Last update: 2014/5/9

Tomoyasu HORIKAWA's page

Tomoyasu Horikawa

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Key words

fMRI decoding, visual consciousness, object recognition

CONTACTS

Department of Neuroinformatics ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories 2-2-2 Hikaridai, Keihanna Science City, Kyoto 619-0288, Japan

E-mail: horikawa-t[at]atr.jp

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Journal papers

  1. Horikawa, T., Tamaki, M., Miyawaki, Y., & Kamitani, Y. "Neural decoding of visual imagery during sleep," Science 340, 639-642 (2013) [experiment movie] [results movie]

Review papers

  1. Horikawa, T. & Kamitani, Y. "Exploring dream contents by neuroimaging," Brain Nerve. 66 (4), pp461-469, 2014 [in Japanese]
  2. Horikawa, T., Miyawaki, Y. & Kamitani, Y. "Visualizing Mind from Human Brain Activity," Optical Review. The Optical Society of Japan, 43 (3), pp104-110, 2014 [in Japanese]
  3. Horikawa, T. & Kamitani, Y. "Recording and reading the information of brain: Non-invasive brain activity measurement and neural decoding," SOGO Rehabilitation. Igaku-Shoin, 38 (11), pp1025-1030, 2010 [in Japanese]

Conference

  1. Horikawa, T., Tamaki, M. Miyawaki, Y. & Kamitani, Y. "Neural decoding of visual dream contents," Neuro2013, Kyoto, Japan (June, 2013) [pdf]
  2. Umemori, J., Hagihara, H., Nakamura, H. K., Horikawa, T., Shoji, H., Toyama, K., Irino, Y., Yoshida, M., Kamitani, Y. & Miyakawa, T. "Behavioral state of model mice of bipolar disorder can be retrospectively predicted by gene expression in dentate gyrus and plasma metabolites," Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, USA (October, 2012)
  3. Horikawa, T., Tamaki, M., Miyawaki, Y. & Kamitani, Y. "Decoding visual dream contents from the human brain," Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, USA (October, 2012)
  4. Umemori, J., Hagihara, H., Nakamura, H. K., Horikawa, T., Shoji, H., Toyama, K., Irino, Y., Yoshida, M., Kamitani, Y. & Miyakawa, T. "Behavioral state of model mice of bipolar disorder can be retrospectively predicted by gene expression and metabolome patterns," Neuroscience2012, Aichi, Japan (September, 2012)
  5. Miyakawa, T., Nakamura, H. K., Horikawa, T., Shoji, H., Toyama, K., Hagihara, H.& Kamitani, Y. "Retrospective prediction of behavioral state by transcriptome pattern in the dentate gyrus," 10th Annual MCCS meeting, Washington, D.C., USA (November, 2011)
  6. Horikawa, T. & Kamitani, Y. "Decoding motion aftereffects from activity patterns in human visual cortex," Neuro2010, Tokyo, Japan (September, 2010)

Invited talk

  1. Horikawa, T. "Neural Information Decoding from Human Brain Activity," International Science Cafe "Brain-based technologies for the future", Osaka, Japan (November 2013)

Awards

  1. Best paper award of Japanese Neural Network Society (2014)
  2. ATR encouragement award (2014)

Others

  1. Horikawa, T. & Kamitani, Y. "Decoding visual dream contents from the human brain pattern," FIRST AUTHOR'S, 2013 [in Japanese]

BIOGRAPHY

Research Experience

2008-2013 Intern, Department of Neuroinfromatics (DNI), Computational Neuroscience laboratory, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), Kyoto, Japan

2010-2013 Research assistant, Computational Neuroscience laboratory & Mathematical Informatics laboratory, Graduate school of information science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Nara, Japan

2014- Researcher Department of Neuroinfromatics (DNI), Computational Neuroscience laboratory, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR), Kyoto, Japan

Education

2004-2008 Toyoda-laboratory, School of Letters, Arts and Sciences I, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

2008-2013 Computational Neuroscience laboratory & Mathematical Informatics laboratory, Graduate school of information science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Nara, Japan

Thesis & dissertation

2008 Bachelor of Art in Psychology

Thesis: "Comparison of various discriminant analyses for car auction data"; School of Letters, Arts and Sciences I, Waseda University; Supervisor: Prof. Hideki Toyoda

2010 Master of Science

Thesis: "Decoding perceptions of motion aftereffect by brain activity pattern analysis in the human visual cortex"; Graduate school of information science, NARA Institute of Science and Technology; Supervisor: Yukiyasu Kamitani

2013 Doctor of Science

Thesis: "Neural Decoding of Visual Dream Contents"; Graduate school of information science, NARA Institute of Science and Technology; Supervisor: Yukiyasu Kamitani

RESEARCH FUNDS

FY2014 - FY2016

Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Principal Investigator: Tomoyasu Horikawa

MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIC SOCIETY

The Japan Neuroscience Society

Society for Neuroscience

Japanese Neural Network Society