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Know your brain. Make the world better.

Know your brain. Make the world better.

How is the ‘human’ mind, behavior, and society realized in the brain? We are developing "human brain science" to unravel its secret. Utilizing function neuroimaging, physiological and behavioral measurements, and social surveys, we aim to become a "hub" that connects all disciplines related to humanity from basic to applied. We look forward to your participation.



RIEC x IDAC Research seminar

June 3, at 3:00 p.m., RIEC and IDAC will organize a seminar for sharing and discussing the results o


Online course "Introduction to Human Brain Science" [Japanese]

Human brain science uses functional brain imaging technology to visualize the cognitive processes in


Cognitive Science x Disaster Risk Reduction Research seminar

Prof. David E. Alexander from University College London will visit our lab, 26th June. Three st


How the Brain Works to Create Sustainable Behavior (Symposium Presentation)

In order to realize a sustainable society, a system for promoting sustainable behavior that is compa


Assistant Professor/Academic Research Position (Research and Teaching in Applied Cognitive Neuroscience; - July 31)

The Cognitive Neuroscience Application Center at Tohoku University is seeking an Assistant Professor


Safety x Brain Science - For effective learning from safety cases -

In order to maintain a high level of safety of complex systems such as aviation, railways, healthcar


Exploring Brain Regions Associated with Risk Sensitivity and Risk Scrutiny Attitudes Toward Tsunami Evacuation Behavior(oral presentation)

In our behavioral experiments using a tsunami evacuation simulation task, we found that risk sensiti


What neural basis do emotional control characteristics contribute to tsunami evacuation decision making?:An fMRI Study (Poster Presentation)

Previous studies have found that emotional regulation characteristics contribute to immediate tsunam


Detection of social isolation by non-verbal signals in older-adult

The world is facing an aging population, and Japan in particular has the highets rates of aging. In


Study group meeting: What kind of social factors influence self-image establishment?

This study group was established to identify what social factors are considered problematic in terms


CogNAC fMRI Lecture Series3: How can we analyse the data of fMRI?

As a closing lecture for fMRI research, you learned how to analyse the fMRI data, while experiencing


fMRI Lecture Series 2: Procedure of fMRI experiments

  The second program of the fMRI lecture series was "Procedure of fMRI experiments".


21st Human Neuroscience Seminar: Emotion, Music, Language, and Social Cognitive Neuroscience

During the 21st Human Brain Science Seminar, we had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Francesca M.M. Citro


Welcome party for new members (evening session)

A welcome party was held for Dr Okamoto and Dr Sakaki, who are newly came to Sugiura Lab from 2024.


CogNAC fMRI Lecture Series1: What can we do with fMRI?

For beginners in fMRI research, the lecture was provide (1) an overview of fMRI research, (2) exampl


Received Award for the English Paper by an Undergraduate Student in the School of Medicine(Tohoku University Hospital Shinyukai Award for Encouragement of Thesis)

This award is given to undergraduate medical students and residents who have published papers in Eng


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