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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

This is the Introductory Module to the Deep Learning Course at CDS, a course that covered the latest techniques in deep learning and representation learning, focusing on supervised and unsupervised deep learning, embedding methods, metric learning, convolutional and recurrent nets, with applications to computer vision, natural language understanding, and speech recognition.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 50:17

This module covers the concepts of gradient descent and the backpropagation algorithm and is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:51:03
Speaker: : Yann LeCun

This lecture covers the concept of parameter sharing: recurrent and convolutional nets and is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:59:47

This lecture covers the concept of convolutional nets in practice and is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 51:40
Speaker: : Yann LeCun

This lecture discusses the concept of natural signals properties and the convolutional nets in practice and is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:09:12
Speaker: : Alfredo Canziani

This lecture covers the concept of recurrent neural networks: vanilla and gated (LSTM) and is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:05:36
Speaker: : Alfredo Canziani

This lecture is a foundationational lecture for the concept of energy-based models with a particular focus on the joint embedding method and latent variable energy-based models (LV-EBMs) and is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:51:30
Speaker: : Yann LeCun

This lecture covers the concept of inference in latent variable energy based models (LV-EBMs) and is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:01:04
Speaker: : Alfredo Canziani

This lecture is a foundationational lecture for the concept of energy-based models with a particular focus on the joint embedding method and latent variable energy based models (LV-EBMs) and is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:48:53
Speaker: : Yann LeCun

This tutorial covers the concept of training latent variable energy based models (LV-EBMs) and is is a part of the Deep Learning Course at NYU's Center for Data Science.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:04:48
Speaker: : Alfredo Canziani

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

This lesson goes over the basic mechanisms of neural synapses, the space between neurons where signals may be transmitted. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 7:03
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

This lesson describes spike timing-dependent plasticity (STDP), a biological process that adjusts the strength of connections between neurons in the brain, and how one can implement or mimic this process in a computational model. You will also find links for practical exercises at the bottom of this page. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:50
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

This lesson discusses a gripping neuroscientific question: why have neurons developed the discrete action potential, or spike, as a principle method of communication? 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 9:34
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

This lesson is a general overview of overarching concepts in neuroinformatics research, with a particular focus on clinical approaches to defining, measuring, studying, diagnosing, and treating various brain disorders. Also described are the complex, multi-level nature of brain disorders and the data associated with them, from genes and individual cells up to cortical microcircuits and whole-brain network dynamics. Given the heterogeneity of brain disorders and their underlying mechanisms, this lesson lays out a case for multiscale neuroscience data integration.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:09:33
Speaker: : Sean Hill

This lesson explains the fundamental principles of neuronal communication, such as neuronal spiking, membrane potentials, and cellular excitability, and how these electrophysiological features of the brain may be modelled and simulated digitally. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:20:42
Speaker: : Etay Hay

This lesson delves into the human nervous system and the immense cellular, connectomic, and functional sophistication therein. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 8:41
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

This lesson characterizes different types of learning in a neuroscientific and cellular context, and various models employed by researchers to investigate the mechanisms involved. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 3:54
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

In this lesson you will learn about the motivation behind manipulating neural activity, and what forms that may take in various experimental designs. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 8:42
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh