What is machine learning ?

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Machine Learning is a statistical science where the goal is to find the statistical regularities in the environment and to model a system to work as if a physical system might have performed in that environment or even better. As for any intelligent living being’s need to be aware of it’s environment to learn, Machine […]

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Public Datasets for Neuroscience Research

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Here is a list of publicly available datasets for your next neuroscience project: Allen Institute Datasets Brain Catalogue Brainomics CodeNeuro Datasets Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) FCP-INDI Human Connectome Project NDAR NeuroData Neuroelectro NIMH Data Archive OASIS OpenfMRI Study Forrest Neuroscience Information Framework  PS: I will try to update the list as I find […]

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What is Computational Neuroscience ?

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It is not uncommon for me to get asked ‘What Computational Neuroscience is?’ as I’m pursuing a degree in the Computational Modelling track of Applied Cognitive Neuroscience and most people whom I have come across outside of this domain have hardly heard about such a field. So explaining to them what it is in layman […]

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Getting Started in Computational Neuroscience

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The demand for Computational Neuroscientists have been on the rise since the inception of BRAIN Initiative and Human Connectome Project. And today getting into a graduate program is not the only means to kickstart your journey in Computational Neuroscience.  Even if your plan is to get into a graduate program, I would strongly recommend auditing […]

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Prefrontal Modulation of Visual Processing In Humans

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This is the transcript of the talk I did in Systems Neuroscience class at UT Dallas. Disclaimer: The paper being discussed in this post is not my work. You can download the original paper from here. After reading this paper, I was actually super excited to find myself that this study was only the tip of the […]

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On Publishing Research Articles

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These are the notes that I have scribbled down in my notepad, in the same order as it was mentioned (so some points might be misplaced), from the panel discussion that took place at University of Texas at Dallas as part of their Graduate Professional Week – 2016.  Ingredients for Publishable Article: — Subject to […]

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Why this Blog ?

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Ideas are worthless unless they can be communicated clearly and persuasively to others. And the best place to communicate them is the internet. I believe in an open culture where people from different disciplines and different nations share their ideas and contribute to each other’s works. In this fast ever changing world, the best way […]

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