Jun Tanji

Summary

Affiliation: Tamagawa University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Motor and non-motor projections from the cerebellum to rostrocaudally distinct sectors of the dorsal premotor cortex in macaques
    Masashi Hashimoto
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Machida, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 31:1402-13. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Which object appeared longer?
    Jun Tanji
    Brain Science Research Institute, Tamagawa University, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    Neuron 63:148-9. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint [Neural mechanisms underlying the integration of perception and action]
    Eiji Hoshi
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Nerve 63:59-68. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Development of multidimensional representations of task phases in the lateral prefrontal cortex
    Yosuke Saga
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    J Neurosci 31:10648-65. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Concept-based behavioral planning and the lateral prefrontal cortex
    Jun Tanji
    Brain Science Institute, Tamagawa University, Machida, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:528-34. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Role of the lateral prefrontal cortex in executive behavioral control
    Jun Tanji
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Machida, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Rev 88:37-57. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Processing of visual signals for direct specification of motor targets and for conceptual representation of action targets in the dorsal and ventral premotor cortex
    Tomoko Yamagata
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 102:3280-94. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Origins of multisynaptic projections from the basal ganglia to rostrocaudally distinct sectors of the dorsal premotor area in macaques
    Yosuke Saga
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Machida, Tokyo, Japan Systems Neuroscience Section, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 33:285-97. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Transformation of a virtual action plan into a motor plan in the premotor cortex
    Yoshihisa Nakayama
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    J Neurosci 28:10287-97. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [On somatotopical organization of cortical motor areas]
    Jun Tanji
    Brain Science Research Institute, Tamagawa University, 6 1 1 Tamagawa gakuen, Machida, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    Brain Nerve 61:1363-71. 2009

Collaborators

  • Eiji Hoshi
  • Shigehiro Miyachi
  • Yoshihiro Hirata
  • Atsushi Nambu
  • Hajime Mushiake
  • Masaki Isoda
  • Keisetsu Shima
  • Yosuke Saga
  • Tomoko Yamagata
  • Yoshihisa Nakayama
  • Yoshihisa Ninokura
  • Yan Wang
  • Kazuhiro Sakamoto
  • Naohiro Saito
  • Nariko Arimura
  • Daisuke Takahara
  • Masahiko Takada
  • Ken ichi Inoue
  • Masashi Hashimoto
  • Hiromasa Sawamura
  • Toshi Nakajima
  • Shigeru Shinomoto
  • Tetsuji Ochiai
  • Naotaka Fujii
  • Michiyo Iba
  • Kazuyuki Aihara
  • Masafumi Yano
  • Toshio Inui
  • Yasuto Itoyama
  • Yoshiya Matsuzaka

