LH - Topic Modules

This page lists Learning Hub resources related to many core topics listed above. If you are looking for educational resources related to a topic that is not on this list, try the search tool above.

Abbreviations: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), items that include @school refer to residential courses

Face Recognition

Face Recognition

Object Recognition model

Object Recognition

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Other Visual Processes

Lectures and tutorials explore aspects of early visual processing, its connection to art, and applications such as image retrieval, automated driving, and vision systems for the blind

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fMRI Methods & Analysis

Resources that introduce a range of experimental methods using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), and fMRI data analysis tools and techniques

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Psychophysical Methods & Data Analysis

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Memory & Sleep

Lectures on the role of the hippocampus and sleep on the formation of memories, and behavioral and modeling studies on the memorability of visual images

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Spatial Navigation & Robotics

Lectures and course units on spatial navigation in autonomous robots, self-driving cars, rodents and humans, and the design and application of the iCub humanoid robot

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Auditory Processing

Lectures describe the structure of the auditory system, early sensory processing stages, and analysis of auditory signals for speech processing and scene understanding

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Attention & Search

Lectures describe behavioral studies of the control of attention toward spatial and semantic elements of a visual scene, and implications for the underlying neural mechanisms of attention

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Lectures and course unit explore the study of consciousness, what is known about the nature of conscious experience, and possible behavioral and neural correlates of consciousness

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Social Intelligence

Lectures explore the neural and perceptual basis of social cognition, and course examines how neuroscience is used to study the brain mechanisms underlying moral behavior and evaluation