Sex differences in the language network is a long lasting and unresolved debate in the neuroscience field. Clinical studies have shown that pathologies or developmental conditions affecting language functions can differently affect individuals based on their sex. Although the language network is bilaterally organized, the left hemisphere is dominant for language in most individuals. However, this lateralisation tends to vary between sexes.In the present project, we address the research question on whether young adults present differences in the pattern of rs-fMRI functional connectivity within the language network based on their sex. To address this issue, we propose to determine whether we can classify healthy young adults, men and women, based on their rs-fMRI functional connectivity profiles within the language network.
Can we automatically detect changes in emotions given a user’s biosignals? In this project, we used multimodal biosignal data to predict the target emotion of audiovisual stimuli.
An introduction to brain decoding and comparing the results of the seven different classifier on Haxby dataset
Brain decoding is a neuroscience field that concerned about different types of stimuli from information that has already been encoded and represented in the brain by networks of neurons. My goal for this project is learning the fundamentals of brain decoding. Moreover, I compared the performance of seven different common classification approaches including Naive Bayes, Nearest Neighbours, Neural Networks, Logistic Regression, Support vector machine, Decision tree and finally the Artificial Neural Network on Haxby dataset.