HCP Aging

Current Data Releases

HCP-Aging Lifespan 2.0 Release

HCP-Aging Lifespan 2.0 Release Released on 02/26/2021

Lifespan HCP Release 2.0 includes cross-sectional visit 1 (V1) preprocessed structural and functional imaging data, unprocessed V1 imaging data for all included modalities (structural, high-res hippocampal T2, resting state fMRI, task fMRI, diffusion, and ASL), and non-imaging demographic and behavioral assessment data from 725 HCP-Aging (HCP-A, ages 36-100+) healthy participants (22+ TB of data). 

What’s new in the Lifespan 2.0 release?

  • Preprocessed rfMRI and tfMRI data available for ALL release subjects
  • Processed sMRI and fMRI data in modality- and processing output-specific "HCP package" datasets 
    • HCP packages cater to different analysis purposes can be used as filters on the Lifespan 2.0 NDA Query page to create custom download packages 
    • Most users should access Preprocessed Recommended data that have been cleaned of spatially specific structured noise and precisely aligned across subjects by multimodal cortical surface registration (MSMAll)  
  • Behavioral and biomeasure data available for all released subjects, including NIH Toolbox measures for most subjects. 

Get Access and Download the data: Get started with the Data Access and Download Instructions for navigating NDA and using it's download tools. We've also created a wiki that details setup for downloading data via NDA's command line tools.

Want more information?  Check out our updated documentation to help with understanding the file structure and interpreting the data.

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Release Date: Feb 26, 2021

Archived Data Releases

HCP Lifespan Aging 1.0

HCP Lifespan Aging 1.0 Released on 05/21/2019

Lifespan HCP Release 1.0 Data includes unprocessed data of all modalities (structural MRI, resting state fMRI, task fMRI, and diffusion MRI) for 600+ subjects each from HCP-A and HCP-D and minimally preprocessed structural MRI data (only) for 129 HCP-A and 84 HCP-D subjects, respectively. 

Data is available in the NIMH Data ArchiveRead HCP Data Access Instructions for step-by-step instructions on obtaining the data. If you are new to the NDA, see below instructions. If you don't currently have an account on the NDA, start the process by creating an NDA account

See our documentation for full access instructions.  

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Release Date: May 21, 2019