About the article
Dr. Hikaru Takeuchi is an Assistant Professor of the Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University from 2010. His scientific interest is in brain mapping of neural bases and plasticities of higher cognitive functions of humans. He won The Sagisaka Memorial Award of the Gonryo Medical Foundation in 2012. His scientific output includes 13 peer reviewed original articles and two review papers as the first author as well as other 14 original articles as a co-author.
Dr. Ryuta Kawashima has been a Professor of the Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC), Tohoku University since 2006, and a Director of the Smart Ageing International Research Center, IDAC, Tohoku University since 2010. His scientific interest is in functional brain mapping of higher cognitive functions of humans. He has won the Prize for Science and Technology, by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2009. His scientific output includes over 200 peer reviewed papers and the 150 books.
Published Online: 2012-05-23
Published in Print: 2012-06-01