ASHIDA Hiroshi

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ASHIDA Hiroshi
Kyoto University
Job title
Associate Professor,Associate Professor
Doctor of Literature(Kyoto University)

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2015
Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Apr 2007
Aug 2015
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Apr 2007
Mar 2010
Guest Researcher, Universal Media Research Center, NICT
Apr 2001
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Apr 2004
Mar 2005
Visiting Scientist, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London


Graduate School, Division of Letters, Kyoto University

Awards & Honors

Sep 2011
JPA Awards for International Contributions to Psychology, The Japanese Psychological Association

Published Papers

Pasqualotto, A., Uesaki, M., & Ashida, H.
Psihologija   1-11   2019   [Refereed]
Chizuru T. Homma, Hiroshi Ashida
Multisensory Research      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
LIN Yu Ying, ASHIDA Hiroshi
Vision   30(4) 139-157   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Effect of Gaze on Personal Space: A Japanese–German Cross-Cultural Study
Maurizio Sicorello, Jasmina Stevanov, Hiroshi Ashida, Heiko Hecht
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology   1-14   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Daiki Yamasaki, Kiyofumi Miyoshi, Christian F. Altmann, Hiroshi Ashida
Perception   47 751-771   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018, The Author(s) 2018. In spite of accumulating evidence for the spatial rule governing cross-modal interaction according to the spatial consistency of stimuli, it is still unclear whether 3D spatial consistency (i.e., front/rear of the body)...
Miyoshi K, Ashida H
Quarterly journal of experimental psychology (2006)   1747021818781709   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Ashida H, Ho A, Kitaoka A, Anstis S
i-Perception   8(3) 2041669517707972   May 2017   [Refereed]
Ueda Ryuhei, Yanagisawa Kuniaki, Ashida Hiroshi, Abe Nobuhito
EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH   236(3) 821-828   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Scott-Samuel Nicholas E., Ashida Hiroshi, Lovell P. George, Meese Tim S., Schwarzkopf D. Samuel
I-PERCEPTION   9(1) 2041669517752372   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Ueda R, Ashida H, Yanagisawa K, Abe N
Social neuroscience   12(4) 1-9   May 2016   [Refereed]
Ueda Ryuhei, Yanagisawa Kuniaki, Ashida Hiroshi, Abe Nobuhito
COGNITIVE AFFECTIVE & BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE   17(6) 1210-1220   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Yoneda Mei, Ueda Ryuhei, Ashida Hiroshi, Abe Nobuhito
NEUROREPORT   28(14) 879-883   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Kana Kuraguchi, Hiroshi Ashida
Frontiers in Psychology   6(MAY) 566   May 2015   [Refereed]
Miyoshi K, Ashida H
Consciousness and cognition   43 66-74   May 2016   [Refereed]
Ryuhei Ueda, Kana Kuraguchi, Hiroshi Ashida
SAGE Open   6(4)    Nov 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016.Many studies have shown that facial expression influences evaluations of attractiveness, but the effect of expression intensity remains unclear. In the present study, participants rated the expression intensity and att...
Uesaki Maiko, Takemura Hiromasa, Ashida Hiroshi
BRAIN STRUCTURE & FUNCTION   223(1) 489-507   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
J. Stevanov; B. Spehar; H. Ashida; A. Kitaoka
Frontiers in Psychology   3(NOV) 528   2012   [Refereed]
Miyoshi K, Minamoto T, Ashida H
SpringerPlus   3(1) 1-7   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Honma, T. C., Ashida, H.
Frontiers in Psychology   6(JUN) 756   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Lin Yu Ying, Holmqvist Kenneth, Miyoshi Kiyofumi, Ashida Hiroshi
INSTRUCTIONAL SCIENCE   45(5) 557-581   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
H. Takemura; H. Ashida; K. Amano; A. Kitaoka; I. Murakami
Journal of Neuroscience   32(41) 14344-14354   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Kuraguchi, K., Taniguchi, K., & Ashida, H.
