To the River[1]

Last-modified: 2015-10-01 (木) 16:10:34

Cognitive neuroscience laboratory
at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Sony Computer Science Laboratories

We are committed to deciphering the enigmas posed by the ever tantalizing[2] brain.

We believe that capacities of the brain is unique beyond what are achievable by artificial intelligence systems.


Japanese page

Members[3] (in alphabetical order)

External Contents


Research themes include active vision, sensorimotor coordination, body image, memory dynamics, emotion, spatial memory, one-shot learning, pre-linguistic cognitive development, language, social interaction, facial perception, neuroeconomics, neuromarketing, subjective time, spontaneity, qualia, consciousness, among others.


  • Weekly Journal club : The Brain Club[4] (Archive)

Joint Workshops

  • Spontaneous One
    with Ikegami Laboratory
    21st March 2008 Komaba Campus, University of Tokyo
  • Art and Brain
    with Fuse laboratory at the Tokyo University of the Arts
    28th March 2008 Ueno Campus, Tokyo University of the Arts

References and notes

[1] "To the river" is taken from a graffiti written on a stone wall near the Trinity college, Cambridge, U.K.
[2] When we solve one problem, we become aware of a hundred others.
[3] Laboratory ethos:"Once a member, always a member"
[4] Open to visitors by appointment


Enquiries should be addressed to
Ken Mogi