OSAKA Naoyuki

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OSAKA Naoyuki
Kyoto University
Graduate School of Letters, Department of Behavioral Studies, Graduate School of Letters Division of Behavioral Studies
Job title
Doctor of Literature(Kyoto University)

Research Areas



Graduate School, Division of Letters, Kyoto University

Committee Memberships

Japan Ergonomics Society  Trustee
Color Science Association of Japan  Directorate, Trustee, President
Japan Psychonomic Society  Editorial Board, Trustee
Society for Psychological Review  Representative, Editorial Board, Editor
Japan Society for Working Memory  President
Japanese Psychological Association  Trustee
Japan Society of Cognitice Psychology  Trustee,Associate Editor

Published Papers

Osaka Naoyuki
73(2) 57-81   2019
Tsubomi Hiroyuki, Saito Satoru, Osaka Mariko, Osaka Naoyuki
90(3) 308-326   2019   [Refereed]
Self and others in the social brain
Osaka Naoyuki, Yaoi Ken
69(1) 38-42   Jan 2018
Yaoi, K., Osaka, M.,& Osaka, N.
In M.Watanabe (ed.) The prefrontal cortex as an executive, emotional, and social brain.   187-206   2017   [Refereed]
Minamoto, T., Tsubomi, H.,& Osaka, N.
Current Directions of Psychological Science   26 335-345   2017   [Refereed]
Osaka Naoyuki
35(1) 14-19   2016
Osaka Naoyuki
70(3) 135-159   2016
A series of lectures on geropsychology(9)Working memory and cognitive aging
Osaka Naoyuki
26(9) 1039-1046   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Osaka, N., Minamoto, T.,Yaoi,K., Azuma, M., Shimada Minamoto, Y., & Osaka, M.
Frontiers in Phychology   6 1811   2015   [Refereed]
Ikeda, T., Matsuyoshi, D.,Sawamoto, N., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N.
Frontiers of Human Neuroscience   9 381   2015   [Refereed]
Yaoi, K., Osaka, M., & Osaka, N.
Frontiers of Human Neuroscience   9 383   2015   [Refereed]
Minamoto, T., Shipstead, Z., Osaka, N., & Engle, R.
Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics   77(5) 1659-1673   2015   [Refereed]
Azuma, M., Minamoto, T., Yaoi, K., Osaka, M., & Osaka, N.
Journal of Eye Movement Research   7(5) 1-9   2014   [Refereed]
Minamoto, T., Azuma, M., Yaoi, K., Ashizuka, A., Mima, T., Osaka, M., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience   8 992   2014   [Refereed]
Koshino. H., Minamoto, T., Yaoi, K., Osaka, M., & Osaka, N.
Scientific Reports   4 5954   2014   [Refereed]
Otsuka, Y., & Osaka, N.
Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology   68(5) 878-886   2014   [Refereed]
Osaka, M., Yaoi, K., Minamoto, T. & Osaka, N.
Scientific Reports   4 5828   2014   [Refereed]
Tanabe-Ishibashi, A., Ikeda, T., & Osaka, N.
Frontiers in Psychology   5 400   2014   [Refereed]


