Brain Science Institute
Striving to create a new science of the mind through a fusion of the brain science and the humanities and social sciences
Director, Brain Science Institute
Brain Science Institute is composed of three centers: Systems Neuroscience Research Center, Brain-Mind-Society Research Center and Advanced Intelligence & Robotics Research Center. Systems Neuroscience Research Center pursues researches on experimental and computational neurosciences focusing on fundamental issues related to cognitive functions including memory, motor control, decision-making, reasoning and emotion. Brain-Mind-Society Research Center pursues researches on social psychology, language development and cognitive functions in children, and phylosophy. Advanced Intelligence & Robotics Research Center pursues researches on communication between human and robots, AI businesses, and AI literacy education. Through interdisciplinary research and education activities encompassing neuroscience, cognitive science, experimental psychology, computational theory, robotics, and neuroeconomics, the Centers seek to advance world-leading brain science research and to train the next generation of leaders for interdisciplinary research and education on cognition and the mind.