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The Brain Club Archive 2011 First Half

Last-modified: 2012-01-31 () 18:56:01

2011 First half: April 2011-September 2011 Edit

 

1st(#291) :2011/4/1(Fri): Pre-Cherry Blossom Party Edit

  • We had a pre-cherry blossom party in Kamakura.
 

2nd(#292) :2011/4/8(Fri): Journal Club Edit

  • T. Takano reharsed to make a presentation at the upcomming Ph.D. candidate seminar.
  • Ready both to your and to my hands: mapping the action space of others
    Costantini M, Committeri G, Sinigaglia C.
    PLoS One 6(4): e17923. (2011)
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Enhanced divergent thinking and creativity in musicians: A behavioral and near-infrared spectroscopy study.
    Gibson C, Folley BS, Park S.
    Brain Cogn. 69(1):162-9. (2009)
    [Abstract]
    Report E. Hoshino
 

3rd(#293) :2011/4/22(Fri): Journal Club Edit

  • T. Takano reharsed to make a presentation at the upcomming Ph.D. candidate seminar.
  • Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups
    Woolley AW, Chabris CF, Pentland A, Hashmi N, Malone TW.
    Science 330(6004):686-8. (2010)
    [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Coping with Chaos: How Disordered Contexts Promote Stereotyping and Discrimination
    Stapel DA, Lindenberg S.
    Science. 332(6026):251-3. (2011)
    [Abstract]
    Note: This article has been retracted. [See, e.g., Nature News]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Mental Imagery of Self-Location during Spontaneous and Active Self–Other Interactions: An Electrical Neuroimaging Study
    Thirioux B, Mercier MR, Jorland G, Berthoz A, Blanke O.
    J Neurosci. 30(21):7202-14. (2010)
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Sudo
 

4th(#294) :2011/4/26(Tue): Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • T. Takano reharsed to make a presentation at the upcomming Ph.D. candidate seminar.
  • Body schema and body image--pros and cons
    de Vignemont F.
    Neuropsychologia. 48(3):669-80. (2010)
    [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi
  • Rhesus Monkeys (Macaca mulatta) Do Recognize Themselves in the Mirror: Implications for the Evolution of Self-Recognition
    Rajala AZ, Reininger KR, Lancaster KM, Populin LC.
    PLoS One. 5(9). pii: e12865. (2010)
    [Full Text]
    Report K. Mogi
  • Perception of duration - Internally triggered action versus Externally triggered action.
    Research Talk T. Herai
  • Action, binding, and awareness
    Haggard, P and Aschersleben, G and Gehrke, J and Prinz, W
    OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 266 - 285. (2002)
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
 

5th(#295) :2011/5/5(Thu): Special meeting Edit

  • We went to see S. Nozawa and had his housewarming party.
 

6th(#296) :2011/5/9(Mon): Guest's Talk, Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • Dr. Yoshihide Tamori at Kanazawa Institute of Technology talked about an equation of population density current.
  • Human Tears Contain a Chemosignal.
    Gelstein S, Yeshurun Y, Rozenkrantz L, Shushan S, Frumin I, Roth Y, Sobel N.
    Science. 331(6014):226-30. (2011)
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Takano
  • Reactions to discrimination, stigmatization, ostracism, and other forms of interpersonal rejection: a multimotive model.
    Smart Richman L, Leary MR.
    Psychol Rev. 3116(2):365-83. (2009)
    [Full Text]
    Research Talk A. Onzo
 

7th(#297) :2011/5/12(Thu): Journal Club Edit

  • Internally Generated Preactivation of Single Neurons in Human Medial Frontal Cortex Predicts Volition
    Fried I, Mukamel R, Kreiman G.
    Neuron. 69(3):548-62. (2011)
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Herai
  • Thought for Food: Imagined Consumption Reduces Actual Consumption.
    Morewedge CK, Huh YE, Vosgerau J.
    Science. 330(6010):1530-3. (2010)
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Sekine
 

8th(#298) :2011/5/24(Tue): Journal Club Edit

  • How social influence can undermine the wisdom of crowd effect.
    Lorenz J, Rauhut H, Schweitzer F, Helbing D.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Ishikawa
 

9th(#299) :2011/6/3(Fri): Guest's Talk Edit

Dr. Ilya Farber visited our laboratory to make presentations on animal consciousness and choice blindness.

