This lecture covers the history of behaviorism and the ultimate challenge to behaviorism. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:19:08