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The state of the field regarding the diagnosis and treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) is discussed. Current challenges and opportunities facing the research and clinical communities are outlined, including appropriate quantitative and qualitative analyses of the heterogeneity of biological, social, and psychiatric factors which may contribute to MDD.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:29:28

This lesson delves into the opportunities and challenges of telepsychiatry. While novel digital approaches to clinical research and care have the potential to improve and accelerate patient outcomes, researchers and care providers must consider new population factors, such as digital disparity. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:20:28
Speaker: : Abhi Pratap

This lesson gives a description of the BrainHealth Databank, a repository of many types of health-related data, whose aim is to accelerate research, improve care, and to help better understand and diagnose mental illness, as well as develop new treatments and prevention strategies. 

 

This lesson corresponds to slides 46-78 of the PDF below. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:12:25
Speaker: : Joanna Yu

This lecture provides an introduction to Plato’s concept of rationality and Aristotle’s concept of empiricism, and the enduring discussion between rationalism and empiricism to this day.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:13:45

This lecture goes into further detail about the hard problem of developing a scientific discipline for subjective consciousness.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 58:03

This lecture covers a lot of post-war developments in the science of the mind, focusing first on the cognitive revolution, and concluding with living machines.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 2:24:35

In this lesson, you will learn about data management within the Open Data Commons (ODC) framework, and in particular, how Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) data is stored, shared, and published. You will also hear about Frictionless Data, an open-source toolkit aimed at simplifying the data experience. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 19:10

This talk goes over Neurobagel, an open-source platform developed for improved dataset sharing and searching. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 13:37

This video gives a brief introduction to the second session of talks from INCF's Neuroinformatics Assembly 2023. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 3:55
Speaker: : Trygve Leergard

This talk enumerates the challenges regarding data accessibility and reusability inherent in the current scientific publication system, and discusses novel approaches to these challenges, such as the EBRAINS Live Papers platform. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 18:08
Speaker: : Andrew Davison

This talk describes the challenges to sustained operability and success of consortia, why many of these groups flounder after just a few years, and what steps can be taken to mitigate such outcomes. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 18:29
Speaker: : Maryann Martone

In this lesson, you will learn about approaches to make the field of neuroscience more open and fair, particularly regarding the integration of equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) as guiding principles for team collaboration. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 14:11
Speaker: : Karin Grasenick

This lesson discusses the topic of credit and contribution in open and FAIR neuroscience, looking through the respective lenses of systems, teams, and people. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 24:34
Speaker: : Tanya Brown

This brief talk goes into work being done at The Alan Turing Institute to solve real-world challenges and democratize computer vision methods to support interdisciplinary and international researchers. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 7:10

This lightning talk describes the heterogeneity of the MR field regarding types of scanners, data formats, protocols, and software/hardware versions, as well as the challenges and opportunities for unifying these datasets in a common interface, MRdataset.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 5:15
Speaker: : Harsh Sinha

This lesson describes the current state of brain-computer interface (BCI) standards, including the present obstacles hindering the forward movement of BCI standardization as well as future steps aimed at solving this problem. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 15:01

This talk describes how to use DataLad for your data management and curation techniques  when dealing with animal datasets, which often contain several disparate types of data, including MRI, microscopy, histology, electrocorticography, and behavioral measurements. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 3:35

This lightning talk gives an outline of the DataLad ecosystem for large-scale collaborations, and how DataLad addresses challenges that may arise in such research cooperations.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 2:54

In this lightning talk, you will learn about BrainGlobe, an initiative which exists to facilitate the development of interoperable Python-based tools for computational neuroanatomy.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 3:33

This is the second of three lectures around current challenges and opportunities facing neuroinformatic infrastructure for handling sensitive data. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 48:26
Speaker: : Michael Schirner