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Journal of Neuroscience Methods

Print ISSN
0165-0270
Electronic ISSN
1872-678X
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2.1
Publisher
Sciencedirect
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01650270
Usage rank
615
Article count
6192
Free count
123
Free percentage
0.0198643
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Ingenta, Rcgp, Proquest, Gale, CSA, and Sciencedirect

  1. Network Inference in the Presence of Latent Confounders: The Role of Instantaneous Causalities

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods (2001)

    Highlights • When inferring network structure using certain time series analysis techniques, instantaneous interactions can arise. • There are two possible r...
  2. Improving the use of principal component analysis to reduce physiological noise and motion artifacts to increase the sensitivity of task-bas...

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 241:18 (2015) PMID 25481542

    We developed four variants of the CompCor method. The optimized CompCor method applies PCA to time series in a noise mask, but orthogonalizes each component to the BOLD response waveform and uses an algorithm to determine a favorable number of components to use as "nuisance regressors." Whole brain...
  3. Evaluation of different classification methods for the diagnosis of schizophrenia based on functional near-infrared spectroscopy.

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 241:101 (2015) PMID 25561396

    We evaluated the classification performance of four classification methods (including linear discriminant analysis, k-nearest neighbors, Gaussian process classifier, and support vector machines) on an NIRS-aided schizophrenia diagnosis. We recruited a large sample of 120 schizophrenia patients and 1...
  4. WGA-Alexa transsynaptic labeling in the phrenic motor system of adult rats: Intrapleural injection versus intradiaphragmatic injection.

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 241:137 (2015) PMID 25555356 PMCID PMC4324159

    Intrapleural injection of CTB-Alexa 488, a retrograde tracer, provides an alternative labeling technique to the surgically invasive laparotomy required for intradiaphragmatic injection. However, CTB-Alexa 488 is incapable of crossing synapses restricting the tracer to the phrenic nuclei and the inte...
  5. New methods for investigation of neuronal migration in embryonic brain explants.

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 239:80 (2015) PMID 25291524 PMCID PMC4268085

    We developed an immunocytochemistry (ICC) protocol to stain neurons migrating out of the MGE explant embedded in Matrigel. We also established a protocol to efficiently transfect cells in MGE explants, achieving a transduction efficiency of more than 30%. In addition, we developed microfluidic chamb...
  6. Dynamic spatiotemporal brain analyses using high performance electrical neuroimaging: theoretical framework and validation.

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 238:11 (2014) PMID 25244954

    We provide a theoretical comparison of the two approaches and present a new suite of data-driven analytic tools for the specific identification of the brain microstates in high-density event-related brain potentials (ERPs). This suite includes four different analytic methods. We validated this appro...
  7. Non-causal spike filtering improves decoding of movement intention for intracortical BCIs.

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 236:58 (2014) PMID 25128256 PMCID PMC4169749

    We show that replacing the causal filter with an equivalent non-causal filter increases the information content extracted from the extracellular spiking signal and improves decoding of intended movement direction. This method can be used for real-time BCI applications by using a 4ms lag between reco...
  8. How to validate similarity in linear transform models of event-related potentials between experimental conditions?

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 236:76 (2014) PMID 25158317

    We gain the ratio between two coefficients mapping a source in brain to two points along the scalp. Based on such a ratio, we defined a relative mapping coefficient (RMC). If RMCs between two conditions for an ERP are not significantly different in practice, mapping coefficients of this ERP between...
  9. Application of 3-D imaging sensor for tracking minipigs in the open field test.

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 235:219 (2014) PMID 25066208

    The minipig is a promising model in neurobiology and psychopharmacology. However, automated tracking of minipig behavior is still unresolved problem. The study was carried out on white, agouti and black (or spotted) minipiglets (n=108) bred in the Institute of Cytology and Genetics. New method of au...
  10. The effect of swallowing treatments on corticobulbar excitability: a review of transcranial magnetic stimulation induced motor evoked potent...

    Journal of Neuroscience Methods 233:89 (2014) PMID 24932964

    Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been used extensively as a method of investigating the corticomotor physiology of many motor tasks, including healthy and disordered swallowing. Changes in excitability of cortical projections to various swallowing muscles have been documented in response...