SAKURAI Yoshio
Graduate School of Brain Science
Professor
Last Updated :2021/10/23

Researcher Profile and Settings

Research Areas

  • Life sciences/Neuroscience - general
  • Life sciences/Neuroscience - general
  • Humanities & social sciences/Experimental psychology

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Professor, Graduate School of Brain Science, Doshisha University, 2015 - Today
  • Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, 1999 - 2015
  • National Institutes of Natural Sciences, 1997 - 1999
  • Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, 1996 - 1999
  • Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 1985 - 1996
  • School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1981 - 1985
  • Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, - 1981

Academic Degrees

  • 医学博士

Published Papers

  • Enhanced Theta and High-Gamma Coupling during Late Stage of Rule Switching Task in Rat Hippocampus.
    Nakazono T, Takahashi S, Sakurai Y
    Neuroscience, 412216 - 232, Aug. 2019
  • GABAergic neurons in the olfactory cortex projecting to the lateral hypothalamus in mice.
    Murata K, Kinoshita T, Fukazawa Y, Kobayashi K, Kobayashi K, Miyamichi K, Okuno H, Bito H, Sakurai Y, Yamaguchi M, Mori K, Manabe H
    Scientific reports, 9(1)7132 - 7132, May 2019, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Dynamics of memory engrams.
    Takamiya S, Yuki S, Hirokawa J, Manabe H, Sakurai Y
    Neuroscience research, Mar. 2019
  • Contribution of the prefrontal cortex and basolateral amygdala to behavioral decision making under reward/punishment conflict
    Ishikawa, J, Sakurai, Y, Ishikawa, A, Mitsushima, D
    Psychopharmacology, 2019, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Utility of internal cognitive state as a discriminative cue affecting the behavioral adaptation in humans and animals.
    Yuki S, Sakurai Y, Okanoya K
    Animal Behavior and Cognition, In press., 2019, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Multiple Approaches to the Investigation of Cell Assembly in Memory Research-Present and Future.
    Sakurai Y, Osako Y, Tanisumi Y, Ishihara E, Hirokawa J, Manabe H
    Frontiers in systems neuroscience, 1221 , 2018
  • Effects of emotional context during encoding: An advantage for negative context in immediate recognition and positive context in delayed recognition
    Toyama, A, Katsuhara, M, Sakurai, Y, Ohira, H
    Psychology, 5994 - 1000, 2014, English
  • Dynamic changes of firing frequency and synchrony of the rat hippocampal neurons caused by BMI
    Sakurai Y, Takahashi S, Nomura M
    Proceedings of 3rd Internaional Symposium on Mobiligence, 206 - 210, Nov. 2009, English
  • Analysis of multineuron activity using the kernel method.
    Nomura, M, Sakurai, Y, Aoyagi, T
    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 19, 364-368., 2007, English
  • How can we detect ensemble coding by cell assembly?
    Yoshio Sakurai
    Representation and Brain, Springer Japan, 249 - 270, 2007, English
  • Medial prefrontal cortex stimulation disrupts observational learning in Barnes maze in rats
    Motoki Yamada, Yoshio Sakurai
    Cognitive Neurodynamics (In press, published online), Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Sep. 2021, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Hippocampal CA1 neurons represent positive feedback during the learning process of an associative memory task
    Shogo Takamiya, Kazuki Shiotani, Tomoya Ohnuki, Yuma Osako, Yuta Tanisumi, Shoko Yuki, Hiroyuki Manabe, Junya Hirokawa, Yoshio Sakurai
    Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, Frontiers Media SA, 15(article 718619), Sep. 2021, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Over-representation of fundamental decision variables in the prefrontal cortex underlies decision bias
    Tomoya Ohnuki, Yuma Osako, Hiroyuki Manabe, Yoshio Sakurai, Junya Hirokawa
    Neuroscience Research (In press, published online), Elsevier BV, Jul. 2021, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Contribution of non-sensory neurons in visual cortical areas to visually guided decisions in the rat
    Yuma Osako, Tomoya Ohnuki, Yuta Tanisumi, Kazuki Shiotani, Hiroyuki Manabe, Yoshio Sakurai, Junya Hirokawa
    Current Biology, Elsevier BV, 311 - 13, Apr. 2021, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Bi-directional encoding of context-based odors and behavioral states by the nucleus of the lateral olfactory tract
    Yuta Tanisumi, Kazuki Shiotani, Junya Hirokawa, Yoshio Sakurai, Hiroyuki Manabe
    iScience, Elsevier BV, 24(102381), Apr. 2021, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Dynamic coordination of the perirhinal cortical neurons supports coherent representations between task epochs
    Tomoya Ohnuki, Yuma Osako, Hiroyuki Manabe, Yoshio Sakurai, Junya Hirokawa
