Details of the Emotional Informatics Symposium 2023

Emotional Informatics will hold a symposium on Monday, January 16, 2023, with the following topics

Date and Time

January 16, 2023 (Monday) 13:00 – 17:00

▼ Time Schedule

13:00 – 13:20 Opening: Junichi Chikazoe, “Elucidating the process of integrated processing of ambivalent value information using functional MRI

13:20 – 13:40 Daichi Mochihashi, “Brain Science of Language and Art that Brings Emotion

13:40 – 14:00 Yasutora Watanabe, “Econometric Structural Model Estimation of Emotional Affect

14:00 – 14:20 Tomohiro Ishizu, “A Cognitive Neuroscience Study on Aesthetic Experience and Its Psychological Effects Beyond Pleasure and Displeasure


14:30 – 15:15 Junko Kato, “Emotion and Decision: An Analysis of the Neural Basis of Social Behavior

15:15 – 16:00 Shuhei Kitamura, “The Psychology and Economy of the Age as Read from Painting Expression


16:10 – 16:55 Kentaro Fukumoto, “Rational Analysis of Irrational Human Behavior

16:55 – Closing



Online (Zoom)


▼ Emotional Informatics (representatives of each research group)

Junichi Chikazoe|Research and Development Office for Brain Business, ALAYA Co.

Daichi Mochihashi|The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Mathematical and Reasoning Sciences

Tomohiro Ishizu|Faculty of Letters, Kansai University

Department of Economics, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo / Director, The University of Tokyo Economic Consulting, Inc.


▼Guest Speakers

Junko Kato|Graduate School of Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo

Shuhei Kitamura|Osaka University, Center for Integrated Education and Research on Infectious Diseases

Kentaro Fukumoto, Faculty of Law, Gakushuin University

For those who wish to attend

General public who wish to participate in the symposium may do so online.

If you wish to attend the symposium, please fill out and submit the following form.

▼ Registration Form

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