International GCOE Symposium on Neurocognitive Development "Shedding Light on Developing Brain" is held on 30th January, 2010

International GCOE Symposium on Neurocognitive Development "Shedding Light on Developing Brain" is to be held as follows.  *Admission free, registration is required.  *This event will be held in English; no interpretation will be provided.

Title: "Shedding Light on Developing Brain"

Date and Time: Saturday, 30th January, 2010; 10:00 - 16:40

Venue: G-SEC Lab, 6th Floor, East Building, Mita Campus, Keio University

Speakers and Themes:

Takeo Tsuji (Associate Professor, Dept. Human Relations, Keio University); "Pharmacological NIRS study of antihistamine effects in young children"

Mariko Ohta (Research Fellow, CARLS, Keio University); "Causal relationship between cerebral hemodynamics, electroencephalography, and cardiovascular activity"

Emmanuel Dupoux (Director of Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, ENS-EHESS-DEC-CNRS, France) ; "Early phonetic learning in infants: data and model"

Susan Hespos (Associate Professor, Psychology Dept., Northwestern University, USA); "Shedding new light on cognition: Optical imaging on human infants using motor, visual, and language tasks"

Nozomi Naoi (Research Fellow of JST, Kyoto University); "Assessing cortical response to speech in high-risk neonates: Evidence from near-infrared spectroscopy"

Fumitaka Homae (Assistant Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University); "Development of functional architecture in the infant brain"
Chair: Yasuyo Minagawa-Kawai (Associate Professor, Dept. Human Relations, Keio University)

Organized by: Global COE "Centre for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility"

Reference: " Shedding Light on Developing Brain"

Registration Procedure:

Please provide all information requested below by sending an e-mail to: [email protected]
Requested information: Name / Affiliation / E-mail address
Registration deadline: Friday 15 January, 2010

From 30 Jan 2010
Until 30 Jan 2010
Keio University
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