Publications (2018)

  • Hagiwara, A., Hori, M., Kamagata, K., Warntjes, M., Matsuyoshi, D., Nakazawa, M., Ueda, R., Andica, C., Koshino, S., Maekawa, T., Irie, R., Takamura, T., Kumamaru, K., Abe, O., & Aoki, S. (2018) Myelin measurement: Comparison between simultaneous tissue relaxometry, magnetization transfer saturation index, and T1w/T2w ratio methods. Scientific Reports, 8, 10554  LINK     DOI 
  • Yonemitsu, F., Sasaki, K., Gobara, A., Kosugi, K. E., & Yamada, Y. (2018/3/21) Close, and ye shall find: Eye closure during thinking enhances creativity. PsyArXiv, psyarxiv.com/uq6mg  LINK 
  • Sasaki, K., & Yamada, Y. (2018) Trypophobia: From the past to the future Cognitive Studies, 25, 50-62.
  • Matsuyoshi, D., & Watanabe, K. (2018) Intrinsic equivalence between developmental prosopagnosia questionnaires. bioRxiv, 267351  LINK     DOI 
  • Ueda, H., Yamamoto, K., & Watanabe, K. (2018) Contribution of global and local biological motion information to speed perception and discrimination. Journal of Vision, 18 (3), 2  LINK     DOI 
  • Gobara, A., Sasaki, K., & Yamada, Y. (in press) Autobiographical memory triggered by onomatopoeia The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science.
  • Rachman, L., Liuni, M., Arias, M., Lind, A., Johansson, P., Hall, L., Richardson, D., Watanabe, K., Dubal, S., & Aucouturier, J. J. (2018) DAVID: An open-source platform for real-time transformation of infra-segmental emotional cues in running speech. Behavior Research Methods, 50 (1), 323-343  LINK     DOI 
  • Takao, S., Murata, A., & Watanabe, K. (2018) Gaze-cueing with crossed eyes: asymmetry between nasal and temporal shifts Perception, 47 (2), 158-170  LINK     DOI 
  • Takao, S., Yamani, Y., & Ariga, A. (2018) The gaze-cueing effect in the United States and Japan: Influence of cultural differences in cognitive strategies on control of attention Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 2343  LINK     DOI 

Publications (2017)

  • Knox, E. & Watanabe, K. (2017) Ethical considerations of gendering very humanlike androids from an interdisciplinary perspective 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) (Lisbon, Portugal), 539-546.
  • Sen, S., Daimi, N. Watanabe, K. Bhattacharya, J., & Saha, G. (2017) Decoding mental states in bistable perception by using source based wavelet features. Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Calcutta Conference (CALCON) IEEE Xplore digital library., 144-149  LINK     DOI 
  • Sasaki, K., Ono, F., & Yamada, Y. (2017) The bright side of negative experience: Preexposure to negative image improves non-judging attitude in mindfulness meditation PsyArXiv, psyarxiv.com/q6vpr​  LINK 
  • 佐々木恭志郎 (2018) 気持ち悪さを科学する―不審なものを回避する心のメカニズム― 信学技報, 117, 75-78.
  • Yamada, Y., & Sasaki, K. (2017) Involuntary protection against dermatosis: A preliminary observation on trypophobia BMC Research Notes, 10:658  LINK     DOI 
  • Sasaki, K., Ihaya, K., & Yamada, Y. (in press) Avoidance of novelty contributes to the uncanny valley. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • 佐々木恭志郎・山田祐樹 (Sasaki, K., & Yamada, Y.) (in press) トライポフォビア―過去から未来へ― (Trypophobia: From the past to the future) 認知科学 (Cognitive Studies).
  • Takahashi, K., Fukuda, H., Watanabe, K., & Ueda, K. (2017) Psychological influences of animal-themed food decorations Food Quality and Preference, 64, 232-237  LINK     DOI 
  • Duan, F., Yoshimura, Y., Kikuchi, M., Minabe, Y., Watanabe, K., & Aihara, K. (2017) Detection of atypical network development patterns in children with autism spectrum disorder using magnetoencephalography PLOS ONE, 12 (9), e0184422  LINK     DOI 
  • Knox, E. (2017) Terminal_emulator Design Ecologies, 6 (1), 13–32  LINK     DOI 
  • Knox, E. (2017) Affective Ovation: Re-performing the Dehumanised Woman Onscreen Studies in Theatre and Performance.
  • Sasaki, K., & Yamada, Y. (2017) Regular is longer i-Perception, 8, 1-7  LINK     DOI 
  • Ohtake, Y., Okumura, Y., Gobara, A., Yonemitsu, F., Naka, K., Sasaki, K., Watanabe, N., Fujita, S., Hattori, T., Yamada, Y., & Kobayashi, T. (in press) Supporting mother-child picture book reading with a search system at a public library The Science of reading.
  • Nakamura, K., Arai, S., & Kawabata, H. (2017) Prioritized identification of attractive and romantic partner faces in rapid serial visual presentation Archives of Sexual Behavior  LINK     DOI 
  • Sasaki, K.*, Yamada, Y.*, Kuroki, D., & Miura, K. (*equal contribution) (2017) Trypophobic discomfort is spatial-frequency dependent Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 13, 224-231  LINK     DOI 
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (accepted) Effects of model types in observational learning on implicit sequential learning. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2017) Effects of an additional sequence of color stimuli on visuomotor sequence learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:937  LINK     DOI 
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2017) Explicit instruction of rules interferes with visuomotor skill transfer Experimental Brain Research, 235 (6), 1689–1700  LINK     DOI 
  • Tsubomi, H., & Watanabe, K. (2017) Development of visual working memory and distractor resistance in relation to academic performance. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 154, 98-112  LINK     DOI 
  • Elena Knox (2017) 'Radical Hospitality', video art, included in Refugee!, artvideoKOELN, Cologne, Germany and touring exhibition.
  • Elena Knox (2017) Degrees of Freedom Fibreculture, 28  LINK     DOI 

