Rui Nouchi

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Affiliation: Tohoku University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of the survival judgment task on memory performance in subclinically depressed people
    Rui Nouchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Centre, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University Sendai, Japan
    Front Psychol 3:114. 2012
  2. pmc Four weeks of combination exercise training improved executive functions, episodic memory, and processing speed in healthy elderly people: evidence from a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Human and Social Response Research Division, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryocho, Aobaku, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Age (Dordr) 36:787-99. 2014
  3. pmc A GO intervention program for enhancing elementary school children's cognitive functions and control abilities of emotion and behavior: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yoshiyuki Tachibana
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Manchester and Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Psychiatry Research Group, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Trials 13:8. 2012
  4. pmc Brain training game boosts executive functions, working memory and processing speed in the young adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Centre, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e55518. 2013
  5. pmc Beneficial effects of short-term combination exercise training on diverse cognitive functions in healthy older people: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Human and Social Response Research Division, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo machi, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Trials 13:200. 2012
  6. pmc Brain training game improves executive functions and processing speed in the elderly: a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Centre, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e29676. 2012
  7. pmc Beneficial effects of reading aloud and solving simple arithmetic calculations (learning therapy) on a wide range of cognitive functions in the healthy elderly: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Centre, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Trials 13:32. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Anatomical correlates of self-handicapping tendency
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Cortex 49:1148-54. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Effects of working memory training on functional connectivity and cerebral blood flow during rest
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Cortex 49:2106-25. 2013
  10. doi request reprint White matter structures associated with emotional intelligence: evidence from diffusion tensor imaging
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:1025-34. 2013

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Publications53

  1. pmc Effect of the survival judgment task on memory performance in subclinically depressed people
    Rui Nouchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Centre, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University Sendai, Japan
    Front Psychol 3:114. 2012
    ..The combination hypothesis better explains the mechanism of memory enhancement related to the survival judgment task than the functional, emotional, and arousal or congruency hypothesis does...
  2. pmc Four weeks of combination exercise training improved executive functions, episodic memory, and processing speed in healthy elderly people: evidence from a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Human and Social Response Research Division, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryocho, Aobaku, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Age (Dordr) 36:787-99. 2014
    ..Our study provides important evidence of the short-term combination exercise's effectiveness. ..
  3. pmc A GO intervention program for enhancing elementary school children's cognitive functions and control abilities of emotion and behavior: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Yoshiyuki Tachibana
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Manchester and Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Psychiatry Research Group, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Trials 13:8. 2012
    ..We will perform a randomized controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness of a GO intervention group and a control group without intervention...
  4. pmc Brain training game boosts executive functions, working memory and processing speed in the young adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Centre, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e55518. 2013
    ..Here we investigated the impact of the brain training game (Brain Age) on a wide range of cognitive functions in young adults...
  5. pmc Beneficial effects of short-term combination exercise training on diverse cognitive functions in healthy older people: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Human and Social Response Research Division, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo machi, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Trials 13:200. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Brain training game improves executive functions and processing speed in the elderly: a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Centre, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e29676. 2012
    ..Here we investigate the impact of the brain training game (Brain Age) on cognitive functions in the elderly...
  7. pmc Beneficial effects of reading aloud and solving simple arithmetic calculations (learning therapy) on a wide range of cognitive functions in the healthy elderly: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Rui Nouchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Centre, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Trials 13:32. 2012
    ..We investigate the impact of learning therapy on various cognitive functions (executive functions, episodic memory, short-term memory, working memory, attention, reading ability, and processing speed) in healthy older adults...
  8. doi request reprint Anatomical correlates of self-handicapping tendency
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Cortex 49:1148-54. 2013
    ..The present results suggest that the sgCG is also involved in self-handicapping, which is a behavior thought to be engaged in the protection of self-esteem...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of working memory training on functional connectivity and cerebral blood flow during rest
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Cortex 49:2106-25. 2013
    ..These results showed that WMT induces plasticity in neural mechanisms involving DMN and the EAS during rest and indicated that intrinsic brain activity and connectivity can be affected by cognitive training. ..
