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Feb 16, 2018
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February 16, 2018
Part of
All Captioned Videos, CBMM Special Seminars
Speaker(s):
Ann M. Hermundstad
Ann M. Hermundstad, PhD, Janelia Research Campus Abstract: The brain exploits the statistical regularities of the natural world. In the visual system, an efficient representation of light intensity begins in retina, where statistical redundancies...
Embedded thumbnail for Nancy Tells a Story to Introduce her New Course: The Human Brain
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Feb 7, 2018
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February 13, 2018
CBMM Speaker(s):
Nancy Kanwisher
Prof. Nancy Kanwisher, MIT For more of Nancy's short talks about the brain, go here - http://nancysbraintalks.mit.edu This story serves as the introduction to Nancy's new course, "The Human Brain". Select lectures from her course will be appearing...
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Dec 7, 2017
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January 24, 2018
CBMM Speaker(s):
Joshua Tenenbaum
Josh Tenenbaum, MIT 30 minute presentation at Kinds of intelligence: types, tests and meeting the needs of society NIPS2017 Symposium - Center (Beverley) Theater, Long Beach Convention Center, CA.
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Jan 5, 2018
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January 5, 2018
CBMM Speaker(s):
Robert Desimone
Robert Desimone, MIT
Embedded thumbnail for Systems Neuroscience Using fMRI: Studying the Brain to Understand the Mind (1:02:50)
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Jan 3, 2018
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January 5, 2018
CBMM Speaker(s):
Idan Blank
Idan Blank, a post-doctoral researcher at MIT, explains how MRI and fMRI work, and highlights some important principles for the design fMRI experiments that examine functional specialization in the brain. These principles are illustrated through two...
Embedded thumbnail for Have We Missed Half of What the Neocortex Does? Allocentric Location as the Basis of Perception
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Dec 15, 2017
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December 15, 2017
Part of
All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series
Speaker(s):
Jeff Hawkins
Jeff Hawkins, Co-Founder, Numenta Abstract:  In this talk I will describe a theory that sensory regions of the neocortex process two inputs. One input is the well-known sensory data arriving via thalamic relay cells. We propose the second input is a...
Embedded thumbnail for From Motor Control to Scene Perception: Using Machine Learning to Study Human Behavior and Cognition
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Dec 1, 2017
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December 7, 2017
Speaker(s):
Akram Bayat
Akram Bayat, UMass Boston Abstract: In this presentation, as part of my work at UMass Boston, two dimensions of implementing machine learning algorithms for solving two important real world problems are discussed. In the first part, we model human...
Embedded thumbnail for Machine Learning and AI for the Sciences - Towards Understanding
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Nov 17, 2017
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November 30, 2017
Part of
All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series
Speaker(s):
Klaus-Robert Müller
Klaus-Robert Müller, Technische Universität Berlin Abstract: In recent years, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) methods have begun to play a more and more enabling role in the sciences and in industry. In particular, the advent...
Embedded thumbnail for fMRI Bootcamp Part 9 - Hyperalignment (20:56)
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Jul 12, 2017
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November 7, 2017
Part of
fMRI Bootcamp
CBMM Speaker(s):
Rebecca Saxe
Rebecca Saxe, MIT Variability between people, in the precise anatomical and functional brain architectures pose a challenge for performing group analyses that integrate fMRI data across multiple subjects in fMRI experiments. This final tutorial...
Embedded thumbnail for fMRI Bootcamp Part 8 - fMRI & Multiple Comparisons (1:26:13)
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Jul 12, 2017
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November 6, 2017
Part of
fMRI Bootcamp
CBMM Speaker(s):
Rebecca Saxe
Rebecca Saxe, MIT This tutorial addresses the problem of multiple comparisons, which arises in the analysis of fMRI data when hypothesis tests are performed over many voxels spanning a large area of the brain, in order to determine where there are...

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