Publications (2016)

  • Elena Knox (2016) “Face robots” onscreen: Comfortable and Alive Cultural Robotics: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) 9549, 133–142, J.T.K.V Koh, B.J. Dunstan, D. Silvera-Tawil & M. Velonaki, Springer.
  • Elena Knox (2016) Vice Chancellor Award for Outstanding Research at Western Sydney University, 2016, 'Growing Up Queer' (project artist), with Professor Kerry Robinson, Dr Peter Bansel, Dr Nida Denson and Cristyn Davies
  • Haring, K.S., Silvera-Tawil, D., Velonaki, M., & Watanabe, K. (2016) The Influence of Robot Appearance and Interactive Ability in HRI: A Cross-Cultural Study Social Robotics, 392-401, Agah, A., Cabibihan, J.-J., Howard, A., Salichs, M.A., He, H., Springer International Publishing.
  • Watanabe, K. (2016) Teaching and Learning as interpersonall and innerpersonal phenomena: Where bodies and minds meet Mind, Brain and Education at Erice: Ten Years., Battro AM, Fischer KW & Majdalani ML (Eds.), Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture  LINK 
  • Meilinger, T., & Watanabe, K. (2016) Multiple strategies for spatial integration of 2D layouts within working memory PLoS ONE, 11 (4), e0154088  LINK     DOI 
  • Ikeda, H., & Watanabe, K. (2016) Action congruency influences crowding when discriminating biological motion direction Perception, 45 (9), 1046-1059  LINK     DOI 
  • Kashino, M., Shimojo, S., & Watanabe, K. (2016) Critical Roles of Implicit Interpersonal Information in Communication. Human-Harmonized Information Technology, vol. 1, pp. 271-290., Nishida, T. (Ed.)  LINK     DOI 
  • Rachman, L., Liuni, M., Arias, P., Lind, A., Johansson, P., Hall, L., Richardson, D., Watanabe, K., Dubal, S., & Aucouturier, J.J. (2016) DAVID: An open-source platform for real-time emotional speech transformation (with 25 applications in the behavioral sciences). bioRXiv preprint  LINK 
  • Chen, N., Tanaka, K., Namatame, M., & Watanabe, K. (2016) Color-Shape Associations in Deaf and Hearing people. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 355  LINK     DOI 
  • Chen, N., Tanaka, K., Matsuyoshi, D., & Watanabe, K. (2016) Cross preferences for colors and shapes Color Research & Application, 41 (2), 188-195  LINK     DOI 
  • Jung, E., Takahashi, K., Watanabe, K., de la Rosa, S., Butz, M.V., Bülthoff, H.H., & Meilinger, H. (2016) The Influence of Human Body Orientation on Distance Judgments. Frontiers in Psychology, 7 (217)  LINK     DOI 
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2016) Impacts of visuomotor sequence learning methods on speed and accuracy: Starting over from the beginning or from the point of error. Acta Psychologica, 164, 169-180  LINK     DOI 
  • Aucouturier, J.-J., Johansson, P., Hall, L., Segnini, R., Mercadié, L., & Watanabe, K. (2016) Covert digital manipulation of vocal emotion alter speakers’ emotional state in a congruent direction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science., 113 (4), 948-953  LINK     DOI 
  • Ohyama, J., & Watanabe, K. (2016) Temporal and spatial predictability of an irrelevant event differently affect detection and memory of items in a visual sequencehas. Frontiers in Psychology, 7 (65)  LINK     DOI 
  • Kitamura, M., Watanabe, K., & Kitagawa, M. (2016) Positive emotion facilitates audiovisual binding. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 9 (66)  LINK     DOI 
  • Yamamoto, K., & Miura, K. (2016) Effect of motion coherence on time perception relates to perceived speed. Vision Research, 123, 56-62  LINK     DOI 
  • Yamamoto, K., Sasaki, K., & Watanabe, K. (2016) The number-time interaction depends on relative magnitude in the suprasecond range. Cognitive Processing, 17 (1), 59-65.
  • Saegusa, C., & Watanabe. K. (2016) Judgments of facial attractiveness as a combination of facial parts information over time: Social and aesthetic factors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 42 (2), 173-179  LINK     DOI 

