Please return your final essay here. Structure the essay as a IMRaD (mini)paper.
- write at least 1 paragraph (=~3 short sentences =~100 words) per bullet point below;
- italic means optional
- Use 11pt, Arial, 1.5 linespace and return final work as a single PDF file (see submission box below)
- Introduction [2-3 paragraphs]
- Broad introduction about the topic (from wide context to specific topic of your work)
- Quickly on background literature
- General description of what was done in this study and what were the aims "Here, we study ... using ... The aim for this project was to..." (no detailed methods, more like a summary for somebody who is not going to read the methods section)
- Methods [7-9 paragraphs]
- Subjects (how many? age? gender? coming from a public dataset?)
- Experimental protocol (rest? task? Structure of task?)
- Type of acquired data (mri? fmri? meg? scanning parameters)
- Preprocessing (for ABIDE: "Data were preprocessed using the BraMiLa pipeline. For more info https://version.aalto.fi/gitlab/BML/bramila).
- Quality control (average head movement across subjects or other things to mention about data quality)
- Functional connectivity analysis (how was it done? with which tools? what was the output? how were subjects or conditions compared? first level analysis? second level analysis? statistical approaches? threshold? multiple comparisons?)
- Graph theory analysis (see questions from previous point)
- Producing figures: how was data visualized?
- Code or other materials (link the code you wrote or anything else that can be useful to reproduce the exact same results)
- A series of figures with meaningful captions. No need for text unless you are reporting a result that is not visualised.
- Discussion [3 paragraphs]
- First paragraph summarises the main findings (i.e. a quick version of the "results" section)
- Limitations (list any limitation you can think of)
- Conclusion (what was useful about this report and what could you do next / in the future)