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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 continues with the second workshop on reproducible science, focusing on additional open source tools for researchers and data scientists, such as the R programming language for data science, as well as associated tools like RStudio and R Markdown. Additionally, users are introduced to Python and iPython notebooks, Google Colab, and are given hands-on tutorials on how to create a Binder environment, as well as various containers in Docker and Singularity.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:16:04

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

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:19:08

This lecture covers various learning theories.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:00:42

This lecture gives an introduction to the types of glial cells, homeostasis (influence of cerebral blood flow and influence on neurons), insulation and protection of axons (myelin sheath; nodes of Ranvier), microglia and reactions of the CNS to injury.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 40:32

This lecture provides an introduction to the principal of anatomical organization of neural systems in the human brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, integrate signals, and motivate behavior.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 59:57

This lecture focuses on the comprehension of nociception and pain sensation, highlighting how the somatosensory system and different molecular partners are involved in nociception.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:09
Speaker: : Serena Quarta

This lesson discusses FAIR principles and methods currently in development for assessing FAIRness.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Speaker: : Michel Dumontier

This lesson provides a brief overview of the Python programming language, with an emphasis on tools relevant to data scientists.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:16:36
Speaker: : Tal Yarkoni

This tutorial covers the fundamentals of collaborating with Git and GitHub.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 2:15:50
Speaker: : Elizabeth DuPre

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

The lecture provides an overview of the core skills and practical solutions required to practice reproducible research.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:25:17
Speaker: : Fernando Perez

This lecture covers the description and brief history of data science and its use in neuroinformatics.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 11:15
Speaker: : Ariel Rokem

This lesson provides an overview of self-supervision as it relates to neural data tasks and the Mine Your Own vieW (MYOW) approach.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 25:50
Speaker: : Eva Dyer