Global study finds increased female and youth legislative representation may improve SDG performance
Summary of International Symposium & Workshop on R&D Cluster Development Released
OIST held an innovative event called the "International Symposium and Workshop: Toward the Development of an R&D Cluster in Okinawa" at the end of last year, and a full summary of the major points and recommendations made is now available for download from the International Symposium and Workshop Event Report page.
Study Confirms Serotonin’s Role in Controlling Patience
By implanting a tiny drug delivery device into the brains of rats, researchers in OIST’s Neural Computation Unit were able to temporarily lower serotonin levels in the part of the brain responsible for patience, and to show that this loss caused the rats to give up before receiving an expected reward.