  10. doi request reprint White matter structures associated with emotional intelligence: evidence from diffusion tensor imaging
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:1025-34. 2013
    ..Our findings further support the notion that the brain regions involved in the SCN and in the SMC are associated with EI...
  11. doi request reprint Linear and curvilinear correlations of brain gray matter volume and density with age using voxel-based morphometry with the Akaike information criterion in 291 healthy children
    Yasuyuki Taki
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:1857-71. 2013
    ..Because the trajectory of gray matter volume and density with age suggests the progress of brain maturation, our results may contribute to clarifying brain maturation in healthy children from the viewpoint of brain structure...
  12. doi request reprint White matter structures associated with empathizing and systemizing in young adults
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Neuroimage 77:222-36. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Regional gray matter density is associated with morningness-eveningness: Evidence from voxel-based morphometry
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Neuroimage 117:294-304. 2015
    ....
  14. pmc Amygdala and cingulate structure is associated with stereotype on sex-role
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Sci Rep 5:14220. 2015
    ..These findings suggest that variations in stereotype on sex role have roots in the limbic brain structures linked to contentious interpersonal orientation (cingulate) and negative mood (amygdala). ..
  15. pmc Working memory training impacts the mean diffusivity in the dopaminergic system
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo cho, Aoba ku, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Brain Struct Funct 220:3101-11. 2015
    ..These results suggest that WMT caused microstructural changes in the regions of the dopaminergic system in a way that is usually interpreted as a reduction in neural components. ..
  16. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of the sense of control: Gray and white matter volumes associated with an internal locus of control
    Teruo Hashimoto
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Neuroimage 119:146-51. 2015
    ..The finding of greater volumes in several brain regions in individuals with a stronger internal locus of control indicates that there is a neuroanatomical basis for the belief that one's efforts are rewarded. ..
  17. pmc White matter structures associated with loneliness in young adults
    Seishu Nakagawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Tohoku Pharmaceutical University, Sendai, Japan
    Sci Rep 5:17001. 2015
    ..The neural correlates of loneliness comprise widespread reduction in WMD in areas related to self- and social cognition as well as areas associated with empathy and self-efficacy. ..
  18. pmc Brain structures in the sciences and humanities
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo cho, Aoba ku, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Brain Struct Funct 220:3295-305. 2015
    ..This study improves our understanding of differences in faculty membership which is the link among cognition, biological factors, disorders, and education (academia). ..
  19. doi request reprint Degree centrality and fractional amplitude of low-frequency oscillations associated with Stroop interference
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Neuroimage 119:197-209. 2015
    ....
  20. doi request reprint The impact of television viewing on brain structures: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer
    Cereb Cortex 25:1188-97. 2015
    ..In particular, the present results showed effects of TV viewing on the frontopolar area of the brain, which has been associated with intellectual abilities. ..
  21. doi request reprint Mean diffusivity of globus pallidus associated with verbal creativity measured by divergent thinking and creativity-related temperaments in young healthy adults
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 36:1808-27. 2015
    ..These results suggested the MD in the globus pallidus, underlie the association between VCDT and multiple personalities in TCI including novelty seeking...
  22. doi request reprint The structure of the amygdala associates with human sexual permissiveness: evidence from voxel-based morphometry
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 36:440-8. 2015
    ..These findings suggest that structural variations in regions that play key roles in the basic physiological aspects of human sexuality underlie individual complex sexual attitudes in social life...
  23. pmc Regional gray matter density associated with cognitive reflectivity-impulsivity: evidence from voxel-based morphometry
    Ryoichi Yokoyama
    Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0122666. 2015
    ..Our finding suggests that this area plays an important role in defining an individual's trait associated with reflectivity and impulsivity. ..
  24. doi request reprint Associations among imaging measures (2): the association between gray matter concentration and task-induced activation changes
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Department of Advanced Brain Science, Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:185-98. 2014
    ..The first pattern is often observed at the borders of GM structures. These findings may have to be taken into consideration when group/individual differences in functional activation are investigated...