    Communications Biology, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 3(464), Dec. 2020, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Tuning of olfactory cortex ventral tenia tecta neurons to distinct task elements of goal-directed behavior
    Kazuki Shiotani, Yuta Tanisumi, Koshi Murata, Junya Hirokawa, Yoshio Sakurai, Hiroyuki Manabe
    eLife, eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd, 9, 04 Aug. 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Reinforcement schedules differentially affect learning in neuronal operant conditioning in rats.
    Kichan Song, Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    Neuroscience research, 15362 - 67, Apr. 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Left-right functional difference of the rat dorsal hippocampus for short-term memory and long-term memory
    Yukitoshi Sakaguchi, Yoshio Sakurai
    Behavioural Brain Research, Elsevier BV, 382112478 - 112478, Mar. 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Subjective decision threshold for accurate visual detection performance in rats
    Yuma Osako, Yoshio Sakurai, Junya Hirokawa
    Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, 8(1)1 - 10, 01 Dec. 2018, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • An observational learning task using Barnes maze in rats
    Motoki Yamada, Yoshio Sakurai
    Cognitive Neurodynamics, Springer Netherlands, 12(5)1 - 5, 26 Jun. 2018, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Temporal and Rate Coding for Discrete Event Sequences in the Hippocampus
    Satoshi Terada, Yoshio Sakurai, Hiroyuki Nakahara, Shigeyoshi Fujisawa
    NEURON, CELL PRESS, 94(6)1248 - +, Jun. 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Hippocampal-prefrontal theta phase synchrony in planning of multi-step actions based on memory retrieval
    Seiya Ishino, Susumu Takahashi, Masaaki Ogawa, Yoshio Sakurai
    EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, WILEY, 45(10)1313 - 1324, May 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Left-right functional asymmetry of ventral hippocampus depends on aversiveness of situations
    Yukitoshi Sakaguchi, Yoshio Sakurai
    BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 325(Pt A)25 - 33, May 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Neural Operant Conditioning as a Core Mechanism of Brain-Machine Interface Control
    Yoshio Sakurai, Kichan Song
    TECHNOLOGIES, MDPI, 4(3)1 - 12, Sep. 2016, English
  • Similarity in Neuronal Firing Regimes across Mammalian Species.
    Yasuhiro Mochizuki, Tomokatsu Onaga, Hideaki Shimazaki, Takeaki Shimokawa, Yasuhiro Tsubo, Rie Kimura, Akiko Saiki, Yutaka Sakai, Yoshikazu Isomura, Shigeyoshi Fujisawa, Ken-Ichi Shibata, Daichi Hirai, Takahiro Furuta, Takeshi Kaneko, Susumu Takahashi, Tomoaki Nakazono, Seiya Ishino, Yoshio Sakurai, Takashi Kitsukawa, Jong Won Lee, Hyunjung Lee, Min Whan Jung, Cecilia Babul, Pedro E Maldonado, Kazutaka Takahashi, Fritzie I Arce-McShane, Callum F Ross, Barry J Sessle, Nicholas G Hatsopoulos, Thomas Brochier, Alexa Riehle, Paul Chorley, Sonja Grün, Hisao Nishijo, Satoe Ichihara-Takeda, Shintaro Funahashi, Keisetsu Shima, Hajime Mushiake, Yukako Yamane, Hiroshi Tamura, Ichiro Fujita, Naoko Inaba, Kenji Kawano, Sergei Kurkin, Kikuro Fukushima, Kiyoshi Kurata, Masato Taira, Ken-Ichiro Tsutsui, Tadashi Ogawa, Hidehiko Komatsu, Kowa Koida, Keisuke Toyama, Barry J Richmond, Shigeru Shinomoto
    The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 36(21)5736 - 47, 25 May 2016, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Inactivation of Cerebellar Cortical Crus II Disrupts Temporal Processing of Absolute Timing but not Relative Timing in Voluntary Movements.
    Kenji Yamaguchi, Yoshio Sakurai
    Frontiers in systems neuroscience, 1016 - 16, 2016, English
  • Rule Switching Affects Cross-Frequency Couplings in Rat Hippocampus
    Tomoaki Nakazono, Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    ADVANCES IN COGNITIVE NEURODYNAMICS (V), SPRINGER-VERLAG SINGAPORE PTE LTD, 283 - 287, 2016, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Theta oscillation and neuronal activity in rat hippocampus are involved in temporal discrimination of time in seconds
    Tomoaki Nakazono, Tomomi Sano, Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, Frontiers Media S.A., 9(JUNE)95 , 22 Jun. 2015, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Spike-Coding Mechanisms of Cerebellar Temporal Processing in Classical Conditioning and Voluntary Movements
    Kenji Yamaguchi, Yoshio Sakurai
    CEREBELLUM, SPRINGER, 13(5)651 - 658, Oct. 2014, English
  • Recall of sequences based on the position of the first cue stimulus in rats
    Seiya Ishino, Yoshio Sakurai
    COGNITIVE NEURODYNAMICS, SPRINGER, 8(4)345 - 351, Aug. 2014, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Brain-machine interfaces can accelerate clarification of the principal mysteries and real plasticity of the brain
