Women in Academia

Prof. Dr Sho Tsuji, Principal Investigator at The University of Tokyo International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN)

July 20, 2020 Irena Lovcevic Season 1 Episode 8
Women in Academia
Prof. Dr Sho Tsuji, Principal Investigator at The University of Tokyo International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN)
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Women in Academia
Prof. Dr Sho Tsuji, Principal Investigator at The University of Tokyo International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN)
Jul 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 8
Irena Lovcevic

Today it's great to have Prof. Dr Sho Tsuji on the podcast. Dr Tsuji is the principal investigator at the International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN) BabyLab, University of Tokyo. She is fascinated by the question of why babies are so good at learning language. She came to University of Tokyo after studying Psychology and doing research on language acquisition in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and the USA. Listen to this episode to hear more about Dr Tsuji's research on language acquisition in infants, work on overcoming replication crisis in psychology, and on the challenges that female researchers face in Academia.

Time stamps:

[00:46] Sho's introduction
[01:09] Sho's background
[02:12] Obstacles in research journey
[04:21] Work/life balance
[06:01] Sho's research on language acquisition in babies and young children
[07:42] Plans for future research
[09:50] Issues that women in Academia are facing today according to Sho
[11:55] Sho's advice for everyone thinking about a career in Academia or for those just starting a career in Academia

Links:

IRCN BabyLab: https://babylab.ircn.jp/en/
International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN): https://ircn.jp/en/
The University of Tokyo: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/
Sho's blog: https://cogtales.wordpress.com/
Science-based information about language learning in childhood in form of comics: https://kotoboo.org/

Get in touch:

e-mail: podcast.irenalovcevic@gmail.com
twitter: @IrenaLovcevic
instagram: @irenalovcevic
website: https://munduslibrium.com/

Show Notes

Today it's great to have Prof. Dr Sho Tsuji on the podcast. Dr Tsuji is the principal investigator at the International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN) BabyLab, University of Tokyo. She is fascinated by the question of why babies are so good at learning language. She came to University of Tokyo after studying Psychology and doing research on language acquisition in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and the USA. Listen to this episode to hear more about Dr Tsuji's research on language acquisition in infants, work on overcoming replication crisis in psychology, and on the challenges that female researchers face in Academia.

Time stamps:

[00:46] Sho's introduction
[01:09] Sho's background
[02:12] Obstacles in research journey
[04:21] Work/life balance
[06:01] Sho's research on language acquisition in babies and young children
[07:42] Plans for future research
[09:50] Issues that women in Academia are facing today according to Sho
[11:55] Sho's advice for everyone thinking about a career in Academia or for those just starting a career in Academia

Links:

IRCN BabyLab: https://babylab.ircn.jp/en/
International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN): https://ircn.jp/en/
The University of Tokyo: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/
Sho's blog: https://cogtales.wordpress.com/
Science-based information about language learning in childhood in form of comics: https://kotoboo.org/

Get in touch:

e-mail: podcast.irenalovcevic@gmail.com
twitter: @IrenaLovcevic
instagram: @irenalovcevic
website: https://munduslibrium.com/