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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Week 1

This week we will introduce fMRI, and talk about data acquisition and reconstruction. ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 82 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Module 2: Goals of fMRI Analysis12m
Module 3: fMRI Data Structure6m
Module 4.1: Psychological Inference Part 111m
Module 4.2: Psychological Inference Part 28m
Module 5: Basic Understanding of MR Physics11m
Module 6: Forming an Image10m
Module 7: K Space11m
Reading2 readings
Syllabus10m
Principles of fMRI Book10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 126m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Week 2

This week we will discuss the fMRI signal, experimental design and pre-processing. ...
Reading
9 videos (Total 100 min), 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Module 9: fMRI Artifacts and Types of Noise11m
Module 10.1: Spatial and Temporal Resolution of Bold Part 17m
Module 10.2: Spatial and Temporal Resolution of Bold Part 2 13m
Module 11: Experimental Design13m
Module 12.1: Kinds of Designs Part 111m
Module 12.2: Kinds of Designs Part 2 8m
Module 13: Pre-Processing of fMRI Data10m
Module 14: Pre-Processing (continued)7m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 230m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Week 3

This week we will discuss the General Linear Model (GLM)....
Reading
8 videos (Total 93 min), 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Module 16: Applying GLM to fMRI Data11m
Module 17: Details of Building GLM Models11m
Module 18: Linear Basis Sets11m
Module 19: Filtering a Nuisance Covariance13m
Module 20: GLM Estimation9m
Module 21: Noise Models - AR Models9m
Module 22: Inference - Contrasts and T-tests11m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 322m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Week 4

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Reading
7 videos (Total 77 min), 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Module 24: Group-level Analysis II10m
Module 25: Group-level Analysis III14m
Module 26: Multiple Comparison Problem in fMRI9m
Module 27: FWER Correction16m
Module 28: FDR Correction5m
Module 29: Pitfalls and Multiple Comparisons14m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 424m
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Top Reviews

By AMSep 20th 2017

A very good introduction, but you would need some decent knowledge in statistics to fully understand the methods part. Standard undergrad psychology courses in statistics should be enough.

By FCApr 23rd 2017

Very clear introductory course about fMRI. It touches almost every concept needed to understand an MRI experiment. Many complex topics were explained in a very clear and concise way.

Instructors

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Martin Lindquist, PhD, MSc

Professor, Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health | Johns Hopkins University
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Tor Wager

PhD
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, The Institute of Cognitive Science | University of Colorado at Boulder

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

About University of Colorado Boulder

CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies....

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