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The Brain Club Archive

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2013 Second half: October 2013- March 2014

1st(#390) :2013/10/04(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • A. Onzo reported the results of her experiments. We discussed several implications on the topic to conduct further analysis.
  • There is no news like bad news: women are more remembering and stress reactive after reading real negative news than men.
    Marin MF, Morin-Major JK, Schramek TE, Beaupré A, Perna A, Juster RP, Lupien SJ.
    PLoS One 7(10):e47189. (2012) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Does the existence of evaluator influence the pattern of information seeking behavior?
    Research Talk M. Toshima
  • Quantifying Long-Term Scientific Impact.
    Wang D, Song C, Barabási A-L.
    Science 342:127-132. (2013) [Abstract]
    Report T. Ishikawa

2nd(#391) :2013/10/24(Thu): Journal Club

  • Experience of action depends on intention, not body movement: An experiment on memory for mens rea.
    Jensen M, Vagnoni E, Overgaard M, Haggard P.
    Neuropsychologia (2013) [Epub ahead of print] [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • The rubber hand illusion: sensitivity and reference frame for body ownership.
    Costantini M, Haggard P.
    Conscious Cogn. 16(2):229-40. (2007) [Abstract]
    Report T. Sudo
  • Does seeing ice really feel cold? Visual-thermal interaction under an illusory body-ownership.
    Kanaya S, Matsushima Y, Yokosawa K.
    PLoS One 7(11):e47293. (2012) [Abstract]
    Report T. Sudo

3rd-5th(#392-394) :2013/10/28(Mon), 11/01(Fri), 11/05(Tue): Experiments & Discussion for the SfN

We discussed the findings and implications of our research to present at the upcoming SfN annual meeting.

6th(#395) :2013/11/09(Sat)-13(Wed): SfN 2013 conference

Some members attended the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego, USA to make poster presentations.

  • Dynamics based neural coding in the subjectivity context.
    K. MOGI
  • Mental transformation of body parts in illusory visuotactile stimulation.
    T. SUDO, T. HERAI, K. MOGI
  • Metacognitive judgments and eye movement patterns characterize object recognition in an impoverished context.
    T. ISHIKAWA, M. TOSHIMA, V. GARKAVIJS, N. KANDO, K. MOGI
  • Social cognition affected by exposure to fiction.
    A. ONZO, K. MOGI

7th(#396) :2013/11/20(Wed): Journal Club

  • Facial attractiveness: evolutionary based research.
    Little AC, Jones BC, DeBruine LM.
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 366(1571):1638-59. (2011) [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi

8th(#397) :2013/11/23(Fri): A Field Trip

  • We went on a field trip to feel the republic of letters in Japan.

9th(#398) :2013/11/29(Wed): Journal Club & A Field Trip (part 2)

  • Trust in Me: Trustworthy Others Are Seen as More Physically Similar to the Self.
    Farmer H, McKay R, Tsakiris M.
    Psychol Sci. [Epub ahead of print] (2013) [PDF]
    Report T. Takano
  • Imaging social motivation: distinct brain mechanisms drive effort production during collaboration versus competition.
    Le Bouc R, Pessiglione M.
    J Neurosci. 33(40):15894-902. (2013) [Abstract]
    Report M Toshima
  • After the seminar, we attended a designers award ceremony to experience new designs and concepts, and artist/critic characteristics.

10th(#399) :2013/12/09(Mon): Journal Club

  • Though they may be unaware, newlyweds implicitly know whether their marriage will be satisfying.
    McNulty JK, Olson MA, Meltzer AL, Shaffer MJ.
    Science 342:1119-20. (2013) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Motor-sensory recalibration modulates perceived simultaneity of cross-modal events at different distances.
    Parsons BD, Novich SD, Eagleman DM.
    Front Psychol. 4:46. (2013) [Full text]
    Report T. Herai