  25. pmc Effects of multitasking-training on gray matter structure and resting state neural mechanisms
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:3646-60. 2014
    ..We could not dissociate the effects of each task component and the diverse cognitive processes involved in MT because of the nature of the study, and these remain to be investigated...
  26. doi request reprint Association between resting-state functional connectivity and empathizing/systemizing
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Neuroimage 99:312-22. 2014
    ..Systemizing was associated with increased positive functional coupling between the key nodes of EAS in males. These findings provide further support for the concept of an association between DMN/EAS and empathizing/systemizing. ..
  27. doi request reprint Anatomical correlates of quality of life: evidence from voxel-based morphometry
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:1834-46. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that these processes might be related to QOLMQ in healthy young adults...
  28. doi request reprint Association between gray matter volume in the caudate nucleus and financial extravagance: findings from voxel-based morphometry
    Ryoichi Yokoyama
    Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Seiryo machi 4 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Kojimachi Business Center Building, 5 3 1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo 102 0083, Japan Electronic address
    Neurosci Lett 563:28-32. 2014
    ..We found that structural variations in the caudate nucleus contributed to individual differences in financial extravagance. This finding may provide a new neuroscientific approach to understanding individual characteristics of consumers...
  29. pmc Regional gray matter density is associated with achievement motivation: evidence from voxel-based morphometry
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo cho, Aoba ku, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Brain Struct Funct 219:71-83. 2014
    ..Furthermore, the brain areas in which rGMD correlated with CAM are related to cognitive processes associated with distressing emotions and social cognition, and these cognitive processes may characterize CAM...
  30. doi request reprint Resting state functional connectivity associated with trait emotional intelligence
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Neuroimage 83:318-28. 2013
    ....
  31. pmc Cerebral blood flow during rest associates with general intelligence and creativity
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 6:e25532. 2011
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Linear and curvilinear correlations of brain white matter volume, fractional anisotropy, and mean diffusivity with age using voxel-based and region-of-interest analyses in 246 healthy children
    Yasuyuki Taki
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:1842-56. 2013
    ..Our results may help to clarify the mechanisms of normal brain maturation from the viewpoint of brain white matter...
  33. doi request reprint Sleep duration during weekdays affects hippocampal gray matter volume in healthy children
    Yasuyuki Taki
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Neuroimage 60:471-5. 2012
    ..Our results indicated that sleep duration affects the hippocampal regional gray matter volume of healthy children. These findings advance our understanding of the importance of sleep habits in the daily lives of healthy children...
  34. pmc Basal ganglia correlates of fatigue in young adults
    Seishu Nakagawa
    Department of Psychiatry, Tohoku Pharmaceutical University, Sendai, Japan
    Sci Rep 6:21386. 2016
    ..A plausible mechanism of fatigue may involve abnormal function of the motor system, as well as areas of the dopaminergic system in the basal ganglia that are associated with motivation and reward. ..
  35. doi request reprint Increased posterior hippocampal volumes in children with lower increase in body mass index: a 3-year longitudinal MRI study
    Teruo Hashimoto
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Dev Neurosci 37:153-60. 2015
    ..This is the first longitudinal study showing positive effects of a lean body on cortical development in children...
  36. doi request reprint The impact of parent-child interaction on brain structures: cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    J Neurosci 35:2233-45. 2015
    ..These findings indicate that parent-child interactions affect the right STG, which may be associated with verbal skills. ..
  37. doi request reprint Comprehensive neural networks for guilty feelings in young adults
    Seishu Nakagawa
    Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Neuroimage 105:248-56. 2015
    ..Additionally, the neural networks including the IPL were associated with empathy and with regions implicated in moral reasoning (AI and vmPFC), and punishment (AI)...
  38. doi request reprint Developmental changes in brain activation involved in the production of novel speech sounds in children
    Hiroshi Hashizume
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, 980 8575, Japan
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:4079-89. 2014
    ..This, in turn, would lead to improvement in the ability to immediately imitate non-native speech...
