Yayoi Shigemune

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Yayoi Shigemune
Chuo University
Research and Development Initiative
Job title
Research associate

Research Areas



Apr 2006
Mar 2009
Department of Behavioral Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University
Apr 2004
Mar 2006
Department of Developmental Biology and Neurosciences, Graduate School of Life Science, Tohoku University
Apr 2000
Mar 2004
Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Kyushu University

Awards & Honors

Oct 2014
Travel Award, Society for Social Neuroscience
Mar 2010
Graduate Research Excellent Award, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

Published Papers

Yamawaki R, Nakamura K, Aso T, Shigemune Y, Fukuyama H, Tsukiura T
Human brain mapping   38(8) 4256-4269   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Shigemune Y, Tsukiura T, Nouchi R, Kambara T, Kawashima R
Human brain mapping      Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Kaneda T, Shigemune Y, Tsukiura T
Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience   17(1) 143-157   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Takada A, Park P, Shigemune Y, Tsukiura T
Psychologia   57(3) 177-200   Sep 2014   [Refereed]


Sugimoto Hikaru, Shigemune Yayoi, Tsukiura Takashi
Proceedings of the Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology   2016(0)    2016

Books etc

Memory in Social Context: Brain, Mind, and Society
Yayoi Shigemune, Takashi Tsukiura (Part:Contributor, Modulatory mechanism of three-layered hierarchical structure in memories associated with rewards and punishments: Evidence from functional neuroimaging studies)
Springer   Nov 2017   

Conference Activities & Talks

Neural correlates underlying the effects of reward on motivation for remembering difficult memories
Yayoi Shigemune
The 42nd annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (Neuroscience 2012)   Oct 2012   
Different neural mechanisms between bias toward rewards and punishments in remembering source memories
Yayoi Shigemune
The 35th annual meeting of the Japan neuroscience society   Sep 2012   
Effects of monetary reward and punishment on neural activations during successful retrieval of source memories
Yayoi Shigemune
The 33rd annual meeting of the Japan neuroscience society   Sep 2010   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Yayoi Shigemune
The Uehara memorial foundation: Research fellowship
Project Year: Mar 2016 - Apr 2017    Investigator(s): Yayoi Shigemune
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Yayoi Shigemune
Kyoto University: The Kyoto University Research Funds for Young Scientists (start-up)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Yayoi Shigemune
The Japan Science Society: The Sasakawa Scientific Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Yayoi Shigemune


Sep 2010   The 10th Summer School of Associates of Young Researchers of Physiology Travel Grant from Physiological Society of Japan
Jun 2010   The Sasakawa Grant for Science Fellows from the Japan Science Society