Masami K Yamaguchi Laboratory Department of Psychology,Chuo University

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Our research focuses on perceptual development in human infants, during the first year of life.
We mainly examinin infants' visual perception such as, face perception, form perception, and motion perception.
ICP2016

People
Masami K Yamaguchi (Head of the Yamaguchi Lab, Professor of Chuo University)

So Kanazawa (Japan Women's University)

Emi Nakato (Osaka Shoin Women's University)

Yumiko Otsuka (Ehime University)

Hiroko Ichikawa (Tokyo University of Science)

Wakayo Yamashita (Kagoshima University)

Yuiko Sakuta (Jissen Women's Educational Institute)

Yang Jiale (Chuo University)

Megumi Kobayashi (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, JSPS)

Kazuki Sato (Chuo University, JSPS)

Ayanori Tanaka (Chuo University)


Collaborators
Masaki Tomonaga (Associate professor at Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University)

Hervé Abdi (Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas)

Harold Hill (Professor at the University of Wollongong)

Alice J. O'Toole (Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas)

Branka Spehar (Professor at the University of New South Wales)

Albert Yonas (Professor at the University of Minnesota)

Publications
Articles Geangu, E., Ichikawa,@H., Lao, J., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Caldara R., Turati, C. (accepted). Culture shapes 7-month-olds' perceptual strategies in discriminating facial expressions of emotion Current Biology.

Sato, K., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (accepted). Infantsf discrimination of shapes from shading and cast shadows. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78(5), 1453-1459. doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1114-7.

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kuriki, I. (2016). Cortical response to categorical color perception in infants investigated by near-infrared spectroscopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113(9), 2370-2375.

Otsuka, Y., Ichikawa, H., Clifford, C.W.G., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K. (in press). Wollaston's Effect in Infants: Do Infants Integrate Eye and Head Information in Gaze Perception? Journal of Vision

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Motoyoshi, I. (2015). Pre-constancy vision in infants, Current Biology. 25(24), 3209-3212.

Valenza E, Otsuka Y, Bulf H, Ichikawa H, Kanazawa S, Yamaguchi MK (2015) Face orientation and motion differently affect the deployment of visual attention in newborns and 4-month-old infants. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0136965. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136965

Inoue, T., Sakuta, Y., Shimamura, K., Ichikawa, H., Kobayashi, M., Otani, R., Yamaguchi, M. K., Kanazawa, S., Kakigi, R., Sakuta, R. (2015). Differences in the pattern of hemodynamic response to self-face and stranger-face images in adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa: A near-infrared spectroscopic study.PLoS ONE 10(7) e0132050:1-12.

Sato, K., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2015). Infant perception of incongruent shapes in cast shadows. i-Perception,6(2), 91-99; doi:10.1068/i0681.

Yang, J., Watanabe, J., Kanazawa, S., Nishida, S., & Yamaguchi,M.K. (2015). Infants' visual system non-retinotopically integrates color signals along a motion trajectory. Journal of Vision, 15(1):25, 1-10.

Ichikawa, H., Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., Shimamura, K., Sakuta, Y., Sakuta, R., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2014). Hemodynamic response of children with attention-deficit and hyperactive disorder (ADHD) to emotional facial expressions. Neuropsychologia 63, 51-58. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.08.010.

Tsuruhara, A., Corrow, S., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Yonas, A. (2014). Infants' ability to respond to depth from the retinal size of human faces: Comparing monocular and binocular preferential-looking. Infant Behavior and Development, 37(4), 562-570.

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kakigi, R. (2014) The processing of faces across non-rigid facial transformation develops at 7 month of age: A fNIRS-adaptation study. BMC Neuroscience, 15:81. doi:10.1186/1471-2202-15-81

Ichikawa, H., Kitazono, J., Nagata, K., Manda, A., Shimamura, K., Sakuta, R., Okada, M., Yamaguchi, M. K., Kanazawa, S., & Kakigi, R. (2014) Novel method to classify hemodynamic response obtained using multi-channel fNIRS measurements into two groups: Exploring the combinations of channels. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:480. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2014.00480

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M. K. (2014). Infants recognize the subtle happiness expression. Perception, 43, 235-248. doi:10.1068/p7595

Sakuta Y., Sato K., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M. K. (2014). The effect of eye size on discriminating facesFCan infants recognize facial uncanniness? Japanese Psychological Research, 56(4), 331-339. DOI: 10.1111/jpr.12057

Yamashita, W., Niimi, R., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Yokosawa, K.(2014). Three-quarter view preference for three-dimensional objects in 8-month-old infants. Journal of Vision, 14(4):5,1-10

Sakuta Y., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M. K. (2014). Shedding light on painters' implicit knowledge: The effect of lighting on recognizing expression and facial impressions of a depicted person in portraits. Japanese Psychological Research, 56(3), 288-295. doi: 10.1111/jpr.12053.

Otsuka, Y., Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Spehar, B. (2014).Temporal dynamics of spatial frequency processing in infants. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human perception & Performance, 40(3), 995-1008.

