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  • Alcohol consumption and cognitive function in elderly Japanese men.

    SIDDIQUEE Ali Tanweer , KADOTA Aya , FUJIYOSHI Akira , MIYAGAWA Naoko , SAITO Yoshino , SUZUKI Harumitsu , KONDO Keiko , YAMAUCHI Hiromi , ITO Takahiro , SEGAWA Hiroyoshi , TOOYAMA Ikuo , MIURA Katsuyuki , UESHIMA Hirotsugu

    … Although heavy alcohol consumption has been identified as a risk factor for adverse cognitive functioning, it currently remains unclear whether moderate alcohol consumption exerts similar effects. … The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between alcohol consumption levels and global and domain-specific cognitive functions in cognitively intact elderly Japanese men. …

    Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.) (85), 145-152, 2020-06


  • Dealing With Large-Scale Spatio-Temporal Patterns in Imitative Interaction Between a Robot and a Human by Using the Predictive Coding Framework

    Jungsik Hwang , Jinhyung Kim , Ahmadreza Ahmadi , Minkyu Choi , Jun Tani

    … This paper aims to investigate how adequate cognitive functions for recognizing, predicting, and generating a variety of actions can be developed through iterative learning of action-caused dynamic perceptual patterns. … We propose a dynamic neural network model based on predictive coding which can generate and recognize dynamic visuo-proprioceptive patterns. …

    IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems 50(5), 1918-1931, 2020-04-15


  • A Contrastive Study of Intransitive Passives in Japanese and Chinese : From the Perspective of Construals.  [in Japanese]

    顧 彬楠 , Gu Binnan

    … This article examines the difference of the cognitive model between Japanese and Chinese intransitive passives from the perspective of construals. …

    名古屋大学人文学フォーラム (3), 49-62, 2020-03-31

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  • A Fundamental Study on the Period for Integrated Studies that Contributes to the Cultivation of Non-cognitive Skills  [in Japanese]

    加藤 智

    … In recent years, "non-cognitive skills" are receiving attention around the world. … In Japan, the period for integrated studies comprehensive learning time) places especially high emphasis on the cultivation of non-cognitive skills, but there are many issues in the period for integrated studies efforts. …

    教科開発学論集 (8), 17-28, 2020-03-31


  • Stress and psychological maladaptation in Chinese junior school and high school students : focusing on endogenous stress in adolescence  [in Japanese]

    李 暁茹 , 高橋 美保 , 周 澤西 , 王 贇瑩

    … Influenced by the physiological changes of adolescence, individual characteristics and environmental factors, adolescents tend to show cognitive, emotional and behavioral maladjustment. … Based on the stress diathesis model, this study proposes the concept of endogenous pressure in adolescence and discusses the psychological process of psychological maladjustment caused by stressful life events by using the method of structural equation model. …

    527-540, 2020-03-30

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  • Nasal vaccine delivery attenuates brain pathology and cognitive impairment in tauopathy model mice

    Takeuchi Hiroki , Imamura Keiko , Ji Bin , Tsukita Kayoko , Enami Takako , Takao Keizo , Miyakawa Tsuyoshi , Hasegawa Masato , Sahara Naruhiko , Iwata Nobuhisa , Inoue Makoto , Hara Hideo , Tabira Takeshi , Ono Maiko , Trojanowski John Q. , Lee Virginia M.-Y. , Takahashi Ryosuke , Suhara Tetsuya , Higuchi Makoto , Inoue Haruhisa

    … Tau vaccines given as nasal drops induced tissue tau-immunoreactive antibody production and ameliorated cognitive impairment in FTLD-tau model mice. …

    npj Vaccines (5), 2020-03-24


  • Development of a Reaching Position Estimation Model Using Gaussian Regression Model  [in Japanese]

    宮 吉兆 , 山口 武彦 , 坂本 麻衣子 , Giovannetti Tania

    電気学会研究会資料. PI = The papers of Technical Meeting on "Perception Information", IEE Japan, 2020(33-46・48), 27-30, 2020-03-04

  • Fundamental Study on a discriminative model of motion primitives in VR-IADL Environment  [in Japanese]

    岩下 泰啓 , 山口 武彦 , 坂本 麻衣子 , Giovannetti Tania

    電気学会研究会資料. PI = The papers of Technical Meeting on "Perception Information", IEE Japan, 2020(33-46・48), 21-25, 2020-03-04

  • Study on the development of the teacher's self-formation and career support model  [in Japanese]

    石上 浩美

    … In this study, we assumed that the self-formation of a teacher is to be perceived from a viewpoint of developmental career formation throughout the life is to be established on the base of cooperativity and meta-cognitive activities. … So, "a model was developed to supporting the self-formation and career formation of teachers" based on the qualitative and quantitative surveys for incumbent teachers. …

    哲學 (144), 239-265, 2020-03


  • The multidimensionality of Japanese kanji abilities

    Otsuka Sadao , Murai Toshiya

    … The aim of this study was to identify the cognitive structures of kanji abilities in the Japanese general population and to examine age and cohort effects on them. … Confirmatory factor analyses validated the three-dimensional model of kanji abilities, including factors of reading, writing and semantic comprehension. …

    Scientific Reports (10), 2020-02-20


  • Striatal Beta Oscillation and Neuronal Activity in the Primate Caudate Nucleus Differentially Represent Valence and Arousal Under Approach-Avoidance Conflict

    Amemori Ken-ichi , Amemori Satoko , Gibson Daniel J. , Graybiel Ann M.

