Tools and Resources

A Tools and Resources article allows authors to publish the details of new experimental techniques, datasets, software tools, and other resources.

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    1. Neuroscience

    Putting perception into action with inverse optimal control for continuous psychophysics

    Dominik Straub, Constantin A Rothkopf
    A new method for analyzing continuous psychophysics experiments estimates not only perceptual uncertainty from tracking tasks but also action variability, intrinsic costs, and subjective internal models.
    1. Plant Biology

    Uncovering natural variation in root system architecture and growth dynamics using a robotics-assisted phenomics platform

    Therese LaRue, Heike Lindner ... José R Dinneny
    Advances in robotics-assisted plant handling and automated image analysis enables the characterization of root growth dynamics for Arabidopsis accessions at late stages of development and the association of these traits with genetic variation and climatic variables.
    1. Neuroscience

    Neuroscout, a unified platform for generalizable and reproducible fMRI research

    Alejandro de la Vega, Roberta Rocca ... Tal Yarkoni
    A web-based analysis platform for public fMRI data using naturalistic stimuli, leveraging state-of-the-art feature extraction models to enable more generalizable and reproducible findings.
    1. Neuroscience

    Fast, high-throughput production of improved rabies viral vectors for specific, efficient and versatile transsynaptic retrograde labeling

    Anton Sumser, Maximilian Joesch ... Yoav Ben-Simon
    Mapping neuronal circuits is made substantially faster, simpler and more accurate with this extended toolkit of novel cell lines and vectors.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Reverse engineering of metacognition

    Matthias Guggenmos
    A model framework and toolbox to quantify metacognitive biases and sources of metacognitive noise in animal and human confidence data.