    Yoshio Sakurai
    Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, Frontiers Research Foundation, 8(MAY)1 - 6, 26 May 2014, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Novel behavioral tasks to explore cerebellar temporal processing in milliseconds in rats
    Kenji Yamaguchi, Yoshio Sakurai
    BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 263138 - 143, Apr. 2014, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Volitional enhancement of firing synchrony and oscillation by neuronal operant conditioning: interaction with neurorehabilitation and brain-machine interface.
    Yoshio Sakurai, Kichan Song, Shota Tachibana, Susumu Takahashi
    Frontiers in systems neuroscience, 8(FEB)11 - 11, 2014, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Oscillatory interaction between amygdala and hippocampus coordinates behavioral modulation basedon reward expectation
    Satoshi Terada, Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    FRONTIERS IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE, FRONTIERS RESEARCH FOUNDATION, 7(Dec), Dec. 2013, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Diverse synchrony of firing reflects diverse cell-assembly coding in the prefrontal cortex
    Yoshio Sakurai, Tomoaki Nakazono, Seiya Ishino, Satoshi Terada, Kenji Yamaguchi, Susumu Takahashi
    JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-PARIS, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 107(6)459 - 470, Dec. 2013, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Conditioned enhancement of firing rates and synchrony of hippocampal neurons and firing rates of motor cortical neurons in rats
    Yoshio Sakurai, Susumu Takahashi
    EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 37(4)623 - 639, Feb. 2013, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Multisensory Information Facilitates Reaction Speed by Enlarging Activity Difference between Superior Colliculus Hemispheres in Rats
    Junya Hirokawa, Osamu Sadakane, Shuzo Sakata, Miquel Bosch, Yoshio Sakurai, Tetsuo Yamamori
    PLOS ONE, PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 6(9), Sep. 2011, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Prediction of arm trajectory from the neural activities of the primary motor cortex with modular connectionist architecture
    Kyuwan Choi, Hideaki Hirose, Yoshio Sakurai, Toshio Iijima, Yasuharu Koike
    NEURAL NETWORKS, PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 22(9)1214 - 1223, Nov. 2009, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Sub-millisecond firing synchrony of closely neighboring pyramidal neurons in hippocampal CA1 of rats during delayed non-matching to sample task
    Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    FRONTIERS IN NEURAL CIRCUITS, FRONTIERS RES FOUND, 3(SEP), Sep. 2009, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Information in small neuronal ensemble activity in the hippocampal CA1 during delayed non-matching to sample performance in rats
    Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    BMC NEUROSCIENCE, BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 10115 , Sep. 2009, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A Code for Spatial Alternation During Fixation in Rat Hippocampal CA1 Neurons
    Muneyoshi Takahashi, Johan Lauwereyns, Yoshio Sakurai, Minoru Tsukada
    JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, AMER PHYSIOLOGICAL SOC, 102(1)556 - 567, Jul. 2009, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Behavioral state-dependent episodic representations in rat CA1 neuronal activity during spatial alternation
    Muneyoshi Takahashi, Johan Lauwereyns, Yoshio Sakurai, Minoru Tsukada
    COGNITIVE NEURODYNAMICS, SPRINGER, 3(2)165 - 175, Jun. 2009, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Estimation of Arm Movement from the Neural Activities of the Primary Motor Cortex
    Choi, Kyuwan, Hirose, Hideaki, Sakurai, Yoshio, Iijima, Toshio, Koike, Yasuharu, Trilling, L, Perkins, D, Dionysios, D, Perlovsky, L, Davey, K, Landgrebe, D, Marino, MA, Russell, DL, Collicott, SH, Ceccarelli, M, Lund, JW
    Proceedings of the 8th Wseas International Conference on Recent Advances in Signal Processing, Robotics and Automation, 2009, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Functional role of the secondary visual cortex in multisensory facilitation in rats
    J. Hirokawa, M. Bosch, S. Sakata, Y. Sakurai, T. Yamamori
    NEUROSCIENCE, PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 153(4)1402 - 1417, Jun. 2008, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Prediction of arm trajectory from the neural activities of the primary motor cortex using a modular artificial neural network model
    Choi, Kyuwan, Hirose, Hideaki, Sakurai, Yoshio, Iijima, Toshio, Koike, Yasuharu, Ishikawa, M, Doya, K, Miyamoto, H, Yamakawa, T
