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== “Design for NeuroNetwoking: How to Interact over Brain Data?” | 27 – 30 April 2012, Prague ==
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===“Design for NeuroNetwoking: How to Interact over Brain Data?” | 27 – 30 April 2012, Prague ===
  
Presentations, discussions, workshop in Prague based Hackerspace Brmlab.cz in cooperation with New Media Studies, Charles University, CIANT.cz, Hacteria.org and Interactive Media Design, National University of Singapore
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"Your worst enemy, he reflected, was your nervous system. At any moment the tension inside you was liable to translate itself into some visible symptom."
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- George Orwell, 1984, Book 1, Chapter 6
  
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Presentations, discussions, workshop in Prague based Hackerspace http://www.Brmlab.cz in cooperation with New Media Studies, Charles University, http://www.CIANT.cz, http://www.Hacteria.org and Interactive Media Design, National University of Singapore
  
== NeuroNetworking Workshop | 27 – 30 April 2012 ==
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===NeuroNetworking Workshop | 27 – 30 April 2012===
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**Mentors**
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  * Denisa Kera (CZ/SG)http://nus.academia.edu/DenisaKera
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  * Andrej Boleslavsky (SK/CZ)http://www.CIANT.cz
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  * Peter Boraros (SK/CZ), Petr Navratil (CZ), Tomas Suchan (CZ) http://www.Brmlab.cz
  
=== Mentors ===
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**Consultations & collaborations**
 
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  *Ryota Kanai (UK) http://ucl.academia.edu/RyotaKanai/CurriculumVitae
* Denisa Kera (CZ/SG)http://nus.academia.edu/DenisaKera
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  *Ivan Zimine (SG) http://www.linkedin.com/in/ivanzimine
* Andrej Boleslavsky (SK/CZ)http://www.CIANT.cz
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  *Aleksander Valjamae (AT)http://www.linkedin.com/pub/aleksander-valjamae/2b/55/774
* Peter Boraros (SK/CZ), Petr Navratil (CZ), Tomas Suchan (CZ) http://www.Brmlab.cz
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  *Rudiger Trojok (DE) http://www.openbioprojects.net/
 
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  *Marc Dusseiller (CH) http://www.dusseiller.ch/labs
=== Brmlab ===
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  *Sam Neurohack and Ursulla Gastfall (FR)http://www.tmplab.org/wiki/index.php//tmp/bci/starterkit
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==Brmlab==
  
 
The workshop will be hold in Brmlab, Prague based Hackerspace
 
The workshop will be hold in Brmlab, Prague based Hackerspace
  
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==Photos from the Workshop==
  
=== Photos from the Workshop ===
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http://klisteci.rajce.idnes.cz/NeuroNetworking_workshop/
  
http://klisteci.rajce.idnes.cz/NeuroNetworking_workshop/
 
 
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150782966143979.433051.748703978&type=1
 
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150782966143979.433051.748703978&type=1
  
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Brainstorm, prototype, test and evaluate ideas and scenarios of future services and interfaces related to brain data. Critical probes and design fictions into networking over brain data and biodata related to our brain function (fMRI, SNPs, EEG).
 
Brainstorm, prototype, test and evaluate ideas and scenarios of future services and interfaces related to brain data. Critical probes and design fictions into networking over brain data and biodata related to our brain function (fMRI, SNPs, EEG).
 
Prototype, evaluate and document a future service that will use brain data for social networking, neuromarketing, citizen science projects,etc.
 
Prototype, evaluate and document a future service that will use brain data for social networking, neuromarketing, citizen science projects,etc.
 
  
 
== Topics ==
 
== Topics ==
  
 
How to support open science?
 
How to support open science?
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How to interact over brain (fMRI) data? How to connect them with other data (body, society, environment etc.)?
 
How to interact over brain (fMRI) data? How to connect them with other data (body, society, environment etc.)?
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What type of interfaces and tools we can build around these data?
 
What type of interfaces and tools we can build around these data?
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Who are the stakeholders, actors, users?
 
Who are the stakeholders, actors, users?
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What type of experiences, relations, exchanges, transactions to support?
 
What type of experiences, relations, exchanges, transactions to support?
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What type of social and individual identities we can create?
 
