Postdoctoral Researcher (Higher-Order ‘Self-Consciousness’)

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RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) is located in Wako-shi, Saitama, just outside of Tokyo in Japan. As part of the BSI, our group – Laboratory for Symbolic Cognitive Development (Laboratory Head: Atsushi Iriki ) – tries to uncover evolutionary precursors of human higher cognitive functions connected to physical morphologies and patterns of structured bodily actions. These are investigated using behavioral and neurophysiological analyses on primates, which were trained to use tools and other ap…

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