Sumiya Motofumi

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Sumiya Motofumi
Nagoya University
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
PosDoc researcher, National Institute for Physiological Sciences


Apr 2013
Mar 2017
Department of Physiological Sciences, School of Life Science, SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
Apr 2010
Mar 2012
Department of Developmental Psychology, Shirayuri University Graduate School
Sep 2004
Aug 2006
University of Arizona
Jun 2002
Aug 2004
University of North Alabama

Awards & Honors

Oct 2014
Travel Award, The 4th Conference of Japanese Society for Social Neuroscience
Winner: Motofumi Sumiya
Apr 2014
President’s Award, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
Winner: Motofumi Sumiya

Published Papers

Koike T, Sumiya M, Nakagawa E, Okazaki S, Sadato N
eNeuro      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Sumiya M, Igarashi K, Miyahara M.
PLoS ONE   13(2) e0191538   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Mikkonen M, Laakso I, Sumiya M, Koyama S, Hirata A, Tanaka S
Frontiers in neuroscience   12 426   2018   [Refereed]
Scheres A, Tontsch C, Thoeny AL, Sumiya M
Frontiers in psychology   5 711   2014   [Refereed]
Scheres A, Sumiya M, Thoeny AL
International journal of methods in psychiatric research   19(3) 167-176   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Scheres A, Lee A, Sumiya M
Journal of neural transmission   115(2) 221-226   2008   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Neural correlates of being imitated and imitating: a hyperscanning fMRI study.
Miyata K, Koike T, Nakagawa E, Harada T, Sumiya M, & Sadato N.
The 47th Annual meeting of Society for Neuroscience   Nov 2017   
A rewarding nature of conversation: An fMRI study on the contingency between own actions and positive outcome.
Sumiya M, Koike T, Okazaki S, Kitada R, & Norihiro S.
The 45th Annual meeting of Society for Neuroscience   Oct 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research: start-up
Project Year: 2017 - 2018    Investigator(s): Sumiya Motofumi