 

10th(#300) :2011/6/8(Wed): Presentation Practice for ASSC Edit

T. Ishikawa and M. Toshima prepared their presentation and we discussed about them for the annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness.

 

[Conference] :June 9-12, 2011: ASSC 15 Edit

Some of us tripped to Kyoto for the conference presentation at 15th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness.

Related Link: ASSC 15

 

11th(#301) :2011/6/17(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • Of Black Swans and Tossed Coins: Is the Description-Experience Gap in Risky Choice Limited to Rare Events?
    Elliot A. Ludvig, Marcia L. Spetch
    PLoS One. 6(6): e20262. (2011)
    [Full Text]
    Report A. Onzo
  • The collective intelligence genome
    Thomas W. Malon, Laubacher R, Dellarocas C.
    MIT Sloan Management Review. 51(3): 20-32. (2010)
    [Full Text]
    Report K. Mogi
  • Mental transformation between the self and others
    Research Talk T. Sudo
 

12th(#302) :2011/6/24(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • What is Brain Science?
    Research Talk E. Hoshino
  • Extraneous factors in judicial decisions.
    Danziger S, Levav J, Avnaim-Pesso L.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 108(17):6889-92. (2011)
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Takano
  • Two hands are better than one: A new assessment method and a new interpretation of the non-visual illusion of self-touch.
    White RC, Aimola Davies AM, Davies M.
    Conscious Cogn. (2011) [Epub ahead of print]
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Takano
  • Hand dominance influences the processing of observed bodies.
    Gardner MR, Potts R.
    Brain Cogn. 73(1):35-40. (2010)
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Sudo
 

13th(#303) :2011/7/1(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • Altruism, Spite, and Greenbeards
    West SA, Gardner A.
    Science. 327(5971):1341-4. (2010)
    [Abstract]
    Research Talk K. Mogi
  • Music and spatial task performance
    FH. Rauscher, GL. Shaw, CN. KY
    Nature. 3365(6447):611. (1993)
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Sekine
  • The Visual Impact Of Gossip
    Anderson E, Siegel EH, Bliss-Moreau E, Barrett LF.
    Science. 332(6036):1446-8. (2011)
    [Abstract]
    Report E. Hoshino
 

14th(#304) :2011/7/22(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • Pure Reasoning in 12-Month-Old Infants as Probabilistic Inference
    Téglás E, Vul E, Girotto V, Gonzalez M, Tenenbaum JB, Bonatti LL.
    Science. 332(6033):1054-9. (2011)
    [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • The Angry Brain: Neural Correlates of Anger, Angry Rumination, and Aggressive Personality
    Denson TF, Pedersen WC, Ronquillo J, Nandy AS.
    J Cogn Neurosci. 21(4):734-44. (2009)
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • Facilitate Insight by Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation
    Chi RP, Snyder AW.
    PLoS One. 6(2):e16655. (2011)
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Focusing on counterfactual events and outliers
    Research Talk T. Ishikawa
 

15th(#305) :2011/7/29(Fri): Journal Club Edit

  • Following the Crowd: Brain Substrates of Long-Term Memory Conformity
    Edelson M, Sharot T, Dolan RJ, Dudai Y.
    Science. 333(6038):108-11. (2011)
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Takano
  • Automatic imitation in a strategic context: players of rock-paper-scissors imitate opponents' gestures.
    Cook R, Bird G, Lünser G, Huck S, Heyes C.
    Proc Biol Sci. (2011)
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Takano
  • Identity: Key to Childrens Understanding of Belief
    Perner J, Mauer MC, Hildenbrand M.
    Science. 333(6041):474-7. (2011)
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Ishikawa
 

16th(#306) :2011/8/26(Fri): Journal Club & Guest Talk Edit

  • Motor imagery of gait: a quantitative approach.
    Bakker M, de Lange FP, Stevens JA, Toni I, Bloem BR.
    Exp Brain Res. 179(3):497-504. (2007)
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Sudo
  • Self-recognition of avatar motion: how do I know it's me?
    Cook R, Johnston A, Heyes C.
    Proc Biol Sci. (2011) [Epub ahead of print]
    [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi
  • Keisuke Suzuki at RIKEN BSI visited our lab to talk about life, autopoiesis, and the self.
 

