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How to learn Computational Neuroscience on your Own

Charlotte Fraza, is a first-year PhD candidate in computational psychiatry at Donders Institute in the Netherlands, and she loves learning new things.

In this YouTube Video, Charlotte gives you a program with which you can start to study computational neuroscience by yourself.

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:00 3 skills for computational neuroscience
  • 01:11 – Programming resources
  • 04:00 – Machine learning
  • 05:01 – Bash code
  • 06:00 – Mathematics resources
  • 08:02 – Physics resources
  • 09:46 – Neuroscience resources

Resources mentioned in the film


100 days of code

Machine Learning:

Christopher Bishop – Pattern recognition and machine learning

Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms David J.C. MacKay

Supervised Machine Learning: Regression and Classification


Gilber Strang – Introduction to Linear Algebra

Vectors, what even are they?

Data science and statistics:

Fundamentals of Statistics Course

Probability – The Science of Uncertainty and Data Course

Charles Wheelan – Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data


David J. Griffiths – Introduction to Electrodynamics

An atomic Boltzmann machine capable of self-adaption

Lecture by bert van kappen


Elife – open science journal

Frontiers in neuroscience

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