PPA and OFC correlates of beauty and ugliness: An event-related fMRI study. "jointly worked"
Perception   36, S174-175.    2007
Word expressing pain activates anterior cingulated cortex in the human brain: An fMRI study.
NeuroImage   153, 123-127.    2004
Neural correlates of visual working memory for motion.
In K. Yasue, M. Jibu & Della Senta, T. (Eds.), No matter never: roceedings of Toward a Science of Consciousness & Fundamental Approaches Tokyo’99, Amsterdam: J. Benjamin   127-136    2001
The effect of focusing on sentence in Japanese RST.
In E. Witruk, A. Friederic & T. Lachmann (Eds.), Basic mechanisms of language and language disorders, Kluver Academic Publishers.      2001
Inefficient visual search for 2-nd orfder motion.
Journal of the Optical Society of America A   18, 2255-2266    2001
Effect of focusing on working memory during reading.
Abstracts of the International Conference on the Basic Mechanisms of Language and Language Disorder, Leipzig University Press.   24-25    1999
Neural correlates of motion aftereffect using evoked magnetic fields.
In I. Hashimoto & R. Kakigi (Eds.) Recent advances in human neurophysiology. Elsevier   445-449    1998
Attentional asymmetry between upper visual and lower visual field revealed by event-related potentials.
In I. Hashimoto & R. Kakigi (Eds.) Recent advances in human neurophysiology. Elsevier   440-444    1998
The role of geometrical characteristics on motion induction.
ARVO97 Abstract.      1997
Visually evoked magnetic field induced by ring motion aftereffect.
Perception   26, S136    1997
How does a reader know the optimal viewing position (OVP) in a word?: A comparison between the OVP effect in Japanese and English.
Proc.9th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM9): Ulm Universitaet, Germany.   28    1997
Working memory and working brain: A MEG study. XVIth ICP Invited symposium lecture.
XVIth ICP, International Journal of Psychology   31, 325    1996
Effect of direction judgment on motion aftereffect induced by second-order motion
Perception   24, 103    1995
Working memory capacity and effective visual field size during reading and object recognition.
Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Eye Movements, : University of Derby.   36    1995
Moving window generator for reading experiments, Behavior Research Methods.
Instruments and Computers   26, 49-53    1994
Temporal tuning of two kind of motion aftereffect.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science   35, 2693    1994
Reading with a simulated central scotoma.
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Robot & Human Communication, RO-MAN   '93, 60-63    1993
Psychophysics of reading: Japanese text processing.
In B. Wilpeert, H. Motoaki & J. Misumi (Eds.), General psychology and environmental psychology, ICAP Proceedings Lawrence.   2, 167-168    1992
A dual strategy model for eye movements during Japanese text reading.  International Journal of Psychology, 27, 56. (Symposium paper organized by K. O'Regan:   Eye movements in reading:
A confrontation of current theories (SY015), Proceedings of the XXV International Congress of Psychology).      1992
Dual processing model of reading during Japanese text processing.
International Journal of Psychology, 27, 76. (Proceedings of the XXV International Congress of Psychology).      1992
Effective visual field size necessary for visual search during proofreading of Japanese text.
In Gale, G. (Ed.), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Visual Search.      1992
Effects of window size and eccentricity upon eye fixation and reaction time in negotiation of curves.
In A.G. Gale et al. (Eds.), Vision in Vehicles-III   179-186    1991
Spatial extent of visual attention during morphemic- and syllabic-based Japanese text reading: Comparison among kana, kanji and English text
In Schmid, R. & Zambarbieri, D.(Eds.), Fifth European Conference on Eye Movements Proceedings, University of Pavia.   134-136    1989
Memory psychophysics for perceived length, arera, and geographical map: A psychophysical approach to visual memory representation.
In B.Berglund, U.Berglund, & R. Teghtsoonian (Eds), Fechner day '86, International Society for Psychophysics (Stockholm).      1986
Effect of peripheral visual field size upon eye movements during Japanese text processing.
3rd European Conference on Eye Movements, Abstract Volume 55, (France).      1985
Psychophysical modality matching functions for perceptual and memory processes.
23rd International Congress of Psychology, Abstract volume II, Acapulco, Mexico   59    1984
The Maxwellian optics laboratory automation.
Society for Computers in Psychology Meeting, Abstract Antonio, San Antonio, Texas   2-3    1984
Effect of spatial frequency on brightness enhancement.
Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, San Antonio, Texas.      1984
Memory psychophysics for perceived length and area.
Proceesdings of the 91st American Psychological Association, Anaheim, Calif.   48    1983
Effect of saccadic suppression on target detection in the peripheral visual field.
Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Eye Movements   33    1983
Object substitution masking induced by illusory masks: Evidence for higher object-level locus of interference. "jointly worked"
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance   
in press