Publications (2015)

  • Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2015) Mental summation of temporal duration within and across senses. PLoS ONE, 10 (10), e0141466  LINK     DOI 
  • Ikeda, T., Matsuyoshi, D., Sawamoto, N., Kakigi, R., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2015) Colour harmony represented by activity in the medial orbitofrontal cortex and amygdala. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 382  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2015) Seeing objects as faces enhances object detection. i-Perception, 6 (5)  LINK     DOI 
  • Chien, S., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2015) A transient auditory signal shifts the perceived offset position of a moving visual object. In Awareness Shaping or Shaped by Prediction and Postdiction (pp. 58-67), Y. Yamada, T. Kawabe, & M. Miyazaki (Eds.), Lausanne: Frontiers Media..
  • Matsuyoshi, D., Morita, T., Kochiyama, T., Tanabe, H. C., Sadato, N., & Kakigi, R. (2015) Inversion leads to both qualitative and quantitative changes in face processing. 基礎心理学研究, 35 (1).
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2015) Effects of learning duration on implicit transfer. Experimental Brain Research, 233 (10), 2767-2776  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K, & Watanabe, K. (2015) Synchronous motion modulates animacy perception. Journal of Vision, 15 (8), 17  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K., Fukuda, H., Samejima, K., Watanabe, K. & Ueda, K. (2015) Impact of stimulus uncanniness on speeded response. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 662  LINK     DOI 
  • 渡邊克巳 (2015) 自分はどの程度自分なのか―幸せな意思決定のためのプロセス 月刊MOKU【特集】こころ.
  • Saegusa, C., Intoy, J. & Shimojo, S. (2015) Visual attractiveness is leaky: The asymmetrical relationship between face and hair. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 377  LINK     DOI 
  • Saegusa, C., Namatame, M. & Watanabe, K. (2015) Interpreting Text Messages with Graphic Facial Expression by Deaf and Hearing People. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 383  LINK     DOI 
  • Matsuyoshi, D., Morita, T., Kochiyama, T., Tanabe, H. C., Sadato, N., & Kakigi, R. (2015) Dissociable cortical pathways for qualitative and quantitative mechanisms in the face inversion effect. The Journal of Neuroscience, 35 (10), 4268-4279  LINK     DOI 
  • Okada, R., Nakagawa, J., Takahashia, M., Kanaka, N., Fukamauch, F., Watanabe, K., Namatame, M., & Matsuda, M. (2015) The deaf utilize phonological representations in visually presented verbal memory tasks. Neuroscience Research, 90, 83-89  LINK     DOI 
  • Chen, N., Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2015) Color-Shape Associations Revealed with Implicit Association Tests PLoS ONE, 10 (1), e0116954  LINK     DOI 
  • Chen, N., Tanaka, K., Matsuyoshi, D., & Watanabe, K. (2015) Associations Between Color and Shape in Japanese Observers Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts., 9 (1), 101-110  LINK     DOI 
  • Watanabe, K. (2015) Effects of successful experience and positive feedback on learning and rehabilitation. In Clinical Systems Neuroscience (pp. 291-302), Kansaku, K., Cohen, L., & Birbaumer, N. (eds), Springer.

Publications (2014)

  • Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Effects of gender membership on sequential dependencies in facial attractiveness judgments. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 33 (1), 115-116.
  • 渡邊克巳 (2014) 感覚デバイス開発ー機器が担うヒト感覚の生成・拡張・代替技術 クロスモーダルデザインニング (pp.357-364), エヌティーエス.
  • Meilinger, T., Frankenstein, J., Watanabe, K., Bülthoff, H.H., & Hölscher, C. (2015) Reference frames in learning from maps and navigation. Psychological Research, 79 (6), 1000-1008  LINK     DOI 
  • Haring, K. S., Silvera-Tawil, D., Matsumoto, Y., Velonaki, M., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Perception of an Android Robot in Japan and Australia: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. In Social Robotics (pp. 166-175), Springer International Publishing.
  • Haring, K.S., Mougenot, C., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Cultural Differences in Perception and Attitude towards Robots. International Journal of Affective Engineering, 13 (3), 149-157  LINK     DOI 
  • Haring, K. S., Matsumoto, Y., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Perception and Trust Towards a Lifelike Android Robot in Japan. In Transactions on Engineering Technologies (pp. 485-497), Springer Netherlands.
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Implicit transfer of spatial structure in visuomotor sequence learning. Acta Psychologica, 153, 1-12  LINK     DOI 
  • Niimi, R. & Watanabe, K. (2014) Do we know others' visual liking? i-Perception, 5 (7), 572-584  LINK     DOI 
  • Hosoda, C., Tanaka, K., Honda, M., & Hanakawa, T. (Accepted) Dynamic neural network reorganization associated with second language vocabulary acquisition: a multidimensional imaging study. Journal of Neuroscience.
  • Obata, H., Abe, M. O., Masani, K., & Nakazawa, K. (2014) Modulation between bilateral legs and within unilateral muscle synergists of postural muscle activity changes with development and aging. Experimental Brain Research, 232 (1), 1-11  LINK     DOI 
  • Matsuyoshi, D., Osaka, M., & Osaka, N. (2014) Age and individual differences in visual working memory deficit induced by overload. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:384  LINK     DOI 
  • Ueda, H, Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Effects of direct and averted gaze on the subsequent saccadic response. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics., 76 (4), 1085-1092  LINK     DOI 
  • Duan, F., Watanabe, K., Yoshimura, Y., Kikuchi, M., MInabe, Y., & Aihara, K. (2014) Relationship between brain network pattern and cognitive performance of children revealed by MEG signals during free viewing of video. Brain and Cognition., 86, 10-16  LINK     DOI 
  • Matsuyoshi, D., Kuraguchi, K., Tanaka, Y., Uchida, S., Ashida, H., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Individual differences in autistic traits predict the perception of direct gaze for males, but not for females. Molecular Autism, 5 (12), 1-3  LINK     DOI 
  • Ueda, H., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Influence of removal of invisible fixation on the saccadic and manual gap effect. Experimental Brain Research, 232 (1), 329-336  LINK     DOI 
  • Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Shape-assimilation effect: Retrospective distortion of visual shapes. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 76 (1), 5-10  LINK     DOI 

