Tokyo Forum 2021 - Panel Discussion 1-B

The Resilient Brain: Mental Health in Balance with Society and Planet

The University of Tokyo and South Korea’s Chey Institute for Advanced Studies will host Tokyo Forum 2021 to be held online from Dec. 2-3, 2021. The organizers anticipate people from all over the world to attend the event, which is open to the public and free of charge to register.

The Graduate School of Medicine and IRCN will hold the panel discussion on Dec. 3.

Resilience is essential for mental health.
In these modern times, social stress disrupts the mental health of people. This panel discussion focuses on resilience which has been gaining attention recently from the perspectives of neuroscience, psychology, psychiatry, preventive medicine, social science, and child development. All fields of academic study that seek to promote mental “resilience”.

Takao K. Hensch
Director, IRCN (UTIAS)
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Biology
Professor, Neurology (Boston Children’s Hospital)
Harvard University

Masamitsu Iino
Special Advisor to the Director, International Research Center for Neurointelligence (WPI-IRCN).
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo.
Vice-President, The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences.
Vice-President, The Japanese Medical Science Federation.

Kiyoto Kasai
Professor, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo.
Principal investigator, International Research Center for Neurointelligence (WPI-IRCN).

Ichiro Kawachi
Professor, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Richard Davidson
Founder and Director, Center for Healthy Minds, The University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Daphne Bavelier
Professor, Department of Psychology, The University of Geneva.

Date: Friday, Dec.3 / 20:55 - 21:45(JST) / 11:55 - 12:45(GMT) / 06:55 - 07:45(EST)
Participation fee: Free
Registration: Advance registration is required. Click here to register.
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