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User's Guide E-Book

The "BrainVoyager User's Guide" provides an in-depth explanation of all major features of the software as well as background information about various relevant topics, such as statistics and machine learning.
While the User's Guide is integrated in BrainVoyager, the links below provide a PDF and an eBook version for general availability. The eBook version allows convenient reading on mobile and desktop devices supporting the EPUB 3 format. After downloading, add the eBook to your standard eBook reader such as the Books app on (mobile and desktop) Apple devices or Google Play Books on Android. On Windows 10/11, e-books are opened e.g. in the Microsoft Edge Internet browser.

BrainVoyager User's Guide 23.0.pdf (209 MB)
BrainVoyager User's Guide 23.0.epub (245 MB)
Overview Publication

The papers below may be helpful to get a general overview of standard as well as advanced features of BrainVoyager.

Goebel, R. (2012).
BrainVoyager - Past, Present, Future


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User's Guide in BrainVoyager and on Web

From the running program, the "BrainVoyager User's Guide" can be shown by clicking the “User’s Guide” icon in the main toolbar or by clicking the "User's Guide" item in the "Help" menu. You may also view the User's Guide on the web by following this link:

Online User's Guide

Referencing BrainVoyager

The "Goebel et. al. (2006)" paper above may be used as a general reference to BrainVoyager in your publication. In the "Methods" section, you can write something like this:

"BrainVoyager [version number] (Brain Innovation, Maastricht, The Netherlands) was used for fMRI [DTI / EEG / MEG] data analysis (Goebel et. al., 2006)."

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Getting Started Guide

We recommend that users new to BrainVoyager start with working through the Getting Started Guide (GSG) to learn about the most important basic analysis tools. To download the GSG, click on the link below. If you can not open the PDF file, download the free Acrobat Reader. The Getting Started Guide 4.1 describes tools as they are available in BrainVoyager (EDU) 22.0.

BVGettingStartedGuide_v4.1.pdf (12 MB)
In your "References" section, you can then cite the paper as:

Goebel, R., Esposito, F. Formisano, E. (2006). Analysis of functional image analysis contest (FIAC) data with Brainvoyager QX: From single-subject to cortically aligned group general linear model analysis and self-organizing group independent component analysis. Human Brain Mapping, 27, 392-401.

Referencing Specific Features

For citing relevant papers on specific methods (e.g. Granger Causality, ICA, Cortical Thickness Analysis, (functional) CBA, SVM, searchlight, TMS, EEG/MEG), consult the Publications page.

If you have any questions about documentation, please send an email to support at BrainVoyager dot com.