This tutorial walks participants through the application of dynamic causal modelling (DCM) to fMRI data using MATLAB. Participants are also shown various forms of DCM, how to generate and specify different models, and how to fit them to simulated neural and BOLD data.

This lesson corresponds to slides 158-187 of the PDF below.

Difficulty level: Advanced

Duration: 1:22:10

Speaker: : Peter Bedford, Povilas Karvelis

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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

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This lecture introduces neuroscience concepts and methods such as fMRI, visual respones in BOLD data, and the eccentricity of visual receptive fields.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 7:15

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial walks users through the creation and visualization of activation flat maps from fMRI datasets.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 12:15

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial demonstrates to users the conventional preprocessing steps when working with BOLD signal datasets from fMRI.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 12:05

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In this tutorial, users will learn how to create a trial-averaged BOLD response and store it in a matrix in MATLAB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 20:12

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial teaches users how to create animations of BOLD responses over time, to allow researchers and clinicians to visualize time-course activity patterns.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 12:52

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial demonstrates how to use MATLAB to create event-related BOLD time courses from fMRI datasets.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 13:39

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In this tutorial, users learn how to compute and visualize a t-test on experimental condition differences.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 17:54

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lesson introduces various methods in MATLAB useful for dealing with data generated by calcium imaging.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 5:02

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial demonstrates how to use MATLAB to generate and visualize animations of calcium fluctuations over time.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 15:01

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial instructs users how to use MATLAB to programmatically convert data from cells to a matrix.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 5:15

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In this tutorial, users will learn how to identify and remove background noise, or "blur", an important step in isolating cell bodies from image data.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 17:08

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lesson teaches users how MATLAB can be used to apply image processing techniques to identify cell bodies based on contiguity.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 11:23

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial demonstrates how to extract the time course of calcium activity from each clusters of neuron somata, and store the data in a MATLAB matrix.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 22:41

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lesson demonstrates how to use MATLAB to implement a multivariate dimension reduction method, PCA, on time series data.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 17:19

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This is a continuation of the talk on the cellular mechanisms of neuronal communication, this time at the level of brain microcircuits and associated global signals like those measureable by electroencephalography (EEG). This lecture also discusses EEG biomarkers in mental health disorders, and how those cortical signatures may be simulated digitally.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:11:04

Speaker: : Etay Hay

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This lesson describes the principles underlying functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), tractography, and parcellation. These tools and concepts are explained in a broader context of neural connectivity and mental health.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:47:22

Speaker: : Erin Dickie and John Griffiths

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This tutorial introduces pipelines and methods to compute brain connectomes from fMRI data. With corresponding code and repositories, participants can follow along and learn how to programmatically preprocess, curate, and analyze functional and structural brain data to produce connectivity matrices.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:39:04

Speaker: : Erin Dickie and John Griffiths

This lesson breaks down the principles of Bayesian inference and how it relates to cognitive processes and functions like learning and perception. It is then explained how cognitive models can be built using Bayesian statistics in order to investigate how our brains interface with their environment.

This lesson corresponds to slides 1-64 in the PDF below.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:28:14

Speaker: : Andreea Diaconescu

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