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Motor and non-motor projections from the cerebellum to rostrocaudally distinct sectors of the dorsal premotor cortex in macaques
    Masashi Hashimoto
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Machida, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 31:1402-13. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Which object appeared longer?
    Jun Tanji
    Brain Science Research Institute, Tamagawa University, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    Neuron 63:148-9. 2009
    ..report that neurons in the frontal cortex encode the relative duration of appearance of two sensory signals, together with the features of each signal. Such representations could provide a neural basis for episodic memory...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Neural mechanisms underlying the integration of perception and action]
    Eiji Hoshi
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Nerve 63:59-68. 2011
    ..This proposed framework may be useful for explaining the diverse clinical conditions caused by brain lesions as well as for clarifying the neural mechanisms underlying the integration of perception and action...
  4. doi request reprint Development of multidimensional representations of task phases in the lateral prefrontal cortex
    Yosuke Saga
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    J Neurosci 31:10648-65. 2011
    ..These properties suggest how information representing multiple phases of behavioral events develops in the LPFC to provide a basis for the temporal regulation of behavior...
  5. ncbi request reprint Concept-based behavioral planning and the lateral prefrontal cortex
    Jun Tanji
    Brain Science Institute, Tamagawa University, Machida, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:528-34. 2007
    ..Recent studies show that the LPFC is involved in more abstract aspects of conceptual processes, such as in representing categories of multiple actions at the stage of behavioral planning...
  6. doi request reprint Role of the lateral prefrontal cortex in executive behavioral control
    Jun Tanji
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Machida, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Rev 88:37-57. 2008
    ..Recent studies have begun to reveal neuronal mechanisms for strategic behavioral planning and for the development of knowledge that enables the planning of macrostructures of event-action sequences at the conceptual level...
  7. doi request reprint Processing of visual signals for direct specification of motor targets and for conceptual representation of action targets in the dorsal and ventral premotor cortex
    Tomoko Yamagata
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 102:3280-94. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Origins of multisynaptic projections from the basal ganglia to rostrocaudally distinct sectors of the dorsal premotor area in macaques
    Yosuke Saga
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Machida, Tokyo, Japan Systems Neuroscience Section, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 33:285-97. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Transformation of a virtual action plan into a motor plan in the premotor cortex
    Yoshihisa Nakayama
    Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    J Neurosci 28:10287-97. 2008
    ..Here, we show that activity of individual PMd neurons initially reflects a virtual action plan transcending motor specifics, before these neurons contribute to a transformation process that leads to activity encoding a motor plan...
  10. ncbi request reprint [On somatotopical organization of cortical motor areas]
    Jun Tanji
    Brain Science Research Institute, Tamagawa University, 6 1 1 Tamagawa gakuen, Machida, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    Brain Nerve 61:1363-71. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Involvement of the globus pallidus in behavioral goal determination and action specification
    Nariko Arimura
    Frontal Lobe Function Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo 156 8506, Japan, Tamagawa University Brain Science Institute, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan, Tohoku University Brain Science Center, Sendai 980 8577, Japan, and Japan Science and Technology Agency, CREST, Tokyo 102 0076, Japan
    J Neurosci 33:13639-53. 2013
    ..These observations elucidate the involvement of the GP in goal-directed behavior. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Distinctions between dorsal and ventral premotor areas: anatomical connectivity and functional properties
    Eiji Hoshi
    Tamagawa University Research Institute, Tamagawa, Gakuen 6 1 1 Machida, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 17:234-42. 2007
    ..New lines of evidence also implicate the lateral premotor areas in planning motor behavior and selecting actions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differential involvement of neurons in the dorsal and ventral premotor cortex during processing of visual signals for action planning
    Eiji Hoshi
    Tamagawa University Research Institute, Tamagawa gakuen 6 1 1, Machida, Tokyo 194 8610, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 95:3596-616. 2006
    ..These results further elucidate the functional specialization of the PMd and PMv during the processing of visual information for action planning...
  14. ncbi request reprint Activity in the lateral prefrontal cortex reflects multiple steps of future events in action plans
    Hajime Mushiake
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Neuron 50:631-41. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that the PFC is involved primarily in planning multiple future events that occur as a consequence of behavioral actions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Representation of immediate and final behavioral goals in the monkey prefrontal cortex during an instructed delay period
    Naohiro Saito
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 15:1535-46. 2005
    ..This finding implicates the prefrontal cortex in governing goal-oriented sequential behavior rather than sensorimotor transformation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal cortical cells projecting to the supplementary eye field and presupplementary motor area in the monkey
    Yan Wang
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Neurosci Res 53:1-7. 2005
    ..Cells projecting to the SEF, but not to the pre-SMA, were observed in areas 8a, 8b, 9, 12, and 45. These findings suggest that the SEF and pre-SMA receive different sets of information from the PF cells...