Takashima, M., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Shiina, K. (2014). The homogeneity effect on figure/ground perception in infancy. Infant Behavior and Development, 37, 57-65.

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa. S., Yamaguchi, M.K. (2014). Tolerance of geometric distortions in infant's face recognition. Infant Behavior and Development, 37, 16-20.

Kakigi R. & Yamaguchi M. K. (2014). Editorial: Face perception and recognition. Japanese Psychological Research, 56(1),1-1.

Ichikawa H. & Yamaguchi M. K. (2014). Infants' recognition of subtle anger facial expression. Japanese Psychological Research, 56(1), 15-23.

Tsuruhara, A., Corrow, S., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K. & Yonas, A.(2014). Measuring young infantsfsensitivity to height-in-the-picture-plane by contrasting monocular and binocular preferential-looking. Developmental Psychobiology, 56, 109-116.

Masuda, T., Sato, K., Murakoshi, T., Utsumi, K., Kimura, A., Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Wada, Y. (2013). Perception of elasticity in the kinetic illusory object with phase differences in inducer motion. PLoS ONE 8(10): e78621. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078621

Ichikawa, H., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Kakigi, R. (2013). Contrast reversal of the eyes impairs infants' face processing: A near-infrared spectroscopic study. Neuropsychologia, 51(13), 2556-2561.

Kanazawa, S., Kitaoka, A. & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2013). Infants see the illusory motion in the static figure. Perception, 42(8), 828-834.

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi,M.K. (2013) Can Infants tell the difference between gold and yellow? PLoS ONE 8(6): e67535. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0067535

Sato, K., Masuda, T., Wada, Y., Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2013) Infants' perception of curved illusory contour with motion. Infant Behavior and Development, 36(4), 557-563.

Tsuruhara, A., Kaneko, H., Kanazawa, S., Otsuka, Y., Shirai, N. & Yamaguchi M.K. (2013). Infants' sensitivity to vertical disparity for depth perception. Optical Reveiw, 20, 277-281.

Otsuka, Y., Motoyoshi, I., Hill, H., Kobayashi, M., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2013). Eye contrast polarity is critical for face recognition by infants.Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 115(3), 598-606.

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kuriki, I. (2013).Investigation of color constancy in 4.5-month-old infants under a strict control of luminance contrast for individual subjects. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology115,126-136.

Ichikawa, H., Tsuruhara, A., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2013). Two- to three-month-old infants prefer moving face patterns to moving top-heavy patterns. Japanese Psychological Research, 55, 254-263.

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Kakigi, R. (2012). Size-invariant representation of face in infant brain: fNIRS-adaptation study, NeuroReport, 23(17), 984-988.

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2012). The effect of gaze direction on three-dimensional face recognition in infants.Vision Research, 68, 14-18.

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2012). The effect of gaze direction on three-dimensional face recognition in infant brain activity.NeuroReport, 23(13), 799-803.

Wada, Y., Inada, Y.,Yang, J., Kunieda, S., Masuda, T., Kimura, A., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2012). Infant visual preference for fruit enhanced by congruent in-season odor. Appetite, 58(3),1070-1075.doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2012.02.002 [ PubMed ]

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Kakigi, R. (2011). Do infants represent the face in a viewpoint-invariant manner? Neural adaptation study as measured by near-infrared spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 5:153. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00153.

Yang, J., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Motoyoshi, I. (2011). Perception of surface glossiness by infants aged 5 to 8 months. Perception, 40, 1491-1502.

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., Kakigi, R. (2012). Do infants recognize the Arcimboldo images as faces? Behavioral and near-infrared spectroscopic study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 111, 22-36.

Tsuruhara, A.*, Nakato, E.*, Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Hill, H. (2011). The hollow-face illusion in infancy: do infants see a screen based rotating hollow mask as hollow? i-Perception, 2(5), 418-427. *The first two authors equally contributed to the study.

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2011). Infant learning ability for recognizing artificially-produced three-dimensional faces and objects. Journal of Vision, 11(6):9, 1-11

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2011). Finding a face in a face-like object. Perception, 40, 500-502.

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2011). The movement of internal facial features elicits 7 to 8 month-old infants' preference for face patterns. Infant and Child Development, 20(5), 464-474.

Otsuka, Y., Hill, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Spehar, B. (2012). Perception of Mooney faces by young infants: The role of local feature visibility, contrast polarity and motion. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 111, 164-179.

Nakato, E., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S.,Yamaguchi, M. K., & Kakigi, R. (2011). Distinct differences in the pattern of hemodynamic response to happy and angry facial expressions in infants- A near-Infrared Spectroscopic study-. NeuroImage, 54, 1600-1606.

Nakato, E., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S.,Yamaguchi, M. K., Honda,Y., & Kakigi, R. (2011). I know this face: Neural Activity during the Mother' Face Perception in 7- to 8-Month-Old Infants as investigated by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Early Human Development, 87, 1-7.