SpringerPlus   4(1) 164   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Maiko Uesaki, Hiroshi Ashida
Fronters in Psychology   6(JUN) 775   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Miyoshi K, Kimura Y, Ashida H
Frontiers in psychology   6 1040   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
M.B. Wall; A. Lingnau; H. Ashida; A.T. Smith
European Journal of Neuroscience   27(10) 2747-2757   May 2008   [Refereed]
Lingnau A, Ashida H, Wall MB, Smith AT
Journal of vision   9(13) 3.1-14   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
K. Miyoshi; H. Ashida
Acta Psychologica   148 6-11   May 2014   [Refereed]
Takemura Hiromasa, Ashida Hiroshi, Amano Kaoru, Kitaoka Akiyoshi, Murakami Ikuya
NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH   71 E50   2011   [Refereed]
H. Ashida; N. Yamagishi; S.J. Anderson
Experimental Brain Research   183(4) 425-434   Dec 2007   [Refereed]
I. Kuriki; H. Ashida; I. Murakami; A. Kitaoka
Journal of Vision   8(10) 16.1-10   Dec 2008   [Refereed]
H. Ashida; I. Kuriki; I. Murakami; R. Hisakata; A. Kitaoka
NeuroImage   61(4) 1143-1152   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
J.V. Liu; H. Ashida; A.T. Smith; B.A. Wandell
Journal of Neurophysiology   96(6) 3398-3408   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
P.M. Grove; H. Ashida; H. Kaneko; H. Ono
Perception   37(8) 1152-1159   2008   [Refereed]
The effect of attractiveness on recognition memory when women look at female faces
Kuraguchi Kana, Ashida Hiroshi
I-PERCEPTION   2(4) 246   2011   [Refereed]
H. Ashida; K. Kuraguchi; K. Miyoshi
i-Perception   4(5) 347-351   2013   [Refereed]
H. Ashida; N.E. Scott-Samuel
i-Perception   5(1) 41-49   2014   [Refereed]
D. Matsuyoshi; K. Kuraguchi; Y. Tanaka; S. Uchida; H. Ashida; K. Watanabe
Molecular Autism   5(1) 12   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Matsuyoshi Daisuke, Kuraguchi Kana, Tanaka Yumiko, Uchida Seina, Ashida Hiroshi, Watanabe Katsumi
I-PERCEPTION   5(4) 210   2014   [Refereed]
H. Ashida; A. Lingnau; M.B. Wall; A.T. Smith
Journal of Neurophysiology   97(2) 1319-1325   Feb 2007   [Refereed]
A. Kitaoka; H. Ashida
Perception   36(7) 1019-1035   2007   [Refereed]
Angelika Lingnau, Angelika Lingnau, Hiroshi Ashida, Hiroshi Ashida, Matthew B. Wall, Andrew T. Smith
Journal of Vision   9(13) 1-14   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
In macaque visual cortex, the conventional view is that image motion is initially detected by direction-sensitive neurons that are tuned in terms of local spatial and temporal frequency (TF), from which speed is encoded later. We used functional m...
I. Murakami; A. Kitaoka; H. Ashida
Vision Research   46(15) 2421-2431   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
F.A.J. Verstraten; H. Ashida
Vision Research   45(10) 1313-1319   May 2005   [Refereed]
H. Ashida; A. Kitaoka; K. Sakurai
Perception   34(4) 381-390   2005   [Refereed]
Human evaluation of visual and haptic interaction
H. Ando; Y. Sakano; H. Ashida
Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)   4557 LNCS(PART 1) 12-20   2007   [Refereed]
H. Ashida
Neuropsychologia   42(11) 1515-1524   2004   [Refereed]
H. Ashida
Vision Research   42(11) 1413-1420   May 2002   [Refereed]
H. Ashida; A.E. Seiffert; N. Osaka
Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision   18(9) 2255-2266   Sep 2001   [Refereed]
N. Yamagishi; S.J. Anderson; H. Ashida
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences   268(1470) 973-977   2001   [Refereed]
H. Ashida; N. Osaka
Shinrigaku Kenkyu   71(6) 462-468   2001   [Refereed]


Hiroshi Ashida
Object Recognition, Attention, and Action   207-218   Jan 2007
© Springer 2007. All rights are reserved.The topic of this chapter is visual localisation of objects. Object recognition normally refers to the ability to identify what it is without concerned for where it is. In other words, the question is how w...
Emerging Psychologists' Symposium: Emotion, Cognition, and Health - Integrating Empirical Evidence
Ashida Hiroshi

Books etc

Influence of visual motion on object localisation in perception and action.
ASHIDA Hiroshi (Part:Joint Work, pp. 207-218.)
Springer   2007   
in N. Osaka, I. Rentschler, & I. Biederman (eds.), Object recognition, attention, and action.

