RIKEN BRAIN SCIENCE INSTITUTE (RIKEN BSI)

BSI Articles

May 9, 2017
What a mouse on a virtual track can tell us about how the brain navigates

Virtual reality is an efficient testbed for studying place memory and learning



April 19, 2017
Four young BSI scientists win RIKEN Researcher/Technician Incentive Award 2016

The Researcher Incentive Award and Technical Incentive Award are given to young researchers and technicians who have contributed to furthering RIKEN’s ideals by achieving exemplary results in their research support activities. In fiscal year 2016, three researchers and one technician from BSI were selected as awardees. Congratulations!



April 3, 2017
Japanese babies are upending the world of linguistics, one mora at a time

What works for English is not universal when it comes to language learning



February 9, 2017
What I learned as a ‘brain tourist’ in Japan

A glimpse of neuroscience on the opposite side of the Pacific



December 7, 2016
The geometry of consciousness is a multi-dimensional math trip

What if you could visualize consciousness as a geometrical pattern that shifts and morphs over time?



September 5, 2016
A journey through the brain, in theory

An interview with neuroscientist Taro Toyoizumi



April 1, 2016
A fish fight club reveals how the brains of winners and losers differ

Competing neural circuits determine outcomes of conflict




February 2, 2015
RIKEN BSI Scientist Honored for Pioneering Work on Bipolar Disorder

An Interview with Dr. Tadafumi Kato