11th(#400) :2013/12/13(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Why don't men understand women? Altered neural networks for reading the language of male and female eyes.
    Schiffer B, Pawliczek C, Müller BW, Gizewski ER, Walter H.
    PLoS One 8(4):e60278. (2013) [Full text]
    Report T. Sudo
  • Point-and-Shoot Memories: The Influence of Taking Photos on Memory for a Museum Tour.
    Henkel LA.
    Psychol Sci. (2013) [Epub ahead of print] [Abstract]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Experimental philosophy: Beliefs and Knowledge.
    Research Talk K. Mogi

12th(#401) :2013/12/18(Wed): Xmas Special

  • We hold a presentation competition for the Brain club Xmas special. Takumi Ueda won first place in this year. Conglaturations!

13th(#402) :2013/12/20(Fri): Art & Discussion

  • We went to the museum, National Art Center Tokyo, to appreciate the special exhibition, "Divisionism from Van Gogh and Seurat to Mondrian."

14th(#403) :2013/12/27(Fri): Journal Club

  • Illusion and well-being: a social psychological perspective on mental health.
    Taylor SE, Brown JD.
    Psychol Bull. 103(2):193-210. (1988) [Full text]
    Report K. Mogi

15th(#404) :2014/01/17(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Parental misperception of youngest child size.
    Kaufman J, Tarasuik JC, Dafner L, Russell J, Marshall S, Meyer D.
    Curr Biol. 23(24):R1085-6. (2013) [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • Action sounds recalibrate perceived tactile distance.
    Tajadura-Jiménez A, Väljamäe A, Toshima I, Kimura T, Tsakiris M, Kitagawa N.
    Curr Biol. 22(13):R516-7. (2012) [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • What is user engagement? A conceptual framework for defining user engagement with technology.
    O'Brien, H. L., & Toms, E. G.
    Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59(6):938-955. (2008) [Abstract]
    Report M. Toshima
  • Modifying memory: selectively enhancing and updating personal memories for a museum tour by reactivating them.
    St Jacques PL, Schacter DL.
    Psychol Sci. 24(4):537-43. (2013) [Abstract]
    Research Talk A. Onzo
  • Neural mechanisms of reactivation-induced updating that enhance and distort memory.
    St Jacques PL, Olm C, Schacter DL.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110(49):19671-8. (2013) [Abstract]
    Research Talk A. Onzo
  • Make-believe memories.
    Loftus EF.
    Am Psychol. 58(11):867-73. (2003) [Abstract]
    Research Talk A. Onzo

16th(#405) :2014/01/20(Mon)-21(Tue): YITP Workshop: Science of Complex Systems

  • We attended the workshop on complex systems at the Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University.
    [Link]

17th(#406) :2014/01/24(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Learning facts from fiction.
    Marsh, E. J. Meade , M. L. Roediger , H. L. , III.
    Journal of Memory and Language 49: 519-536. (2003) [PDF]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Emotional processing of personally familiar faces in the vegetative state.
    Sharon H, Pasternak Y, Ben Simon E, Gruberger M, Giladi N, Krimchanski BZ, Hassin D, Hendler T.
    PLoS One 8(9):e74711. (2013) [Full text]
    Report T. Takano
  • Reduced cognitive control in passionate lovers.
    Steenbergen H, Langeslag SJE, Band GPH, Hommel B.
    Motivation and Emotion (2013) [Epub ahead of print] [PDF]
    Report T. Takano
  • A processing fluency-account of funniness: Running gags and spoiling punchlines.
    Cogn Emot. (2013) [Epub ahead of print] [Abstract]
    Research Talk T. Ishikawa
  • Processing fluency, positive affect, and judgments of meaning in life.
    Trenta J, Lavelockb C, Kinga LA.
    J Positive Psychol. 8(2): 135-139. (2013) [Abstract]
    Research Talk T. Ishikawa