Tsuruhara, A., Sawada, T.,Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., Corrow, S. & Yonas, A. (2010). The development of the ability of infants to utilize static cues to create and access representations of object shape. Journal of Vision, 10(12):2, 1-11.

Takashima, M., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, K. M., & Shiina, K. (2011). Amodal completion in infants: Straight continuity vs. symmetry. Japanese Psychological Research, 53(1), 103-108.

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K. (2010). Perception of Munker-White illusion in 4- to 8- month old infants.Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 589-595.

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2010). Infant brain activity while viewing facial movement of point-light displays as measured by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS). Neuroscience Letters, 482, 90-94

Yoshino, D., Idesawa, M., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2010). Infant perception of the rotating Kanizsa square. Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 196-208.

Kawabe, T., Shirai, N., Wada, Y., Miura, K., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K. (2010) Audiovisual tau effect in infancy. PLoS ONE, 5(3), e9503.

Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2010). Learning unfamiliar faces in infants: the advantage of the regular sequence presentation and the three-quarter view superiority. Japanese Psychological Research, 52(4), 257-267.

Tsuruhara, A., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K. & Yonas, A. (2010). Infantsf perception of human body orientation and the effect of a surrounding square. Japanese Psychological Research, 52(4), 281-290.

Shirai, N., Imura, T., Hattori, Y., Adachi, I., Ichihara, S., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Tomonaga, M. (2010). Asymmetric perception of radial expansion/contraction in Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) infants. Experimental Brain Research, 202, 319-325.

Shirai, N., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2010). How do infants utilize radial optic flow for their motor actions? : A review of behavioral and neural studies. Japanese Psychological Research, 52, 78-90.

Kimura, A., Wada, Y., Yang, J., Otsuka, Y, Dan, I., Masuda, T., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2010). Infants' recognition of objects using canonical color. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 105(3), 256-263

Honda,Y., Nakato, E., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Kojima, S., Yamaguchi, M. K. & Kakigi, R. (2010). How do infants perceive scrambled face?: A near-infrared spectroscopic study. Brain Research, 1308, 137-146.

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S. & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2009). Perception of neon color spreading in 3- to 6- month old infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 32, 461-467.

Tsuruhara, A., Sawada, T., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K. & Yonas, A. (2009). Infant's ability to form a common representation of an object's shape from different pictorial depth cues: a transfer-across-cues study. Infant Behavior and Development, 32, 468-475.

Yamazaki, Y., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2010) Perception of the Ebbinghaus illusion in 5- to 8- month old infants. Japanese Psychological Research, 52, 33-40.

Nakato, E., Otsuka, Y., Konuma, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Tomonaga, M. (2009). Perception of Illusory shift of eye gaze direction by infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 32, 422-428.

Shirai, N., Birtles, D., Wattam-Bell, J., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kanazawa, S., Atkinson, J., & Braddick, O. (2009). Asymmetrical cortical processing of radial expansion/contraction in infants and adults. Developmental Science, 12(6), 946-955.

Tsuruhara, A., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2009). Infants can't discriminate the orientation of a grating surrounded by an oblique square. Perception, 38(7), 1035-1044.

Otsuka, Y., Konishi, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Abdi, H. & O'Toole A.J. (2009). The recognition of moving and static faces by young infants. Child Development, 80(4), 1259-1271.

Otsuka, Y., Konishi, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2009). The effect of occlusion on motion integration in infants. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35(1), 72-82.

Otsuka, Y., Yamazaki, Y., Konishi, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Spehar, B. (2008). Infants' perception of transparency. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science (Summary of Awarded Presentation), 27 (1), 125-126.

Otsuka, Y., Yamazaki, Y., Konishi, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Spehar, B. (2008). The perception of illusory transparent surfaces in infancy: early emergence of sensitivity to static pictorial cues. Journal of Vision, 8(16), 1-12.

Wada, Y., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., Midorikawa, A., Kanazawa, S., Dan, I., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (in press). Sound Enhances Detection of Visual Target in Infancy: A Study Using Illusory Contours. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K.(2008). Sensitivity to rotational motion in early infancy. Experimental Brain Research, 190, 201-206.

Imura, T., Shirai, N., Tomonaga, M., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Yagi, A. (2008). Asymmetry in the perception of motion in depth induced by moving cast shadows. Journal of Vision, 8, 1-8.

Nakato, E., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Watanabe, S., Kakigi, R.(2009). When do infants differentiate profile face from frontal face? A near-infrared spectroscopic study. Human Brain Mapping, 30(2), 462-472.

Imura, T., Tomonaga, M., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Yagi, A. (2008). Asymmetry in the detection of shapes from shading in infants. Japanese Psychological Research, 50, 128-136.

Imura, T., Yamaguchi, M. K., Kanazawa, S., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., Tomonaga, M., & Yagi, A.(2008). Infants' sensitivity to shading and line junctions. Vision Research, 48, 1420-1426.

