Profile

Education

1981.4-1985.3 B.A. in Psychology, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University, Japan
1985.4-1987.3 M.A. in Psychology, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University, Japan
1987.4-1990.3 Ph.D in Psychology [Awarded in 1996], Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University, Japan


Positions

1990.4-1992.3 Research Associate, ATR Auditory and Visual Perception Laboratories , Japan
1992.4-1999.1 Research Scientist, NTT Basic Research Laboratories , Japan
1997.10-1998.10 Honorary Research Fellow, Dept. Psychology and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK
1999.1- Research Scientist, NTT Communication Science Research Laboratories, Japan
2006.4-2012.3 Visiting professor, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
2008.8- Visiting Professor, Center for Multidisciplinary Brain Research, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan


Professional Activities

Editorial board member of Journal of Vision, and Vision Research
Member (RENKEI KAIIN) of Science Council of Japan
Member of Vision Sciences Society, Vision Society of Japan (Secretary), The Japanese Psychological Association, and The Japanese Psychonomic Society


Awards

2006.2 JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) prize
2006.11 JPA (The Japanese Psychological Association) International Prize