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

This is a tutorial on designing a Bayesian inference model to map belief trajectories, with emphasis on gaining familiarity with Hierarchical Gaussian Filters (HGFs).

This lesson corresponds to slides 65-90 of the PDF below.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:15:04

Speaker: : Daniel Hauke

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This tutorial demonstrates how to work with neuronal data using MATLAB, including actional potentials and spike counts, orientation tuing curves in visual cortex, and spatial maps of firing rates.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 5:17

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lesson instructs users on how to import electrophysiological neural data into MATLAB, as well as how to convert spikes to a data matrix.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 11:37

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In this lesson, users will learn how to appropriately sort and bin neural spikes, allowing for the generation of a common and powerful visualization tool in neuroscience, the histogram.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 5:31

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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Followers of this lesson will learn how to compute, visualize and quantify the tuning curves of individual neurons.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 13:48

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lesson demonstrates how to programmatically generate a spatial map of neuronal spike counts using MATLAB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 12:16

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In this lesson, users are shown how to create a spatial map of neuronal orientation tuning.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 13:11

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This lesson briefly goes over the outline of the Neuroscience for Machine Learners course.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 3:05

Speaker: : Dan Goodman

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

While the previous lesson in the Neuro4ML course dealt with the mechanisms involved in individual synapses, this lesson discusses how synapses and their neurons' firing patterns may change over time.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 4:48

Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

This lesson introduces some practical exercises which accompany the Synapses and Networks portion of this Neuroscience for Machine Learners course.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 3:51

Speaker: : Dan Goodman

As the previous lesson of this course described how researchers acquire neural data, this lesson will discuss how to go about interpreting and analysing the data.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 9:24

Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

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

In this lesson, you will learn about one particular aspect of decision making: reaction times. In other words, how long does it take to take a decision based on a stream of information arriving continuously over time?

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 6:01

Speaker: : Dan Goodman

In this lesson, you will hear about some of the open issues in the field of neuroscience, as well as a discussion about whether neuroscience works, and how can we know?

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 6:54

Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

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 tutorial covers the fundamentals of collaborating with Git and GitHub.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 2:15:50

Speaker: : Elizabeth DuPre

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