Professor Sakiko Yoshikawa – Memorial Retirement Lecture
International Symposium, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University “The Three Faces of Psychological Science”
This international symposium will feature the final lecture by Professor Sakiko Yoshikawa, who served as the first director of Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University. The symposium will also include invited lectures from psychologist Dr. Vicki Bruce (Professor, Newcastle University, UK), a noted researcher in face processing research, and Yves Gineste (Director, Gineste-Marescotti Institute), the founder of the multisensory communication care technique known as “Humanitude.”
The theme of symposium is “The Face, Facial Processing Research and Communication,” a topic that Prof. Yoshikawa has been working on for many years. We will discuss three aspects of psychological science (basic research, interdisciplinary research, and practical research) and attempts to connect them.
*Hosted by the Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University
▽Date & Time: February 23 (Sun), 2020, 13:00-17:00 (doors open at 12:30)
▽Venue: Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall (map)
▽Capacity: 500 (applications accepted on a first-come, first-served basis)
▽Intended audience: Researchers, students, and the general public
13:00-13:05 Opening Remarks
Toshio Kawai（Director, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University）
13:05-13:55 Lecture①Face Processing and Communication: Psychological Science and its Application for Practice
Sakiko Yoshikawa（Program-Specific Professor, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University）
13:55-14:35 Lecture②A brief history of face processing research: From the psychology of eyewitness testimony to contemporary interdisciplinary developments.
Vicki Bruce（Professor, Psychology, Newcastle University）
14:55-15:35 Lecture③ Humanitude, a philosophical ligtht for the 3 faces
Yves Gineste（Director, Gineste-Marescotti Institute/Specially Appointed Professor, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University）
15:35-16:55 General Discussion
Shinsuke Shimojo（Professor, Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology/ Specially Appointed Professor, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University）、Juichi Yamagiwa（President, Kyoto University）、Vicki Bruce、Yves Gineste、Sakiko Yoshikawa
16:55-17:00 Closing Remarks
Yoshinori Hiroi（Professor, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University）
Moderator Yukiko Uchida （Professor, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University）
■Japanese, English and French interpreting service available.
Please apply via e-mail or fax by February 16 (Sun), with “Application for the International Symposium” in the subject line. In the email, please provide the following information:
・Your occupation (or affiliation)
・Your e-mail address
We will contact you only if the number of applications has exceeded capacity and no more seats are available.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Kokoro Research Center office (9:00-16:00, weekdays)
E-mail : kokoro-sympo*mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)
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