Archive for December, 2007

Can you see the faces?

I was knee-deep in dissertation drudgery today, making 28 tables of data for the final thesis. Not my idea of a good time. Still, you come across things that lighten your day as you work. For instance, the above axial slice was taken at z=68.5mm of the MNI 0.5mm ICBM-152 template included in FSL. As […]

December 29, 2007 • Posted in: MRI • No Comments

Twas the night before Christmas

I am aware of how cliché it is to parody this poem. Still, in the wee hours this Christmas morning I was too weak to resist the temptation. Please to enjoy… —————————————————————- ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Everyone was sleeping, as I left-clicked my mouse. The data was organized hierarchically […]

Quote of the Week – Adams

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. – Douglas Adams, “Last Chance to See”

December 12, 2007 • Posted in: Quotes • No Comments

Data Collection Complete!

I just wrapped up data collection for my dissertation. It has been a long road, taking 8 months to recruit and scan 80 participants. Scanning was completed in two waves of adults and adolescents across four fMRI experiments. Along the way we also picked up some excellent T1 anatomical images and diffusion tensor (DTI) data. […]

December 10, 2007 • Posted in: CogNeuro • No Comments