Conference Activities & Talks

The anti-barberpole illusion on the slanted surface.
Ashida, H. & Hattori, M.
ECVP2018   28 Aug 2018   
Executive control and faithfulness: only long-term lasting relationship requires prefrontal control.
Ueda, R., Yanagisawa, K., Ashida, H., & Abe, N.
ISSC2017   2 Sep 2017   
Possible mislocalisation of a moving ickering target.
Ashida, H.,Takaoka, M. A., & Scott-Samuel. N. E.
ECVP2017   31 Aug 2017   
Cross-modal size-contrast illusion: Hearing sounds of increasing intensity leads to underes ma on of object size by touch.
Uesaki, M., Ashida, H., Kitaoka, A., Pasqualot, A.
ECVP2017   30 Aug 2017   
Approaching auditory trees make wooden sticks feel shorter.
Uesaki, M., Ashida, H., Kitaoka, A., Pasqualot, A.
APCV2017   16 Jul 2017   
Illusory motion at the photoreceptor level: insights from a computational model of visual transduction dynamics.
van Tonder, G. V., & Ashida, H.
APCV2017   15 Jul 2017   
The spinner illusion and the effect of harmonic components
Ashida, H. Ho, A., Kitaoka, A., & Anstis, S.
APCV 2017   15 Jul 2017   
Randomly Updating Images on Coherence Global Motion.
Yang, X., Chen, CC., & Ashida, H
APCV2017   14 Jul 2017   
Looming sounds modulate visual size perception depending on the audiovisual spatial consistency.
Yamasaki, D., Miyoshi, K., Ashida, H
IMRF2017   22 May 2017   
The Influence of Detailed illustrations on Comprehension Monitoring and Positive Emotions
Lin Yu Ying, Miyoshi Kiyofumi, Ashida Hiroshi
ECVP 2016   Aug 2016   
Human brain network for visual motion processing. [Invited]
ASHIDA Hiroshi
ICP2016   28 Jul 2016   
How does Video Game Experience in Early Childhood Affect Attitude and Fatigue Related to Portable 3D Game Machines?
Takaoka Masako A., Ashida Hiroshi
Inversion effect on facial beauty
Kuraguchi Kana, Ashida Hiroshi
Why do some people engage in immoral love? : Insights from neuroimaging and implicit association test
Ueda Ryuhei, Yanagisawa Kuniaki, Ashida Hiroshi, Abe Nobuhito
Reduced lag for flashing flash-lag.
Ashida, H. & Scott-Samuel, N. E.
APCV 2016   Jul 2016   
Asymmetric effects of stereoscopic depth on simultaneous lightness contrast
Fujimoto Kanon, Ashida Hiroshi
ECVP2015   Aug 2015   
Effects of Using Detailed Illustrations in Textbook Design on Science Learning
Lin Yu Ying, Ashida Hiroshi
ECVP2015   Aug 2015   
White-matter pathway connecting sensory cortical regions involved in optic-flow processing
Uesaki Maiko, Takemura Hiromasa, Ashida Hiroshi
ECVP2015   Aug 2015   
ASHIDA Hiroshi
Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision   21 Jul 2014   
Connectivity between brain regions associated with optic flow processing
Uesaki Maiko, Ashida Hiroshi
APCV2014   21 Jul 2014   
Longer stimulus presentation decreases the magnitude of cross-domain priming
Miyoshi Kiyofumi, Ashida Hiroshi
APCV2014   21 Jul 2014   
Understandability and aesthetic preference in diagram design: A case study on the design of visual pathway diagrams
Lin Yu-Ying, Ashida Hiroshi
APCV2014   21 Jul 2014   
Asymmetrical effects of smile and sad expressions on attractiveness
Ueda Ryuhei, Ashida Hiroshi, Kuraguchi Kana
APCV2014   19 Jul 2014   
Daisuke Matsuyoshi, Kana Kuraguchi, Hiroshi Ashida, Katsumi Watanabe
6th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology, KST 2014   1 Jan 2014   
Some human brain functions are known to be lateralized to the left or right hemisphere. Although the perception of face has been shown to be mediated by the right hemisphere, whether the discrimination of eye gaze is also mediated by the right hem...
