13 Dec 2021 - 00:00
Earlier this year, Google Asia Pacific made an unrestricted gift of US$30K to support Professor Jun Tani’s research. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) would...
Type: News Article
10 Dec 2021 - 16:00
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Ryukyu Football Club Co., Ltd. (FC Ryukyu) have today launched a new partnership, aimed at understanding how athletes’ minds...
Type: Press release
22 Jul 2020 - 09:00
As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, people around the world have experienced lockdowns and severe disruptions to their daily life. The fabric of normal society has been torn, with restrictions on...
Type: News Article
21 May 2020 - 00:00
What is the mind? For thousands of years, philosophers, religious figures and scientists have tried to answer this question, but so far, the nature of the mind has eluded understanding. In the field...
Type: News Article
13 Dec 2019 - 10:14
Described as “living rocks”, giant land tortoises are lumbering beasts with a reputation for being sluggish in both speed and brainpower. But new research carried out by scientists from the Okinawa...
Type: News Article
21 Oct 2019 - 15:36
Cognitive scientists are modeling the innerworkings of the human brain using computer simulations, but many current models tend to be inaccurate. Researchers in the...
Type: News Article
8 Feb 2018 - 09:50
To understand Izumi Fukunaga’s work, it helps to appreciate a glass of red wine with cheese. Imagine the way a certain vintage is offset by a blue cheese versus a camembert, for instance. This, more...
Type: News Article
12 Mar 2013 - 10:06
Physicists have long searched for universal laws that explain the nature and properties of matter and energy on scales as large as the universe and as small as a proton, but until relatively recently...
Type: News Article
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