The Brain Club Archive

Last-modified: 2013-04-13 (土) 16:47:22

2012 Second half: October 2012-March 2013

1st(#353) :2012/10/09(Tue): Experiment & Guest Talk

  • R. Kobayashi at Harvard University came to talk about a new era of educational activity.
  • We participated in a "use-it-or-lose-it" experiment.

2nd(#354) :2012/10/12(Fri): Discussion for SfN

We discussed the presentation of upcoming SfN annual meeting.

3rd(#355) :2012/10/25(Thu): Journal Club

  • Ready steady slow: action preparation slows the subjective passage of time.
    Hagura N, Kanai R, Orgs G, Haggard P.
    Proc Biol Sci. 279(1746):4399-406. (2012) [Full text]
    Report T. Herai

4th(#356) :2012/11/09(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Some consequences of having too little.
    Shah AK, Mullainathan S, Shafir E.
    Science 338:682-5. (2012) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • The timing of temporoparietal and frontal activations during mental own body transformations from different visuospatial perspectives.
    Schwabe L, Lenggenhager B, Blanke O.
    Hum Brain Mapp. 30(6):1801-12. (2009) [Abstract]
    Report T. Sudo
  • A 61-million-person experiment in social influence and political mobilization.
    Bond RM, Fariss CJ, Jones JJ, Kramer AD, Marlow C, Settle JE, Fowler JH.
    Nature 489:295-8. (2012) [Abstract]
    Research Talk T. Ishikawa

5th(#357) :2012/11/13(Tue): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • From mind-pops to hallucinations? A study of involuntary semantic memories in schizophrenia.
    Elua Ia, Laws KR, Kvavilashvili L.
    Psychiatry Res. 196(2-3):165-70. (2012) [Abstract]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Simulating murder: the aversion to harmful action.
    Cushman F, Gray K, Gaffey A, Mendes WB.
    Emotion 12(1):2-7. (2012) [Abstract]
    Research Talk A. Onzo
  • Bridging the bonding gap: the transition from primates to humans.
    Dunbar RI.
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 367:1837-46. (2012) [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi

6th(#358) :2012/11/30(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Both Risk and Reward are Processed Differently in Decisions Made Under Stress.
    Mather M, Lighthall NR.
    Curr Dir Psychol Sci. 21(2):36-41. (2012) [Full text]
    Report T. Takano
  • Time, action and psychosis: Using subjective time to investigate the effects of ketamine on sense of agency.
    Moore JW, Cambridge VC, Morgan H, Giorlando F, Adapa R, Fletcher PC.
    Neuropsychologia (2012) [Epub ahead of print] [Full text]
    Report T. Herai
  • Hand laterality judgment task and mental rotation of hands.
    Research Talk T. Sudo

7th(#359) :2012/12/07(Fri): Special Lecture at Tokyo University of the Arts

  • Qualia and Animation.
    Lecture T. Ueda

8th(#360) :2012/12/14(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Limiting the spread of spontaneous trait transference.
    Crawforda MT, Skowronskib JJ, Stiff C.
    Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 43(3):466-472. (2007) [Full text]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Neural correlates of mental transformations of the body-in-space.
    Bonda E, Petrides M, Frey S, Evans A.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 92(24):11180-4. (1995) [Full text]
    Report T. Sudo
  • Digital native and information behavior.
    Research Talk M. Toshima

9th(#361) :2012/12/20(Thu): Xmas Special

The Brain Club Xmas special 2012, annual presentation competition was held at our homebase.