Shirai N., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2008). Early development of sensitivity to radial motion at different speeds. Experimental Brain Research.185, 461-467.

Yamaguchi, M.K., Kanazawa, S., & Okamura, H. (2008). Infants' perception of subjective contours from apparent motion. Infant Behavior and Development. 31, 127-136. [abstract & demo]

Okamura, H., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2007). Development of chromatic induction in infancy. Infant and Child Development. 16(6), 629-648.

Imura, T., Shirai, N., Tomonaga, M., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Yagi, A. (2007).
Asymmetry on the perception of approaching or receding objects defined by moving cast shadows. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 25(2), 267-268.

Shirai, N., Birtles, D., Wattam-Bell, J., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kanazawa, S., Atkinson, J., & Braddick, O. (2007). Development of asymmetrical cortical responses to radial expansion/contraction. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 25(2), 275-276.

Kanazawa, S., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2007). Perception of motion transparency in 5-month-old infants. Perception. 36 (1), 145-156.

Otsuka, Y., Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Watanabe, S., & Kakigi, R. (2007). Neural activation to upright and inverted faces in infants measured by near infrared spectroscopy.NeuroImage, 34 (1), 399-406.

Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2006). Perceptual transparency in 3- to 4-month-old infants. Perception, 35(12), 1625-1636.

Imura, T., Tomonaga, M., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Yagi, A. (2006). Perception of motion trajectories of objects from moving cast shadows in human infants, Japanese macaque infants, and adult chimpanzee. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 25(1) 121-122.

Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2006). Development of modal and amodal completion in infants. Perception, 35(9), 1251-1264.

Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2006). Anisotropic motion coherence sensitivities to expansion/contraction motion in early infancy. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 204-209. [abstract & demo]

Imura, T., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kanazawa, S., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., Tomonaga, M., & Yagi, A. (2006). Perception of motion trajectory of object from the moving cast shadow in infants. Vision Research, 46(5), 652-657.

Kanazawa, S., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2006). Perception of opposite-moving dots in 3- to 5-month-old infants. Vision Research, 46(3), 346-356.

Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2005). Young infants' sensitivity to shading stimuli with radial motion. Japanese Psychological Research, 47(4), 286-291.

Otsuka Y., Kanazawa S., Yamaguchi M.K , O'Toole AJ, Abdi H.(2005) The Effect of Motion Information on InfantsfRecognition of Unfamiliar Face. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 24 , 125-126.

Myowa-Yamakoshi, M., Yamaguchi, M. K., Tomonaga, M., Tanaka, M., & Matsuzawa, T. (2005). Development of face perception in infant chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Cognitive Development, 20, 49-63.

Tomonaga, M., Tanaka, M., Matsuzawa, T., Myowa-Yamakoshi, M., Kosugi, D., Mizuno. Y., Okamoto, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Bard, K.A. (2004). Development of social cognition in infant chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Face recognition, smiling, gaze, and the lack of tradic interaction. Japanese Psychological Research, 46, 227-235.

Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2004). Sensitivity to linear-speed-gradient of radial expansion flow in infancy. Vision Research, 44, 3111-3118. [abstract & demo]

Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2004). Asymmetry for the perception of expansion/contraction in infancy.Infant Behavior and Development, 27(3) , 315-322.[abstract & demo]

Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2004). The effect of support ratio on infants' perception of illusory contours. Perception, 33, 807-816.

Murai, C., Tomonaga, M., Kamegai, K., Terazawa, N., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2004). Do infant Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) categorize objects without specific trainings ? Primates, 45(1), 1-6.

Shirai, N., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2004). Asymmetry in the perception of motion-in-depth, Vision Research, 44(10), 1003-11. [abstract & demo]

Otsuka, Y., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2003). Infants' perception of illusory contours in static and moving figures. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 86(3), 244-251.

Yamaguchi, M. K. (2000). Discriminating the sex of faces by 6 and 8 month old infants, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 91, 653-664.
Yamaguchi, M.K., & Oda, M. (1999). Does Cardioidal starin change in real front view face images tend to change the perceived age? Electronics and Communications in Japan, 82(5), 39-48.

Presentations Ichikawa, H., Kitazono, J., Nagata, K., Manda, A., Shimamura, K., Sakuta, R., Okada, M., Yamaguchi, M. K., Kanazawa, S., & Kakigi, R. (2014)Novel application of Support Vector Machines to classify hemodynamic response obtained by multi-channel NIRS measurement. fNIRS 2014. (Montreal, Canada).

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Kakigi, R. (2014) The processing of faces across non-rigid facial transformation develops at 7 month of age: A fNIRS adaptation study. fNIRS 2014. (Montreal, Canada).

Otsuka, Y., Mareschal, I., Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Clifford, C.G.W. (2014) Gaze constancy in adults and infants. The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision. (Kagawa, Japan).

Yamashita, W., Otsuka, Y., Tanaka, A., Sato, K., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2014) Infants' visual discrimination of mirror letter images. The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision. (Kagawa, Japan).

