Atsuo Nuruki

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The recent discovery of melanopsin-containing retinal ganglion cells (mRGCs) has led to a fundamental reassessment of non-image forming processing, such as circadian photoentrainment and the pupillary light reflex. In the conventional view of retinal physiology, rods and cones were assumed to be the only photoreceptors in the eye and were, therefore,(More)
We measured phase shifts between Long-wavelength cone (L-cone) and Middle-wavelength cone (M-cone) signals as well as sensitivity in the luminance pathway either following a cone-silent substitution of colored background or on a steady colored background. In background substitution, the phase shifts between L- and M-cone signals varied only slightly(More)
Functional movement disorders require attention to manifest yet patients report the abnormal movement to be out of their control. In this study we explore the phenomenon of sensory attenuation, a measure of the sense of agency for movement, in this group of patients by using a force matching task. Fourteen patients and 14 healthy control subjects were(More)
Motion-induced blindness (MIB) is a bistable visual phenomenon in which stationary disks surrounded by a moving pattern intermittently disappear from the viewer's awareness. We explored the cortical network that subserves the MIB phenomenon by targeting its constituent parts with disruptive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), in the form of continuous(More)
It has been shown that there are two different kinds of sleeps that are REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep and non-REM sleep, respectively. People feel more comfortable when they could wake up in the REM sleep than in non-REM sleep. The purpose of this study was to develop a system that could awake people in a period of REM sleep. We used a heart rate (HR) to(More)
Functional movement disorders require attention to manifest yet patients report the abnormal movement to be out of their control. In this study we explore the phenomenon of sensory attenuation, a measure of the sense of agency for movement, in this group of patients by using a force matching task. Fourteen patients and 14 healthy control subjects were(More)
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