    Neural Information Processing, Part Ii, 4985, 2008
  • Dynamic Synchrony of Local Cell Assembly
    Yoshio Sakurai, Susumu Takahashi
    REVIEWS IN THE NEUROSCIENCES, FREUND & PETTMAN PUBLISHERS, 19(6)425 - 440, 2008, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Coding of spatial information by soma and dendrite of pyramidal cells in the hippocampal CA1 of behaving rats
    Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 26(7)2033 - 2045, Oct. 2007, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Brain-machine interface to detect real dynamics of neuronal assemblies in the working brain
    Yoshio Sakurai
    Complex Medical Engineering, SPRINGER, 407 - 412, 2007, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • Dynamic synchrony of firing in the monkey prefrontal cortex during working-memory tasks
    Yoshio Sakurai, Susumu Takahashi
    JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, SOC NEUROSCIENCE, 26(40)10141 - 10153, Oct. 2006, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Prediction of arm trajectory from a small number of neuron activities in the primary motor cortex
    Yasuharu Koike, Hideaki Hirose, Yoshio Sakurai, Toshio Iijima
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 55(2)146 - 153, Jun. 2006, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • 7-12 Hz cortical oscillations: Behavioral context and dynamics of prefrontal neuronal ensembles
    S Sakata, T Yamamori, Y Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE, PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 134(4)1099 - 1111, 2005, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Real-time and automatic sorting of multi-neuronal activity for sub-millisecond interactions in vivo
    S Takahashi, Y Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE, PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 134(1)301 - 315, 2005, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Behavioral studies of auditory-visual spatial recognition and integration in rats
    S Sakata, T Yamamori, Y Sakurai
    EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, SPRINGER, 159(4)409 - 417, Dec. 2004, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Stimulus duration in working memory is represented by neuronal activity in the monkey prefrontal cortex
    Y Sakurai, S Takahashi, M Inoue
    EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD, 20(4)1069 - 1080, Aug. 2004, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A new approach to spike sorting for multi-neuronal activities recorded with a tetrode - how ICA can be practical
    S Takahashi, Y Anzai, Y Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCI IRELAND LTD, 46(3)265 - 272, Jul. 2003, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Automatic sorting for multi-neuronal activity recorded with tetrodes in the presence of overlapping spikes
    S Takahashi, Y Anzai, Y Sakurai
    JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, AMER PHYSIOLOGICAL SOC, 89(4)2245 - 2258, Apr. 2003, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Classification of neuronal activities from tetrode recordings using independent component analysis
    S Takahashi, Y Sakurai, M Tsukada, Y Anzai
    NEUROCOMPUTING, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 49289 - 298, Dec. 2002, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Task-dependent and cell-type-specific Fos enhancement in rat sensory cortices during audio-visual discrimination
    S Sakata, T Kitsukawa, T Kaneko, T Yamamori, Y Sakurai
    EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD, 15(4)735 - 743, Feb. 2002, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Coding of auditory temporal and pitch information by hippocampal individual cells and cell assemblies in the rat
    Y Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE, PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 115(4)1153 - 1163, 2002, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Working memory for temporal and nontemporal events in monkeys
    Y Sakurai
    LEARNING & MEMORY, COLD SPRING HARBOR LAB PRESS, 8(6)309 - 316, Nov. 2001, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Elemental, configural, and sequential memory processes in the rat can be tested in a single situation in one day
    Y Sakurai
    PSYCHOBIOLOGY, PSYCHONOMIC SOC INC, 27(4)486 - 490, Dec. 1999, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • How do cell assemblies encode information in the brain?
    Y Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE AND BIOBEHAVIORAL REVIEWS, PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 23(6)785 - 796, Oct. 1999, English
  • Cell-assembly coding in several memory precesses
    Y Sakurai
    NEUROBIOLOGY OF LEARNING AND MEMORY, ACADEMIC PRESS INC, 70(1-2)212 - 225, Jul. 1998, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • The search for cell assemblies in the working brain
