"Curiosity has its own reason for existence" by Albert Einstein

Thank you for visiting my website. I am Hiro Taiyo Hamada, Ph.D.

I started working in Araya Inc. in Tokyo from August 2019.

E-mail: hamada_h[at]araya.org

Research Areas: Systems Neuroscience; Cognitive Neuroscience

Topics: Serotonin, Brain-wide computation, Animal model of depression, Curiosity, Consciousness,

You can also check my blog posts which are tips on my research in English and in Japanese.

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I currently work at Araya Inc. studying neural mechanisms of curiosity. I received a Ph.D. at Neural Computation Unit at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) under supervision with Prof. Kenji Doya. I decided to work in Araya Inc. as a researcher for a new adventure with CEO Dr. Ryota Kanai (former Reader at Sussex University).

My current projects are:

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