This data set contains BOLD fMRI responses in human subjects viewing a set of natural short clips. The functional data were collected for five subjects, in three sessions over three separate days for each subject. Details of the experiment are described in the original publication.


| Neuroscience | fMRI | Naturalistic stimuli | Voxelwise encoding models |


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  • NEI EY019684
  • CSoI CCF-0939370


Huth AG, Nishimoto S, Vu AT, Dupre la Tour T, Gallant JL (2022) Gallant Lab Natural Short Clips 3T fMRI Data. G-Node.