FCP/INDI NEW DATA RELEASE: CMI Healthy Brain Network [Resting State fMRI, Naturalistic Viewing fMRI, Diffusion MRI, EEG, and More]


  1. Child Mind Institute Healthy Brain Network Biobank: Release 1.0
  • Data descriptor paper: http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/06/13/149369
  • Download site: http://fcon_1000.projects.nitrc.org/indi/cmi_healthy_brain_network/
  • Ages: 5-21, n = 664 (target n = 10,000)
  • Transdiagnostic sample for pediatric mental health and learning disorders
  • Includes structural MRI, resting state fMRI, naturalistic viewing fMRI, diffusion kurtosis imaging, and EEG, along with comprehensive psychiatric, behavioral, cognitive and lifestyle phenotyping
  • Future quarterly releases will include biometric data (e.g., voice, actigraphy)


  1. Child Mind Institute Healthy Brain Network-Serial Scanning Initiative
  • Data descriptor paper: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28369458
  • Download site: http://fcon_1000.projects.nitrc.org/indi/hbn_ssi/
  • Ages: 21-42, n = 13
  • Repeatedly scanned under each of 4 fMRI scan conditions for 12 sessions
  • fMRI scan conditions included (10 minutes of each per session):
    a) rest
    b) naturalistic viewing (abstract animations)
    c) naturalistic viewing (movies)
    d) active task (i.e., an Ericksen flanker task, with No-Go trials included)
  • Diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI) included in each session as well
  • Additional fMRI session with full viewing of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” included
  1. Child Mind Institute - Multimodal Resource for Studying Information Processing in the Developing Brain (MIPDB)
  • Data descriptor paper: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28398357
  • Download site: http://fcon_1000.projects.nitrc.org/indi/cmi_eeg/
  • Ages: 6-44, n = 126
  • EEG, eye tracking and behavioral data obtained during a task battery
  • Active tasks: contrast change detection, sequence learning, symbol search
  • Passive tasks: rest, surround suppression, naturalistic viewing (i.e., movies)

Michael P. Milham, MD, PhD

Phyllis Green and Randolph Cowen Scholar
Director, Center for the Developing Brain
Child Mind Institute

Director, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Research Psychiatrist
Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research