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MonthlyFFebruary 2024

202402.27 Body image: where does it come from? (20th Human Brain Science Seminar) Posted in EVENT

How is one's mental body image created? Dr. Katri Cornelissen, a leading expert in cognitive neuroscience on body image and its distortions and eating disorders, presented her latest research findings and techniques. This seminar also included discussions on related researches by young investigators. (Sugiura)

20th Human Brain Science Seminar:
Body image: where does it come from?

Date/Time: February 27the, 2024 / 10:00-14:00
Venue: Dept. Human Brain Science, IDAC, Tohoku University

10:00 Pretalk 1 “Assessing functional connectivity changes in the HPA axis: neuroscientific evidence of cognitive behavioral therapy's impact on eating disorders.”
Choi Jeyoon (D2, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku Univ.)
10:30 Pretalk 2 “Association of social acceptance and rejection with self-referential processing across different domains: an fMRI study.”
Ding Yi (D3, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku Univ.)
11:00 Special Lecture “Body image distortion - How to intervene and what makes an intervention work: evidence from psychophysical and virtual reality experiments.”
Katri Cornelissen (Senior lecturer and Director of Transnational Education at the Psychology Department, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria Univ.)

Supported by Interdisciplinary ICT Research Center for Cyber and Real Spaces, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku Univ