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In this lesson, users will learn about human brain signals as measured by electroencephalography (EEG), as well as associated neural signatures such as steady state visually evoked potentials (SSVEPs) and alpha oscillations.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 8:51

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lecture describes the principles of EEG electrode placement in both 2- and 3-dimensional formats.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 12:16

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial walks users through performing Fourier Transform (FFT) spectral analysis of a single EEG channel using MATLAB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 13:39

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This tutorial builds on the previous lesson's demonstration of spectral analysis of one EEG channel. Here, users will learn how to compute and visualize spectral power from all EEG channels using MATLAB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 12:34

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In this lesson, users will learn more about the steady-state visually evoked potential (SSEVP), as well as how to create and interpret topographical maps derived from such studies.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 9:10

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lesson teaches users how to extract edogenous brain waves from EEG data, specifically oscillations constrained to the 8-12 Hz frequency band, conventionally named alpha.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 13:23

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In the final lesson of this module, users will learn how to correlate endogenous alpha power with SSVEP amplitude from EEG data using MATLAB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 12:36

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lesson provides an introduction to biologically detailed computational modelling of neural dynamics, including neuron membrane potential simulation and F-I curves.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 8:21

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In this lesson, users learn how to use MATLAB to build an adaptive exponential integrate and fire (AdEx) neuron model.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 22:01

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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In this lesson, users learn about the practical differences between MATLAB scripts and functions, as well as how to embed their neuronal simulation into a callable function.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 11:20

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

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This lesson teaches users how to generate a frequency-current (F-I) curve, which describes the function that relates the net synaptic current (I) flowing into a neuron to its firing rate (F).

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 20:39

Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This is the first of two workshops on reproducibility in science, during which participants are introduced to concepts of FAIR and open science. After discussing the definition of and need for FAIR science, participants are walked through tutorials on installing and using Github and Docker, the powerful, open-source tools for versioning and publishing code and software, respectively.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:20:58

Speaker: : Erin Dickie and Sejal Patel

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 continuation of the talk on the cellular mechanisms of neuronal communication, this time at the level of brain microcircuits and associated global signals like those measureable by electroencephalography (EEG). This lecture also discusses EEG biomarkers in mental health disorders, and how those cortical signatures may be simulated digitally.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:11:04

Speaker: : Etay Hay

This is an in-depth guide on EEG signals and their interaction within brain microcircuits. Participants are also shown techniques and software for simulating, analyzing, and visualizing these signals.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:30:41

Speaker: : Frank Mazza

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This lesson describes the principles underlying functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), tractography, and parcellation. These tools and concepts are explained in a broader context of neural connectivity and mental health.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:47:22

Speaker: : Erin Dickie and John Griffiths

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This tutorial introduces pipelines and methods to compute brain connectomes from fMRI data. With corresponding code and repositories, participants can follow along and learn how to programmatically preprocess, curate, and analyze functional and structural brain data to produce connectivity matrices.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:39:04

Speaker: : Erin Dickie and John Griffiths

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In this tutorial on simulating whole-brain activity using Python, participants can follow along using corresponding code and repositories, learning the basics of neural oscillatory dynamics, evoked responses and EEG signals, ultimately leading to the design of a network model of whole-brain anatomical connectivity.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:16:10

Speaker: : John Griffiths

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

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