Akira Miyahira

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The number of physicians engaged in basic sciences and teaching is sharply decreasing in Japan. To alleviate this shortage, central government has increased the quota of medical students entering the field. This study investigated medical students' interest in basic sciences in efforts to recruit talent. A questionnaire distributed to 501 medical(More)
Exploratory eye movements were recorded using an eye-mark recorder in 48 normal subjects (24 male and 24 female). Gender differences were examined regarding four eye movement parameters such as the mean gazing time, the total number of gazing points, and the mean eye scanning length and the total eye scanning length. The mean gazing time of women was(More)
The number of physicians engaged in basic science and teaching is sharply decreasing in Japan. To alleviate this shortage, central government has increased the quota of medical students entering the field. This study aimed to determine the characteristics of physicians who are engaged in basic science in efforts to recruit talent. A questionnaire was(More)
Exploratory eye movements of normal subjects (39 male and 39 female) were recorded using an eye-mark recorder. Four parameters mean gazing time, total number of gazing points, mean scanning length, and total scanning length) were analyzed. Subjects were divided into three life spans as prepuberty (boys and girls), adult, and postpuberty. The mean gazing(More)
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