Affiliation: National Institute of Neuroscience
- [The neural mechanisms underlying "smart brains"]Takashi Hanakawa
Department of Cortical Function Disorders, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawa Higashi, Kodaira City, Tokyo 187 8502, Japan
No To Shinkei 58:583-92. 2006
- Stimulus-response profile during single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation to the primary motor cortexTakashi Hanakawa
Department of Cortical Function Disorders, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira 187 8502, Japan
Cereb Cortex 19:2605-15. 2009..These findings expand our basic knowledge of the quantitative relationship between TMS-induced neural activations and hemodynamic signals measured by neuroimaging techniques...
- Rostral premotor cortex as a gateway between motor and cognitive networksTakashi Hanakawa
Department of Functional Brain Research, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan
Neurosci Res 70:144-54. 2011..The rostral premotor areas may provide context-dependent connectivity and mediate information flow between the cognitive and motor networks, thereby making the two networks operating interactively or independently...
- Event related desynchronization-modulated functional electrical stimulation system for stroke rehabilitation: a feasibility studyMitsuru Takahashi
ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, Hikaridai, Seika cho, Soraku gun, Kyoto, Japan
J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:56. 2012..The intensity of FES current increased in a stepwise manner when the event-related desynchronization (ERD) reflecting motor intent was continuously detected from the primary cortical motor area...
- Neural mechanisms underlying deafferentation pain: a hypothesis from a neuroimaging perspectiveTakashi Hanakawa
Department of Molecular Imaging, Integrative Brain Imaging Center, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, 4 1 1 Ogawahigashi, Kodaira, Tokyo, 187 8551, Japan
J Orthop Sci 17:331-5. 2012..A better understanding of the plastic mechanisms influencing such cross-talk among these systems will help develop therapeutic interventions using brain stimulation and neurofeedback...
- Topographic representation of an occluded object and the effects of spatiotemporal context in human early visual areasHiroshi Ban
Center for Information and Neural Networks, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo 102 8472, Japan, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida nihonmatsu cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo 187 8502, Japan, Human Brain Research Center, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan, and Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki Hashikami Cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
J Neurosci 33:16992-7007. 2013..The results also suggest that low-level image features and higher preceding cognitive context are integrated into a unified topographic representation of occluded portion in early areas. ..
- Dynamic neural network reorganization associated with second language vocabulary acquisition: a multimodal imaging studyChihiro Hosoda
Department of Functional Brain Research, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan
J Neurosci 33:13663-72. 2013....
- Lateralization of activity in the parietal cortex predicts the effectiveness of bilateral transcranial direct current stimulation on performance of a mental calculation taskKazumi Kasahara
Graduate School of Human Health Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo 116 8551, Japan
Neurosci Lett 545:86-90. 2013..In conclusion, bilateral tDCS over the parietal cortex enhanced the performance of mental calculations in subjects with left-hemispheric parietal lateralization...
- Transcranial direct-current stimulation increases extracellular dopamine levels in the rat striatumTomoko Tanaka
Department of Functional Brain Research, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry Tokyo, Japan
Front Syst Neurosci 7:6. 2013..There were no significant changes in extracellular serotonin levels. Conclusion: These findings suggest that tDCS has a direct and/or indirect effect on the dopaminergic system in the rat basal ganglia...
- [Multidimensional neuroimaging approach for studying brain network]Takashi Hanakawa
National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
Rinsho Shinkeigaku 50:901-2. 2010..Despite technical challenges, it is important to put information from these different modalities for network imaging together for fair understanding of human brain functions...