Dr. Kawashima was born on May 23, 1959. He studies the Brain at Kawashima Laboritories. In the 1970s, he enrolled at Tohoko University. He has written various books on his studies, and is very well known in Japan.
Graduated Tohoku University School of Medicine. "Completed course of research at Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine." Guest researcher at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, then Tenured Professor at Tohoku University. Former member of the National Council concerning Language and Culture. Foremost Japanese researcher of brain imaging, focusing on the functionality of different parts of the brain.
Dr. Kawashima has also worked with Namco Bandai on "Brain and Body Movement" on Xbox 360.