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

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

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This book was written with the goal of introducing researchers and students in a variety of research fields to the intersection of data science and neuroimaging. This book reflects our own experience of doing research at the intersection of data science and neuroimaging and it is based on our experience working with students and collaborators who come from a variety of backgrounds and have a variety of reasons for wanting to use data science approaches in their work. The tools and ideas that we chose to write about are all tools and ideas that we have used in some way in our own research. Many of them are tools that we use on a daily basis in our work. This was important to us for a few reasons: the first is that we want to teach people things that we ourselves find useful. Second, it allowed us to write the book with a focus on solving specific analysis tasks. For example, in many of the chapters you will see that we walk you through ideas while implementing them in code, and with data. We believe that this is a good way to learn about data analysis, because it provides a connecting thread from scientific questions through the data and its representation to implementing specific answers to these questions. Finally, we find these ideas compelling and fruitful. That’s why we were drawn to them in the first place. We hope that our enthusiasm about the ideas and tools described in this book will be infectious enough to convince the readers of their value.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

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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 is a hands-on tutorial on PLINK, the open source whole genome association analysis toolset. The aims of this tutorial are to teach users how to perform basic quality control on genetic datasets, as well as to identify and understand GWAS summary statistics.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:27:18

Speaker: : Dan Felsky

This is a tutorial on using the open-source software PRSice to calculate a set of polygenic risk scores (PRS) for a study sample. Users will also learn how to read PRS into R, visualize distributions, and perform basic association analyses.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:53:34

Speaker: : Dan Felsky

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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