Kobayashi, M., Macchi Cassia, V., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M. K., & Kakigi, R. (2014) Perceptual narrowing toward adult faces in Japanese infants: a behavioral and a near-infrared spectroscopic study. The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision. (Kagawa, Japan).

Sato, K., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2014) Perception of shape from shadows in infancy. The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision. (Kagawa, Japan).

Yamaguchi, M. K., Yang, J., Sato, K., & Kanazawa, S. (2014) The Development of Material Perception in Infants. International Symposium on "Future of SHITSUKAN research". (Tokyo, Japan).

Ichikawa, H., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2014) Disruptive effect of inversion and contrast-reversal on infants' gaze perception. The 19th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Berlin, Germany).

Sato, K., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2014) Perception of incongruent shapes in cast shadows by infants. The 19th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Berlin, Germany).

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2014) Effects of geometric distortions on infant's face recognition. The 19th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Berlin, Germany).

Motoyoshi, I., Yang, J., Kanazawa,S., & Yamaguchi,@M.K. (2014).Complementary development of material perception and image discrimination in infants. Vision Sciences Society 14th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Proietti, V., Kobayashi, M., Quadrelli, E., Bulf, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K. & Macchi Cassia, V. (2013). Cross-cultural evidence of perceptual narrowing toward adult faces in 3- and 9-month-old infants. Joint Cognitive Psychology Section & Developmental Psychology Section Annual Conference 2013. (Reading, UK).

Yamashita, W., Niimi, R., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K. & Yokosawa, K. (2013). Three-quarter view preference for three-dimensional objects in 8-month-old infants. The 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision. (Suzhou, China).

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2013). Can Infants tell the difference between gold and yellow?. The 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision. (Suzhou, China).

Sato, K., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2013). Infants' perception of cast shadow. The 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision. (Suzhou, China).

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., Nakato, E., Shimamura, K., Sakuta, Y., Sakuta, R., & Yamaguchi M. K. (2013). Hemodynamic response of children with ADHD to happy and angry facial expressions. 4th World Congress on ADHD. (Milan, Italy).

Ichikawa, H., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2012). Infantsf brain activity for the faces with contrast-negated eyes. 43rd NIPS International Symposium: Face Perception and Recognition. (Okazaki, Japan).

Yamashita, W, Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2012). Gaze direction affects the 3D face recognition in infant. 43rd NIPS International Symposium: Face Perception and Recognition. (Okazaki, Japan).

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2012). Development of facial representation in infancy: NIRS-adaptation study. 43rd NIPS International Symposium: Face Perception and Recognition. (Okazaki, Japan).

Otsuka, Y., Motoyoshi, I., Hill, H., Kobayashi, M., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2012). The role of contrast polarity of eyes on face recognition by 7-to-8month-olds. 43rd NIPS International Symposium: Face Perception and Recognition (Okazaki, Japan)

Sakuta, Y., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Kanazawa, S. (2012). Infants' face perception under different lighting conditions. 43rd NIPS International Symposium: Face Perception and Recognition (Okazaki, Japan)

Ichikawa, H., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2012) Contrast reversal of the eyes diminishes infants' face processing. The 35th European Conference on Visual Perception. (Alghero, Italy).

Tsuruhara, A., Corrow, S.L., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Yonas, A. (2012) Young infantsf perception of depth from a pictorial cue: Comparing monocular and binocular preferential-looking. 18th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Minneapolis, USA).

Otsuka, Y., Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Spehar, B. (2012) Temporal Aspects of Coarse to Fine Image Processing in 7- to 8-Month Old Infants. 18th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Minneapolis, USA).

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K.(2012) Dynamic Subtle Facial Expression Can be Recognized by 6- to 7-month-old Infants. 18th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Minneapolis, USA).

Otsuka, Y., Ichikawa, H., Yamashita, W., Kanazawa. S., Bulf, H., Valenza, E., & Yamaguchi, M.K.(2012) Do Faces Attract Young Infantsf Attention? Examination of Attentional Shift Behavior in 4-Month-Old Infants. 18th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Minneapolis, USA).

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kakigi, R.(2012) Face representation in infant temporal region investigated by the neural adaptation paradigm; the near-infrared spectroscopic study. 18th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Minneapolis, USA).

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K.(2012) The effect of gaze direction on three-dimensional face recognition in infants. 18th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Minneapolis, USA).

Otsuka, Y., Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa S., Yamaguchi M. K., Spehar B. (2012). Spatial and temporal dynamics of visual perception in 8-month-old infants. 38th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (The University of New South Wales).

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2011). Infantsf recognition of dynamic subtle facial expression. Vision Sciences Society 11th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2011). Do infant represent the facial identity in a viewpoint-invariant manner? The neural adaptation study as measured by near-infrared spectroscopy. Vision Sciences Society 11th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Nakato, E., Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2011). A longitudinal study on infantsf face perception by near-infrared spectroscopy. Vision Sciences Society 11th Annual Meeting.(Florida, USA).