Books etc

The science of entertainment
Sep 2018   ISBN:9784255010670
Metamemory : monitoring and control processes in memory
OSAKA Naoyuki (Part:Joint Work)
Jan 2009   ISBN:9784762826276
Neural correlates of working memory
Osaka, N. (Part:Joint Work)
Feb 2008   ISBN:9784876987368
Challenges of coexistence
Osaka Naoyuki (Part:Joint Work)
2007   ISBN:9784876987108
Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory.(N. Osaka, R. Logie, & M. D'Esposito(Eds.))
Osaka Naoyuki (Part:Joint Editor, Neural bases of focusing attention in working memory: An fMRI study based on individual differences.(Osaka, M., Osaka, N. pp.99-117))
2007   ISBN:9780198570394
Object Recognition, Attention and Action.(N. Osaka, I.Rentschler & I.Biederman(eds.))
Osaka, N. (Part:Joint Work, Interactions between shape perception and egocentric localization.(Sogo, H., & Osaka, N.))
Tokyo: Springer.   2007   ISBN:978443730187
Psicoanalisi e Neuroscienze(M. Manchia(ed.))
Osaka, N. (Part:Joint Work, Corteccia del cingolo anteriore umana e dolore affectivo indotto da prarole mimiche: Uno studio con immagini da risonanza magnetica funzionale.(Osaka, N., pp.273-284))
Jun 2007   ISBN:9788847006584
Corteccia del cingolo anteriore umana e dolore affectivo indotto da prarole mimiche: Uno studio con immagini da risonanza magnetica funzionale. "jointly worked" In M. Manchia(ed.), Psicoanalisi e Neuroscienze.
Springer Italia.   2007   
Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory. "jointly worked"
Oxford : Oxford University Press   2007   
Object Recognition, Attention & Action. "jointly worked"
Tokyo: Springer   2007   

Conference Activities & Talks

Working Memory Capacity Differences Based on the Resting State Brain Networks: An fMRI Study.
Osaka, M.,Kaneda, M.,Azuma, M.,Shimokawa,T.,& Osaka, N.
60th Psychonomic Society   16 Nov 2019   
Neural correlates of James-Lange hypotheisi on smile.
Osaka, N.,Yaoi, K.,Azuma, M.,Kaneda, M.,& Osaka, M.
European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP2019)   26 Aug 2019   
Professional meditators experience less cognitive conflict: An fMRI study based on the Stroop color task.
Osaka, N.,Minamoto, T., Yaoi, K., Azuma, M., & Osaka, M.
The Science of Consciousness   26 Jun 2019   
Neural Correlates of Color Harmony
Osaka, N., Ikeda, T., & Osaka, M.
The 4th Asia Color Association Conference   7 Dec 2018   
Group differences of working memory capacities in the resting state brain networks; an fMRI study
Osaka, M., Kaneda, M., Azuma, M., Yaoi, K., & Osaka, N.
Psychonomic Society 59h Annual Meeting   17 Nov 2018   
Interactions between the default mode network and executive network in older adults.
Koshino, H.,Osaka, M., Shimokawa, T.,Minamoto, T., Kaneda, M.,Higo, K.,& Osaka, N.
Psychonomic Society Meeting 2017   12 Nov 2017   
Neural reward correlates of serial changed humor appreciation for four-frame comic strip (Manga)
Osaka, M.,Yaoi, K.,Minamoto, T., Azuma, M.,& Osaka, N.
Psychonomic Society Meeting 2017   6 Nov 2017   
Mindfulness Zen meditation makes less cognitive conflict in prefrontal cortex under Stroop color interference.
Osaka, N.
International Colour Association Congress (AIC2017)   20 Oct 2017   
Positive emotion increases related brain activation and working memory performance: An fMRI study.
Osaka, M.,& Osaka, N.
European Congress of Psychology   14 Jul 2017   
Hyperscanning on synchronized singing using fNIRS. [Invited]
Osaka, N.
International Symposium on Inter-Brain Communication   29 Apr 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Dynamic interaction of working memory network and resting state network supporting social brain
Project Year: 2018 - 2022    Investigator(s): OSAKA Mariko
Unveiling social brain by analyzing prefrontal brain network: applying methodology from microelectrode to fMRI
Project Year: 2010 - 2015
Construction and application of a databaseon the classical instruments of experimental psychology
Project Year: 2010 - 2012
Influenceof the Emotional and Social Brain on Executive Attention of Working Memory -Studies with fMRI and TMS-
Project Year: 2007 - 2009
Archive and application of historical instruments for experimental psychology
Project Year: 2007 - 2008