Modeling group fMRI data

Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2007 Sep;2(3):251-7. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsm019.


The analysis of group fMRI data requires a statistical model known as the mixed effects model. This article motivates the need for a mixed effects model and outlines the different stages of the mixed model used to analyze group fMRI data. Different modeling options and their impact on analysis results are also described.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms*
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted*
  • Linear Models*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires