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7.2.33. nilearn.datasets.fetch_neurovault_motor_task

nilearn.datasets.fetch_neurovault_motor_task(data_dir=None, verbose=1)

Fetch left vs right button press group contrast map from NeuroVault.


data_dir: string, optional

Path of the data directory. Used to force data storage in a specified location.

verbose: int, optional

verbosity level (0 means no message).


data: Bunch

A dict-like object which exposes its items as attributes. It contains:
  • ‘images’, the paths to downloaded files.
  • ‘images_meta’, the metadata for the images in a list of dictionaries.
  • ‘collections_meta’, the metadata for the collections.
  • ‘description’, a short description of the Neurovault dataset.


This function is only a caller for the fetch_localizer_contrasts in order to simplify examples reading and understanding. The ‘left vs right button press’ contrast is used: