Publications

Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Spatial variability induces generalization in contextual cueing, Yoko Higuchi, Yoshiyuki Ueda, Kazuhisa Shibata, Jun Saiki, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, In press.
  2. Neural signals in amygdala predict implicit prejudice toward an ethnic outgroup, Keise Izuma, Ryota Aoki, Kazuhisa Shibata, Kiyoshi Nakahara, NeuroImage, 2019, 189:341-352.
  3. Toward a comprehensive understanding of the neural mechanisms of decoded neurofeedback, Kazuhisa Shibata, Giuseppe Lisi, Aurelio Cortese, Takeo Watanabe, Yuka Sasaki, and Mitsuo Kawato, NeuroImage, 2019, 188:539-556.
  4. Consolidation and reconsolidation share behavioral and neurochemical mechanisms, (*co-first author) Ji Won Bang*, Kazuhisa Shibata*, Sebastian Frank*, Edward Walsh, Mark Greenlee, Takeo Watanabe, and Yuka Sasaki, Nature Human Behavior, 2018, 2:507-513.
  5. Neural activity in the reward-related brain regions predicts implicit self-esteem: A novel validity test of psychological measures using neuroimaging, Keise Izuma, Kate Kennedy, Alexander Fitzjohn, Constantine Sedikides, and Kazuhisa Shibata, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2018, 114(3):343-357.
  6. Advances in fMRI real-time neurofeedback, (*co-first author) Takeo Watanabe*, Yuka Sasaki*, Kazuhisa Shibata* and Mitsuo Kawato, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2017, 21:997-1010.
  7. Thermosensory perceptual learning is associated with structural brain changes in parietal-opercular (SII) cortex, Hiroaki Mano, Wako Yoshida, Kazuhisa Shibata, Suyi Zhang, Martin Koltzenburg, Mitsuo Kawato and Ben Seymour, Journal of Neuroscience, 2017, 37(39):9380-9388.
  8. Overlearning hyperstabilizes a skill by rapidly making neurochemical processing inhibitory-dominant, Kazuhisa Shibata, Yuka Sasaki, Ji Won Bang, Edward G. Walsh, Maro G Machizawa, Masako Tamaki, Li-Hung Chang, & Takeo Watanabe, Nature Neuroscience, 2017, 20:470-475.
  9. Fear reduction without fear through reinforcement of neural activity that bypasses conscious exposure, Ai Koizumi, Kaoru Amano, Aurelio Cortese, Kazuhisa Shibata, Wako Yoshida, Ben Seymour, Mitsuo Kawato, & Hakwan Lau, Nature Human Behavior, 2016, 1:0006.
  10. Neural predictors of evaluative attitudes towards celebrities, Keise Izuma, Kazuhisa Shibata, Kenji Matsumoto, & Ralph Adolphs, Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2017, 12(3):382-390.
  11. Differential activation patterns in the same brain region led to opposite emotional states, Kazuhisa Shibata, Takeo Watanabe, Mitsuo Kawato, & Yuka Sasaki, PLoS Biology, 2016, 14(9): e1002546.
  12. Learning to associate orientation with color in early visual areas by associative decoded fMRI neurofeedback, Kaoru Amano, Kazuhisa Shibata, Mitsuo Kawato, Yuka Sasaki, & Takeo Watanabe, Current Biology, 2016, 26(14):1861-1866.
  13. Neuroimaging evidence for 2 types of plasticity in association with visual perceptual learning, Kazuhisa Shibata, Yuka Sasaki, Mitsuo Kawato, & Takeo Watanabe, Cerebral Cortex, 2016, 26(9):3681-3689.
  14. A small number of abnormal brain connections predicts adult autism spectrum disorder, Noriaki Yahata, Jun Morimoto, Ryuichiro Hashimoto, Giuseppe Lisi, Kazuhisa Shibata, Yuki Kawakubo, Hitoshi Kuwabara, Miho Kuroda, Takashi Yamada, Fukuda Megumi, Hiroshi Imamizu, José E. Náñez Sr, Hidehiko Takahashi, Yasumasa Okamoto, Kiyoto Kasai, Nobumasa Kato, Yuka Sasaki, Takeo Watanabe, & Mitsuo Kawato, Nature Communications, 2016, 7:11254.
  15. Age-related declines of stability in visual perceptual learning, Li-Hung Chang, Kazuhisa Shibata, George J. Andersen, Yuka Sasaki, & Takeo Watanabe, Current Biology, 2014, 24(24):2926-2929.
  16. Two-stage model in perceptual learning: toward a unified theory, Kazuhisa Shibata, Dov Sagi, & Takeo Watanabe, Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences, 2014, 1316:18-28.
  17. Decoding reveals plasticity in V3A as a result of motion perceptual learning, Kazuhisa Shibata, Li-Hung Chang, Dongho Kim, Jose E. Nanez Sr, Yukiyasu Kamitani, Takeo Watanabe, & Yuka Sasaki, PLoS One, 2012, 7(8): e44003.
  18. Resetting capacity limitations revealed by long-lasting elimination of attentional blink through training, Hoon Choi, Li-Hung Chang, Kazuhisa Shibata, Yuka Sasaki, & Takeo Watanabe, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 2012, 109(30):12242-12247.
  19. Preference suppression caused by misattribution of task-irrelevant subliminal motion, Kazuhisa Shibata & Takeo Watanabe, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2012, 279(1742):3443-8.
  20. Monocular deprivation boosts long-term visual plasticity, Kazuhisa Shibata, Mitsuo Kawato, Takeo Watanabe, & Yuka Sasaki, Current Biology, 2012, 22(9):R291-292.
  21. Perceptual learning incepted by decoded fMRI neurofeedback without stimulus presentation, Kazuhisa Shibata, Takeo Watanabe, Yuka Sasaki, & Mitsuo Kawato, Science, 2011, 334(6061):1413-1415.
  22. Boosting perceptual learning by fake feedback, Kazuhisa Shibata, Noriko Yamagishi, Shin Ishii, & Mitsuo Kawato, Vision Research, 2009, 49(21):2574-2585.
  23. The effects of feature attention on pre-stimulus cortical activity in the human visual system, Kazuhisa Shibata, Noriko Yamagishi, Naokazu Goda, Taku Yoshioka, Okito Yamashita, Masa-aki Sato, & Mitsuo Kawato, Cerebral Cortex, 2008, 18(7):1664-1675.