The 44th Naito Conference on Decision Making in the Brain

The 44th Naito Conference on Decision Making in the Brain

Organizers: Kenji Doya, Masamichi Sakagami, Shinsuke Shimojo, Hiromu Tanimoto and Makiko Yamada
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 0 women: 2 men (0%)
Invited speaker gender ratio (incl. plenaries): 3 women: 19 men (14%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 37%

*Method of estimation: The topic of this conference is decision making in the brain so we used our established base rate of women in neuroeconomics (also called “decision neuroscience”).

Frontiers in Serotonin Research – Crossing Scales and Boundaries

Frontiers in Serotonin Research – Crossing Scales and Boundaries

Organizers: Da-Hui Wang and KongFatt Wong-Lin
Speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 8 men (11%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 32%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword serotonin and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 28 pages of results using our python script.

Cognitive Improvement: Approaches, Mechanisms and Applications

Cognitive Improvement: Approaches, Mechanisms and Applications

Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 5 men (17%)
Speaker gender ratio (incl. keynotes): 10 women : 26 men (28%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 43%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword cognitive improvement and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 19 pages of results using our python script.