The interests of our lab are generally centered around the study of learning and memory, decision making, and executive control. Much of work is focused on basic cognitive and neural mechanisms, but we are also heavily involved in translational research into the mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders.

Funded projects:

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Our lab has developed a number of software projects for fMRI data analysis, experimental design, and informatics, in collaboration with several other groups at UCLA.

Software projects:

  • fMRI Toolbox
  • LONI Probabilistic Atlas
  • Automated ICA-based denoising
  • Raw data diagnostics
  • Code to run various tasks used in the lab

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Members of the Poldrack Lab:

  • Russell A. Poldrack
  • Jeanette Mumford
  • Eliza Congdon
  • Tyler Davis
  • Koji Jimura
  • Tom Schonberg
  • Corey White
  • Akram Bakkour
  • Mei-Yen Chen
  • Naomi Kenner
  • Nick Malecek
  • Brenda Gregory

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  • Getting Started with MATLAB – from Math
  • Works

Neuroimaging data analysis

  • fMRI Analysis packages
  • FSL
  • SPM
  • AFNI
  • Visualization and structural MRI analysis
  • CARET – cortical surface-based
  • visualization and analys

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Are you generally interested in participating in our research?

If you live in the Los Angeles area, please email us at to volunteer!

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