- February 6, 2014
The article on female preference for male song in mice by Kikusui Laboratory at Azabu University was published in PLOS ONE (online journal of science) on February 6, 2014.
”Developmental Social Environment Imprints Female Preference for Male Song in Mice"
This article was featured in Asahi evening paper, Digital Asahi , Akita Sakigake Shinpo and TBS radio news on February 6.
- August 9, 2013
The article on contagious yawning in dogs by Dr. Romero T., Project Researcher of University of Tokyo, was published in PLOS ONE on August 7, 2013. In this study, the research group took telemetric anxiety-related physiological measures to rule out the possibility that the observed yawns were the result of arousal.
“Familiarity bias and physiological responses in contagious yawning in dogs support link to empathy“
This article has been featured not only in domestic but also in worldwide media such as TV network news and papers as listed below;
Others: Digital ABC News, NBC News, Los Angeles Times, Mainichi Newspapers and Fuji News Network
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Ask for the researchers involved in this project
Researchers are asked to acknowledge the KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid program when reporting their research results in papers, conferences, and other fora. The following is an example of an acknowledgement format.
"This work was supported by KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas No.2511XXXX( 8 digits project code) "The Evolutionary Origin and Neural Basis of the Empathetic Systems"."