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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Job title
Research Fellow

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2016
Oct 2018
Research Fellow, Radboud University
Oct 2016
Oct 2018
Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Apr 2014
Sep 2016
Research Assistant, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe Univesity
Nov 2013
Mar 2014
Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Warwick
Apr 2012
Oct 2013
Research Fellow, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham

Awards & Honors

Dec 2012
Micro-slips and the continuity of viewpoints in spontaneous gestures, Best Paper Award, Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences
Winner: Nobuhiro Furuyama; Yasuhiro Massaki; Kazuki SEKINE;
Sep 2011
The role of gestures contributing to speech production in children, Best Paper Award, Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology

Published Papers

Gabrielle Hodge, Kazuki Sekine, Adam Schembri, Trevor Johnston
Corpora   19(1) 63-76   2019   [Refereed]
Sekine Kazuki, Kita Sotaro
Language, Interaction, and Acquisition   9(1) 40-68   2018   [Refereed]
Rose ML, Mok Z, Sekine K
International journal of language & communication disorders   52(2) 227-237   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Sekine Kazuki, Kita Sotaro
Language Cognition and Neuroscience   30(10) 1245-1258   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Sekine K, Sowden H, Kita S
Cognitive science   39(8) 1855-1880   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
van Nispen Karin, van de Sandt-Koenderman Mieke, Sekine Kazuki, Krahmer Emiel, Rose Miranda L.
APHASIOLOGY   31(9) 1078-1103   2017   [Refereed]
Sekine K, Rose ML
American journal of speech-language pathology   22(4) 662-672   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Kazuki Sekine
Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2017, London, UK, 16-29 July 2017      2017   [Refereed]
Sekine Kazuki, Kita Sotaro
OPEN LINGUISTICS   1(1) 490-502   Jan 2015   [Refereed]


認知科学 = Cognitive studies : bulletin of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society   19(2) 244-248   Jun 2012
末崎裕康, 古山宣洋, 関根和生
電子情報通信学会論文誌 A   J95-A(1) 157-164   Jan 2012
MASSAKI Hiroyasu, FURUYAMA Nobuhiro, SEKINE Kazuki
The Transactions of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers. A   95(1) 157-164   Jan 2012
Sekine Kazuki, Takanashi Katsuya
Cognitive Studies   19(2) 244-248   2012
関根和生, 高梨克也
日本認知科学会大会発表論文集(CD-ROM)   28th ROMBUNNO.P3-3   2011
ITO Takashi, SEKINE Kazuki
The Japanese Journal of Language in Society   14(1) 141-153   2011
Attention to the nonverbal behaviors of students in a classroom is important for gaining a full understanding of classroom interactions. Shifts in participant's gaze are good cues for clarifying their interactions as listeners. We examined the shi...
FURUYAMA Nobuhiro, MASSAKI Hiroyasu, SEKINE Kazuki
The Japanese Journal of Language in Society   14(1) 5-19   2011
The present paper describes microslips (disfluencies originally observed for instrumental actions that are corrected before they become fatal errors) in spontaneous gestures, focusing on how discourse is organized by speech and gestures in general...
質的心理学研究   (9) 115-132   Mar 2010
日本発達心理学会大会論文集   21st 102   Feb 2010

Books etc

Integrating Gestures: The interdisciplinary nature of gesture. G. Stam & M. Ishino (Eds.)
Sekine, K. "The development of spatial perspective in the description of large-scale environments"
John Benjamins   2011   
Gesture and the dynamic dimension of language: Essays in honor of David McNeill. S. Duncan, D. J. Cassell & L. E. Levy (Eds.)
Furuyama, N., & Sekine, K. "Forgetful or strategic? The mystery of the systematic avoidance of reference in the cartoon story narrative"
John Benjamins   2007   

Conference Activities & Talks

The impact of aphasia type and severity on gesture production in discourse: Implications for gesture-based aphasia therapies
Rose, M. & Sekine, K.
International Biennial Conference of British Aphasiology Society conference   Sep 2011   
Integrative comprehension of information in speech and iconic gesture in 3-, 5-year-olds and adults
Sekine, K., Sowden, H., & Kita, S.
12th Congress of the International Association for the Study of Child Language   Jun 2011   
Gesture correction in children
Sekine, K.
DiSS-LPSS   Sep 2010   
When do children suppress gestures?
Sekine, K.
4th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies   Jul 2010   
Production of representational gestures in Italian and Japanese children
Sekine, K., Congestrì, E., Pettenati, P. & Volterra,V.
4th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies   Jul 2010   
The impact of listener location on how speech and gesture are coordinated as the speaker describes motion events: A case of Japanese cartoon narrative
Furuyama, N. & Sekine, K.
4th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies   Jul 2010   
The development of gestural tracking reference in Japanese school-aged children
Sekine, K. & Furuyama, N.
International Conference of Multimode   Jul 2009   
Representational gestures in Italian and Japanese children
Pettenati, P., Sekine, K., Congestrì, E & Volterra, V.
International Conference of Multimode   Jul 2009   
Does catchment constrain referential acts? Cartoon narrative by native English speakers
Furuyama, N., Sekine, K., Duncan, S., & McNeill, D.
1st International Conference of Language, Communication and Cognition   Aug 2008   
Developmental Changes of large-scale spatial representation in preschool children
Sekine, K.
3rd Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies   Jun 2007   

Research Grants & Projects

The use of communicative hand gestures by individuals with post-stroke aphasia (language communication impairment)
La Trobe University: Faculty Research Grants
Project Year: 2011 - 2012    Investigator(s): Rose, M. & Sekine, K.
A comparative study on gestures between Italian and Japanese children
Foreign Ministry: Executive Program of Cooperation in the Fields of Science & Technology between the Government of Italy and the Government of Japan
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Sekine, K. & Volterra, V.