I Want to Learn How to Think Beyond Academic Disciplines
Vol.8 2010.12.08 Kazuhiro UEDA
The Brain's Processing of Body Movements: Movements of Noh-Play as an Example
- What is Cognitive Science?
- Meanings of Thinking about Corporeality from Cognitive Science
- Presence of Embodied (Rarely Recognized) Knowledge
- Inseparability of the Body and the Knowledge (Brain)
- Corporeality in Japanese Traditional Performance Arts
- Particularity of Walk (Hakobi) in Noh-Play and Kyogen-Play
- Meanings of Sophistication (Iki) to Artistic Mastery
- Perfect Teamwork Bunraku Puppeteers
- Kazuhiro UEDA
- Professor at Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies / Department of General Systems Studies, College of Arts and Sciences Professor at Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies / Department of General Systems Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences My areas of specialty are Cognitive Science, Cognitive Brain Science and Intellectual Information Studies. My research scientifically looks at the intelligence of humans and society. I conduct my research on Cognitive Science and Cognitive Brain Science, aiming toward unraveling high level human cognitive activities, applying my findings to the field of engineering, and putting the findings into social use. Specific examples include: "Innovations Stemming from Ideas of Consumers," "Cognitive Structures of Creativity," "Order inside the Brains of Individuals Highly Skilled at Speed Reading and Calculation with Abacus," "Animacy Perception for Artificial Objects," "Human Perceptions of Sociality in Relation to Visual, Biological Motion, and Other Forms of Cognition," ad "Inter-human Collaboration." I have received awards such as the 7th Docomo Mobile Science Prize Excellence Award (2008), Best Paper Prize from the Japanese Cognitive Science Society (2004 and 2007), and Excellent Paper Prize from the Japanese Association of Educational Psychology (2007).
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