Workshop on the Mechanism of Brain and Mind


The Summer Workshop 2011

Theme: Development of Brain and Mind

Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe, Japan



Special Session1
14:40-15:30   Importance of early experience for development of visual processing
Yoichi Sugita (Advanced Industrial Sci and Tech)
15:30-16:20  Constructive Cortical Computation
Rodney Douglas (University of Zurich / ETH Zurich)
16:20-16:40  Break
16:40-17:30 Early development of functional network of the cortex in infants
Gentaro Taga (Tokyo University)

Humanoid Roboticss and Neuroscience: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Giulio Sandini (Italian Institute of Technology)

18:20-18:50 Discussion
Poster session 18:50-21:00


Special Session 2
Maternal-fetal interactions and 5-HT modulation of fetal brain wiring
Alex Bonnin (University of Southern California) 
09:50-10:40   The Teen Brain
Jay N. Giedd (Child Psychiatry Branch, NIMH) 

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Sponsors:  Comprehensive Brain Science Network(CBSN)
Strategic Research Program for Brain Sciences (SRPBS), MEXT
  Neural Creativity for Communication, Scientific Research on Innovative Areas, MEXT
  Japanese Neural Networks Society
  RIKEN Brain Science Institute
  ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories
  Global COE, Tamagawa University
  Initial Research Project, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
  Nurturing the Brain, CREST, JST
  Implicit Brain Function Project, ERATO, JST
  Synergistic Intelligence Project, ERATO, JST
  Decoding and Controlling Brain Information, PRESTO, JST
  Brain and Neural Systems Team, RIKEN Computational Science Research Program
  Funding Program for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology
"Strategic innovation of genetic analysis of neural basis of human mind"
  Funding Program for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology (FIRST)
"Mathematical Theory for Modelling Complex Systems and its Transdisciplinary Applications in Science and Technology"
  Brain Neural Network, CREST, JST
Research and Education Center for Brain Science, Hokkaido University
  Collaborative Research Center for Innovative Mathematical Modelling

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