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Year of Birth 1963
Place of Birth Chiba, Japan
Title Professor
Belong to Dept. of Psychology
Psychology (graduate school)
Graduated Keio University, Graduate School of Human Relations
Degree Ph.D.(Psychology), Keio University
Academic Institutional Membership The Japanese Psychological Association
The Japanese Society of Cognitive Psychology
Japanese Cognitive Science Society
Japanese Imagery Association
Field of Study Cognitive Psychology, Coginitve Science, Perceptual Psychology
Research, Studies Orientation-Dependence in Human Spatial Cognition, Effects of Conscious Process on Implicit Learning
Curriculum Specialized Psychology of Learning and Language, Cognitive Science, History of Psychology

Books Published, Translation

The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Science (joint work), Kyoritsu Syuppan, 2012

Let's Study Psychology (joint work), Nakanishiya Syuppan, 2006

Psychology of Everyday Cognition (joint work), Kitaohji Shobo, 2002

Image and Cognition (joint work), Iwanami Shoten, 2001

Handbook of Social Cognition (joint work), Kitaohji Shobo, 2001

Graphical Textbook: Cognitive Psychology (joint work), Saiensusha, 1995

Academic Papers, Critique

Effect of extremery low frequency on performance of lexical decision tasks with homophones, Tokai Journal of Psychology, 11, 21-28, 2017

Orthographic or phonological?: Exploration of predominant information for native Japanese readers in the lexical access of Kanji words, Psychologia, 53, 208-221, 2013

The effect of temporal uncertainty on negative priming, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 110, 1075-1085, 2010

Encoding times for phonograms in English and Japanese readers: Eliminating the time for attention switching, The Japanese Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 5, 93-105, 2008

The World of Chirality: Mysteries of Spatial Cognition, Nikkei Science, 31(10), 100-105, 2001

Spatial Cognition and Egocentrism, Computer Today, No. 93, 21-25, 1999

Recognizing Surrounding Space, Cognitive Studies, 5(3), 5-14, 1998

Implicit Learning, Cognitive Studies, 12-23, 1995

Interaction with a Computer System: A Study of Factors for Pleasant Interaction, Cognitive Studies, 1(1), 107-120, 1994

Reference Frames and Perceptual Integration in Symmetry Detection, The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 11, 1-8, 1992

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