Prof. Shinsuke Shimojo

Prof. Shimojo
Gertrude Baltimore Professor of Experimental Psychology, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology

Shinsuke Shimojo is an experimental psychologist/cognitive neuroscientist, with long-standing interests in visual psychophysics and their applications to cross-modal plasticity, human emotion, preferences, and decision making. He received his BA and MA degrees from the University of Tokyo ('78, '80), and Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology ('85). He is currently Gertrude Baltimore Professor in Experimental Psychology in Division of Biology/Computation and Neural Systems at California Institute of Technology (Caltech). His laboratory at Caltech has been applying quantitative psychophysical techniques to understand human implicit and social behaviors, with technical applications of eye tracking, fMRI, EEG, TMS and tDCS. He is the author of several popular books, and also one of the regular columnists at ASAHI WEBRONZA, Science & Environment Section (in Japanese language).

Prof. Shimojo's ISP2012 Lecture Course Abstract:
Crossmodal Interactions – Attention and synchrony
Prof. Shimojo's ISP2012 Symposium Talk Abstract:
Sensory substitution, crossmodal plasticity, and the third kind of "qualia"
Prof. Shimojo's Caltech Profile

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