The Brain Club Archive

Last-modified: 2015-09-17 (木) 13:12:35

2015 First half: April 2015- September 2015

1st(#449) :2015/04/04(Sat): Cherry Blossom Party

  • We enjoyed cherry blossom party at the Ueno park.

2nd(#450) :2015/04/08-09(Wed-Thu): Seminar Trip to Hamamatsu

  • We went to Hamamatsu to visit Dr. Omata and tripped around the Hamana lake together.

3rd(#451) :2015/04/10(Fri): Special Brain Club

  • We watched the movie, "The Imitation Game" which depicts the life of Alan Turing and his mathematical genius.

4th(#452) :2015/04/24(Fri): Research Talk

  • Greening and well-being.
    Research Talk T. Ishikawa & T. Takano

5th(#453) :2015/05/01(Fri): Journal Club

  • Intergenerational transmission of child abuse and neglect: real or detection bias?
    Widom CS, Czaja SJ, DuMont KA.
    Science 347:1480-5. (2015) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • The physical nature of information.
    Landauer R.
    Physics Letters A 217:188-193. (1996) [Abstract]
    Report K. Mogi

6th(#454) :2015/05/15(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Crossing the Hands Increases Illusory Self-Touch.
    Pozeg P, Rognini G, Salomon R, Blanke O.
    PLoS ONE 9(4):e94008. (2014) [Full text]
    Report T. Sudo
  • Sapir-Whorf hypothesis and understanding of abstraction.
    Research Talk E. Hoshino

7th(#455) :2015/05/22(Fri): Research Talk

  • Beyond emotion: Feeling and memory.
    Research Talk A. Onzo
  • Toward an operational definition of cognitive fluency.
    Research Talk T. Ishikawa

8th(#456) :2015/06/02(Tue): Research Talk

  • Discussion for the TSC2015 conference
    Research Talk A. Onzo

9th(#457) :2015/06/05(Fri): Research Talk

  • Discussion for the TSC2015 conference
    Research Talk M. Toshma
  • Discussion for the TSC2015 conference
    Research Talk T. Ishikawa

10th(#458) :2015/06/09(Tue)-13(Sat): Toward a Science of Consciousness 2015

Four members of our laboratory joined and made presentations at the TSC2015 conference in Helsinki.

  • The overflow model of the evolution of consciousness.
    Oral Presentation K. Mogi
  • Metacognition and modification of ephemeral feelings.
    Poster Presentation A. Onzo & K. Mogi
  • Difficulty and processing fluency in visual one-shot learning.
    Poster Presentation T Ishikawa, M Toshima, & K Mogi
  • A metacognition model of the social aspects of consciousness.
    Poster Presentation M Toshima, T Ishikawa, K Oyama, & K Mogi

11th(#459) :2015/06/19(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • The Marshmallow Test: Understanding Self-control and How To Master It.
    Walter Mischel [Book Information]
    Research Talk M. Toshima
  • Discussion about research data.
    Report T. Takano

12th(#460) :2015/07/17(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Production and perception rules underlying visual patterns: effects of symmetry and hierarchy.
    Westphal-Fitch G, Huber L, Gómez JC, Fitch WT.
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 367(1598):2007-22. (2012) [Full text]
    Report E. Hoshino
  • Intelligence, personality, and interests: evidence for overlapping traits.
    Ackerman PL, Heggestad ED.
    Psychol Bull. 121(2):219-45. (1997) [Full text]
    Research Talk K. Mogi

13th(#461) :2015/07/31(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • "Aha!" or not aha, that is the (insight) problem.
    Research Talk T. Ishikawa
  • Emotional intelligence as a standard intelligence.
    Mayer JD, Salovey P, Caruso DR, Sitarenios G.
    Emotion 1(3):232-42. (2001) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Development and validation of a measure of emotional intelligence.
    Schutte NS, Malouff JM, Hall LE, Haggerty DJ, Cooper JT, Golden CJ, Dornheim L.
    Personality and individual differences 25(2):167-177. (1998) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo
  • Beauty in the Eye of Expert and Nonexpert Beholders: A Study in the Appraisal of Art.
    Hekkert P, Van Wieringen PCW.
    The American Journal of Psychology 109(3):389-407. (1996) [Abstract]
    Report A. Onzo

14th(#462) :2015/08/21(Fri): Journal Club

  • Emergent remix culture in an anonymous collaborative art system.
    Tuite K, Smith AM.
    AAAI Technical Report (2012)
    [Full text]
    Report M. Toshima
  • The communication of emotion via touch.
    Hertenstein MJ, Holmes R, McCullough M, Keltner D.
    Emotion 9(4):566-73. (2009)
    [Full text]
    Report T. Takano
  • The effects of negative emotions on sensory perception: fear but not anger decreases tactile sensitivity.
    Kelley NJ, Schmeichel BJ.
    Front Psychol. 5:942. (2014)
    [Full text]
    Report T. Takano

15th(#463) :2015/09/04(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Brain structure and joint hypermobility: relevance to the expression of psychiatric symptoms.
    Eccles JA, Beacher FD, Gray MA, Jones CL, Minati L, Harrison NA, Critchley HD.
    Br J Psychiatry. 200(6):508-9. (2012)
    [Full text]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Neuroimaging and psychophysiological investigation of the link between anxiety, enhanced affective reactivity and interoception in people with joint hypermobility.
    Mallorquí-Bagué N, Garfinkel SN, Engels M, Eccles JA, Pailhez G, Bulbena A, Critchley HD.
    Front Psychol. 5:1162. (2014)
    [Full text]
    Report T. Ishikawa
  • Visual object understanding.
    Palmeri TJ, Gauthier I.
    Nat Rev Neurosci. 5(4):291-303. (2004) [Abstract]
    Research Talk E. Hoshino

16th(#464) :2015/09/11(Fri): Journal Club & Research Talk

  • Choosing less-preferred experiences for the sake of variety.
    Ratner RK, Kahn BE, Kahneman D.
    Journal of Consumer Research 26(1):1-15. (1999)
    [Full text]
    Report A. Onzo
  • A study of laughter and dissociation: distinct correlates of laughter and smiling during bereavement.
    Keltner D, Bonanno GA.
    J Pers Soc Psychol. 73(4):687-702. (1997)
    [Full text]
    Report A. Onzo
  • An Anarchy of Methods: Current Trends in How Intelligence Is Abstracted in AI.
    Lehman J, Clune J, Risi S.
    Intelligent Systems 29(6):56-62. (2014)
    [Full text]
    Research Talk K. Mogi