The dataset contains the following files, divided by studies
1) Brain imaging dataset
2) Participant demographic information
Please refer to our published papers for details on the studies such as MRI protocols.
Study 1: Shibata et al. (2011) Perceptual learning incepted by decoded fMRI neurofeedback without stimulus presentation. Science 334(6061):1413-5 Link
Study 2: Shibata et al. (2016) Differential Activation Patterns in the Same Brain Region Led to Opposite Emotional States. PLoS Biol 14(9): e1002546 Link
Study 3: Amano et al. (2016) Learning to Associate Orientation with Color in Early Visual Areas by Associative Decoded fMRI Neurofeedback. Current Biology Link
Study 4: Koizumi et al. (2016) Fear reduction without fear through reinforcement of neural activity that bypasses conscious exposure. Nat Hum Behav 1, 0006 Link
Study 5: Cortese et al. (2016) Multivoxel neurofeedback selectively modulates confidence without changing perceptual performance. Nat Commun 7, 13669 Link
Study 6: Taschereau-Dumouchel et al. (2018) Towards an unconscious neural reinforcement intervention for common fears. PNAS 115, 3470-75 Link
We invite investigators to apply for access to these data. Before applying your request, please read the privacy statement. Note that we collect number of applicants, number of data downloading from the database for reports to DecNef Project at some moment without private information. The brain data is allowed to use for noncommercial purpose only. You fill in the registration form and upload an "Application Form for Data Usage", after filling your information and requirement. You need to sign the application form. You can upload an image (or photo) file of your signature separately.
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