Publications (2013)

  • Haring, K. S., Watanabe, K., & Mougenot, C. (2013) The influence of robot appearance on assessment. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-robot interaction, 131-132, IEEE Press..
  • Niimi, R., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Contextual effects of scene on the visual perception of object orientation in depth. PLoS ONE, 8 (12), e84371  LINK     DOI 
  • Meilinger, T. & Bülthoff, H.H. (2013) Verbal shadowing and visual interference in spatial memory. PLOS ONE, 8, 1-9  LINK     DOI 
  • Kondo, A., Watanabe, K. (2013) Inter-trial effect in luminance processing revealed by MEG. [Efecto inter-ensayo en el procesamiento de iluminación revelado por magnetoencefalografía.] Universitas Psychologia, 12 (5)  LINK     DOI 
  • Chien, S., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Depth modulation of the attentional repulsion effect. Perception, 42 (12), 1333-1343  LINK     DOI 
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Implicit transfer of reversed temporal structure in visuomotor sequence learning. Cognitive Science, 38, 565-579  LINK     DOI 
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Interference between accustomed number-space mappings and unacquainted letter-space mappings in a button press task. Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 55 (6), 1088-1100  LINK     DOI 
  • Mougenot C., Ikeda H., Watanabe K. (2013) Influence of designers' kansei on design outcomes. International Journal of Affective Engineering, 12 (2), 245-250  LINK     DOI 
  • Tagai K, Shimakura H, Takata S, Nagai M, Watanabe K, Niki K, Iwaki S, Kumada T (2013) Differential brain response to one- or two-hand handling action: an fMRI study. Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics, 2, 21-32  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K. & Watanabe, K. (2013) Gaze cueing by pareidolia faces. i-Perception, 4 (8), 490-492  LINK     DOI 
  • Au, R. K. C., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Object motion continuity and the flash-lag effect. Vision Research, 92, 19-25  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K., Meilinger, T., Watanabe, K., & Bülthoff, H.H. (2013) Psychological influences on distance estimation in a virtual reality environment. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 580  LINK     DOI 
  • Phothisonothai, M. & Watanabe, K. (2013) Human-Machine Communication: State-of-the-Art Technologies. ECTI E-Magazine, Oct-Dec, 1-10  LINK 
  • Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Influence of Gender Membership on Sequential Decision of Face Attractiveness. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75 (7), 1347-1352  LINK     DOI 
  • Phothisonothai, M. & Watanabe, K. (2013) Optimal Fractal Feature and Neural Network: EEG Based BCI Applications Brain-Computer Interface. Brain-Computer Interface Systems - Recent Progress and Future Prospects, pp.91-114, Reza Fazel-Rezai. (ed), Intech Open Access Publisher.
  • Au, R. K. C., & Watanabe. K. (2013) Numerosity underestimation with item similarity in dynamic visual display Journal of Vision, 13 (8), 5, 1-15  LINK     DOI 
  • Kerstin Sophie Haring, Katsumi Watanabe, Marco Ragni, Lars Konieczny (2013) The Use of ACT-R to Develop an Attention Model for Simple Driving Tasks. Psychology Reserach, 3 (4), 189-198  LINK 
  • Tanaka S, Ikeda H, Kasahara K, Kato R, Tsubomi H, Sugawara SK, Mori M, Hanakawa T, Sadato N, Honda M, & Watanabe K. (2013) Larger right posterior parietal volume in action video game experts: a behavioral and voxel-based morphometry (VBM) study. PLoS ONE, 8 (6), e66998  LINK     DOI 
