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Installing PyMVPA on Mac OS X

These instructions work on 10.10 (Yosemite) and 10.11 (El Capitain).  If things change in the future, I’ll try to update these instructions! Multi-voxel Pattern Analysis (MVPA) is hot right now.  Its users are the cool kids at conferences.  And if you want to join that crowd of researchers, you have a growing possibility of solutions […]

UCLA NeuroImaging Training Program

Just a quick reminder that the annual UCLA NeuroImaging Training Program is currently running.  You can download all of the materials (slides, video, etc) from previous years (like 2014) on their website. This years materials will be available after the workshop.  I also highly recommend, if you have some free time, checking out the live […]

Intersection Maps in AFNI

I’ve recently been working with a dataset that included the same subjects across two studies (here: study1 and study2) that should give us complimentary information.  One of the ways that you can look at data across these two studies is to create “intersection” maps, that show where the brain regions were activated in both studies.  Obviously […]

NEW CogNeuroStats Wiki

Like many of our fellow bloggers, we hear pleas from readers about needing a “start page” to organize everything together.  After considerable amounts of thought, we finally had the idea of creating a wiki that would house much of the content that exists on the blog.  The one major shift is that we’re going to spend […]

Here we go!

Today we begin blogging at  This blog is intended to summarize interesting information, methods, and theory in the field of Cognitive Neuroscience.  Since I work with both EEG/ERP and fMRI, you should expect a decent amount of content pertaining to those topics.  Particularly as I discover interesting tools, I’ll likely post about them here.