  39. pmc Insular and hippocampal contributions to remembering people with an impression of bad personality
    Takashi Tsukiura
    Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer IDAC, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:515-22. 2013
    ..Better memory for faces associated with an impression of bad personality could reflect greater interaction between the avoidance-related insular region and the encoding-related hippocampal region...
  40. pmc Long-term effects of postearthquake distress on brain microstructural changes
    Atsushi Sekiguchi
    Division of Medical Neuroimage Analysis, Department of Community Medical Supports, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer IDAC, Tohoku University, 4 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Biomed Res Int 2014:180468. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that dynamic WMI changes predict a better prognosis, whereas persistently lower WMI is a marker of cognitive dysfunction, implying the development of anxiety disorders. ..
  41. doi request reprint Regional gray and white matter volume associated with Stroop interference: evidence from voxel-based morphometry
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Neuroimage 59:2899-907. 2012
    ..Of note, our findings support the notion that ACC contributes to Stroop performance and show the involvement of regions that have been implicated in response inhibition and attention...
  42. pmc The Relationship between Processing Speed and Regional White Matter Volume in Healthy Young People
    Daniele Magistro
    Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136386. 2015
    ..Our results support the idea that WMV is associated globally with processing speed performance regardless of the type of processing speed task. ..
  43. doi request reprint A voxel-based morphometry study of gray and white matter correlates of a need for uniqueness
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Neuroimage 63:1119-26. 2012
    ..These findings suggest a biological basis for individual NFU, distributed across different gray and white matter areas of the brain...
  44. doi request reprint The association between resting functional connectivity and creativity
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 22:2921-9. 2012
    ..These findings are comparable to the previously reported psychological associations between schizotypy and creativity...
  45. pmc Effects of Fast Simple Numerical Calculation Training on Neural Systems
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Neural Plast 2016:5940634. 2016
    ..Our results also indicate that changes in neural systems in the frontopolar areas may underlie these cognitive improvements. ..
  46. pmc Effects of Different Types of Cognitive Training on Cognitive Function, Brain Structure, and Driving Safety in Senior Daily Drivers: A Pilot Study
    Takayuki Nozawa
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Behav Neurol 2015:525901. 2015
    ..We explored the effects of three different types of cognitive training on the cognitive function, brain structure, and driving safety of the elderly...
  47. pmc White matter microstructural changes as vulnerability factors and acquired signs of post-earthquake distress
    Atsushi Sekiguchi
    Division of Medical Neuroimage Analysis, Department of Community Medical Supports, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer IDAC, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e83967. 2014
    ..These findings provide new evidence of psychophysiological responses at the neural network level soon after a stressful life event and might contribute to the development of effective methods to prevent PTSD. ..
  48. doi request reprint Correlation among body height, intelligence, and brain gray matter volume in healthy children
    Yasuyuki Taki
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Neuroimage 59:1023-7. 2012
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Effects of training of processing speed on neural systems
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Smart Ageing International Research Center, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Neurosci 31:12139-48. 2011
    ..The observed neural changes caused by PS training may give us new insights into how PS training, and possibly other cognitive training, can improve PS...
  50. pmc Postoperative Structural Brain Changes and Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients with Breast Cancer
    Chiho Sato
    Department of Functional Brain Imaging, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer IDAC, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0140655. 2015
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Cognitive and neural correlates of the 5-repeat allele of the dopamine D4 receptor gene in a population lacking the 7-repeat allele
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Neuroimage 110:124-35. 2015
    ..Furthermore, the increased originality of creative thinking observed in the 5-repeat allele carriers may support the notion of the side of adaptivity of the widespread risk allele of psychiatric diseases. ..
  52. doi request reprint Failing to deactivate: the association between brain activity during a working memory task and creativity
    Hikaru Takeuchi
    Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    Neuroimage 55:681-7. 2011
    ....
  53. pmc Eight Personal Characteristics Associated with the Power to Live with Disasters as Indicated by Survivors of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster
    Motoaki Sugiura
    International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130349. 2015
    ..Further research should investigate the domains, phases, and contexts in which each factor contributes to survival, address whether the factors are rooted in nature or in nurture, and explore their psychological or physiological bases...