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Effects of learning with explicit elaboration on implicit transfer of visuomotor sequence learning. Experimental Brain Research, 228 (4), 411-425  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K., Yamada, S., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Loss of color by afterimage masking. i-Perception, 4 (3), 144-146  LINK     DOI 
  • Koizumi, A., Kitagawa, N., Kondo, H.M., Kitamura, S.M., & Kashino, M. (2013) Serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphism affects detection of facial expression. PlosOne, 8, e59074  LINK     DOI 
  • Tsubomi, H., Fukuda, K., Watanabe, K., & Vogel, E. K. (2013) Neural limits to representing objects still within view. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (19), 8257-8263  LINK     DOI 
  • Watanabe, K. (2013) Teaching as a dynamic phenomenon with interpersonal interactions. Mind, Brain and Education, 7 (2), 91-100  LINK     DOI 
  • Tanaka,T., Takano, Y., Tanaka, S., Hironaka,N., Kobayashi, K., Hanakawa, T., Watanabe, K., & Honda, M. (2013) Transcranial direct-current stimulation increases extracellular dopamine levels in the rat striatum. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 7 (6)  LINK     DOI 
  • Mougenot C., & Watanabe K. (2013) Sensory stimulation of designers. Emotional Engineering. Vol 2, Chapter 5, 63-71, Fukuda, S. (ed), Springer-Verlag London.
  • Ikeda, H, Watanabe, K., & Cavanagh, P (2013) Crowding of biological motion stimuli. Journal of Vision, 13 (4), 20, 1-6  LINK     DOI 
  • Ueda, H., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Contributions of retinal input and phenomenal representation of a fixation object to the saccadic gap effect. Vision Research, 82, 52-57  LINK     DOI 
  • Chien, S., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2013) A transient auditory signal shifts the perceived offset position of a moving visual object. Frontiers in Psychology, 4 (70), 1-10  LINK     DOI 
  • Tagai, K., Takata, S., Nagai, M., Watanabe, K., & Kumada, K. (2013) Differential brain responses to one-hand and two-hands handing actions: A near-infrared spectroscopy study. [Un estudio de espectroscopía casi a infraroja de respuestas cerebrales diferenciadas en acciones de una o dos manos: una implicación para la diferencia cultural en la cortesía percibida.] Universitas Psychologia, 12 (5)  LINK     DOI 
  • Kondo, A., Watanabe, K. (2013) Inter-trial effect in luminance processing revealed by MEG. [Efecto inter-ensayo en el procesamiento de iluminación revelado por magnetoencefalografía.] Universitas Psychologia, 12 (5)  LINK     DOI 
  • Yonemura, K., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Back view of beauty: A bias in attractiveness judgment. Perception, 42 (1), 95-102  LINK     DOI 
  • Phothisonothai, M., Tsubomi H., Kondo A., Kikuchi M., Yoshimura Y., Minabe Y., & Watanabe, K. (20132013) A Comparison of Actual and Artifactual Features based on Fractal Analyses: Resting-State MEG Data Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 212, 1257-1265  LINK     DOI 
  • Au, R. K. C., Ono, F., & Watanabe. K. (2013) Retrospective perceptual distortion of position representation does not lead to delayed localization. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 9 (1), 20-31  LINK     DOI 
  • Seya, Y., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Objective and subjective sizes of the effective visual field during game playing measured by the gaze-contingent window method. International Journal of Affective Engineering, 12, 11-19  LINK     DOI 
  • Au, R. K. C., Ono, F., & Watanabe. K. (2013) Spatial distortion induced by imperceptible visual stimuli. Consciousness and Cognition, 22 (1), 99-110  LINK     DOI 

Publications (2012)

