The Japanese Language Brain

“JAPAN CLOSE-UP”, August 2002, published by PHP The Japanese Language Brain By Masaomi Ise They Can’t Hear the Insects? Our story begins with the visit of Professor Tadanobu Tsunoda of Tokyo Medical & Dental University to Havana, Cuba, in January 1987 to attend the 1st international seminar titled “Central Nervous System Disease Physiology and Compensation.” Cuba was still under embargo and Prof. Tsunoda was the only participant from a western nation. There was a reception on the night before the seminar began, with many scientists from eastern bloc nations in attendance. A Cuban man was delivering a fervent speech in powerful Spanish. But Prof. Tsunoda was distracted by the extremely […]