Osaka University, Graduate School of Frontiers Bioscience, Dynamic Brain Network Laboratory



  • Tanaka R, Watanabe K, Suzuki T, Nakamura K, Yasuda M, Ban H, Okada K, Kitazawa S. An easy-to-implement, non-invasive head restraint method for monkey fMRI. NeuroImage 120479, 2023.
  • Stroud, J. P., Watanabe, K., Suzuki, T., Stokes, M. G. & Lengyel, M. Optimal information loading into working memory explains dynamic coding in the prefrontal cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 120, e230799112.
  • Watanabe, K., Kadohisa, M., Kusunoki, M., Buckley, M. J. & Duncan, J. Cycles of goal silencing and reactivation underlie complex problem-solving in primate frontal and parietal cortex. Nat Commun 14, 5054 (2023).
  • Nao Hanyu, Kei Watanabe,and Shigeru Kitazawa: Ready to detect a reversal oftime’s arrow: a psychophysicalstudy using short video clipsin daily scenes. Roy Soc Open Sci






  • Inoue M and Kitazawa S, "Motor error in parietal area 5 and target error in area 7 drive distinctive adaptation in reaching" Current Biology 28, Pages 2250-2262 (2018).



  • Kyohei Tatsukawa, Tamami Nakano, Hiroshi Ishiguro & Yuichiro Yoshikawa. "Eyeblink Synchrony in Multimodal Human-Android Interaction" Scientific reports 6, Article number:39718, 2016. doi:10.1038/srep39718
  • Tomoko Isomura & Tamami Nakano. "Automatic facial mimicry in response to dynamic emotional stimuli in five-month-old infants" The Royal Society 283, issue 1844, Dec 2016. doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.1948
  • Hironori Kumano, Yuki Suda & Takanori Uka "Context-Dependent Accumulation of Sensory Evidence in the Parietal Cortex Underlies Flexible Task Switching" Journal of Neuroscience 36 (48), p.12192-12202, 2016. doi:
  • Hayashi MJ. "Brain Mechanisms for Measuring Time: Population Coding of Durations" Brain Nerve 68(11), p.1385-1391, 2016. doi: 10.11477/mf.1416200602
  • Daichi Nozaki Atsushi Yokoi Takahiro Kimura Masaya Hirashima Jean-Jacques Orban de Xivry "Tagging motor memories with transcranial direct current stimulation allows later artificially-controlled retrieval" eLIFEeLife 2016;5:e15378. doi:
  • Inoue M, Uchiumura M & Kitazawa S. "Error signals in motor cortices drive adaptation in reaching" Neuron 90, p.1114-1126, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2016.04.029
  • Shinji Kuriki, Yuri Tamura, Miki Igarashi, Nobumasa Kato & Tamami Nakano* "Similar impressions of humanness for human and artificial singing voices in autism spectrum disorders" Cognition vol.153, p.1-5, doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2016.04.004, 2016
  • Richard J. Wiseman & Tamami Nakano "Blink and you'll miss it: the role of blinking in the perception of magic tricks" PeerJ : e1873, doi:10.7717/peerj.1873, 2016
  • Takahashi T, Takikawa Y & Kawagoe R. "Differences in the Pulsatile Component of the Skin Hemodynamic Response to Verbal Fluency Tasks in the Forehead and the Fingertip" Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 20978.2016






Before 2010

  • Nakano T, Kitazawa S. "Eyeblink entrainment at breakpoints of speech." Experimental  Brain Research 205:577-81 (2010)
  • Shiotsuki H, Yoshimi K, Shimo Y, Funayama M, Takamatsu Y, Ikeda K, Takahashi R, Kitazawa S, Hattori N. "A rotarod test for evaluation of motor skill learning." Journal of neuroscience methods 189:180-185 (2010)
  • Wada M, Higo N, Moizumi S, Kitazawa S. "c-Fos expression during temporal order judgment in mice." PloS one 5 e10483 (2010)
  • Nakano T, Tanaka K, Endo Y, Yamane Y, Yamamoto T, Nakano Y, Ohta H, Kato N, Kitazawa S. "Atypical gaze patterns in children and adults with autism spectrum disorders dissociated from developmental changes in gaze behaviour." Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society 277:2935-43 (2010)
  • Ono F, Kitazawa S. "The effect of perceived motion-in-depth on time perception." Cognition 115:140-146 (2010)
  • Nakano T, Ota H, Kato N, Kitazawa S. "Deficit in visual temporal integration in autism spectrum disorders." Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society 277:1027-1030 (2010)
  • Wada M, Watanabe S, Chung UI, Higo N, Taniguchi T, Kitazawa S. "Noninvasive bioluminescence imaging of c-fos expression in the mouse barrel cortex." Behavioural brain research 208:158-162 (2010)
  • Homae F, Watanabe H, Otobe T, Nakano T, Go T, Konishi Y, Taga G. "Development of global cortical networks in early infancy." Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 30:4877-4882 (2010)
  • Ono F, Kitazawa S. "Shortening of subjective tone intervals followed by repetitive tone stimuli." Attention, perception & psychophysics 72:492-500 (2010)
  • Nakano T, Yamamoto Y, Kitajo K, Takahashi T, Kitazawa S. "Synchronization of spontaneous eyeblinks while viewing video stories." Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society 276:3635-3644 (2009)
  • Natori S, Yoshimi K, Takahashi T, Kagohashi M, Oyama G, Shimo Y, Hattori N, Kitazawa S. "Subsecond reward-related dopamine release in the mouse dorsal striatum." Neuroscience research 63:267-272 (2009)
  • Nakano T, Watanabe H, Homae F, Taga G. "Prefrontal cortical involvement in young infants' analysis of novelty." Cerebral cortex19:455-463 (2009)
  • Ono F, Kitazawa S. "The effect of marker size on the perception of an empty interval." Psychonomic bulletin & review 16:182-189 (2009)
  • Watanabe H, Homae F, Nakano T, Taga G. "Functional activation in diverse regions of the developing brain of human infants." NeuroImage 43:346-357 (2008)
  • Nakano T, Homae F, Watanabe H, Taga G. "Anticipatory cortical activation precedes auditory events in sleeping infants." PloS one 3 e3912 (2008)
  • Ohmae S, Lu X, Takahashi T, Uchida Y, Kitazawa S. "Neuronal activity related to anticipated and elapsed time in macaque supplementary eye field." Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Experimentation cerebrale 184:593-598 (2008)
  • Kagohashi M, Nakazato T, Yoshimi K, Moizumi S, Hattori N, Kitazawa S. "Wireless voltammetry recording in unanesthetised behaving rats." Neuroscience research 60:120-127 (2008)
  • Uchida Y, Lu X, Ohmae S, Takahashi T, Kitazawa S. "Neuronal activity related to reward size and rewarded target position in primate supplementary eye field." Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 27:13750-13755 (2007)
  • Suzuki A, Ivandini TA, Yoshimi K, Fujishima A, Oyama G, Nakazato T, Hattori N, Kitazawa S, Einaga Y. "Fabrication, characterization, and application of boron-doped diamond microelectrodes for in vivo dopamine detection." Analytical chemistry 79:8608-8615 (2007)
  • Moizumi S, Yamamoto S, Kitazawa S. "Referral of tactile stimuli to action points in virtual reality with reaction force." Neuroscience research 59:60-67 (2007)
  • Homae F, Watanabe H, Nakano T, Taga G. "Prosodic processing in the developing brain." Neuroscience research 59:29-39 (2007)
  • Shibuya S, Takahashi T, Kitazawa S. "Effects of visual stimuli on temporal order judgments of unimanual finger stimuli." Experimental brain research 179:709-721 (2007)
  • Yamamoto K, Kawato M, Kotosaka S, Kitazawa S. "Encoding of movement dynamics by Purkinje cell simple spike activity during fast arm movements under resistive and assistive force fields." Journal of neurophysiology 97:1588-1599 (2007)
  • Wada M, Yoshimi K, Higo N, Ren YR, Mochizuki H, Mizuno Y, Kitazawa S. "Statistical parametric mapping of immunopositive cell density." Neuroscience research 56:96-102 (2006)
  • Miyazaki M, Yamamoto S, Uchida S, Kitazawa S. "Bayesian calibration of simultaneity in tactile temporal order judgment." Nature neuroscience 9:875-877 (2006)
  • Homae F, Watanabe H, Nakano T, Asakawa K, Taga G. "The right hemisphere of sleeping infant perceives sentential prosody." Neuroscience research 54:276-280 (2006)
