NSCI-521 Functional MRI: Theory and Practice
Fall for 2017-2018
Functional brain imaging techniques are important tools for both neuroscientists and clinicians. This course focuses on functional MRI (fMRI) with an emphasis on understanding the relationship between the underlying neuronal changes and the signal changes measured using fMRI. Additional topics include experimental design, fMRI data analysis, and interpretation of results. The course includes both lectures and hands-on labs. Students conduct, analyze, and write-up an fMRI experiment that they have designed and implemented.

Textbook to be used in the course is:

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Second Edition by Scott A. Huettel, Allen W. Song, and Gregory McCarthy
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.; 2nd edition (December 31, 2008)
ISBN-10: 0878932860
ISBN-13: 978-0878932863
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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