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Symposium on Cultural Neuroscience




Each speaker has 30 minutes for talk and 20 minutes for discussion.

Day 1: Saturday, May 24, 2008
1pm Welcome

1:10pm Shinobu Kitayama (University of Michigan)

Opening remark

1:40pm Bill Gehring (University of Michigan)
Prospects for a Cultural Neuroscience: Lessons from the History of Cognitive Neuroscience

2:30pm Richard Lewis & Sharon G. Goto (Pomona College)
Culture and context: the distribution of electrophysiological activity across time and space

3:20-3:35pm Break

3:35pm Motoki Watabe (Waseda University) & Hiroshi Ban (Kyoto University)
Trust Information Processing in Human Brain: an fMRI Study

4:25pm Taiki Takahashi (Hokkaido University)
Neuroeconomics of intertemporal and probabilistic decision-making

Day 2: Sunday, May 25, 2008
9am Breakfast

9:30am Shihui Han (Peking University)
Culture-invariant and culture-sensitive neural substrates of causal cognition: Neuroimaging of four cultures

10:20am Incheol Choi & Sun Hae Sul (Seoul National University), TBA

11:10-11:25am Break

11:25am Trey Hedden (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Attentional control as a locus of cultural influences on the brain

12:15-1:30pm Lunch break

1:30pm Nalini Ambady (Tufts University)
Neural correlates of emotion and mind-reading across cultures

2:20pm Tatsuyoshi Saijo (Osaka University)

Are Japanese Spiteful?: An fMRI Study of the Altruistic and Spiteful Behaviors

3:10-3:25pm Break

3:25pm Hideki Ohira (Nagoya University)
Brain and body association underlying emotional decision making

4:15-5pm Wrap-up session

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