10th(#362) :2012/12/27(Thu): Journal Club

  • In Bonobos Yawn Contagion Is Higher among Kin and Friends.
    Demuru E, Palagi E.
    PLoS One 7(11):e49613. (2012) [Full text]
    Report T. Herai

11th(#363) :2013/01/11(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • A Random Walk down Ameyoko Street.
    Report T. Sekine
  • Neural correlates of lyrical improvisation: an FMRI study of freestyle rap.
    Liu S, Chow HM, Xu Y, Erkkinen MG, Swett KE, Eagle MW, Rizik-Baer DA, Braun AR.
    Scientific Reports 2:834. (2012) [Full text]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • The Strength of Weak Ties.
    Mark S. Granovetter
    American Journal of Sociology 78(6):1360-1380. (1973) [Full text]
    Report K. Mogi

12th(#364) :2013/01/25(Fri): Journal Club

  • Holistic perception of the individual face is specific and necessary: evidence from an extensive case study of acquired prosopagnosia.
    Busigny T, Joubert S, Felician O, Ceccaldi M, Rossion B.
    Neuropsychologia 48(14):4057-92. (2010) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo

13th(#365) :2013/02/08(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Feelings of control restore distorted time perception of emotionally charged events.
    Mereu S, Lleras A.
    Conscious Cogn. 22(1): 306–314 (2013) [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • The role of metacognition in human social interactions.
    Frith CD.
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 367(1599):2213-23. (2012) [Full text]
    Report M. Toshima
  • Adaptive and nonadaptive meaning of metacognition of Qualia.
    Research Talk K. Mogi

14th(#366) :2013/02/14(Thu): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Anatomically plausible illusory posture affects mental rotation of body parts.
    Ionta S, Sforza A, Funato M, Blanke O.
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 13(1):197-209. (2013) [Full text]
    Report T. Sudo
  • The Strength of Weak Ties: A Network Theory Revisited.
    Mark Granovetter
    Sociological Theory 1: 201-233. (1983) [Full text]
    Report K. Mogi
  • Apparent mental causation. Sources of the experience of will.
    Wegner DM, Wheatley T.
    Am Psychol. 54(7):480-92. (1999) [Full text]
    Research Talk A. Onzo
  • Transactive memory in close relationships.
    Wegner DM, Erber R, Raymond P.
    J Pers Soc Psychol. 61(6):923-9. (1991) [Full text]
    Research Talk A. Onzo

15th(#367) :2013/02/22(Fri): Journal Club & Guest Talk

  • Paradoxical effects of thought suppression.
    Wegner DM. Schneider DJ. Carter SR. White TL.
    Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 53(1): 5-13. (1987) [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • Is political cognition like riding a bicycle? How cognitive neuroscience can inform research on political thinking.
    Lieberman MD, Schreiber D, Ochsner KN.
    Political Psychology 24: 681-704. (2003) [Full text]
    Report E. Hoshino
  • Do amnesics exhibit cognitive dissonance reduction? The role of explicit memory and attention in attitude change.
    Lieberman MD, Ochsner KN, Gilbert DT, Schacter DL.
    Psychol Sci. 12(2):135-40. (2001) [Full text]
    Report E. Hoshino
  • Radioactive material and carcinogenic rate.
    Guest Talk Y. Tamori

16th(#368) :2013/03/08(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Induced power changes the sense of agency.
    Obhi SS, Swiderski KM, Brubacher SP.
    Conscious Cogn. 21(3):1547-50. (2012) [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • Life or death decisions: framing the call for help.
    Chou EY, Murnighan JK.
    PLoS One 8(3):e57351. (2013) [Full text]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Trip report to Sendai and a new research plan.
    Research Talk T. Sudo

17th(#369) :2013/03/22(Fri): Cherry Blossom Events

We enjoyed the cherry blossom and played badminton.

18th(#370) :2013/03/29(Fri): Journal Club

  • Walking through doorways causes forgetting: Further explorations.
    Radvansky GA, Krawietz SA, Tamplin AK.
    Q J Exp Psychol 64(8):1632-45. (2011) [Abstract]
    Report T. Herai
  • Social cognition in the we-mode.
    Gallotti M, Frith CD.
    Trends Cogn Sci. [Epub ahead of print] (2013) [Abstract]
    Report M. Toshima
  • Positive psychology. An introduction.
    Seligman ME, Csikszentmihalyi M.
    Am Psychol. 55(1):5-14. (2000) [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi