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In press

Dec
2023

Report about our work on robot tool use in ‘Conversation’ science magazine 

Nov
2023

Our Sixth finger mentioned in the Golgo 13 Manga (ref: Golgo 13 Episode 634 Big Comic, No. 1589, Vol. 24, p. 329, Shogakukan, 2023.12.25) 

Sept
2023

Children’s workshop organized at my collborator’s lab i UEC Tokyo

May
2023

A description of our works on human body extension int he Japanese children’s magazine ‘Kodomo no Kagaku’ (“Children’s science”)

Feb
2023

My view on the future of robotics in the conversation.

Nov
2022

Report on the Nature outlook and Nature features on our Nature Machine learning paper, Tee et al. 2022.

Oct
2022

Report on the INS2I homepage on our Nature Machine learning paper, Tee et al. 2022.

Sept
2022

Reports by Japanese magazines on Umezawa et al. 2022.

Aug
2022

Report by CNRS Tokyo  on Umezawa et al. 2022.

Jul
2022

 Our outreach Workshop in the Tokyo ‘Miraikan’ (Future center) science meuseum held between July and September 2022.

Apr
2022

 Report on CNRS INS2I website in french and english on Umezawa et al. 2022.

Mar
2022

 In Nikkei Shinbun Japan. Press on Umezawa et al. 2022.

Feb
2022

「第6の指」身体化に成功 思い通りの操作が可能に. (Successful Embodiment of a 6th finger) in Nikkei News Japan. Press on Umezawa et al. 2022.

Nov
2020

Press pickup of our recent paper on shared avatars by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Eurekanews.

 

Sept
2019

Press on our results about perfromance anxiety in humans, in Nature Communication in CNRS news.

 

Sept
2019
Sept
2019
Brain stimulation prevents anxiety-induced decrease in motor performances. Medical Xpress. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-09-brain-anxiety-induced-decrease-motor.html
Sept
2019
Research suggests new strategy to prevent performance degradation caused by anxiety

Jun
2018
Report in CNRS news of our Science Advances paper.

May
2018
他者をどうみるか」が鍵!NICT press release of our elife paper detailing the discovering of prediction error induced contagions

May
2018
100ミリ秒以内に脳波から運動意図を高精度に推定する方法を考案   AIST press release of our new BCI system published in Science advances.

Mar
2017
CNRS News on our new paper on human –robot interaction in Nature Human Behavior.

Aug
2016
The poster on our work in the Paris subway during the Olympic.

Jul
2015
Jan
2015
Dr. Tsuyoshi Ikegami’s interview on Japan’s TBS radio about our work.

Jan
2015
“PKの失敗、なぜ伝染する?   他人の動き無意識に予測、失敗も伝染” (why penalty kick failure can be contagious? People implicitly predict movements and failures they observe”) Yahoo Japans’ take on our experiment.

Jan
2015
“下手な人のプレー見ると自分に伝染する? ダーツで実験” (Is bad performance contagious? Darts experiment) Article in Asahi Shinbun Tokyo Edition.

Jan
2015
“下手な人のプレー見ると自分に伝染する? ダーツで実験” (Is bad performance contagious? Darts experiment) Asahi Shinbun web news.

Nov
2014
TV report on TBS television ‘Asachan’ on our darts study.

Nov
2014
hebo no darts miru na-’ ‘Mainichi Shinbun’ article on our darts study.

Nov
2014
Press release by NICT Japan on the article ‘Watching novice degrades expert motor performance: causation between action production and outcome prediction of observed actions by humans’ published in Nature Scientific Reports.

Dec
2013
Practise makes perfect if you have a partner’s touch: Press release in London on the mutual benefits observed during human-human physical interactions (Ganesh et al. 2014)

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Major talks and lectures

12th
Sept
2022
Using robots to understand how our brain defines what is our body. Invited talk at the workshop on “Body Image & Cross-sensory Correspondences: What about Infants and Robots”. IEEE Int. Conference on Development and learning.
7th
Jul
2022
The ‘why’, ‘what’ and how many of functional embodiment by the human brain. Invited talke at the CINET research labs, Osaka, Japan.
28th
Jun
2022
être mauvais en sport est contagieux: A talk about prediciton errors and their implications for our body recognition and actions. Invited talk at the Univ. Cergy-Pontoise, Cergy, France.
2nd
Jun
2022
The ‘why’, ‘what’ and how many of functional embodiment by the human brain. Invited talke at the EU-NIMO project group.
7th
Dec
2021
Emergence of Tool Use in Robots: A framework for tool cognition in robots. Invited talke at the Simula research labs, Oslo.
4th
Jun
2021

Robots extending human bodies: new challenges for robot control and neuroscience. Talk at the ICRA workshop on Multidisciplinary approaches to advance physical human-robot interaction. Visuo.

16th
Jan
2020
Being bad in sport is contagious: prediction error induced motor contagions in human behaviors. Talk at the Bordeaux Neurocampus.
23rd
Oct
2019
Performance deterioration due to anxiety. Talk at the UM-AIST workshop on Modeling human through robotics, neuroscience, and ergonomics.
23rd
Jul
2019
Tool cognition and control: by humans, for machines. Talk at IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBC 2019)
22nd
Feb
2019
Human Centric Robotics. Invited lecture at Technical University of Munich (TUM).
17th
Jan
2019
Être mauvais en sport est contagieux: prediction error induced motor contagions in human behaviors. Talk at Euromov, Montpellier.
28th
Nov
2018

A Turing test of physical interaction: from neuroscience to robot control. Talk at GDR robotics seminar on robot-human physical interaction.

17th
Oct
2018

T23. Human Centric Robotics. Invited lecture at Chiba University.

12th
Dec
2017

Functionality as the key determinant of limb/body ownership: a discussion. Talk at the Symposium of the Special Interests Group on Tele-existence.

8th
Nov
2017

Human Centric robotics. Talk in the ATR mini-symposium on Robots, Brain and AI. Kyoto.

11th
Jul
2017

Developing machines that understand humans. Talk at the Japan Association of Chemical Innovation (JACI) working group meeting, Tokyo.

7th
Oct
2016

Hitting the sweet spot: Investigating the neuroscience behind impact control by humans. Talk in the Workshop for novel approaches of system neuroscience for sports and rehabilitation. at International conference on Neural information processing (ICONIP 2016).

12th
Aug
2016

Incorporation of tools in the body schema: a dual time scale process. Talk at the ATR mini symposium on motor control and robotics, Kyoto.

4th
Jul
2016

Embodiment illusions with a humanoid robot. Talk (with Dr. Laura Aymerich-Franch) at the Workshop on Advances in touch enabled robotics. Eurohaptics, London.

25th
Aug
2015

Neuroscience for improving robotics. Talk in Tokyo University of Electro-communications, Tokyo.

May
2015

Interacting brains: sensory mechanism of physical interactions between humans. Talk at the Haptics for Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, ICRA workshop for.

18th
Dec
2014

Human Centric robotics. Talk in Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, CNRS – Université Pierre et Marie Curie.

Nov
2014

From watching to understanding: how humans predict consequences of observed movement kinematics. Talk at the First Workshop of the Anthropomorphic Motion Factory “Dance Notations and Robot Motion”, LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France.

Sep
2014

Incorporation of tools in the body schema: a dual time scale process. Talk at the Somatosensory; Fundamental sensory system for bodily alert, motor control, development, and self-consciousness, Japanese Society for Neuroscience meeting.

Apr
2014

From watching to understanding: how humans predict consequences of observed movement kinematics. Talk at the First Symposium on Biomechanics of Human Movements, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan.

Jun
2013

Human Centric Robotics. Talk at the Joint Robotics Lab (JRL), Tsukuba, Japan.

Nov
2012

Symbiosis of motor interaction: physical interaction enables brains to learn from each other. APCTP –KAIST Young Computational Neuroscience Workshop, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea.

Apr
2012

Motor control in tasks with multiple solutions: A challenge for traditional motor control. Symposium at Neural Control of Movement, NCM2012, Venice, Italy.

May
2011

Motor execution affects subsequent motor plan. Talk at the Biorobotics lab, University of California, Irvine.

May
2010

Mechanisms of Motor learning: in humans, for robots. Talk at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago.

May
2010

Motor Control: from human, to robots. Symposium at the Motor Control Workshop, Okazaki, Japan.

May
2010

Learning multi-coordinate planning from humans. Talk at the New Variable Impedance Actuators for the Next Generation Robots, ICRA workshop for.

May
2010

Motor learning: by humans, for robots. Talk at the Softening Rehabilitation Robotics, ICRA workshop for.

Feb
2010

Motor execution effects subsequent motor plan: a consideration for rehabilitation paradigms. Talk at the Neuro rehabilitation workshop, Tokyo Institute of Technology.