    … To examine how these activities represented valence, we focused on beta-band responses and unit activities that encoded the chosen value (ChV) of the compound offer as derived from an econometric model. …

    Frontiers in Neuroscience (14), 2020-02-07


  • Reading assessment and teaching methods for elementary school lower grades  [in Japanese]

    粟田 のり子 , 池田 誠喜 , Noriko AWATA , Seiki IKEDA

    … In this paper, we reviewed the assessment of cognitive functions and reading situations related to reading, and guidance for children with reading difficulties, and examined the applicability of these assessments and guidance to lower grades of elementary school. …

    鳴門教育大学学校教育研究紀要 = Bulletin of Center for Collaboration in Community Naruto University of Education (34), 55-63, 2020-02

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  • Goal-Directed Behavior under Variational Predictive Coding: Dynamic organization of Visual Attention and Working Memory

    Minju Jung , Takazumi Matsumoto , Jun Tani

    … Mental simulation is a critical cognitive function for goal-directed behavior because it is essential for assessing actions and their consequences. … However, developing a mental simulation model is challenging because it requires knowledge of self and the environment. … For this purpose, we propose a neural network model based on variational Bayes predictive coding, where goal-directed action planning is formulated by Bayesian inference of latent intentional space. …

    2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 1040-1047, 2020-01-27


  • Speech Emotion Recognition Using 3D Convolutions and Attention-Based Sliding Recurrent Networks With Auditory Front-Ends

    Peng Zhichao , Li Xingfeng , Zhu Zhi , Unoki Masashi , Dang Jianwu , Akagi Masato

    … Some other studies used attention models to capture the salient regions of emotion while ignoring cognitive continuity. … To fully utilize the auditory and attention mechanism, we first investigate temporal modulation cues from auditory front-ends and then propose a joint deep learning model that combines 3D convolutions and attention-based sliding recurrent neural networks (ASRNNs) for emotion recognition. …

    IEEE Access (8), 16560-16572, 2020-01-20


  • Pathophysiology of Parkinson disease  [in Japanese]

    Shima Atsushi , Sawamoto Nobukatsu , Takahashi Ryosuke

    … <p>Pathophysiology of motor symptoms, cognitive impairments, and psychosis in Parkinson's disease (PD) was reviewed. … In firing rate model, depletion of striatal dopamine decreases neural activity in the direct pathway from striatum to GPi/SNr and increases neural activity in the indirect pathway via GPe and STN, resulting in greater inhibition of motor thalamus that facilitate corticospinal motor output. …

    Neurological Therapeutics 37(1), 4-9, 2020


  • Association between Teaching Methods and Students' Affective Domain in Health Instruction:―Students' Attitude as a Moderator―  [in Japanese]

    Tanaka Koji , Yamada Kohei , Furuta Masashi

    … Exploratory factor analysis was conducted to clarify the factor structure of each variable, and confirmatory factor analysis was conducted to confirm the fitness of the model. … Confirmatory factor analysis indicated that the fitness of each model is enough (CFI=0.930~963). …

    Japanese Journal of School Health 62(2), 101-111, 2020


  • Factors Associated with Rehabilitation Service Satisfaction in Convalescent Stroke Patients  [in Japanese]

    Ogawa Hideyuki , Nishio Naohito , Otobe Yuhei , Kimura Yosuke , Ohji Shunsuke , Yamada Minoru

    … Patients with severe cognitive impairment who were unable to respond to questionnaires were excluded from the study. … We also evaluated physical function using the Stroke Impairment Assessment Set-Motor (SIAS-M) gain tool, activities of daily living (ADL) using the Motor-Functional Independence Measure (M-FIM) effectiveness tool, depressive symptoms using the Japan Stroke Scale-Depression (JSS-D) tool, optimism using the revised Life Orientation Test (LOT-R), and service quality using the SERVPERF model. …

    The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2020


  • Model-Based Development of Spatial Movement Skill Training System and Its Evaluation

    YAMAZAKI Ayumi , HAYASHI Yuki , SETA Kazuhisa

    … From these related studies, we systematically summarized issues and challenges related to spatial movement and the stages of spatial information processing, and created a new learning model for the improvement of spatial movement skills. … Then, based on this model, we developed a system that uses position information to support the improvement of spatial movement skills. …

    IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems E103.D(7), 1710-1721, 2020


  • The Effectiveness of A Cognitive-behavioral Therapy Approach to Self-efficacy in New Nurses: A Pilot Study  [in Japanese]

    Mori Takahiro , Kunikata Hiroko , Tada Satoshi , Wada Shinichi

    … To assess the magnitude of the intervention's effect, the effect size was calculated using a one-way linear mixed model. …

    Journal of Japan Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 29(1), 33-41, 2020


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