Data Preprocessing

Signals measured from fMRI are incredibly noisy. How can we remove noise and amplify our signal?

In this section, we will provide an overview of the basic preprocessing steps used by most fMRI software packages.

Lecture

The lecture for this section can be viewed here.

Readings

Please read Chapters 1:4 of the Poldrack, Mumford, and Nichols textbook on preprocessing.

Videos

There are many fantastic lectures on this topic. We recommend watching the short videos by Tor Wager and Martin Lindquist from their Principles of fMRI Coursera class.