The Brain Club Archive 2010 First Half

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2010 First half: April 2010-September 2010

1st(#262) :2010/4/9(Fri): Guests' Talk

  • Patrick Newell and Gino Yu visited our laboratory to make wonderful presentations about concepts of TED and TEDx.

2nd(#263) :2010/4/23(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • The Problems of Philosophy
    Bertrand Russell
    Chapter V. Knowledge by Acquaintance and Knowledge by Description. (1912) [Full text]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Reproducibility distinguishes conscious from nonconscious neural representations.
    Schurger A, Pereira F, Treisman A, and Cohen JD.
    Science 327, 97-9. (2010) [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi
  • Foot strike patterns and collision forces in habitually barefoot versus shod runners.
    Lieberman DE, Venkadesan M, Werbel WA, Daoud AI, D'Andrea S, Davis IS, Mang'eni RO, and Pitsiladis Y.
    Nature 463, 531-5. (2010) [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi
  • Structure equation and induction equation in neuroscience: relationship between exogenous variables and endogenous variables
    Research Talk T. Sekine

3rd(#264) :2010/5/11(Tue): Discussion for SfN

  • We discussed for application of the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in 2010.

4th(#265) :2010/5/21(Fri): Research Talks & Journal Club

  • What is science? Problem setting of dynamical systems characterized by the axis of regularity/randomness defines the possibility of conceptualization and parametrization.
    Research Talk E. Hoshino
  • Treatment of probability under various situation: Is a 20 percent survival rate exactly the same as a success rate of 20 percent in a certain type of game?
    Research Talk T. Sudo
  • Reentrant processing in intuitive perception.
    Luu P, Geyer A, Fidopiastis C, Campbell G, Wheeler T, Cohn J, and Tucker DM.
    PLoS One 5(3): e9523. (2010) [Full text]
    Report T. Ishikawa

5th(#266) :2010/6/11(Fri): Progress Report @ Keio University Hiyoshi campus

  • An fMRI study: Audio-visual integration during action observation.
    Progress Report L. Uchiyama

[Conference] 2010/6/24-27: ASSC 14 @ Toronto

  • We joined the 14th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness held in Toronto, Canada.

6th :2010/7/1(Thu): Journal Club

  • Neuromarketing: the hope and hype of neuroimaging in business.
    Nature Reviews Neuroscience 11, 284-292. (2010) [abstract] [PDF] [google wave]
    Report T. Sekine

7th(#267) :2010/7/14(Wed): Journal Club

  • Incidental haptic sensations influence social judgments and decisions.
    Ackerman JM, Nocera CC, and Bargh JA.
    Science 328, 1712-5. (2010) [abstract]
    Report F. Tanabe
  • Neural correlates of the processing of another's mistakes: a possible underpinning for social and
    observational learning.
    Shane MS, Stevens M, Harenski CL, and Kiehl KA.
    Neuroimage 42(1), 450-9. (2008) [Full text]
    Report E. Hoshino

8th(#268) :2010/7/23(Fri): Journal Club

  • The number of pregnancies is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.
    Colucci M, Cammarata S, Assini A, Croce R, Clerici F, Novello C, Mazzella L, Dagnino N, Mariani C, and Tanganelli P.
    European Journal of Neurology 13(12), 1374-7. (2006) [abstract]
    Report T. Takano
  • Number of children is associated with neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease in women.
    Beeri MS, Rapp M, Schmeidler J, Reichenberg A, Purohit DP, Perl DP, Grossman HT, Prohovnik I, Haroutunian V, and Silverman JM.
    Neurobiology of Aging 30(8), 1184-91. (2009) [abstract]
    Report T. Takano
  • Loneliness and risk of Alzheimer disease.
    Wilson RS, Krueger KR, Arnold SE, Schneider JA, Kelly JF, Barnes LL, Tang Y, and Bennett DA.
    Archives of General Psychiatry 64(2), 234-40. (2007) [Full text]
    Report T. Takano
  • Shared social responsibility: a field experiment in pay-what-you-want pricing and charitable giving.
    Gneezy A, Gneezy U, Nelson LD, and Brown A.
    Science 329, 325-7. (2010) [abstract]
    Report T. Herai

9th(#269) :2010/7/29(Wed): Guest Talk

  • The president of Sargasso, Ken Suzuki made a presentation about IT venture business, virtual money system and new balloting system for 'dividuals'.

