LEE Sean

Assistant Professor
Doctor of Philosophy in Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science PD
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science DC2
Teaching Assistant, Department of Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences, University of Tokyo
Part-time Lecturer, Ikemi-gakuen
Research Assistant, Teikyo University, Department of Psychology

■Field of Specialization:
 Language evolution
    Cultural evolution
    Human evolution
    Data science

■Research Theme:
Language Phylogenies of East Asia
    Pattern and Process of Language Evolution
    Cross-cultural Study of Economic Decision-making
    Statistical Model of Human Intelligence

■Major Works / Publications Awards:
 【Major Works】
  Lee, S., & Hasegawa, T. (2011). Bayesian phylogenetic analysis supports an agricultural origin of Japonic languages. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 278(1725), 3662–3669. http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2011.0518
        Lee, S., & Hasegawa, T. (2013). Evolution of the Ainu language in space and time. PLOS ONE, 8(4), e62243. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0062243
        Lee, S., & Hasegawa, T. (2014). Oceanic barriers promote language diversification in the Japanese Islands. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(9), 1905–1912. http://doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12442
  Ichiko Memorial Award, University of Tokyo

■Academic Societies / Service to Society:
 【Academic Societies】
        Human Behavior & Evolution Society of Japan
        Society of Evolutionary Studies in Japan
        European Society for Evolutionary Biology

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