Matia Okubo

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Matia Okubo
Senshu University
School of Human Sciences
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2006
Lecturer(06 - 08), Associate Professor (08 - 14), Professor (14 - Present), Senshu University
Sep 2003
Mar 2006
JSPS Research fellow, University of Melbourne
Apr 2002
Sep 2003
JSPS Research fellow, Sophia University
Mar 2002
PhD in Experimental Psychology, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Jan 2019
Other-race effects on uncanny valley: A pupillometory study, Best Presentation Award, Japanese Psychological Association
Winner: Ayako Saneyoshi, Hikaru Suzuki, Takato Oyama, Matia Okubo, & Bruno Laeng
Jan 2015
The development of a Japanese version of FLANDERS handedness questionnaire, Best Presentation Award, Japanese Psychological Association
Winner: Matia Okubo & Hikaru Suzuki
Jan 2014
The effect of gaze direction on time perception in social anxiety, Best Presentation Award, Japanese Psychological Association
Winner: Kenta Ishikawa & Matia Okubo
Sep 2013
Statistics for effective writing: Effect size, confidence interval, and Power, Akiko Sugiyama Award (Publication Award), Behaviormetric Society of Japan
Winner: Matia Okubo & Kensuke Okada
Sep 2001
Spatial relations and hemispheric asymmetries: Contribution of spatial frequency processing., Best Presentation Award, Japanese Psychonomic Society

Published Papers

Okubo, M. & Ishikawa, K.
Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition      2019   [Refereed]
Laeng, B., Kiambarua, K.G., Hagen, T., Bochynska A., Lubell, J., Suzuki, H., and Okubo, M.
PLOS ONE   13(8) e0201603   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Okubo, M., Ishikawa, K., & Kobayashi, A.
Laterality   23(2) 209-227   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Ishikawa, K., Suzuki, H., & Okubo, M.
Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry   61 32-37   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Suzuki, A., Ueno, M., Ishikawa, K., Kobayashi, A., Okubo, M., & Nakai, T.
Neurobiology of Aging   73(1) 1-8   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Okubo, M.
Laterality   24(1) 56-64   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Okubo, M., Ishikawa, K., Kobayashi, A. & Suzuki, H.
Okubo, M., Ishikawa, K., Kobayashi, A. & Suzuki, H.   41(1) 21-34   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Ishikawa, K. & Okubo, M.
Frontiers in Psychology: Psychopathology   7(611)    Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Matia Okubo
Japanese Psychological Review   59(1) 57-67   Jul 2016   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

Memory, language, and thinking
Matia Okubo (Part:Contributor, Introduction to psychology)
Baifukan   Mar 2016   
Neuropsychological tests. In JPA Psychologist Certification Committee (Ed.) Introduction to psychology for JPA certified psychologists
Matia Okubo
Kaneko Shobo   Aug 2015   ISBN:4760830316
Categorical data analysis, Effect size, Statistical power, Meta-analysis. In Takayoshi Onodera (Ed.) Statistics for psychology and education: New edition
Matia Okubo (Part:Contributor, Ch. 11, 13, 14, 15)
NHK publishing   Mar 2015   
Cognitive Psychology: Exploring the architecture of mind
Michimata, C., Kitazaki, M., Okubo, M., Imai, H., Yamakawa, K., & Kurosawa, M. (Part:Joint Work)
Yuhikaku   Dec 2011   
勁草書房   Dec 2008   


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人文科学年報   (44) 85-97   2014
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人文科学年報   (43) 79-95   2013
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専修人間科学論集. 心理学篇   (2) 27-34   Mar 2012
The present study investigated an effective measurement of individual differences in working memory(WM) capacity among Japanese participants. The Operation Span Test (OSPAN), where participants alternate between solving math problems and learning ...

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Unconscious processes in covering and uncovering deceptions
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Matia Okubo
Dynamic processes in cooperative behavior and its evolutionary basis
Project Year: Oct 2015 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Matia Okubo
Lateral asymmetries in cognitive processes: Interactions between biological and cultural factors
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Matia Okubo
文部科学省: 科学研究費補助金 若手研究(B)
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): 大久保街亜
文部科学省(日本学術振興会): 科学研究費補助金 若手研究(スタートアップ)
Project Year: 2006 - 2007    Investigator(s): 大久保街亜