brain

NIRS data analysis (GLM and visualization)

Also check out NIRS data analysis (time series) Environment requirement MatLab SPM 5 or 8 xjView 8 xjview can be downloaded...
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Why is temporal lobe called “temporal”

The name of “temporal lobe” follows “temporal bone”. But why “temporal”? The reason is that when people get old, the first region in the...
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batch script for NIRS-SPM

I wrote some batch scripts for NIRS-SPM. They, together with NIRS-SPM and xTopo, are called “super” package (I apparently run out of names). The...
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10-20 system for brain area location

10-20 system is a method to localize brain areas. It uses 4 landmarks of head: 1  the nasion which is the point between the...
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Statistical type II error (beta), and power

Even though I learned power analysis in elementary statistics class, I totally forget it because I never use it. As we have to put...
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Why choose this book? Chinese version 如何做出選擇?

Read’s book, Why choose this book, was pubilshed in traditional Chinese recently. Here is a link: Simplified Chinese version is hopefully coming.
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Two games, iterative thinking

1. The smallest unique number The host asks each of a large number of participants to write down a positive integer. The person whose...
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brain images: Change data type of brain image

Last update: 2012/09/04 An image file can be saved in different formats such as uint8 or int16, etc, based on different number of bytes...
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Brain AC-PC line

AC: anterior commissure PC: posterior commissure The Anterior Commissure (precommissure) is a bundle of white fibers, connecting the two cerebral hemispheres across the middle...
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