  17. ncbi request reprint Numerical representation for action in the parietal cortex of the monkey
    Hiromasa Sawamura
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980, Japan
    Nature 415:918-22. 2002
    ..Such activity in the superior parietal lobule is useful for processing numerical information, which is necessary to provide a foundation for the forthcoming motor selection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Distribution of eye- and arm-movement-related neuronal activity in the SEF and in the SMA and Pre-SMA of monkeys
    Naotaka Fujii
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 87:2158-66. 2002
    ..Subsequent analysis revealed that the laterality of arm representation differed in the three areas: it was predominantly contralateral in the SMA but largely bilateral in the pre-SMA and SEF...
  19. ncbi request reprint Spatial distribution and density of prefrontal cortical cells projecting to three sectors of the premotor cortex
    Yan Wang
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Seiryo cho, Aobaku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Neuroreport 13:1341-4. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that each of the three sectors of the premotor cortex receive different sets of information from the prefrontal cortex...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of image motion in the dorsal premotor cortex during planning of an arm movement
    Tetsuji Ochiai
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 88:2167-71. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint New classification scheme of cortical sites with the neuronal spiking characteristics
    Shigeru Shinomoto
    Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Japan
    Neural Netw 15:1165-9. 2002
    ..By measuring the Hellinger distances among those distributions, Pre-SMA, SMA and CMAr are found to be mutually similar in comparison with PF...
  22. ncbi request reprint Representation of the temporal order of visual objects in the primate lateral prefrontal cortex
    Yoshihisa Ninokura
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 89:2868-73. 2003
    ..Our findings show that PFC cells are involved in holding temporal order information when that information is necessary for planning forthcoming motor behavior...
  23. ncbi request reprint Integration of temporal order and object information in the monkey lateral prefrontal cortex
    Yoshihisa Ninokura
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 91:555-60. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that LPFC cells are involved in encoding temporal sequences of events when such information is required for planning forthcoming motor behavior...
  24. ncbi request reprint Area-selective neuronal activity in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex for information retrieval and action planning
    Eiji Hoshi
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Seiryo cho 2 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 91:2707-22. 2004
    ..Thus sensorimotor transformations in the dorsolateral PFC appear to be time-variant and region-selective...
  25. pmc Discharge synchrony during the transition of behavioral goal representations encoded by discharge rates of prefrontal neurons
    Kazuhiro Sakamoto
    Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, 2 1 1 Katahira, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 18:2036-45. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that the transient increase in discharge synchrony is an indication of a process that facilitates dynamic changes in the prefrontal neural circuits in order to undergo profound state changes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differential roles of neuronal activity in the supplementary and presupplementary motor areas: from information retrieval to motor planning and execution
    Eiji Hoshi
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575 Japan
    J Neurophysiol 92:3482-99. 2004
    ..These findings point to the functional specialization of the two areas, with respect to receiving associative cues, information processing, motor behavior planning, and movement execution...
  27. ncbi request reprint Design of a head fixation device for experiments in behaving monkeys
    Masaki Isoda
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo cho, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Neurosci Methods 141:277-82. 2005
    ..This head fixation system is suitable for behavioral experiments and single-unit recording studies. It may also be applicable for studies on functional imaging of the macaque brain, by constructing it of non-magnetic materials...
  28. ncbi request reprint Decoding higher-order motor information from primate non-primary motor cortices
    Toshi Nakajima
    Department of Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Technol Health Care 15:103-10. 2007
    ..By extracting this type of information, we can use it to control prosthetic arms in a more intelligent manner through a brain-machine interface...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neurons in the rostral cingulate motor area monitor multiple phases of visuomotor behavior with modest parametric selectivity
    Eiji Hoshi
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Seiryo cho 2 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 94:640-56. 2005
    ..On the other hand, CMAr activity during motor planning may reflect the emergence of a general intention for action...
  30. ncbi request reprint Categorization of behavioural sequences in the prefrontal cortex
    Keisetsu Shima
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Nature 445:315-8. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Binary-coded monitoring of a behavioral sequence by cells in the pre-supplementary motor area
    Keisetsu Shima
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Neurosci 26:2579-82. 2006
    ..Such neuronal activity, resembling the operation of binary counting elements widely used for constructing artificial computing devices, was rare in the supplementary motor area or in the primary motor cortex...
  32. ncbi request reprint Contrasting neuronal activity in the dorsal and ventral premotor areas during preparation to reach
    Eiji Hoshi
    Department of Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Seiryo cho 2 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 87:1123-8. 2002
    ..These findings point to preference in the use of neuronal activity in the two areas: preparation for action in the PMd and preparation for target acquisition in the PMv...