17th(#307) :2011/9/2(Fri): Research Talk Edit

  • The science of sexual difference from a standpoint of brain and cognitive science.
    Report A. Onzo
 

18th(#308) :2011/9/7(Wed): Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • Choice under certainty.
    Research Talk T. Sekine
  • Schemas and Memory Consolidation
    Tse D, Langston RF, Kakeyama M, Bethus I, Spooner PA, Wood ER, Witter MP, Morris RG.
    Science. 316(5821):76-82. (2007)
    [Full Text]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) is related to psychological resources
    Shimon Saphire-Bernsteina, Baldwin M. Wayb, Heejung S. Kimc, David K. Shermanc, and Shelley E. Taylora
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2011) [Epub ahead of print]
    [Abstract]
    Report E. Hoshino
  • Neural language networks at birth
    Daniela Perania,b,c,1, Maria C. Saccumana, Paola Scifob,c, Alfred Awanderd, Danilo Spadaa, Cristina Baldolib,e, Antonella Poloniatof, Gabriele Lohmanng, and Angela D. Friedericih
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2011) [Epub ahead of print]
    [Abstract]
    Report E. Hoshino
  • Consciousness cannot be separated from function
    Cohen MA, Dennett DC.
    Trends Cogn Sci. 15(8):358-64. (2011)
    [Full Text]
    Report E. Hoshino
 

19th(#309) :2011/9/16(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • Facial structure is a reliable cue of aggressive behavior.
    Carré JM, McCormick CM, Mondloch CJ.
    Psychol Sci. 20(10):1194-8. (2009)
    [Fulltext]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Longitudinal evidence that fatherhood decreases testosterone in human males.
    Gettler LT, McDade TW, Feranil AB, Kuzawa CW.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2011) Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print]
    [Fulltext]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Invasive plants versus their new and old neighbors: a mechanism for exotic invasion.
    Callaway RM, Aschehoug ET.
    Science 290(5491):521-3. (2000)
    [Fulltext]
    Report A. Onzo
  • A modulatory effect of male voice pitch on long-term memory in women: evidence of adaptation for mate choice?
    Smith DS, Jones BC, Feinberg DR, Allan K.
    Mem Cognit. (2011) Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print]
    [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • Revisiting Irrationality
    Research Talk K. Mogi
 

[Conference] :Sep. 14-17, 2011: Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society Edit

We attended to the 34th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society Neuroscience of the Mind held in Yokohama.

  • Awareness of the relationship with others
    Takano T, Mogi K.
    Poster Sessions: Social Behavior 2 (P4-p11), Sep 17, 2011.

Related Link: The Japan Neuroscience Society 2011

 

20th(#310) :2011/9/30(Eri): Journal Club & Research Talk Edit

  • Retrieval practice produces more learning than elaborative studying with concept mapping
    Karpicke JD, Blunt JR.
    Science. 331(6018):772-5. (2011)
    [Fulltext]
    Report T. Sekine
  • The motivational salience of infant faces is similar for men and women.
    Parsons CE, Young KS, Kumari N, Stein A, Kringelbach ML.
    PLoS One. 6(5):e20632. (2011)
    [Fulltext]
    Report T. Takano
  • "We all look the same to me": positive emotions eliminate the own-race in face recognition.
    Johnson KJ, Fredrickson BL.
    Psychol Sci. 16(11):875-81. (2005)
    [Fulltext]
    Report T. Takano
  • Time perception and movement.
    Research Talk T. Herai