  • Kitazawa S, Wolpert DM. "Rhythmicity, randomness and synchrony in climbing fiber signals." Trends in neurosciences 28:611-619 (2005)
  • Kansaku K, Muraki S, Umeyama S, Nishimori Y, Kochiyama T, Yamane S, Kitazawa S. "Cortical activity in multiple motor areas during sequential finger movements: an application of independent component analysis." NeuroImage 28:669-681 (2005)
  • Yamamoto S, Moizumi S, Kitazawa S. "Referral of tactile sensation to the tips of L-shaped sticks." Journal of neurophysiology 93:2856-2863 (2005)
  • Kitazawa S, Kansaku K. "Sex difference in language lateralization may be task-dependent." Brain 128 E30; author reply E31 (2005)
  • Yamamoto M, Kowatari Y, Ueno S, Yamane S, Kitazawa S. "Accelerated recognition of left oblique views of faces." Experimental brain research 161:27-33 Feb (2005)
  • Wada M, Moizumi S, Kitazawa S. "Temporal order judgment in mice." Behavioural brain research 157:167-175 (2005)
  • Kowatari Y, Yamamoto M, Takahashi T, Kansaku K, Kitazawa S, Ueno S, Yamane S. "Dominance of the left oblique view in activating the cortical network for face recognition." Neuroscience research 50:475-480 (2004)
  • Wada M, Yamamoto S, Kitazawa S. "Effects of handedness on tactile temporal order judgment." Neuropsychologia 42:1887-1895 (2004)
  • Wada Y, Kawabata Y, Kotosaka S, Yamamoto K, Kitazawa S, Kawato M. "Acquisition and contextual switching of multiple internal models for different viscous force fields." Neuroscience research 46:319-331 (2003)
  • Kitazawa S. "Where conscious sensation takes place." Consciousness and cognition 11:475-477 (2002)
  • Kitazawa S. "Optimization of goal-directed movements in the cerebellum: a random walk hypothesis." Neuroscience research 43:289-294 (2002)
  • Kitazawa S, Yin PB. "Prism adaptation with delayed visual error signals in the monkey." Experimental brain research 144:258-261 (2002)
  • Kitazawa S. "Neurobiology: ready to unlearn." Nature 416:270-273 (2002)
  • Kansaku K, Kitazawa S. "Imaging studies on sex differences in the lateralization of language." Neuroscience research 41:333-337 (2001)
  • Yin PB, Kitazawa S. "Long-lasting aftereffects of prism adaptation in the monkey." Experimental brain research 141:250-253 (2001)
  • Yamamoto S, Kitazawa S. "Sensation at the tips of invisible tools." Nature neuroscience 4:979-980 (2001)
  • Yamamoto S, Kitazawa S. "Reversal of subjective temporal order due to arm crossing." Nature neuroscience 4:759-765 (2001)
  • Kansaku K, Yamaura A, Kitazawa S. "Sex differences in lateralization revealed in the posterior language areas." Cerebral cortex 10:866-872 (2000)
  • Kansaku K, Kitazawa S, Kawano K. "Sequential hemodynamic activation of motor areas and the draining veins during finger movements revealed by cross-correlation between signals from fMRI." Neuroreport 9:1969-1974 (1998)
  • Kitazawa S, Kimura T, Yin PB. "Cerebellar complex spikes encode both destinations and errors in arm movements." Nature 392:494-497 (1998)
  • Kitazawa S, Kimura T, Uka T. "Prism adaptation of reaching movements: specificity for the velocity of reaching." Journal of neuroscience 17:1481-1492 (1997)
  • Sasaki M, Kitazawa S, Ohki Y, Hongo T. "Convergence of skin reflex and corticospinal effects in segmental and propriospinal pathways to forelimb motoneurones in the cat." Experimental brain research 107:422-434 (1996)
  • Kitazawa S, Kohno T, Uka T. "Effects of delayed visual information on the rate and amount of prism adaptation in the human." Journal of neuroscience 15:7644-7652 (1995)
  • Quantitative evaluation of reaching movements in cats with and without cerebellar lesions using normalized integral of jerk.,Kitazawa S, Goto T, Urushihara Y,In: Mano N, Hamada I, DeLong MR, editors. Role of the cerebellum and basal ganglia in voluntary movement. Amsterdam: Elsevier,p. 11-9,(1993)
  • Kitazawa S, Ohki Y, Sasaki M, Xi M, Hongo T. "Candidate premotor neurones of skin reflex pathways to T1 forelimb motoneurones of the cat." Experimental brain research. 95:291-307 (1993)
  • Kitazawa S, Ohki Y, Xi MC. "Characterization of premotor interneurones by their input patterns--application of principal component analysis to cat cervical interneurones." Neuroscience letters 118:96-98 (1990)
  • Kitazawa S. "Application of principal component analysis for characterizing convergence patterns of inputs in interneurones of the cat forelimb segments." Neuroscience letters 117:313-318 (1990)
  • Hongo T, Kitazawa S, Ohki Y, Xi MC. "Functional identification of last-order interneurones of skin reflex pathways in the cat forelimb segments." Brain research 505:167-170 (1989)
  • Hongo T, Kitazawa S, Ohki Y, Sasaki M, Xi MC. "A physiological and morphological study of premotor interneurones in the cutaneous reflex pathways in cats." Brain research 505:163-166 (1989)