Schedule in May 2013
The 6th Perceptual Frontier Seminar
Date and time: 16 May 2013, 17:00-18:30
17:00 Wearable computer: Human centered information technology toward human understanding
A wearable computer may contribute to deepen our understanding on human nature, because such a computer will inevitably get involved in our daily life. The concept of a wearable computer will be introduced, and a pilot work utilizing the technology in a perceptual experiment will be presented.
18:00 A reanalysis of magnetoencephalograms associated with time perception using Bhattacharyya distance
We reanalyzed Mitsudo et al.'s (2012) magnetoencephalogram (MEG) data to extract brain activity associated with time perception. MEGs obtained when participants made temporal judgments for simple stimuli were compared with MEGs obtained when the participants passively listened to the stimuli using Bhattacharyya distance. As a result, the difference started to increase at the beginning of the stimulus, suggesting an on-line process for time perception.