  • Kondo, A., Saiki, J. (2012) Feature-Specific Encoding Flexibility in Visual Working Memory. PLoS One, 7 (12), e50962.
  • Yun, K., Watanabe, K., & Shimojo, S. (2012) Interpersonal body and neural synchronization as a marker of implicit social interaction. Scientific Reports, 2, 959  LINK 
  • Sugawara,S.K, Tanaka, S., Okazaki, S., Watanabe, K., & Sadato, N. (2012) Social rewards enhance offline improvements in motor skill. PLoS One., 7 (11), e48174  LINK 
  • Tanaka, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Overestimation and underestimation in a configural response learning task. Kansei Engineering International Journal, 11 (4), 171-178.
  • Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Short-term memory for event duration: Modality specificity and goal-dependency. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 4 (8), 1623-1631  LINK     DOI 
  • Seya, Y., & Watanabe, K. (2012) The minimal time required to process visual information in visual search tasks measured by using gaze-contingent visual masking. Perception, 41, 819-830.
  • Tanaka, S., Seki, K., Hanakawa, T., Harada, M., Sugawara, S.K., Sadato, N., Watanabe, K., & Honda, M. (2012) Abacus in the brain: a longitudinal functional MRI study of a skilled abacus user with theright hemispheric lesion. Frontiers in Perception Science, 3, 315.
  • Seya, Y., Tsutsui, K., Watanabe, K., & Kimura, K. (2012) Attentional capture without awareness in complex visual tasks. Perception, 41, 517-531.
  • Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Crossmodal Interactions in Visual Competition. Biomedical Engineering and Cognitive Neuroscience for Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Applications, 64-72, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2113-8, ISBN13: 9781466621138, ISBN10: 1466621133, EISBN13: 9781466621145, Wu, J., IGI Global.
  • Yokoi, K., Watanabe, K., & Saida, S. (2012) Rapid and implicit effect of color category on visual search. Optical Review, 19 (4), 276-281.
  • Kawashima, N., Abe, M. O., Iwaya, T., & Haga, N. (2012) Abnormal capacity for grip force control in patients with congenital insensitivity to pain. Experimental Brain Research, 218 (4), 579-88.
  • Iwayama, K., Hirata, Y., Takahashi, K., Watanabe, K., Aihara, K. & Suzuki, H. (2012) Characterizing global evolutions of complex systems via intermediate network representations. Scientific Reports, 2 (423)  LINK     DOI 
  • Seya, Y., & Mori, S. (2012) Spatial attention and reaction times during smooth pursuit eye movement. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 74 (3), 493-509.
  • Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Sequential Effects in Face-attractiveness Judgment. Perception, 41 (1), 43-49  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K., Fukuda, H., Watanabe, K., & Ueda, K. (2012) Scintillating lustre induced by radial fins. i-Perception, 3 (2), 101-103  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Murata, K., Norieda, S., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Abstract feelings emerging from haptic stimulation. Haptics Rendering and Applications, Intech Open Access Publisher.
  • Au, R. K. C., Ono, F., & Watanabe. K. (2012) Time dilation induced by object motion is based on spatiotopic but not retinotopic positions. Frontiers in Psychology, 3 (58), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00058.
  • Tsubomi, H., Ikeda, T., Hanakawa, T., Hirose, N., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2012) Dissociable neural activations of conscious visibility and attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 496-506.
  • Kondo, H., Kitagawa,N., Kitamura,M., Koizumi,A., Nomura,M., & Kashino, M. (2011) Separability and commonality of auditory and visual bistable perception. Cerebral Cortex, 22, 1915-1922.
  • Niimi, R., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Consistency of likeability of objects across views and time. Perception, 41 (6), 673-686.

Publications (2011)

  • Ono, F., & Kitazawa, S. (2011) Shortening of subjective visual intervals followed by repetitive stimulation. PLoS ONE, 6 (12), e28722.
  • Chien, S., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Mislocalization of Visual Stimuli: Independent Effects of Static and Dynamic Attention. PLoS ONE, 6 (12), e28371.
  • Ono, F., Horii, S., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Individual differences in vulnerability to subjective time distortion. Japanese Psychological Research, 54 (2), 195-201.
  • Takahashi, K., Fukuda, H., Ikeda, H., Doi, H., Watanabe, K., Ueda, K., & Shinohara, K. (2011) Roles of the Upper and Lower Body in Direction Discrimination of Point-light Walkers. Journal of Vision, 11 (14), 1-13  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Visual and Auditory Influence on Perceptual Stability in Visual Competition. Seeing and Perceiving, 24 (6), 545-564  LINK     DOI 
  • Sternad, D., Abe, M. O., Hu, X., & Müller, H. (2011) Neuromotor Noise, Error Tolerance and Velocity-Dependent Costs in Skilled Performance. PLoS Computational Biology, 7 (9), e1002159.
  • Watanabe, K. (2011) Exceeding the limits: Behavioral enhancement via external influence. Systems Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, 117-129, Kansaku, K., & Cohen, L. (eds), Springer.
  • Lam, S. S. T., Au, R. K. C., Leung, H. W. H., & Li-Tsang, C. W. P. (2011) Chinese handwriting performance of primary school children with dyslexia. Research in Developmental Disabilities., 32 (5), 1745-56.
  • Ogawa, H., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Implicit learning increases preference for predictive visual display. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73 (6), 1815-22.
  • Ariga, A., & Lleras, A. (2011) Brief and rare mental "breaks" keep you focused: Deactivation and reactivation of task goals preempt vigilance decrements. Cognition, 118 (3), 439-443.
  • Higuchi, T., Murai, G., Kijima, A., Seya, Y., Wagman, J.B., & Imanaka, K. (2011) Athletic experience influences shoulder rotations when running through apertures. Human Movement Science, 30, 534-549.
  • Tanaka, S., Takeda, K., Otaka, Y., Kita, K., Osu, R., Honda, M., Sadato, N., Hanakawa, T., Watanabe, K. (2011) Single session of transcranial direct-current stimulation transiently increases knee extenssor force in patients with hemiparetic stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 25 (6), 565-569.
  • Ariga, A., Kawahara, J., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Object-based maintenance of temporal attention in rapid serial visual presentation. Visual Cognition, 19 (5), 553-584.
  • Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Attention can retrospectively distort visual space. Psychological Science, 22 (4), 472-477.
  • Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Murata, K., Norieda, S., & Watanabe, K. (2011) kansei kansei information and factor space of nonverbal interpersonal communicaion -psychological investigation on physical contacts modified by japanese onomatopoieas-. Transactions of Japan Society of Kansei Engineering, 10 (2), 261-268 (in Japanese with English abstract).
  • Watanabe, K., Matsuda, T., Nishioka, T., & Namatame, M. (2011) Eye gaze during observation of static faces in deaf people. PLoS ONE, 6 (2), e16919.

