8 Aug 2013
By exploiting the full computational power of the Japanese supercomputer “K”, researchers from OIST, RIKEN and Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany have succeeded in simulating a network consisting of...
Type: News Article
8 Aug 2013
This diagram shows correlation between connectivity and distance of neurons in the human cortex. There are approximately 100,000 neurons in a square millimeter of cortex, as illustrated in the center...
Type: Photo
8 Aug 2013
Dr Jun Igarashi (left) and Prof. Kenji Doya
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22 Aug 2012
Seminar by Dr. Kenji Morita, 14:00PM Friday, August 24 @ D015-Lab1 Dear All, Neural Computation Unit would like to invite you to a seminar by Dr. Kenji Morita from Physical and Health Education,...
Type: Event
21 Aug 2012
Dear all, Neural Computation Unit would like to invite you all to a seminar by Dr. Tomoki Tokusa from University of Leuven in Belgium. Date:  Wednesday August 22nd, 2012 Time:  10:30...
Type: Event
1 Aug 2012
The ability to forego immediate gratification for the sake of an eventual reward is critical for humans; without it, we easily fall prey to problems like addiction, aggression, and poor performance...
Type: Press release
Serotonin experiment illustration
30 Jul 2012
Researchers implanted a microdialysis probe into a part of the brain called the dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN), then tested rats’ performance on a waiting test before and after a serotonin-suppressing...
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28 Jun 2012
In a university so new that it was only officially inaugurated last year, finding a program that’s already in its ninth year is rare. One such program is the Okinawa Computational Neuroscience...
Type: News Article
28 Jun 2012
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11 Apr 2012
Prof. Hidetoshi Saze (left) and Prof. Kenji Doya The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture,...
Type: News Article
27 Dec 2011
The objectives of OIST are to conduct world-class research and education in science and technology, while contributing to the self-sustaining development of Okinawa. At the same time, OIST wants the...
Type: Event Report
18 Oct 2011
If you were selected to swim 2.4 miles (3.9kms), cycle 112 miles (180kms), and run 26.2 miles (42.2kms) altogether, would you be ready for the challenge? Well, Dr. Kenji Doya, Principal Investigator...
Type: News Article
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