On March 24th, 2014, Ross Cunnington (Queensland Brain Institute, Australia) and Toshiyuki Fujiwara (Keio University, Japan) will present recent work. Ross Cunnington is an Associate Professor at the School of Psychology, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia. His research focus is on the brain processes involved in the planning and preparation for action and in the perception and imitation of others' actions, using fMRI and EEG. His talk is entitled: "Brain processes underlying the planning and perception of actions” Toshiyuki Fujiwara is a MD, PHD from the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Keio University in Japan. He is a skilled researcher in the fields of neurostimulation, electrophysiology and brain stimulation. His talk is entitled: “New therapeutic approach for paretic upper extremity of patients with stroke; HANDS therapy and Brain Machine Interface (BMI)” The symposium will take place in the DRCMR conference room.