Show stimuli of Haxby et al. dataset#

In this script we plot an overview of the stimuli used in Haxby et al.[1].

try:
    import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
except ImportError:
    raise RuntimeError("This script needs the matplotlib library")
from nilearn import datasets
from nilearn.plotting import show

haxby_dataset = datasets.fetch_haxby(subjects=[], fetch_stimuli=True)
stimulus_information = haxby_dataset.stimuli
for stim_type in stimulus_information:
    # skip control images, there are too many
    if stim_type != "controls":
        file_names = stimulus_information[stim_type]

        fig, axes = plt.subplots(6, 8)
        fig.suptitle(stim_type)

        for img_path, ax in zip(file_names, axes.ravel()):
            ax.imshow(plt.imread(img_path), cmap=plt.cm.gray)

        for ax in axes.ravel():
            ax.axis("off")

show()
  • houses
  • faces
  • cats
  • chairs
  • bottles
  • shoes
  • scissors

References#

Total running time of the script: (0 minutes 6.077 seconds)

Estimated memory usage: 11 MB

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