18th(#407) :2014/01/31(Fri): Research Talk

  • STAP cells and brain science.
    Research Talk K. Mogi

19th(#408) :2014/02/07(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Inspired by distraction: mind wandering facilitates creative incubation.
    Baird B, Smallwood J, Mrazek MD, Kam JW, Franklin MS, Schooler JW.
    Psychol Sci. 23(10):1117-22. (2012) [Abstract]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Does rejection hurt? An fMRI study of social exclusion.
    Eisenberger NI, Lieberman MD, Williams KD.
    Science 302:290-2. (2003) [Abstract]
    Research Talk T. Takano
  • Cold and lonely: does social exclusion literally feel cold?
    Zhong CB, Leonardelli GJ.
    Psychol Sci. 19(9):838-42. (2008) [Abstract]
    Research Talk T. Takano
  • Experiencing physical warmth promotes interpersonal warmth.
    Williams LE, Bargh JA.
    Science 322:606-7. (2008) [Abstract]
    Research Talk T. Takano
  • Cold-blooded loneliness: social exclusion leads to lower skin temperatures.
    Ijzerman H, Gallucci M, Pouw WT, Weiβgerber SC, Van Doesum NJ, Williams KD.
    Acta Psychol (Amst). 140(3):283-8. (2012) [Abstract]
    Research Talk T. Takano
  • Do others judge us as harshly as we think? Overestimating the impact of our failures, shortcomings, and mishaps.
    Savitsky K, Epley N, Gilovich T.
    J Pers Soc Psychol. 81(1):44-56. (2001) [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi

20th(#409) :2014/02/28(Fri): Journal Club

  • Mitigation of sociocommunicational deficits of autism through oxytocin-induced recovery of medial prefrontal activity: a randomized trial.
    Watanabe T, Abe O, Kuwabara H, Yahata N, Takano Y, Iwashiro N, Natsubori T,
    Aoki Y, Takao H, Kawakubo Y, Kamio Y, Kato N, Miyashita Y, Kasai K, Yamasue H.
    JAMA Psychiatry 71(2):166-75. (2014) [Abstract]
    Report T. Sudo
  • Neural correlates of intentional and stimulus-driven inhibition: a comparison.
    Schel MA, Kühn S, Brass M, Haggard P, Ridderinkhof KR, Crone EA.
    Front Hum Neurosci. 8:27. (2014) [Full text]
    Report T. Herai
  • The identity function of autobiographical memory: time is on our side.
    Wilson AE, Ross M.
    Memory 11(2):137-49. (2003) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Retelling Is Not the Same as Recalling: Implications for Memory
    Marsh EJ.
    Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 16(1):16-20. (2007) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Vivid memories.
    Rubin DC, Kozin M.
    Cognition 16(1):81-95. (1984) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo

21st(#410) :2014/03/14(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Incandescent Affect: Turning on the Hot Emotional System with Bright Light.
    Xu AJ, Labroo AA.
    Journal of Consumer Psychology 24(2):207-216. (2014) [Abstract]
    Report T. Takano
  • The marble-hand illusion.
    Senna I, Maravita A, Bolognini N, Parise CV.
    PLoS One 9(3):e91688. (2014) [Full text]
    Research Talk T. Herai
  • Brain signals do not demonstrate unconscious decision making: An interpretation based on graded conscious awareness.
    Miller J, Schwarz W.
    Conscious Cogn. 24:12-21. (2014) [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi

22nd(#411) :2014/03/28(Fri): Journal Club

  • Characteristics of near-death experiences memories as compared to real and imagined events memories.
    Thonnard M, Charland-Verville V, Brédart S, Dehon H, Ledoux D, Laureys S, Vanhaudenhuyse A.
    PLoS One 8(3):e57620. (2013) [Full text]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Decreased beta-band activity is correlated with disambiguation of hidden figures.
    Minami T, Noritake Y, Nakauchi S.
    Neuropsychologia 56:9-16. (2014) [Abstract]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Fronto-Parietal Anatomical Connections Influence the Modulation of Conscious Visual Perception by High-Beta Frontal Oscillatory Activity.
    Quentin R, Chanes L, Vernet M, Valero-Cabré A.
    Cereb Cortex (2014) [Epub ahead of print] [Abstract]
    Report T. Ishikawa