What makes space-time interactions in human cognition asymmetrical?
Homma Chizuru Take, Ashida Hiroshi
APCV2014   2014   
Does cuteness differ from beauty in peripheral vision?
Kuraguchi Kana, Ashida Hiroshi
APCV2014   2014   
Ashida, H., Kuraguchi, K., & Miyoshi, K.
ECVP 2013   Aug 2013   
Ashida, H. & Scott-Samuel, N. E.
ECVP 2012   5 Sep 2012   
Kana Kuraguchi,Hiroshi Ashida
34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2012, Sapporo, Japan, August 1-4, 2012   4 Aug 2012   
Azumi Tanabe-Ishibashi,Mikina Takahashi,Maya Katsuhara,Kana Kuraguchi,Hiroshi Ashida
34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2012, Sapporo, Japan, August 1-4, 2012   4 Aug 2012   
Kiyohumi Miyoshi,Hiroshi Ashida
34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2012, Sapporo, Japan, August 1-4, 2012   3 Aug 2012   
Masayo Kajimura,Hiroshi Ashida
Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci 2012, Sapporo, Japan, August 1-4, 2012   2012   
ASHIDA Hiroshi
ECVP 2011   Aug 2011   
Anger superiority in single-face judgements.
Ashida, H. & Kuraguchi, K.
APCV 2011   18 Jul 2011   
Individual differences in spatial knowledge acquisition from a virtual environment: An eye-tracking study
Uenaka Ryosuke, Ashida Hiroshi
APCV2011   16 Jul 2011   
Ashida, H. , Kuriki, I., Murakami, I., & Kitaoka, A.
Vision Science Society 2010 annual meeting   May 2010   
H. Ashida, H. Shirakawa
ECVP 2008   28 Aug 2008   
Speed tuning of motion-related position shifts.
ASHIDA Hiroshi
APCV2008   Jul 2008   
fMRI responses to the “Rotating Snakes” illusion. [Invited]
ASHIDA Hiroshi
Brain and Behaviour Seminar, Royal Holloway   14 Mar 2008   
Ashida, H., Lingnau A., Wall, M. B., Smith, A. T.
ECVP 2007   30 Aug 2007   
Effects of visual motion on target localisation : perception, action & fMRI [Invited]
ASHIDA Hiroshi
Psychology Seminar at the University of Bristol   8 Feb 2005   
Reaching action to a moving target: Evidence for a separate visuomotor processing [Invited]
ASHIDA Hiroshi
Psychology Seminar at the University of York   29 Jan 2005   
Ashida, H. & Smith, A. T.
Vision Science Society 2005 annual meeting   2005   
Hiroshi Ashida
Kyokai Joho Imeji Zasshi/Journal of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers   1 Aug 2004   
T. Yoshida; H. Ashida; N. Osaka
VSS2003   May 2003   
In visual search tasks, memory of the target features and positions in the past three to ten trials affects the present search performance. This is called "priming of the pop-out" or " repetition effect in visual search". Using the concurrent task...
H. Ashida
VSS2002   May 2002   
Purpose: Perceptual judgment of the final position of a moving target is shifted in the direction of motion ('representational momentum', RM). This illusion has been considered as a memory shift at a cognition level (Hubbard, 1995, Psychonomic Bul...
T. Yoshida; H. Ashida; N. Osaka
VSS2002   May 2002   
In visual search tasks using pop-out stimuli, memory of the target features and positions in the past trials affects the present search performance. This is called "priming of pop-out" or "repetition effect in visual search" in which facilitation ...
H. Ashida; N. Robin; H. Kaneko; F. Verstraten; S. Ojima
ARVO   May 1997   
Purpose. We can see visual motion defined by texture or some second-order properties, as well as motion defined by luminance variation or first-order properties. It has been suggested that separate systems umlerlie those different types of motion ...

Research Grants & Projects

Visual motion perception