    Y Sakurai
    BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 91(1-2)1 - 13, Mar. 1998, English
  • Population coding by cell assemblies - What it really is in the brain
    Y Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCI IRELAND LTD, 26(1)1 - 16, Sep. 1996, English
  • Hippocampal and neocortical cell assemblies encode memory processes for different types of stimuli in the rat
    Y Sakurai
    JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 16(8)2809 - 2819, Apr. 1996, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • HYPOFRONTALITY DOES NOT OCCUR WITH 6-HYDROXYDOPAMINE LESIONS OF THE MEDIAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX IN RAT-BRAIN
    M KURACHI, SI YASUI, T KURACHI, R SHIBATA, M MURATA, H HAGINO, Y TANII, K KURATA, M SUZUKI, Y SAKURAI
    EUROPEAN NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 5(1)63 - 68, Mar. 1995, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • EFFECT OF 6-HYDROXYDOPAMINE LESIONS OF THE MEDIAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX OF THE RAT ON PERFORMANCE IN A REACTION-TIME-TASK
    Y SAKURAI, R SHIBATA, M KURACHI
    EUROPEAN NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 5(1)69 - 73, Mar. 1995, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Studies on neural mechanisms of memory in rats - Present and future trends
    Y. Sakurai
    Japanese Journal of Psychopharmacology, 15(1)13 - 29, 1995, Japanese
  • INVOLVEMENT OF AUDITORY CORTICAL AND HIPPOCAMPAL-NEURONS IN AUDITORY WORKING-MEMORY AND REFERENCE MEMORY IN THE RAT
    Y SAKURAI
    JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, SOC NEUROSCIENCE, 14(5)2606 - 2623, May 1994, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • SIMPLE REACTION TIME AND REGIONAL CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW IN PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA
    M KURACHI, S YUASA, M MATSUI, Y KADONO, M ASO, SI YASUI, M SUZUKI, Y SAKURAI, H SETO
    BIOLOGY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA, ELSEVIER SCIENCE PUBL B V, 1071 - 75, 1994, English, Research paper (international conference proceedings)
  • DEPENDENCE OF FUNCTIONAL SYNAPTIC CONNECTIONS OF HIPPOCAMPAL AND NEOCORTICAL NEURONS ON TYPES OF MEMORY
    Y SAKURAI
    NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, ELSEVIER SCI IRELAND LTD, 158(2)181 - 184, Aug. 1993, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • AUDITORY WORKING AND REFERENCE MEMORY CAN BE TESTED IN A SINGLE SITUATION OF STIMULI FOR THE RAT
    Y SAKURAI
    BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 50(1-2)193 - 195, Sep. 1992, English
  • CELLS IN THE RAT AUDITORY-SYSTEM HAVE SENSORY DELAY CORRELATES DURING THE PERFORMANCE OF AN AUDITORY WORKING MEMORY TASK
    Y SAKURAI
    BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE, AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOC, 104(6)856 - 868, Dec. 1990, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • THE INTERACTION OF ACETYLCHOLINERGIC AND SEROTONERGIC NEURAL SYSTEMS ON PERFORMANCE IN A CONTINUOUS NONMATCHING TO SAMPLE TASK
    Y SAKURAI, GL WENK
    BRAIN RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 519(1-2)118 - 121, Jun. 1990, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • HIPPOCAMPAL CELLS HAVE BEHAVIORAL-CORRELATES DURING THE PERFORMANCE OF AN AUDITORY WORKING MEMORY TASK IN THE RAT
    Y SAKURAI
    BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE, AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOC, 104(2)253 - 263, Apr. 1990, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Hippocampal cells have mnemonic correlates as well as spatial ones
    David S. Olton, Cynthia G. Wible, Kevin Pang, Yoshio Sakurai
    Psychobiology, 17(3)228 - 229, 1989, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Rats’ auditory working memory tested by continuous non-matching-to-sample performance
    Yoshio Sakurai
    Psychobiology, 15(3)277 - 281, 1987, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • MULTIPLE UNIT-ACTIVITY OF PREFRONTAL CORTEX AND DORSOMEDIAL THALAMUS DURING DELAYED GO NO-GO ALTERNATION IN THE RAT
    Y SAKURAI, S SUGIMOTO
    BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 20(3)295 - 301, Jun. 1986, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Effects of lesions of prefrontal cortex and dorsomedial thalamus on delayed go/no-go alternation in rats
    Yoshio Sakurai, Sukeo Sugimoto
    Behavioural Brain Research, 17(3)213 - 219, 1985, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • MULTIPLE UNIT RESPONSE IN REWARD AREAS DURING OPERANT-CONDITIONING REINFORCED BY LATERAL HYPOTHALAMIC-STIMULATION IN THE RAT
    Y SAKURAI, T HIRANO
    BEHAVIOURAL BRAIN RESEARCH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 8(1)33 - 48, 1983, English, Research paper (scientific journal)