Publications (2010)

  • Kondo, A., Tsubomi, H., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Neuromagnetic correlates of perceived brightness in human visual cortex. Psychologia, 53 (4), 267-275.
  • Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Audio-visual integration of offset signals. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 29 (1), 83-84.
  • Kikuchi M, Shitamichi K, Ueno S, Yoshimura Y, Remijn BG, Nagao K, Munesue T, Iiyama K, Tsubokawa T, Haruta Y, Inoue Y, Watanabe K, Hashimoto T, Higashida H, Minabe Y (2010) Neurovascular coupling in the human somatosensory cortex: a single trial study. NeuroReport, 21 (17), 1106-1110.
  • Takahashi, K., Niimi, R., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Illusory motion induced by blurred red-blue edges. Perception, 39 (12), 1678-80  LINK     DOI 
  • Mougenot C., Watanabe K. (2010) Verbal stimuli in design creativity: a case study with Japanese sound-symbolic words. Design Creativity 2010, Eds.: Toshiharu Taura and Yukari Nagai., Springer Verlag. ISBN 978-0-85729-223-0.
  • Mougenot C. (2010) Rôle des images dans la conception créative de produits (Role of Images in Creative Product Design). , Ed.: Éditions Universitaires Européennes., ISBN 978-6131529238.
  • 高橋康介・渡邊克巳 (2010) 色彩と視覚・聴覚・触覚情報の脳内処理 日本色彩学会誌 特集「感覚をつなぐ色の可能性」, 32 (4), 337-342.
  • Ohyama, J., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Exogenous Temporal Cues Enhance Recognition Memory in an Object-Based Manner. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72 (8), 2157-2167.
  • Yamada, Y., Ariga, A., Miura, K., & Kawabe, T. (2010) Erroneous selection of an irrelevant item improves subsequent target identification in rapid serial visual presentation. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 6, 35-46.
  • Ohyama, J., Watanabe, K. (2010) Contextual segmentation in the visual stream produces a temporal synchronization effect on visual perception. Psychologia, 53 (2), 125-137.
  • Tanaka S, Honda M, Hanakawa T and Cohen LG (2010) Differential contribution of the supplementary motor area to stabilization of a procedural motor skill acquired through different practice schedules. Cerebral Cortex, 20 (9), 2114-2121.
  • Ono, F., & Kitazawa, S. (2010) The effect of perceived motion-in-depth on time perception. Cognition, 115 (1), 140-146.
  • Watanabe, K., Ikeda, H., & Miyao, M (2010) Learning efficacy of explicit visuomotor sequences in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and asperger syndrome. Experimental Brain Research, 203, 233-239.
  • Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Implicit auditory modulation on the temporal characteristics of perceptual alternation in visual competition. Journal of Vision, 10 (4), 11, 1-13  LINK     DOI 
  • Ogawa, H., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Time to learn: Evidence for two types of attentional guidance in contextual cueing. Perception, 39 (1), 72-80.
  • Ono, F., & Kitazawa, S. (2010) Shortening of subjective tone intervals followed by repetitive tone stimuli. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 72, 492-500.
  • Oshio R, Tanaka S, Sadato N, Sokabe M, Hanakawa T & Honda M. (2010) Differential effect of double-pulse TMS applied to dorsal premotor cortex and precuneus during internal operation of visuospatial information. NeuroImage, 49 (1), 1108-1115.

Publications (2009)

  • Bhagat M, Bhushan C, Saha G, Shimojo S, Watanabe K, & Bhattacharya J (2009) Investigating Neuromagnetic Brain Responses against Chromatic Flickering Stimuli by Wavelet Entropies. PLoS ONE, 4 (9), e7173.
  • Tanaka, S., Hanakawa, T., Honda, M & Watanabe, K. (2009) Enhancement of pinch force in the lower leg by anodal transcranial direct current stimulation. Experimental Brain Research, 196, 459-465  LINK 
  • Ikeda, H., & Watanabe, K. (2009) Anger and happiness are linked differently to the explicit detection of biological motion. Perception, 38 (7), 1002-1011.
  • Ariga, A., & Watanabe, K. (2009) What is special about index-finger?: Index-finger advantage in manipulating reflexive attentional shift. Japanese Psychological Research, 51 (4), 258-265.
  • Ogawa, H., Watanabe, K., & Yagi, A. (2009) Contextual cueing in multiple object tracking. Visual Cognition, 17 (8), 1244-1258.
  • R. M. Yulmetyev, E. V. Khusaenova,D. G. Yulmetyeva,P. Hanggi,S. Shimojo, K. Watanabe, J. Bhattacharya (2009) Dynamic effects and information quantifiers of statistical memory of MEG signals at photosensitive epilepsy. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, 6 (1), 189-206.
  • Tsubomi, H., Ikeda, T., Hanakawa, T., Hirose, N., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2009) Connectivity and signal intensity in the parieto-occipital cortex predicts top-down attentional effect in visual masking: an fMRI study based on individual differences. Neuroimage, 45, 586-596.
  • Ariga, A., & Watanabe, K. (2009) Temporal dissociation between category-based and item-based processes in rejecting distractors. Psychological Research, 73, 54-59.