What type of social and individual identities we can create?
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What is the context of interaction over such future services?
 
What is the context of interaction over such future services?
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What are the ethical, legal and social challenges these interfaces create?
 
What are the ethical, legal and social challenges these interfaces create?
  
==Ideas==
 
  
==== Open Brain Data project ====  
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===Open Brain Data project===
  
 
How to create social networking service on which people would offer brain (fMRI etc) data and combine it with SNPs, real time, sensor and QS data? What are the social, ethical, economic and other aspects, implication, scenarios? How to support open science data project and create citizen science community around this?
 
How to create social networking service on which people would offer brain (fMRI etc) data and combine it with SNPs, real time, sensor and QS data? What are the social, ethical, economic and other aspects, implication, scenarios? How to support open science data project and create citizen science community around this?
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We uploaded a dataset of fMRI data by a volunteer, Denisa Kera, who decided to share her brain data with the hacker community as part of a challenge. The dataset http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1526632/120423DK.zip contains her 3D T1-weighted gradient-echo sequence (MP-RAGE)image of her brain in the nifti format http://nifti.nimh.nih.gov/nifti-1 , which is readable by FSL software (http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/). The challenge is: transform the nifti into some 3D web browser data and image that would support crowdsourcing of brain data, pattern recognition and comparison of brain data.
 
We uploaded a dataset of fMRI data by a volunteer, Denisa Kera, who decided to share her brain data with the hacker community as part of a challenge. The dataset http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1526632/120423DK.zip contains her 3D T1-weighted gradient-echo sequence (MP-RAGE)image of her brain in the nifti format http://nifti.nimh.nih.gov/nifti-1 , which is readable by FSL software (http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/). The challenge is: transform the nifti into some 3D web browser data and image that would support crowdsourcing of brain data, pattern recognition and comparison of brain data.
  
 
Denisa Kera would like to link her MOAO SNPs ("warrior" gene) to the fMRI scans (dorsal anterior cingulated cortex - dACC)  
 
Denisa Kera would like to link her MOAO SNPs ("warrior" gene) to the fMRI scans (dorsal anterior cingulated cortex - dACC)  
"MAOA-L are overly sensitive to threats or challenges that other people would shrug off, and overreact to them... unusually high levels of activity in their dorsal anterior cingulated cortex (dACC) - a part of the brain that has been linked to feelings of distress after social rejection or confrontation."
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"MAOA-L are overly sensitive to threats or challenges that other people would shrug off, and overreact to them... unusually high levels of activity in their dorsal anterior cingulated cortex (dACC) - a part of the brain that has been linked to feelings of distress after social rejection or confrontation."  
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Some articles on the issue:
 
Some articles on the issue:
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http://scienceblogs.com/notrocketscience/2009/01/saucy_study_reveals_a_gene_that_affects_aggression_after_pro.php
 
http://scienceblogs.com/notrocketscience/2009/01/saucy_study_reveals_a_gene_that_affects_aggression_after_pro.php
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monoamine_oxidase
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monoamine_oxidase
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monoamine_oxidase_A
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monoamine_oxidase_A
  
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and Parkinson related genes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LRRK2  
 
and Parkinson related genes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LRRK2  
  
==== Open Source Hardware hacking of brain ====
 
Arduino based, physical computing for measuring EEG etc. data and creating interfaces for brain to brain, brain to world interaction ;-)
 
Ongoing Research in Brmlab http://brmlab.cz/project/brain_hacking
 
  
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**How this can be done in the present**
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Connect these services on a web:
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ImageJ & Volume Viewer (measure & compare volumes in the fMRI data & view it 3D)
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myPersonality project & 23andMe/Promethease (create questionnaires for the psychological measurements & include SNP data)
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===Open Source Hardware hacking of brain==
  
== Tools for open MRI data ==
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Build open source, Arduino etc. based, physical computing for measuring EEG etc. data and creating interfaces for brain to brain, brain to world interaction ;-)
  
Open Signal
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Ongoing Research in the Brmlab.cz
http://www.sourcesignal.com/
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http://brmlab.cz/project/brain_hacking
SPM
 
http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/spm/
 
FSL
 
http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/fslview/index.html
 
Open fMRI Project
 
http://openfmri.org/  
 
  
== Examples of Interfaces ==
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Start up pitch of MindSpy project
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http://www.mindspy.org/
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Some newspaper article on the competition
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http://startup.lupa.cz/clanky/devatero-projektu-z-eclubu-jak-se-vam-libi/
  