Misc

  • Dynamic coding of choice targets in the perirhinal cortex
    Tomoya Ohnuki, Yuma Osako, Hiroyuki Manabe, Yoshio Sakurai, Junya Hirokawa
    bioRxiv, 514612, Jan. 2019, English
  • Tuning of ventral tenia tecta neurons of the olfactory cortex to distinct scenes of feeding behavior
    Kazuki Shiotani, Hiroyuki Manabe, Yuta Tanisumi, Koshi Murata, Junya Hirokawa, Yoshio Sakurai, Kensaku Mori
    bioRxiv, 455089, Dec. 2018, English
  • 記憶ふたたび 7.セル・アセンブリと記憶
    櫻井芳雄
    生体の科学, 67(1)32‐36 , 15 Feb. 2016, Japanese
  • ブレインマシンインターフェース ニューロフィードバックの基礎―神経活動のオペラント条件づけ
    櫻井芳雄
    Clinical Neuroscience, 34(2)155‐159 , 01 Feb. 2016, Japanese
  • Decision Making―意思決定・行動選択の神経科学 意思決定・行動選択の理論 意思決定と行動選択の心理学
    櫻井芳雄
    Clin Neurosci, 32(1)16 - 19, 01 Jan. 2014, Japanese
  • Real-time Control of Behavioral Experiments and Data Logging Using Arduino Microcontroller
    山口健治, 櫻井芳雄
    生理心理学と精神生理学, 31(3)203 - 212, 31 Dec. 2013, Japanese
  • 海馬の可塑性と領野間相互作用
    中園智晶, 寺田慧, 櫻井芳雄
    心理学評論, 56(2)338 - 354, 15 Oct. 2013, Japanese
  • 順序情報を表現する海馬セル・アセンブリダイナミクス
    石野誠也, 山口健治, 佐野知美, 櫻井芳雄
    心理学評論, 56(2)320 - 337, 15 Oct. 2013, Japanese
  • ニューロサイエンス最前線 ブレイン‐マシン・インタフェースの神経科学
    櫻井芳雄
    分子精神医学, 12(3)189 - 195, 10 Jul. 2012, Japanese
  • 感情価の異なる文に組み込まれた中立語の再認について
    遠山朝子, 勝原摩耶, 櫻井芳雄, 蘆田宏, 大平英樹
    基礎心理学研究, 30(2)227 , 31 Mar. 2012, Japanese
  • 静止中のラット海馬CA1領域におけるガンマ帯域の局所脳波ダイナミクス
    西田洋司, 高橋宗良, 塚田稔, 伊良皆啓治, 櫻井芳雄, 礒村宜和, ローレンス ヨハン
    電気関係学会九州支部連合大会講演論文集(CD-ROM), 64thROMBUNNO.07-1A-02 , 16 Sep. 2011, Japanese
  • 脳と神経を測る 1 神経活動から心を読む:ブレイン‐マシン・インタフェース
    櫻井芳雄
    Brain Med, 23(3)219 - 225, 15 Sep. 2011, Japanese
  • 未来のブレイン‐マシン・インタフェースをめざして
    櫻井芳雄
    医工学治療, 23(Supplement)62 , 2011, Japanese
  • ニューラルネットワーク最新事情(3):脳科学からの概説―神経回路の実態と特性
    櫻井芳雄
    知能と情報, 22(5)576 - 582, 15 Oct. 2010, Japanese
  • Complete Brain-machine Interfaces and Plastic Changes in the Brain
    SAKURAI YOSHIO
    Brain Nerve, 62(10)1059 - 1065, Oct. 2010, Japanese
  • Neuronal plasticity revealed with brain-machine interface (BMI)
    SAKURAI YOSHIO
    神経心理学, 26(2)136 - 142, 25 Jun. 2010, Japanese
  • Cell Assembly Underlying Information Coding in the Brain
    SAKURAI YOSHIO
    生物物理, 50(2)84 - 87, 2010, Japanese
  • 高次脳機能障害Q&A 58 ブレイン‐マシン・インタフェースについて教えてください.
    櫻井芳雄
    モダンフィジシャン, 30(1)214 - 216, 01 Jan. 2010, Japanese
  • 中枢神経回路の修復機構―そのポテンシャル ブレイン・マシン・インタフェースと神経回路網の可塑的な再編成
    櫻井芳雄
    脳21, 12(3)312 - 317, 20 Jul. 2009, Japanese
  • Present and Future of Brain-Machine Interfaces(New Health Frontier Supporting Medical Treatment and Care)
    SAKURAI Yoshio
    SYSTEMS, CONTROL AND INFORMATION, システム制御情報学会, 51(10)464 - 472, 15 Oct. 2007, Japanese
  • 文理融合の科学をめざして 神経回路網による情報の表現 心理学と神経科学をつなぐために
    櫻井 芳雄
    環境と健康, (公財)体質研究会, 18(4)328 - 335, Sep. 2005, Japanese
  • 【脳活動を見る 神経回路網の機能動態】 独立成分分析を応用したマルチニューロン活動の解析
    高橋 晋, 安西 祐一郎, 櫻井 芳雄
    脳の科学, (株)星和書店, 25(1)53 - 60, Jan. 2003, Japanese
  • 【知と構成 脳の情報処理の理解をめざして】 記憶情報をコードする動的な神経回路
    櫻井 芳雄
    脳の科学, (株)星和書店, 22(3)283 - 288, Mar. 2000, Japanese
  • マルチニューロン活動の記録法
    櫻井 芳雄
    脳21, (株)金芳堂, 2(3)287 - 293, Jul. 1999, Japanese
  • Is cell-assembly coding a general principle of memory processing in the brain?
    Sakurai Y
    The 2nd R.I.E.C. International Symposium on Design and Architecture of Information Processing Systems Based on the Brain Information Principles (Mar. 1998, Sendai). Proceedings pp. 67-72., 1998, English
  • 記憶情報処理とダイナミックな神経回路
    櫻井 芳雄
    電子情報通信学会技術研究報告(MEとバイオサイバネティックス), 社団法人電子情報通信学会, 96(583)319 - 326, Mar. 1997, Japanese
  • Memory confinement versus generalization decrement on retrograde amnesia produced by cortical spreading depression
    Yoshio Sakurai, Toshitsugu Hirano
    The Japanese journal of psychology, 53(6)372 - 376, 1983, English
  • Visually-evoked choice behavior driven by distinct population computations with non-sensory neurons in visual cortical areas
    Yuma Osako, Tomoya Ohnuki, Yuta Tanisumi, Kazuki Shiotani, Hiroyuki Manabe, Yoshio Sakurai, Junya Hirokawa
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 15 Jun. 2020
  • Integration of multimodal information in hippocampal-retrosplenial-prefrontal circuit
    Satoshi Terada, Yoshio Sakurai, Nakahara Hiroyuki, Fujisawa Shigeyoshi
    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 51213 - 213, Jul. 2016, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • How can the brain encode unlimited amount of memory? - temporary cell assemblies in hippocampus
    Sakurai, Yoshio, Manabe, Hiroyuki, Hirokawa, Junya
    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 51874 - 874, Jul. 2016, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Neuronal operant conditioning changes hippocampal firing frequency and synchrony in the rat
    Yoshio Sakurai, Susumu Takahashi
