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Osaka Shoin Women's University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2000
Mar 2001
Research Assistant
Apr 1994
Mar 2000
Research Assistant
Apr 1992
Mar 1994
Research Assistant


Apr 1985
Mar 1987
Graduate School, Division of Human Science, Osaka University
Apr 1987
Mar 1992
Graduate School, Division of Human Science, Osaka University
Mar 1984
Faculty of Human Science, Osaka University

Published Papers

Mood shift of performers through collaborative music performance.
2 35-42   Jan 2012
Interaction between musical excerpts and paintings.
3 73-81   Jan 2013
Effects of group singing and dancing on prosociality and their educational significance.
Research Bulletin of Osaka Shoin Women's University   5 35-42   Jan 2015
The pleasure of music by itself and with visual stimuli.
Th Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science   35(1) 25-28   Sep 2016   [Invited]


Universal and culture-specific factors in the recognition and performance of musical affect expressions.
Laukka, P., Eerola, T., Thingujam, N, Yamasaki, T., & Beller, G.
Emotion   13 434-449   Jun 2013   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

The effect of the goal-structure correspondency and mapping similarity on analogical problem-solving,
The 22nd International Congress of Applied Psychology   1990   
Continuous judgment of the noisiness of aircraft noise.
Kuwano, S. & Namba, S.
Acoustical Society of Korea 10th Anniversary Symposium   1991   
Distinction between legato and staccato styles of rendition in piano playing: An illusion.
Namba, S. & Kuwano, S.
The 2nd International Conference on Music Perception and cognition   1992   
Noise reduction in electric appliance -Subjective attitudes to its cost-.
Kuwano, S., Namba, S., & Fujiwara, S.
Inter-noise 94   1994   
Quality of piano tones under different tone terminations.
Taguti, T., Otsuki, K., Kuwano, S., & Namba, S.
The 4th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition   1996   


Workshop for development of listening ability by sound instruments and ethnic musical instruments.
The Others   Mar 2011
Dharma Budaya - New compositions for Javanese Gamelan in Japan.
The Others   2006