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**Inspiration, contacts**
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Interview with Sam Neurohack
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http://www.lapaillasse.org/tag/neurohack/?lang=en
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==Tools for open MRI data==
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  * Open Signal http://www.sourcesignal.com/
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  * SPM http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/spm/
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  * FSL http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/fslview/index.html
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  * Open fMRI Project http://openfmri.org/
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  * ImageJ http://rsb.info.nih.gov/ij/ - this is probably the best candidate that can be integrated on the webpage (Java based) so we can finally share our data. Simple to "import sequence" .IMA files  via "KER_DEN.MR.UCL_BBK_MICHI.02.*.IMA" put in one place and then you can see RAW scans (thanks, Peter :-)
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==Examples of Interfaces==
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Volume Viewer (volumetric data in Java: ideal for sharing fMRI & size (open source but based on Oracle for the database)
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http://volumeviewer.kenai.com/
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More nice interfaces
 
http://www.med.harvard.edu/aanlib/cases/caseNA/pb9.htm
 
http://www.med.harvard.edu/aanlib/cases/caseNA/pb9.htm
 
http://human.brain-map.org/mri_viewer?probes=1058118&donor=10021&well=7304
 
http://human.brain-map.org/mri_viewer?probes=1058118&donor=10021&well=7304
  
  
== Inspiration ==
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==Inspiration==
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myPersonality project
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http://mypersonality.org/wiki/doku.php?id=available_data
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over 3 million people taking personality tests using Facebook app
  
 
Quantified self-tracking http://quantifiedself.com/
 
Quantified self-tracking http://quantifiedself.com/
 
Citizen science crowdsourcing and various forms of data collecting
 
Citizen science crowdsourcing and various forms of data collecting
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Promethease
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http://www.snpedia.com/index.php/Promethease
  
 
Open science/Open data approaches
 
Open science/Open data approaches
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Gamification of Research
 
Gamification of Research
http://vimeo.com/33698394
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  * http://vimeo.com/33698394
http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/117325-mit-crowdsources-and-gamifies-brain-analysis
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  * http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/117325-mit-crowdsources-and-gamifies-brain-analysis
https://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/16/health/research/crowd-sourcing-brain-research-leads-to-breakthrough.html?_r=1
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  * https://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/16/health/research/crowd-sourcing-brain-research-leads-to-breakthrough.html?_r=1
  
 
Sleep, SNPs, brain
 
Sleep, SNPs, brain
 
http://www.diygenomics.org/wordpress/?p=108
 
http://www.diygenomics.org/wordpress/?p=108
  
Behavior & Brain (serious research)
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Litlle Device (DIY medicine)
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http://littledevices.org/little-devices-big-ideas/diy-medical-technology-group-overview/
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Empatica (share emotions via sensors in real time & interact)
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https://empatica.com/
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Interesting blog post on portable electroencephalography (EEG)
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http://interconnected.org/home/2012/05/16/fuelband_for_alpha_waves
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==Trends, Theory and Text stuff==
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Datasexual
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http://bigthink.com/endless-innovation/meet-the-urban-datasexual
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"Neuronal, plastic man"
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http://nonsite.org/issues/issue-2/on-catherine-malabous-what-should-we-do-with-our-brain
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**Amateur Science**
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Why We Need to Stop Worrying and Love Amateur Science
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http://www.amazingrust.com/Amateur_Science/Amateur_Science.html
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Grassroots innovation
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http://www.scidev.net/en/south-east-asia/opinions/put-grassroots-innovation-on-the-agenda.html
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==Brain Research useful for Design==
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**Fun Projects**
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Edible brain (fMRI to chocolate printing)
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http://www.instructables.com/id/Edible-Chocolate-Brain-from-MRI-Scan/
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**Behavior & Brain (serious research)**
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Testing Predictions From Personality Neuroscience: Brain Structure and the Big Five
 
Testing Predictions From Personality Neuroscience: Brain Structure and the Big Five
 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3049165/?tool=pmcentrez
 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3049165/?tool=pmcentrez
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Neurobiology of the structure of personality: dopamine, facilitation of incentive motivation, and extraversion.
 