Publications (2008)

  • Ariga, A., Kawahara, J., & Watanabe, K. (2008) Maintenance of temporal attention in rapid serial visual presentation. Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 27, 111-112.
  • Yulmetyev, R. M., Khusaenova, E. V., Yulmetyeva, D. G., Hanggi, P., Shimojo, S., Watanabe, K., & Bhattacharya, J. (2008) Statistical memory of MEG signals at photosensitive epilepsy. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 18 (9), 2799 - 2805.
  • Tsubomi, H., Kondo, H, & Watanabe, K (2008) Common capacity limit for visual short-term memory with and without delay interval. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 27, 119-120. (In English).
  • Perez MA, Tanaka S, Wise SP, Willingham DT and Cohen LG (2008) Time-Specific Contribution of the Supplementary Motor Area to Intermanual Transfer of Procedural Knowledge. J. Neurosci, 28, 9664-9669.
  • Murase M, Saito DN, Kochiyama T, Tanabe HC, Tanaka S, Harada T, Aramaki Y, Honda M, and Sadato N. (2008) Cross-modal integration during vowel identification of audiovisual speech: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Neuroscience Letters, 434, 71-76.
  • Ghorashi, S., Jefferies, L. N., Kawahara, J., & Watanabe, K. (2008) Does attention accompany the conscious awareness of both location and identity of an object? Psyche, 14, 1-13.
  • Johansson, P., Hall, L., & Sikstrom, S. (2008) From Change Blindness to Choice Blindness. Psychologica, Kyoto University Press, 51 (2), 142-155.
  • Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2008) Non-persistent effect of prior experience on change blindness: Investigation on naive observers. Psychologia, 51 (2), 115-125.
  • Niimi, R., Watanabe, K., & Yokosawa, K. (2008) The dynamic-stimulus advantage of visual symmetry perception. Psychological Research, 72 (5), 567-79.
  • Ariga, A., & Yokosawa, K. (2008) Contingent attentional capture occurs by activated target congruence. Perception & Psychophysics.
  • Lleras, A., Kawahara, J., Wan, X. I., & Ariga, A. (2008) Inter-trial inhibition of focused attention in pop-out search. Perception & Psychophysics, 70, 114-131.
  • Ariga, A., & Yokosawa, K. (2008) Attentional awakening: Gradual modulation of temporal attention in rapid serial visual presentation. Psychological Research, 72, 192-202.
  • Ogawa, H., & Kumada, T. (2008) The encoding process of nonconfigural information in contextual cueing. Perception & Psychophysics, 70 (1), 329-336.
  • Watanabe, K., & Yokoi, K. (2008) Dynamic distortion of visual position representation around moving objects. Journal of Vision, 8 (3), 1-11.
  • Takahashi, K., Saiki, J., & Watanabe, K. (2008) Realignment of temporal simultaneity between vision and touch. NeuroReport, 19 (3), 319-322  LINK     DOI 
  • Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2008) Persisting effect of prior experience of change blindness. Perception, 37 (2), 324-327  LINK     DOI 
  • Watanabe, K. (2008) Behavioral speed contagion: Automatic modulation of movement timing by observation of body movements. Cognition, 106 (3), 1514-1524.

Publications (2007)

  • Ariga, A., & Yokosawa, K. (2007) Semantic activation of target congruence contingently captures attention. Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 25, 285-286. (in English).
  • Ohyama, J., & Watanabe, K. (2007) Unpredictable visual changes cause temporal memory averaging. Vision Research, 47, 2727-2731.
  • Yulmetyev, R. M., Hänggi, P., Yulmetyeva, D. G., Shimojo, S., Khusaenova, E. V., Watanabe, K., & Bhattacharya, J. (2007) Relaxation and phase space singularities in time series of human magnetoencephalograms as indicator of photosensitive epilepsy. Physica A, 383, 443-454.
  • Watanabe, K., & Yokoi, K. (2007) Object-based anisotropic mislocalization by retinotopic motion signals. Vision Research, 47, 1662-1667.
  • Ariga, A., Yokosawa, K., & Ogawa, H. (2007) Object-based attentional selection and awareness of objects. Visual Cognition, 15, 685-709.
  • Ogawa, H., Takeda, Y., & Kumada, T. (2007) Probing attentional modulation of contextual cueing. Visual Cognition, 15(3), 276-289.