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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

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

This lecture and tutorial focuses on measuring human functional brain networks, as well as how to account for inherent variability within those networks. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 50:44
Speaker: : Caterina Gratton

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

Neuronify is an educational tool meant to create intuition for how neurons and neural networks behave. You can use it to combine neurons with different connections, just like the ones we have in our brain, and explore how changes on single cells lead to behavioral changes in important networks. Neuronify is based on an integrate-and-fire model of neurons. This is one of the simplest models of neurons that exist. It focuses on the spike timing of a neuron and ignores the details of the action potential dynamics. These neurons are modeled as simple RC circuits. When the membrane potential is above a certain threshold, a spike is generated and the voltage is reset to its resting potential. This spike then signals other neurons through its synapses.

Neuronify aims to provide a low entry point to simulation-based neuroscience.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 01:25
Speaker: : Neuronify

This lecture covers the linking neuronal activity to behavior using AI-based online detection. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 30:39

This lesson gives an in-depth introduction of ethics in the field of artificial intelligence, particularly in the context of its impact on humans and public interest. As the healthcare sector becomes increasingly affected by the implementation of ever stronger AI algorithms, this lecture covers key interests which must be protected going forward, including privacy, consent, human autonomy, inclusiveness, and equity. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:22:06
Speaker: : Daniel Buchman

This lesson describes a definitional framework for fairness and health equity in the age of the algorithm. While acknowledging the impressive capability of machine learning to positively affect health equity, this talk outlines potential (and actual) pitfalls which come with such powerful tools, ultimately making the case for collaborative, interdisciplinary, and transparent science as a way to operationalize fairness in health equity. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:06:35
Speaker: : Laura Sikstrom

This lesson gives an introduction to the central concepts of machine learning, and how they can be applied in Python using the scikit-learn package. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 2:22:28
Speaker: : Jake Vanderplas

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

This lesson provides a conceptual overview of the rudiments of machine learning, including its bases in traditional statistics and the types of questions it might be applied to. The lesson was presented in the context of the BrainHack School 2020.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 01:22:18
Speaker: : Estefany Suárez

This lesson provides a hands-on, Jupyter-notebook-based tutorial to apply machine learning in Python to brain-imaging data.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 02:13:53
Speaker: : Jake Vogel

This lesson presents advanced machine learning algorithms for neuroimaging, while addressing some real-world considerations related to data size and type.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 01:17:14
Speaker: : Gael Varoquaux

This lesson from freeCodeCamp introduces Scikit-learn, the most widely used machine learning Python library.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 02:09:22
Speaker: :

Overview of Day 2 of this course.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:03:28
Speaker: : Tristan Shuman

This talk compares various sensors and resolutions for in vivo neural recordings.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:24:03

This lecture introduces neuroscience concepts and methods such as fMRI, visual respones in BOLD data, and the eccentricity of visual receptive fields. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 7:15
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial walks users through the creation and visualization of activation flat maps from fMRI datasets. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:15
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial demonstrates to users the conventional preprocessing steps when working with BOLD signal datasets from fMRI. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:05
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen