Kitada Ryo

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Kitada Ryo
National Institute for Physiological Sciences
Division of Cerebral Integration
Job title
Assistant Professor

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Aug 2008
Assistant Professor, National Institute for Physiological Sciences

Published Papers

Role of the precuneus in the detection of incongruency between tactile and visual texture information: A functional MRI study
Kitada R, Sasaki AT, Okamoto Y, Kochiyama T, Sadato N
Neuropsychologia (in press)      2014   [Refereed]
Okamoto Y, Kitada R, Tanabe HC, Hayashi MJ, Kochiyama T, Munesue T, Ishitobi M, Saito DN, Yanaka HT, Omori M, Wada Y, Okazawa H, Sasaki AT, Morita T, Itakura S, Kosaka H, Sadato N
Neuroscience research (in press)      [Refereed]
Kitada R, Yoshihara K, Sasaki AT, Hashiguchi M, Kochiyama T, Sadato N
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience   34 10096-10108   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Ryo Kitada, Yuko Okamoto, Akihiro T. Sasaki, Takanori Kochiyama, Motohide Miyahara, Susan J. Lederman and Norihiro Sadato
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience   7(7)    Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Motohide Miyahara, Ryo Kitada, Akihiro Sasaki, Yuko Okamoto, Hiroki C Tanabe, Norihito Sadato
Neuroscience Research   75(3) 228-238   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Pawluk D, Kitada R, Abramowicz A, Hamilton C, Lederman SJ
IEEE Transactions on Haptics   4(1) 2-13   2011   [Refereed]
Kitada R, Johnsrude IS, Kochiyama T, Lederman SJ
NeuroImage   49 1677-1689   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
Kitada R, Dijkerman HC, Soo G, Lederman SJ
Perception   39(2) 236-254   2010   [Refereed]
Kitada R, Johnsrude IS, Kochiyama T, Lederman SJ
Journal of cognitive neuroscience   21 2027-2045   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
Lederman SJ, Kilgour A, Kitada R, Klatzky RL, Hamilton C
Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale   61 230-241   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
Lederman SJ, Klatzky RL, Abramowicz A, Salsman K, Kitada R, Hamilton C.
Psychological Science   18(2) 158-164   Feb 2007   [Refereed]
Lawrence MA, Kitada R, Klatzky RL, Lederman SJ
Perception   36 547-557   2007   [Refereed]
Kitada R, Kito T, Saito DN, Kochiyama T, Matsumura M, Sadato N, Lederman SJ
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience   26 7491-7501   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
Kilgour AR, Kitada R, Servos P, James TW, Lederman SJ
Brain Cogn.   59(3) 246-257   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
Kitada R, Hashimoto T, Kochiyama T, Kito T, Okada T, Matsumura M, Lederman SJ, Sadato N
NeuroImage   25 90-100   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
Kitada R, Kochiyama T, Hashimoto T, Naito E, Matsumura M
Neuroreport   14 719-724   Apr 2003   [Refereed]
Naito E, Kochiyama T, Kitada R, Nakamura S, Matsumura M, Yonekura Y, Sadato N
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience   22 3683-3691   May 2002   [Refereed]
Kitada R, Naito E, Matsumura M.
Neuroscience   109(4) 701-707   2002   [Refereed]


Clin Neurosci   32(2) 183-186   Feb 2014   [Invited]
日本ヒト脳機能マッピング学会プログラム・抄録集   16th 30   2014
Clin Neurosci   30(8) 953-954   Aug 2012   [Invited]
日本ロボット学会誌   30(5) 466-468 (J-STAGE)   2012   [Invited]
川道拓東, 北田亮, 吉原一文, 佐々木章宏, 高橋陽香, 高橋陽香, 定藤規弘
認知神経科学   13(2) 176   Sep 2011

Conference Activities & Talks

Neural representation underlying the recognition of facial and bodily expressions in the early blind [Invited]
Kitada Ryo
Blind Brain Workshop (Pisa, Italy)   17 Oct 2013   
Neural Substrates Underlying Haptic Recognition of Face and Bodyparts [Invited]
Kitada Ryo
Tactile Research Group Meeting, a Sattelite Meeting of Psychonomics Society (Minneapolis, MN, US)   15 Nov 2012   
Neural substrates of haptic object perception. [Invited]
Kitada Ryo
International Seminar on Time Series Modeling of Neuroscience Data (Okazaki, Japan).   14 Feb 2012   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: 2011 - 2012    Investigator(s): Ryo KITADA
I conducted the following two studies on tactile material perception. (1) We compared the psychophysical patterns of roughness perception and unpleasantness. The psychophysical functions were between the two percepts were highly similar, whereas t...


Apr 2000
Mar 2005
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
Apr 1997
Mar 2000
Human Studies, Kyoto University