8. Brain-Science based Cohort Studies

  1. Kathryn E. Patten and
  2. Stephen R. Campbell
  1. Hideaki Koizumi

Published Online: 21 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345827.ch8

Educational Neuroscience

Educational Neuroscience

How to Cite

Koizumi, H. (2011) Brain-Science based Cohort Studies, in Educational Neuroscience (eds K. E. Patten and S. R. Campbell), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345827.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Simon Fraser University, Canada

Author Information

  1. Advanced Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd. Hatoyama, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2011

Book Series:

  1. Educational Philosophy and Theory Special Issue Book Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael A. Peters

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444339857

Online ISBN: 9781444345827



  • brain-science based cohort studies;
  • neuronal connections and environmental stimuli;
  • cases of self-learning or self-education;
  • operational methods for future birth cohort studies;
  • cohort studies, and their importance;
  • human cohort studies based on brain science;
  • near-infrared spectroscopic (NIRS) imaging;
  • cohort study of autism spectrum disorders;
  • Japanese MEXT, English at elementary level;
  • neurological basis of motivation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why are Cohort Studies Important?

  • Examples of Cohort Studies Based on Brain Science

  • Conclusion

  • References