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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

This talk gives a brief overview of current efforts to collect and share the Brain Reference Architecture (BRA) data involved in the construction of a whole-brain architecture that assigns functions to major brain organs. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 4:02

This brief talk discusses the idea that music, as a naturalistic stimulus, offers a window into higher cognition and various levels of neural architecture.    

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 4:04
Speaker: : Sarah Faber

In this short talk you will learn about The Neural System Laboratory, which aims to develop and implement new technologies for analysis of brain architecture, connectivity, and brain-wide gene and molecular level organization.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 8:38
Speaker: : Trygve Leergard

Whereas the previous two lessons described the biophysical and signalling properties of individual neurons, this lesson describes properties of those units when part of larger networks. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 6:00
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

This lesson goes over some examples of how machine learners and computational neuroscientists go about designing and building neural network models inspired by biological brain systems. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:52
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

This lecture and tutorial focuses on measuring human functional brain networks, as well as how to account for inherent variability within those networks. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 50:44
Speaker: : Caterina Gratton

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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Neuronify is an educational tool meant to create intuition for how neurons and neural networks behave. You can use it to combine neurons with different connections, just like the ones we have in our brain, and explore how changes on single cells lead to behavioral changes in important networks. Neuronify is based on an integrate-and-fire model of neurons. This is one of the simplest models of neurons that exist. It focuses on the spike timing of a neuron and ignores the details of the action potential dynamics. These neurons are modeled as simple RC circuits. When the membrane potential is above a certain threshold, a spike is generated and the voltage is reset to its resting potential. This spike then signals other neurons through its synapses.

Neuronify aims to provide a low entry point to simulation-based neuroscience.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 01:25
Speaker: : Neuronify

Overview of the content for Day 1 of this course.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:01:59
Speaker: : Tristan Shuman

Overview of Day 2 of this course.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:03:28
Speaker: : Tristan Shuman

Best practices: the tips and tricks on how to get your Miniscope to work and how to get your experiments off the ground.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:53:34

This talk compares various sensors and resolutions for in vivo neural recordings.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:24:03

This talk delves into challenges and opportunities of Miniscope design, seeking the optimal balance between scale and function.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:21:51

Attendees of this talk will learn aobut computational imaging systems and associated pipelines, as well as open-source software solutions supporting miniscope use.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:17:56

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

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

This talk covers the present state and future directions of calcium imaging data analysis, particularly in the context of one-photon vs two-photon approaches. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:21:06

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

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