Neurobiology of the structure of personality: dopamine, facilitation of incentive motivation, and extraversion.
 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11301519
 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11301519
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Promiscuity http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0014162
 
Promiscuity http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0014162
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Good or bad driving
 
Good or bad driving
 
http://cercor.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/bhp189
 
http://cercor.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/bhp189
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ADHD http://adhd-treatment-options.blogspot.com/2008/09/adhd-gene-6-serotonin-receptor-1b-gene.html
 
ADHD http://adhd-treatment-options.blogspot.com/2008/09/adhd-gene-6-serotonin-receptor-1b-gene.html
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Egalitarian behavior, overconfidence, social networks, political
 
Egalitarian behavior, overconfidence, social networks, political
 
preferences  http://jhfowler.ucsd.edu/
 
preferences  http://jhfowler.ucsd.edu/
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DRD4 novelty-seeking / risk-taking / externalizing / acting out genotype
 
DRD4 novelty-seeking / risk-taking / externalizing / acting out genotype
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MAOA "warrior gene" and higher levels of aggression with provocation
 
MAOA "warrior gene" and higher levels of aggression with provocation
 
(Rose McDermott, Princeton)
 
(Rose McDermott, Princeton)
 
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1457224
 
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1457224
  
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**Behavior & Brain (pop psychology stuff)**
  
Behavior & Brain (pop psychology stuff)
 
 
Orchid x dandelion personality
 
Orchid x dandelion personality
 
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/12/the-science-of-success/7761/
 
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/12/the-science-of-success/7761/
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Helen Fisher on love http://bigthink.com/ideas/18574
 
Helen Fisher on love http://bigthink.com/ideas/18574
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Hidden Talents http://hiddentalents.org/brain/115-balance.html
 
Hidden Talents http://hiddentalents.org/brain/115-balance.html
  
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**101 on Brain, fMRI etc.**
  
101 on Brain, fMRI etc.
 
 
Cognitive Atlas http://www.cognitiveatlas.org/
 
Cognitive Atlas http://www.cognitiveatlas.org/
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Brain SNPs http://www.snpedia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&search=brain&go=Go
 
Brain SNPs http://www.snpedia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&search=brain&go=Go
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Neuroscience Databases
 
Neuroscience Databases
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_neuroscience_databases
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_neuroscience_databases
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Brain SNPs map http://human.brain-map.org/
 
Brain SNPs map http://human.brain-map.org/
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Basics http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/education/fmri/introduction-to-fmri/
 
Basics http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/education/fmri/introduction-to-fmri/
  
 
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==Process==
== Process ==
 
 
 
 
 
==== Activity====
 
  
 
Critical Design Probes, Evaluation of Prototypes, Documentation
 
Critical Design Probes, Evaluation of Prototypes, Documentation
  
====Goals====
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Goals
  
* use ethnography to understand user needs and new requirement  
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  * use ethnography to understand user needs and new requirement  
* brainstorming to generate new design ideas and scenarios
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  * brainstorming to generate new design ideas and scenarios
* critical design probes and prototyping to define new problems and questions
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  * critical design probes and prototyping to define new problems and questions
* evaluation of prototypes, documentation of the work
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  * evaluation of prototypes, documentation of the work

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“Design for NeuroNetwoking: How to Interact over Brain Data?” | 27 – 30 April 2012, Prague

"Your worst enemy, he reflected, was your nervous system. At any moment the tension inside you was liable to translate itself into some visible symptom." - George Orwell, 1984, Book 1, Chapter 6

Presentations, discussions, workshop in Prague based Hackerspace http://www.Brmlab.cz in cooperation with New Media Studies, Charles University, http://www.CIANT.cz, http://www.Hacteria.org and Interactive Media Design, National University of Singapore

