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The Society for functional near-infrared spectroscopy (SfNIRS) is a professional organization of basic and clinical scientists who seek to understand the functional properties of biological tissues, especially the brain, using optical methods. The aim of the Society is to promote the exchange of ideas, interdisciplinary collaboration, and education.

The purpose of this website is to help strengthen the community by providing information about instruments, probes, analysis software, related meetings, publications, and more.

fNIRS 2022

After 2 years delay due to the pandemic, we are happy to announce the next in-person meeting of the Society for functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy will be held in
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, October 9-12, 2022

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The Society for fNIRS has adopted Neurophotonics as its official journal. Please consider submitting your next relevant article to the new special issue: 30 YEARS OF FUNCTIONAL NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY.

Additional information about impact factor, indexing and special issues can be found here.

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