Study Materials

Reference Books

Huettel, S. A., A. W. Song, and G. McCarthy. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2nd ed. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates, Inc., 2008. ISBN: 9780878932863.

Nolte, J. The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy. 5th ed. St. Louis, Mo.: CV Mosby, January 2002. ISBN: 9780323013208.

Jezzard, P., P. M. Matthews, S. M. Smith, eds. Functional MRI: An Introduction to Methods. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780192630711.

Edvinsson, L., and D. N. Krause, eds. Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2nd ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2001. ISBN: 9780781722599.

Buxton, R., ed. Introduction to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Principles and Techniques. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780521581134.

Widmaier, Eric P., Hershel Raff, and Kevin T. Strang. Vander, Sherman, and Luciano’s Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function. 9th ed. New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2003. ISBN: 9780072437935.

DeGroot, M. H., and M. J. Schervish. Probability and Statistics. 3rd ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Press, 2002.

Gazzaniga, Michael S., Richard B. Ivry, and George R. Mangun. Cognitive Neuroscience. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Norton & Company, 2002. ISBN: 9780393977776.

Hanaway, Joseph, Thomas A. Woolsey, Mokhtar Gado, and Melville P. J. R. Roberts. The Brain Atlas. New York, NY: Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998. ISBN: 9781891786068.

Introductory Material on Fourier Transforms

Karu, Z. Z. “Fourier Transforms.” Chapter 16 in Signals and Systems Made Ridiculously Simple. Huntsville, AL: ZiZi Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780964375215.

Miscellaneous Useful Materials

Haacke, E. M., R. W. Brown, M. R. Thompson, and R. Venkatesan. Chapters from Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical Principles and Sequence Design. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999. ISBN: 9780471351283.

  • Chapter 1: “Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Preview.”
  • Chapter 2: “Classical Nucleus in Magnetic Field.”
  • Chapter 3: “Rotating Reference Frames and Resonance.”
  • Chapter 4: “Magnetization, Relaxation and the Bloch Equation.”
  • Chapter 41: “MRI I: The Quantum View of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging.”
  • Chapter 42: “MRI II: The Classical View of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging.”
  • Chapter 43: “MRI III: Relaxation Times, Pulse Sequences, and Image Contrast.”
  • Chapter 44: “MRI IV: Imaging.”

Brigham, E. O. Chapters from The Fast Fourier Transform and its Applications. East Rutheford, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1988. ISBN: 9780133075052.

  • Chapter 2: “The Fourier Transform.”
  • Chapter 3: “Fourier Transform Properties.”

Kimmich, R. Chapters from NMR — Tomography, Diffusometry, Relaxometry. New York, NY: Springer, 2001. ISBN: 9783540618225.

  • Chapter 24: “Survey.”
  • Chapter 25: “Fundamentals of NMR Imaging.”

Moonen, C. T. W., and P. A. Bandettini. Chapters from Functional MRI. New York, NY: Springer, 2000. ISBN: 9783540672159.

  • Chapter 11: “Basic Theoretical Models of BOLD Signal Change. R. M. Weisskoff.”
  • Chapter 13: “Echo-Planar Imaging and Functional MRI. M. S. Cohen.”
  • Chapter 16: “Physiological Noise: Strategies for Correction. P. Jezzard.”

Hinshaw, W. S., and A. H. Lent. “An Introduction to NMR Imaging: From the Bloch Equation to the Imaging Equation.” Proc IEEE 71, no. 3 (March 1983): 112-113.

Mesulam, M. “From Sensation to Cognition.” Brain 121 (1998): 1013-1052.

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