NeuroNetworking Workshop | 27 – 30 April 2012

    • Mentors**
 * Denisa Kera (CZ/SG)http://nus.academia.edu/DenisaKera
 * Andrej Boleslavsky (SK/CZ)http://www.CIANT.cz
 * Peter Boraros (SK/CZ), Petr Navratil (CZ), Tomas Suchan (CZ) http://www.Brmlab.cz
    • Consultations & collaborations**
 *Ryota Kanai (UK) http://ucl.academia.edu/RyotaKanai/CurriculumVitae
 *Ivan Zimine (SG) http://www.linkedin.com/in/ivanzimine
 *Aleksander Valjamae (AT)http://www.linkedin.com/pub/aleksander-valjamae/2b/55/774
 *Rudiger Trojok (DE) http://www.openbioprojects.net/
 *Marc Dusseiller (CH) http://www.dusseiller.ch/labs
 *Sam Neurohack and Ursulla Gastfall (FR)http://www.tmplab.org/wiki/index.php//tmp/bci/starterkit
 

Brmlab

The workshop will be hold in Brmlab, Prague based Hackerspace

Photos from the Workshop

http://klisteci.rajce.idnes.cz/NeuroNetworking_workshop/

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150782966143979.433051.748703978&type=1

Overview

Brainstorm, prototype, test and evaluate ideas and scenarios of future services and interfaces related to brain data. Critical probes and design fictions into networking over brain data and biodata related to our brain function (fMRI, SNPs, EEG). Prototype, evaluate and document a future service that will use brain data for social networking, neuromarketing, citizen science projects,etc.

Topics

How to support open science?

How to interact over brain (fMRI) data? How to connect them with other data (body, society, environment etc.)?

What type of interfaces and tools we can build around these data?

Who are the stakeholders, actors, users?

What type of experiences, relations, exchanges, transactions to support?

What type of social and individual identities we can create?

What is the context of interaction over such future services?

What are the ethical, legal and social challenges these interfaces create?


Open Brain Data project

How to create social networking service on which people would offer brain (fMRI etc) data and combine it with SNPs, real time, sensor and QS data? What are the social, ethical, economic and other aspects, implication, scenarios? How to support open science data project and create citizen science community around this?

We uploaded a dataset of fMRI data by a volunteer, Denisa Kera, who decided to share her brain data with the hacker community as part of a challenge. The dataset http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1526632/120423DK.zip contains her 3D T1-weighted gradient-echo sequence (MP-RAGE)image of her brain in the nifti format http://nifti.nimh.nih.gov/nifti-1 , which is readable by FSL software (http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/). The challenge is: transform the nifti into some 3D web browser data and image that would support crowdsourcing of brain data, pattern recognition and comparison of brain data.

Denisa Kera would like to link her MOAO SNPs ("warrior" gene) to the fMRI scans (dorsal anterior cingulated cortex - dACC)

"MAOA-L are overly sensitive to threats or challenges that other people would shrug off, and overreact to them... unusually high levels of activity in their dorsal anterior cingulated cortex (dACC) - a part of the brain that has been linked to feelings of distress after social rejection or confrontation."

Some articles on the issue:

http://scienceblogs.com/notrocketscience/2009/01/saucy_study_reveals_a_gene_that_affects_aggression_after_pro.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monoamine_oxidase

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monoamine_oxidase_A

I am also interested in NOS1 variant rs6490121 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22227051?dopt=Abstract and Parkinson related genes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LRRK2


    • How this can be done in the present**

Connect these services on a web: ImageJ & Volume Viewer (measure & compare volumes in the fMRI data & view it 3D) myPersonality project & 23andMe/Promethease (create questionnaires for the psychological measurements & include SNP data)


=Open Source Hardware hacking of brain

Build open source, Arduino etc. based, physical computing for measuring EEG etc. data and creating interfaces for brain to brain, brain to world interaction ;-)

Ongoing Research in the Brmlab.cz http://brmlab.cz/project/brain_hacking

Start up pitch of MindSpy project http://www.mindspy.org/ Some newspaper article on the competition http://startup.lupa.cz/clanky/devatero-projektu-z-eclubu-jak-se-vam-libi/

    • Inspiration, contacts**

Interview with Sam Neurohack http://www.lapaillasse.org/tag/neurohack/?lang=en

Tools for open MRI data

 * Open Signal http://www.sourcesignal.com/
 * SPM http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/spm/ 
 * FSL http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/fslview/index.html
 * Open fMRI Project http://openfmri.org/ 
 * ImageJ http://rsb.info.nih.gov/ij/ - this is probably the best candidate that can be integrated on the webpage (Java based) so we can finally share our data. Simple to "import sequence" .IMA files   via "KER_DEN.MR.UCL_BBK_MICHI.02.*.IMA" put in one place and then you can see RAW scans (thanks, Peter :-)