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 71E184 - E184, 2011, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Neuronal mechanisms in response strategies in sequential behavior
    Seiya Ishino, Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 71E278 - E279, 2011, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Multi-neural activities in hippocampus during a dual information task
    Tomoaki Nakazono, Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 71E380 - E380, 2011, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Theta phase shift during alert immobility in rat hippocampal CA1 neurons
    Muneyoshi Takahashi, Johan Lauwereyns, Yoshio Sakurai, Minoru Tsukada
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 68E286 - E286, 2010, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Sequential information processing in rats in serial reaction time task
    Seiya Ishino, Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 68E286 - E286, 2010, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • A dual information task for analyzing cell assembly dynamics underlying different internal cognitive process
    Tomoaki Nakazono, Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 68E286 - E286, 2010, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Critical role of superior colliculus in enhancing behavioral accuracy but not reaction time by audiovisual integration
    Junya Hirokawa, Osamu Sadakane, Shuzo Sakata, Miquel Bosch, Yoshio Sakurai, Tetsuo Yamamori
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 65S171 - S171, 2009, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Estimation of neuronal functional connectivity of rats' hippocampus CA1 during a conditional discrimination task
    Masaki Nomura, Koujiro Hara, Yoshio Sakurai, Toshio Aoyagi
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 61S251 - S251, 2008, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Estimation of both target-reaching movement and target-holding posture from neuronal activity of the primate motor area
    Hideaki Hirose, Kyuwan Choi, Ken-Ichiro Tsutsui, Yasuharu Koike, Yoshio Sakurai, Toshio Iijima
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 61S252 - S252, 2008, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Dynamic neuronal plasticity revealed by invasive brain-machine interfaces
    Yoshio Sakurai, Susumu Takahashi
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 61S30 - S30, 2008, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Estimation of neuronal functional connectivity of cultured neuronal networks
    Toshio Aoyagi, Yoshio Sakurai, Masaki Nomura
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 61S236 - S236, 2008, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Hippocampal neuronal ensembles act as comparator during delayed non-matching to sample performance
    Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 61S60 - S60, 2008, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Behavioral inference based on hippocampal multi-neuronal activities of rats
    Masaki Nomura, Yoshio Sakurai, Toshio Aoyagi
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 58S160 - S160, 2007, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Spatial information of hippocampal pyramidal cells along the dendrosomatic axis of behaving rats
    Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 58S45 - S45, 2007, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Kernel analysis of multi-neuronal spike trains
    Masaki Nomura, Yoshio Sakurai, Toshio Aoyagi
    2007 IEEE/ICME INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPLEX MEDICAL ENGINEERING, VOLS 1-4, IEEE, 68 - 71, 2007, English
  • Detection of cell assembly in neuroscience experiments and brain-machine interfaces
    Yoshio Sakurai, Susumu Takahashi
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 55S42 - S42, 2006, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Sub-millisecond temporal code in the hippocampal CA1 of behaving rats
    Susumu Takahashi, Yoshio Sakurai
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 55S64 - S64, 2006, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Involvement of hippocampal CA1 neurons in match-mismatch comparison of memory retrieval with sensory input in the rat
    Muneyoshi Takahashi, Takanori Ohashi, Yoshio Sakurai, Minoru Tsukada
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 55S99 - S99, 2006, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • A distinct area of rat visual cortex mediates behavioral enhancement by audiovisual integration
    Junya Hirokawa, Miquel Bosch, Shuzo Sakata, Yoshio Sakurai, Tetsuo Yamamori
    NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 55S151 - S151, 2006, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)

