The Graduate Institute of Mind, Brain and Consciousness (GIMBC) from Taipei Medical University (TMU) will be held a Joint workshop with Tohoku University (NCYU) on March 1st, 2024 at 16F, International Conference Hall, Comprehensive Medical Building (Rear Building), XinYi Campus.

Time Event Topic Speaker
09:30 – 09:45 registration
09:45 – 10:00 Opening ceremony Opening remarks President

Mai-Szu Wu

Executive Vice President

Luisa Shu-Ying Chang


Tsuneyuki Abe


Cheng-Ta Yang

10:00 – 10:10 Group Photo
10:10 – 11:00 Tohoku University Social psychophysiology of the HPA and Sympathetic-Adrenal Medullary axis Prof. Tsuneyuki Abe
11:00 – 11:50 GIMBC, TMU A working model of the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder Dr. Paola Magioncalda and

Dr. Matteo Martino

11:50 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 13:50 Tohoku University The correlation between the attitude to the cosmetics and the distortion of the body image in male university students Prof. Nobuyuki Sakai
13:50 – 14:40 GIMBC, TMU The neural correlates of ruminative thought and self Dr. Tzu-Yu Hsu
14:40 – 15:00 Tea Time
15:00 – 15:50 Tohoku University Processing of Alternative World Orders in (In)felicitous Contexts Prof. Masatoshi Koizumi
15:50 – 16:40 GIMBC, TMU The role of context across different levels of language processing Dr. Claire Chang
16:40 – 16:50 Close ceremony Dean Cheng-Ta Yang

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