Tsuruhara, A., Kaneko, H., Kanazawa, S., Otsuka, Y., Shirai, N., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2011). Infantsf ability to perceive depth produced by vertical disparity. Vision Sciences Society 11th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2011).The effect of gaze direction on 3D face learning in infants. Vision Sciences Society 11th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Kakigi, R. (2010). Infant brain activity in perceiving the facial movement of point-light display. 41th NIPS International Symposium. (Okazaki, Japan).

Kobayashi, M., Otsuka, Y., Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Kakigi, R. (2010). Is the faces represented in a viewpoint-invariant manner? Neural adaptation study as measured by near-infrared spectroscopy. 41th NIPS International Symposium. (Okazaki, Japan).

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2010). The effect of gaze direction in the artificially-produced face learning. 41th NIPS International Symposium. (Okazaki, Japan).

Otsuka Y., Hill H., Kanazawa S., Yamaguchi M. K., Spehar B., (2010). Perception of Mooney face by 3- and 4-month-old infants: the role of local features, contrast polarity, and motion. The 33rd European Conference on Visual Perception. (Lausanne, Switzerland).

Tsuruhara, A., Sherryse Corrow, S., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K.& Albert Yonas, A. (2010). Infantsf perception of depth from a pictorial cue: Comparing monocular and binocular preferential-looking. The 33rd European Conference on Visual Perception. (Lausanne, Switzerland).

Tsuruhara, A., Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2010). Infants' preference of moving face-like figure to top-heavy figure. The 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision. (Taipei, Taiwan).

Yamashita, W., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2010). Infant learning ability for recognizing artificially-produced 3D objects. Vision Sciences Society 10th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Kobayashi,M., Otsuka, Y., Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kakigi, R. (2010). Adaptation effect for facial identity in infants. Vision Sciences Society 10th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Nakato, E., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kakigi, R. (2010). Infantsf neural responses to facial expressions using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Vision Sciences Society 10th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Ichikawa, H., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kakigi, R. (2010). Infantsf brain activity in perceiving facial movement of point-light display. Vision Sciences Society 10th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Tsuruhara, A., Sawada, T., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Yonas, A. (2010). A transfer-across-depth-cues study of the ability of infants to access a representation of 3-D shape from shading and linejunction information. Vision Sciences Society 10th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Yang, J., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Motoyoshi, I. (2010). Perception of surface glossiness in infants. Vision Sciences Society 10th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Ichikawa, H., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2010) "'Possible' movement of internal facial features promotes 7- and 8-month-old infants' preference for face patterns. 17th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Maryland, USA).

Tsuruhara, A., Katsumata, Y., Kitazaki, M., Hanazawa, A., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2009). Infants' visually induced postural sway: The effect of the attractiveness of fixation mark. The 15th International Conference on Perception and Action. (Minnesota, USA).

Wada, Y., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2009). Visual freezing effect by sound in infants. The 10th International Multisensory Research Forum. (New York, USA).

Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2009). Configural processing in mother's face perception for infants. Vision Sciences Society Nineth Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Otsuka, Y., Motoyoshi, I., Kobayashi, M., Hill, H., Kanazawa, S.,Yamaguchi, M.K. (2009) . Face discrimination in infants and adults: the role of contrast polarity of the eyes. Vision Sciences Society 9th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kuriki, I. (2009). Color constancy in 4-5-month old infants. Vision Sciences Society 9th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).@

Kobayashi,M., Otsuka, Y., Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kakigi, R. (2009). Do infants recognize the Arcimbold images as faces? Behavioral and Near-infrared spectroscopic study. Vision Sciences Society 9th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).@

Yamazaki, Y., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K. (2009). Perception of the Ebbinghaus illusion in 5- to 8- month old infants. Vision Sciences Society 9th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Tsuruhara, A., Sawada, T., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M. K., & Yonas, A. (2009). 'Infants' ability to perceive 3D shape from pictorial cues : Transfer-across-depth-cues study.' Vision Sciences Society 9th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA).

Hibi, Y., Kumada, T., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2008). Inter-trial facilitation on visual feature search in infants. Psychonomic Society 49th Annual Meeting, (Chicago, U.S.A.).

Nakato E., Otsuka Y., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Kakigi, R. (2008). Perception of motherfs face using near-infrared spectroscopy. The Vision Sciences Society 8th Annual Meeting, (Florida, USA).

Otsuka, Y., Yamazaki, Y., Konishi, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K., & Spehar, B. (2008). Perception of illusory transparent surface by young infants. The Vision Sciences Society 8th Annual Meeting, (Florida, USA).

Yang, J., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2008). Perception of neon color spreading in 3- to 6- month old infants. The Vision Sciences Society 8th Annual Meeting,(Florida, USA).

Tsuruhara, A., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2008). Effects of reference frame on the perception of human-body orientation in infancy. The Vision Sciences Society 8th Annual Meeting,(Florida, USA).