Examples of Interfaces

Volume Viewer (volumetric data in Java: ideal for sharing fMRI & size (open source but based on Oracle for the database) http://volumeviewer.kenai.com/

More nice interfaces http://www.med.harvard.edu/aanlib/cases/caseNA/pb9.htm http://human.brain-map.org/mri_viewer?probes=1058118&donor=10021&well=7304


Inspiration

myPersonality project http://mypersonality.org/wiki/doku.php?id=available_data over 3 million people taking personality tests using Facebook app

Quantified self-tracking http://quantifiedself.com/ Citizen science crowdsourcing and various forms of data collecting

Promethease http://www.snpedia.com/index.php/Promethease

Open science/Open data approaches "Open-data project aims to ease the way for genomic research: A revamped approach to informed consent will liberate data for science, developers say. Erika Check Hayden, 25 April 2012 https://docs.google.com/document/d/19dw9tPKAD0NzUNlIK-AVP73A9rc-iPPmXgm5CbfFmH0/edit?pli=1

Gamification of Research

 * http://vimeo.com/33698394
 * http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/117325-mit-crowdsources-and-gamifies-brain-analysis
 * https://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/16/health/research/crowd-sourcing-brain-research-leads-to-breakthrough.html?_r=1

Sleep, SNPs, brain http://www.diygenomics.org/wordpress/?p=108

Litlle Device (DIY medicine) http://littledevices.org/little-devices-big-ideas/diy-medical-technology-group-overview/

Empatica (share emotions via sensors in real time & interact) https://empatica.com/ Interesting blog post on portable electroencephalography (EEG) http://interconnected.org/home/2012/05/16/fuelband_for_alpha_waves


Trends, Theory and Text stuff

Datasexual http://bigthink.com/endless-innovation/meet-the-urban-datasexual

"Neuronal, plastic man" http://nonsite.org/issues/issue-2/on-catherine-malabous-what-should-we-do-with-our-brain

    • Amateur Science**

Why We Need to Stop Worrying and Love Amateur Science http://www.amazingrust.com/Amateur_Science/Amateur_Science.html

Grassroots innovation http://www.scidev.net/en/south-east-asia/opinions/put-grassroots-innovation-on-the-agenda.html


Brain Research useful for Design

    • Fun Projects**

Edible brain (fMRI to chocolate printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Edible-Chocolate-Brain-from-MRI-Scan/

    • Behavior & Brain (serious research)**

Testing Predictions From Personality Neuroscience: Brain Structure and the Big Five http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3049165/?tool=pmcentrez

Neurobiology of the structure of personality: dopamine, facilitation of incentive motivation, and extraversion. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11301519

Promiscuity http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0014162

Good or bad driving http://cercor.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/bhp189

ADHD http://adhd-treatment-options.blogspot.com/2008/09/adhd-gene-6-serotonin-receptor-1b-gene.html

Egalitarian behavior, overconfidence, social networks, political preferences http://jhfowler.ucsd.edu/

DRD4 novelty-seeking / risk-taking / externalizing / acting out genotype

MAOA "warrior gene" and higher levels of aggression with provocation (Rose McDermott, Princeton) http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1457224

    • Behavior & Brain (pop psychology stuff)**

Orchid x dandelion personality http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/12/the-science-of-success/7761/

Helen Fisher on love http://bigthink.com/ideas/18574

Hidden Talents http://hiddentalents.org/brain/115-balance.html

    • 101 on Brain, fMRI etc.**

Cognitive Atlas http://www.cognitiveatlas.org/

Brain SNPs http://www.snpedia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&search=brain&go=Go

Neuroscience Databases http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_neuroscience_databases

Brain SNPs map http://human.brain-map.org/

Basics http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/education/fmri/introduction-to-fmri/

Process

Critical Design Probes, Evaluation of Prototypes, Documentation

Goals

 * use ethnography to understand user needs and new requirement 
 * brainstorming to generate new design ideas and scenarios
 * critical design probes and prototyping to define new problems and questions
 * evaluation of prototypes, documentation of the work