Books etc

  • The Physics of the Mind and Brain Disorders
    Ohnuki, T, Shiroshita, R, Sakaguchi, Y, Shiotani, K, Chi Jung Lee
    Springer, 2018, Joint author, Multipotentiality of the brain to be revisited repeatedly pp.513-525
  • Representation and Brain
    Sakurai, Y
    Springer, 2007, Joint author, How can we detect ensemble coding by cell assembly pp.249-270
  • Complex Medical Engineering
    Sakurai, Y
    Springer, 2007, Joint author, Brain-machine interface to detect real dynamics of neuronal assemblies in the working brain pp.407-412
  • 認知科学辞典
    櫻井 芳雄
    共立出版, 2002, Contributor, English, Scholarly book
  • 電子情報通信術語ハンドブック
    櫻井芳雄
    オーム社, 2002, Contributor, English, Scholarly book
  • 脳科学大事典
    甘利俊一・外山敬介(編).脳科学大事典.朝倉書店(東京),pp.255-260, 2000, Contributor, English, Scholarly book
  • 心理学辞典
    櫻井芳雄
    1999, Contributor, English, Scholarly book
  • The hippocampus: functions and clinical relevance
    Sakurai, Y
    Elsevier, 1996, Joint author, Hippocampal and neocortical neurons involved in simple and configural discriminations in the rat pp.315-318
  • Brain Processes and Memory
    Sakurai, Y
    Elsevier, 1996, Joint author, Hippocampus in multiple memory processing pp.331-337

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Dynamic synchrony of firing in the prefrontal cortex in monkeys and rats.
    Sakurai,Y, Takahashi S
    3rd International Symposium on Prefrontal Cortex., 29 Nov. 2012, English
  • Brain freedom from body: Neuronal activity during goal-approach by behavior and goal-operation by BMI
    Sakurai Y, Takahashi S
    Internaional Symposium on Adaptive Motion in Animals and Machines (AMAM), 11 Oct. 2011, English
  • How can brain-computer interfaces reveal real dynamics of working brain ?
    Sakurai Y
    8th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory & Cognition (SARMAC VIII), 26 Jul. 2009, English
  • A brain-machine interface to detect neuronal plasticity
    Sakurai, Y, Takahashi, S
    Japan-Italy International Seminar 2007, 16 Nov. 2007, English
  • Brain-machine interface can detect dynamic neuronal activity and synchrony in the working brain.
    Sakurai Y, Takahashi S
    2nd Internaional Symposium on Mobiligence. 淡路.(2007年7月20日), 2007, English
  • Brain plasticity revealed with brain-machine interfaces.
    Sakurai Y
    1st International Conference on Advanced Medical Engineering and Informatics - Reconstruction and Restoration of Biological Function from Molecule to Body, 04 Jun. 2006, English
  • Brain-machine interface to detect dynamics of neuronal assemblies in the working brain.
    Sakurai Y
    1st International Conference on Complex Biomedical Engineering (CME2005), 17 May 2005, English
  • Cell-assembly coding of temporal information in the working brain.
    Sakurai Y
    The Fifth International Dynamic Brain Forum, Sep. 2000, English
  • How are real dynamics of the brain uncovered with the hippocampal-cortical functions ?
    Sakurai Y
    CREST Symposium "Creating the Brain", 2000, English
  • Cell-assembly coding for several information in the working brain.
    Sakurai Y
    3rd Riken-Tamagawa International Dynamic Brain Forum, Aug. 1998, English
  • What are we looking for in multiple neuronal activities?
    Sakurai Y
    Satellite Workshop "Multineuron Recording: Its Future Perspectives in the Study of Higher Brain Function", Oct. 1997, English
  • Cell assemblies in the rat hippocampal formation encode memory processes.
    Sakurai Y
    The 1st Tamagawa International Forum on Brain, Sep. 1996, English
  • Hippocampus in multiple memory processing.
    Sakurai Y
    16th Nihon University International Symposium "Brain Processes and Memory", Dec. 1995, English
  • Hippocampal and neocortical neurons involved in simple and configural discrimination in the rat.
    Sakurai Y
    IBRO Satellite Symposium "Functions and Clinical Relevance of the Hippocampus", Jul. 1995, English
  • Hippocampal-cortical interactions and memory
    Sakurai Y
    JRDC Forum for Multi-Disciplinary Researches "Dialogue between Cognitive Science and Neuroscience", Mar. 1995, English
  • Neurons in the rat auditory cortex are involved in both auditory working .
    Sakurai Y
    5th Conference on the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Oct. 1992, English

Teaching Experience

  • Active Life in Space Engineering and Medical Biology
    Doshisha University
  • Physics of neurobiology
    Doshisha University
  • Cognitive and behavioral neuroscience
    Doshisha University