Imura, T., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kanazawa, S., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., Tomonaga, M., Yagi, A. (2007). Perception of shape from shading and line junctions in infants. 30th European Conference on Visual Perception, (Arezzo, Italy).

Nakato, E., Hill, H., Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K. (2007). The hollow face illusion in infancy. 30th European Conference on Visual Perception, (Arezzo, Italy).

Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Konishi, Y., Abdi, H., OfToole, A.J. (2007). Three-months recognition memory for faces in moving and static figures. 30th European Conference on Visual Perception, (Arezzo, Italy).

Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K. (2007). Differential development of radial and rotational motions in early infancy. 30th European Conference on Visual Perception, (Arezzo, Italy).

Tsuruhara, A., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi M.K. (2007). Perception of orientation with an oblique and upright frame in infancy. 30th European Conference on Visual Perception, (Arezzo, Italy).

Yamaguchi, M.K., Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., Otsuka, Y., Tsuruhara, A., Kaneko, H. (2007). Perception of surface slant produced by horizontal and vertical disparities in human infants. 30th European Conference on Visual Perception, (Arezzo, Italy).

Yamaguchi, M.K. (2007). Infants' brain activity in face perception. Visual Perception and Cognition Conference (invited talk, July 23-25, 2007), (University of Minnesota, USA)

Shirai, N., Kawabe, T., Wada, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Miura, K. (2007). Auditory temporal intervals distort infant perception of visual spatial interval. 8th Annual Meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum, (Sydney, Australia).

Wada, Y., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., Dan, I., Kohyama, K., Midorikawa, A., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2007). Sound enhances visual detection of illusory contour in infants.8th Annual Meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum, (Sydney, Australia).

Nakato E., Otsuka Y., Yamaguchi MK., Kakigi, R. (2007). Infantsf brain activity on perception of different view faces using Near-infrared spectroscopy. The Vision Sciences Society Seventh Annual Meeting, (Florida, USA).

Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M.K., Abdi, H., OfToole, A.J. (2007). The development of face discrimination skill in infants. The Vision Sciences Society Seventh Annual Meeting, (Florida, USA).

Shirai, N., Imura, T., Hattori, Y., Tomonaga, M., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2007). Perception of radial motion in Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) infants. The Vision Sciences Society Seventh Annual Meeting,(Florida, USA).

Shirai, N., Birtles, D., Wattam-Bell, J., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kanazawa, S., Atkinson, J., & Braddick, O. (2006). Anistropic cortical responses for radial expansion/contraction in infants and adults. 29th European Conference on Visual Perception, (St Petersburg, Russia).

Imura, T., Shirai, N., Yamaguchi, M.K., Tomonaga, M., & Yagi, A. (2006).Asymmetry on the perception of motion in depth by moving cast shadows. 29th European Conference on Visual Perception, (St Petersburg, Russia).

Kanazawa, S., Kitaoka, A., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2006). Infants see the "Rotating Snake" illusion. 29th European Conference on Visual Perception, (St Petersburg, Russia).

Otsuka Y., Kanazawa S., Yamaguchi M.K. (2006) Infantsf perception of partly occluded object in ambiguous motion display. 29th European Conference on Visual Perception, (St Petersburg, Russia).

Nakato, E., Kanazwa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2006). The 3/4 view effect in infancy - Behavioral and Neuroscience data. 29th European Conference on Visual Perception, (St Petersburg, Russia).

Imura, T., Yamaguchi, M.K., Tomonaga, M., & Yagi, A. (2006). Perception of motion trajectory from moving cast shadow in humans and Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). The 15th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies , (Kyoto, Japan)

Kanazawa, S., Kitaoka, A., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2006). Perception of illusory motion in 6- to 8-month old infants. The 15th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies , (Kyoto, Japan)

Okamura, H., Kanazawa, S. & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2006). Infant's perception of Color-from-Motion stimulus. The 15th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies , (Kyoto, Japan)

Otsuka Y., Nakato E., Kanazawa S., Yamaguchi M.K. & Kakigi R. (2006). Interhemispheric asymmetry in infants' face recognition measured by near infrared spectroscopy. The 15th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies , (Kyoto, Japan)

Shirai N., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2006). Velocity sensitivity to radial and rotational motion in 3 months of age. The 15th Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies , (Kyoto, Japan)

Imura, T., Yamaguchi, M.K., Kanazawa S.,Shirai N., Otsuka Y., Tomonaga, M., & Yagi, A. (2006). Perception of 3-D shape from moving cast shadow in human infants. The Vision Sciences Society Sixth Annual Meeting,(Florida, USA).

Kanazawa, S., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2006). Perceptual development of directional transparent motion in infancy. The Vision Sciences Society Sixth Annual Meeting,(Florida, USA).

Nakato E., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2006). The 3/4 view effect and the rotation information in infants' face recognition. The Vision Sciences Society Sixth Annual Meeting,(Florida, USA).