10th(#270) :2010/8/6(Fri): Journal Club & Progress Report

  • Why some women look young for their age.
    Gunn DA, Rexbye H, Griffiths CE, Murray PG, Fereday A, Catt SD, Tomlin CC,
    Strongitharm BH, Perrett DI, Catt M, Mayes AE, Messenger AG, Green MR, van der
    Ouderaa F, Vaupel JW, and Christensen K.
    PLoS One 4(12), e8021. (2009) [Full text]
    Report A. Onzo
  • "Looking old for your age": genetics and mortality.
    Christensen K, Iachina M, Rexbye H, Tomassini C, Frederiksen H, McGue M,
    and Vaupel JW.
    Epidemiology 15(2), 251-2. (2004) [PDF]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Why do some people look older than they should?
    Bulpitt CJ, Markowe HL, and Shipley MJ.
    Postgrad Med J. 77, 578-81. (2001) [PDF]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Imitation, mirror translation, mental rotation and Mirror neuron systems.
    Progress Report T. Sudo
  • Evolutionary perspective of hidden figure perception and a novel experimental setup.
    Progress Report T. Ishikawa

11th(#271) :2010/8/19(Thu): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Modulation of Cortical Activity During Different Imitative Behaviors.
    Lisa Koski, Marco Iacoboni, Marie-Charlot Dubeau, Roger P. Woods, and John C. Mazziotta.
    J Neurophysiol 89: 460-71, (2003) [Full text]
    Report T. Sudo
  • Cortical Mechanisms of Human Imitation.
    Marco Iacoboni, Roger P. Woods, Marcel Brass, Harold Bekkering, John C. Mazziotta, Giacomo Rizzolatti.
    Science Vol. 286. no. 5449, pp. 2526 - 2528, (1999) [Full text]
    Report T. Sudo
  • Mirror Site.
    T. Sekine, K, Mogi.
    Research Talk K. Mogi

12th(#272) :2010/9/13(Mon): Journal Club

  • An implicit body representation underlying human position sense.
    Longo MR, Haggard P.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 29;107(26):11727-32. (2010) [abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • Encoding Predictive Reward Value in Human Amygdala and Orbitofrontal Cortex.
    Gottfried JA, O'Doherty J, Dolan RJ.
    Science Vol. 301. no. 5636, pp. 1104 - 1107, (2003) [abstract]
    Report T. Sekine
  • Social learning promotes institutions for governing the commons.
    Sigmund K, De Silva H, Traulsen A, Hauert C.
    Nature 466 , 861–863. (2010) [abstract]
    Report K. Mogi

13th(#273) :2010/9/24(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Relating introspective accuracy to individual differences in brain structure.
    Fleming SM, Weil RS, Nagy Z, Dolan RJ, and Rees G.
    Science 329, 1541-3. (2010) [abstract]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Analysis of simultaneous recording of spontaneous EEG and fMRI
    Research Talk K. Omata

14th(#274) :2010/9/28(Tue): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Structural plasticity in the bilingual brain.
    Mechelli A, Crinion JT, Noppeney U, O'Doherty J, Ashburner J, Frackowiak RS, and Price CJ.
    Nature 431, 757. (2004) [abstract]
    Report M. Toshima
  • The roles of body and mind in abstract thought.
    Boroditsky L, and Ramscar M.
    Psychological Science 13(2), 185-9. (2002) [abstract]
    Report F. Tanabe
  • The Structure of Jealousy.
    Richard M. Owsley
    Southwest Philosophical Studies 6, 75-81. (1981) [Full text]
    Research Talk T. Takano