Otsuka Y., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2006). The effect of occlusion on motion integration in infants. The Vision Sciences Society Sixth Annual Meeting,(Florida, USA).

Shirai N., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2006). Early development of velocity sensitivity to rotational motion. The Vision Sciences Society Sixth Annual Meeting,(Florida, USA).

Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S. & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2005). Early development of velocity sensitivity to radial motion. 28th European Conference on Visual Perception, (A Coruna, Spain)

Otuska, Y., Kanazawa, S. & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2005). The effect of occlusion information on motion integration in infants. 28th European Conference on Visual Perception, (A Coruna, Spain)

Nakato, E., Kanazawa, S. & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2005). The effect of rotation information on infant's recognition of unfamiliar faces viewed from different viewpoint. 28th European Conference on Visual Perception, (A Coruna, Spain)

Konuma, H., Kanazawa, S. & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2005). Analytical and configural processing in infants' gaze perception. 28th European Conference on Visual Perception, (A Coruna, Spain)

Okamura, H., Kanazawa, S. & Yamaguchi, M. K. (2005). Chromatic induction in infancy. 28th European Conference on Visual Perception, (A Coruna, Spain)

Otsuka Y., Kanazawa S., Yamaguchi M.K , O'Toole AJ, Abdi H.(2005) The Effect of Motion Information on InfantsfRecognition of Unfamiliar Face. The Vision Sciences Society 5th Annual Meeting. (Florida, USA)

Shirai N., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2005). Early Development of Anisotropic Sensitivities for expansion/contraction Detection. The Vision Sciences Society 5th Annual Meeting. (Sarasota, USA)

Imura, T., Tomonaga, M., Yamaguchi, M.K., & Yagi, A. (2004). Perception of Depth from Shading in Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and Human (Homo sapiens) Infants. The XIVth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Chicago, USA)

Kanazawa, S., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2004). Perception of Motion Transparency in Infancy. The XIVth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Chicago, USA)

Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2004). Development of Modal and Amodal Completion in Infants. The XIVth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Chicago, USA)

Shirai, N., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2004). Development of the sensitivity to linear-acceleration of radial expansion flow. The XIVth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Chicago, USA)

Yamaguchi, M.K., Otsuka, Y., Shirai, N., Kanazawa, S., & Abdi, H. (2004). Infant's Facial Learning in Poor Visual Acuity. The XIVth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies. (Chicago, USA)

Kanazawa, S., Shirai, N., Otsuka, Y., & Yamaguchi, M.K. (2003). Perception of motion transparency in infants. 26th European Conference on Visual Perception (Paris, France)

Otsuka, Y., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K.i2003). Modal and amodal contour completion in infancy. 26th European Conference on Visual Perception (Paris, France)

Shirai N., Kanazawa, S., & Yamaguchi, M.K.i2003). Development of asymmetry for the perception of expansion/contraction. 26th European Conference on Visual Perception (Paris, France)

Yamaguchi, M.K., Otsuka, Y., & Shirai, N.i2003). Infantsfface perception using symmetrical pattern. 26th European Conference on Visual Perception (Paris, France)

Otsuka Y., Kanazawa S., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2002). Infants' perception of subjective contours in the static and moving figures. The XIIIth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies (Toronto, Canada)

Yamaguchi M.K., Tomonaga, M., & Kanazawa S. (2002). Constructing the prototype face: Infant and monkeys. The XIIIth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies (Toronto, Canada)

Hirata Y., & Yamaguchi M.K. (2002). Recognition of upright and inverted faces in infants. The XIIIth Biennial International Conference on Infant Studies (Toronto, Canada)

Grants
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B), by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS). 2014 Apr.-2018 Mar.(Research Project Number:26285167)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,"Initiative for High-Dimensional Data-Driven Science through Deepening of Sparse Modeling", by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan.
2014 Apr.-2016 Mar. (Research Project Number:26120529)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,"Brain and Information Science on SHITSUKAN (material perception)", by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan.
2013 Apr.-2015 Mar. (Research Project Number:25135729)

Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B), by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). 2011 Apr.-2013 Mar.(Research Project Number:23700323)

Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B), by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). 2011 Apr.-2012 Mar.(Research Project Number:23730709)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,"Face perception and recognition", by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan.
2011 Apr.-2012 Mar. (Research Project Number:23119722)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B), by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). 2009 Apr.-2012 Mar.(Research Project Number:21300104)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,"Face perception and recognition", by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan.
2009 Oct.-2011 Mar.(Research Project Number:21119519)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(A), by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS).
2009 Apr.-2014 Mar.(Research Project Number:21243041)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,"Face perception and recognition", by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan.
2008 Oct.-2013 Mar.(Research Project Number:20119002)

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C), by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS).
2008 Oct.-2011 Mar.(Research Project Number:20539004)

Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology (PRESTO), Japan Science and Technology Agency, "Foundation of technology supporting the creation of digital media contents."
2006 Oct-2010 Mar.