Nobuyuki HIROSE



Nobuyuki HIROSE            

  Assistant Professor

  Department of Informatics,
  Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University
  744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, 819-0395, JAPAN
  e-mail: hirose(at)inf.kyushu-u.ac.jp
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Education

2008  Ph.D. in psychology (Kyoto University, Department of Psychology)

2004  M.A. in psychology (Kyoto University, Department of Psychology)

2002  B.A. in psychology (Kyoto University, Department of Psychology)




Research Interests

Visual Awareness

Visual Masking

Temporal Gap Detection

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation




Publications (Journal Articles)

Urakawa, T., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2016). Reduction in the reverse-bias effect by an abrupt break in the sequential regularity of visual events. Perception, 45, 474-482.

Mori, S., Oyama, K., Kikuchi, Y., Mitsudo, T., & Hirose, N. (2015). Between-frequency and between-ear gap detections and their relation to perception of stop consonants. Ear and Hearing, 36, 464-470.

Hirose, N., Ushijima, Y., & Mori, S. (2014). Effects of emoticons and pictograms on communication of emotional states via mobile text-messaging. Japanese Journal of Research on Emotions, 22, 20-27. (in Japanese with English abstract)

Hirose, N., Hattori, S., & Mori, S. (2012). Object substitution masking reinstated by color change of a previewed mask. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 31, 93-94.

Miyoshi, S., Mori, S., & Hirose, N. (2012). Effects of advance visual cue utilization on anticipation of ball direction. The Japanese Journal of Psychology, 83, 202-210. (in Japanese with English abstract)

Yoshioka, T., Mori, S., Matsuki, Y., Uekusa, O., & Hirose, N. (2012). The change of probability density distribution of reaction time with driver's arousal state during automobile driving. The Transactions of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, J95-A, 379-382. (in Japanese with English abstract)

Tsubomi, H., Ikeda, T., Hanakawa, T., Hirose, N., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2012). Dissociable neural activations of conscious visibility and attention. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 496-506.

Kihara, K., Ikeda, T., Matsuyoshi, D., Hirose, N., Mima, T., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2011). Differential contributions of intraparietal sulcus and inferior parietal lobe to the attentional blink: Evidence from transcranial magnetic stimulation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 247-256.

Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2010). Asymmetry in object substitution masking occurs relative to the direction of spatial attention shift. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36, 25-37.

Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2009). Object substitution masking induced by illusory masks: Evidence for higher object-level locus of interference. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 931-938.

Tsubomi, H., Ikeda, T., Hanakawa, T., Hirose, N., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2009). Connectivity and signal intensity in parieto-occipital cortex predicts top-down attentional effect in visual masking: An fMRI study based on individual differences. Neuroimage, 45, 587-597.

Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2008). Brain mechanisms of object substitution masking. Japanese Psychological Review, 51, 301-317. (in Japanese with English abstract)

Hirose, N., Kihara, K., Mima, T., Ueki, Y., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2007). Recovery from object substitution masking induced by transient suppression of visual motion processing: A repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33, 1495-1503.

Matsuyoshi, D., Hirose, N., Mima, T., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2007). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of human MT+ reduces apparent motion perception. Neuroscience Letters, 429, 131-135.

Kihara, K., Hirose, N., Mima, T., Abe, M., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2007). The role of left and right intraparietal sulcus in the attentional blink: A transcranial magnetic stimulation study. Experimental Brain Research, 178, 135-140.

Osaka, N., Otsuka, Y., Hirose, N., Ikeda, T., Mima, T., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, M. (2007). Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) applied to left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex disrupts verbal working memory performance in humans. Neuroscience Letters, 418, 232-235.

Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2005). Brain mechanism for object substitution masking: A repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) study. Japanese Journal of Physiological Psychology and Psychophysiology, 23, 29-37. (in Japanese with English abstract)

Hirose, N., Kihara, K., Tsubomi, H., Mima, T., Ueki, Y., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2005). Involvement of V5/MT+ in object substitution masking: Evidence from repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. Neuroreport, 16, 491-494. Corrigendum




Publications (Proceedings of International Conferences)

Yosimura, S., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2012). Monocular and binocular estimation of time to contact for blurred-edge objects. Proceedings of the 8th Joint Workshop on Machine Perception and Robotics (USB disk, 3 pages).

Takeyama, T., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2011). Temporal change in response bias observed in expert anticipation of volleyball spikes. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics (pp.19-24).

Noguchi, J., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2010). Time to contact estimation in human vision -Effects of contour information-. Proceedings of the 6th Joint Workshop on Machine Perception and Robotics (CD-ROM, 3 pages).

Nakazaki, T., Tao, K., Sekiyama, K., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2010). Optimal letter size for reading horizontally scrolling Japanese words. Proceedings of the 6th Joint Workshop on Machine Perception and Robotics (CD-ROM, 3 pages).

Tao, K., Nakazaki, T., Sekiyama, K., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2010). Study on impairment of reading letters at near distance. Proceedings of the 6th Joint Workshop on Machine Perception and Robotics (CD-ROM, 3 pages).




International Conferences

Hirose, N., Yamamoto, M., & Mori, S. (2015, 7). Visual temporal gap detection across spatial frequency channels. The 14th European Congress of Psychology. University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy.

Hirose, N. (2014, 8). Across-channel temporal gap detection in vision: The case of spatial frequency. 2014 Symposium of Across-Channel Processing in Human Audition. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

Ishimatsu, Y., Mori, S., & Hirose, N. (2013, 11). Choice deafness of expert musicians to preferred performance. The 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Tronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kikuchi, Y., Mori, S., & Hirose, N. (2013, 11). Binaural temporal fusion shifts perceptual boundary of stop consonants. The 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Tronto, Ontario, Canada.

Yosimura, S., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2012, 10). Monocular and binocular estimation of time to contact for blurred-edge objects. The 8th Joint Workshop on Machine Perception and Robotics (MPR2012). Fukuoka, Japan.

Hirose, N., Hattori, S., & Mori, S. (2012, 9). Abrupt color change of a previewed mask reinstates object substitution masking. The 35th European Conference on Visual Perception. Alghelo, Italy.

Takeyama, T., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2011, 10). Temporal change in response bias observed in expert anticipation of volleyball spikes. The 27th Meeting of the International Society for Psychophysics. Herzliya, Israel.

Noguchi, J., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2010, 10). Time to contact estimation in human vision -Effects of contour information-. The 6th Joint Workshop on Machine Perception and Robotics (MPR2010). Fukuoka, Japan.

Nakazaki, T., Tao, K., Sekiyama, K., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2010, 10). Optimal letter size for reading horizontally scrolling Japanese words. The 6th Joint Workshop on Machine Perception and Robotics (MPR2010). Fukuoka, Japan.

Tao, K., Nakazaki, T., Sekiyama, K., Hirose, N., & Mori, S. (2010, 10). Study on impairment of reading letters at near distance. The 6th Joint Workshop on Machine Perception and Robotics (MPR2010). Fukuoka, Japan.

Kihara, K., Ikeda, T., Matsuyoshi, D., Hirose, N., Mima, T., Fukuyama, H., & Osaka, N. (2009, 9). Top-down and stimulus-driven influences in the attentional blink: Evidence from transcranial magnetic stimulation. NIPS (National Institute for Physiological Sciences) International Workshop for Scientific Study of Consciousness, Okazaki, Japan.

Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2008, 8). Object substitution masking induced by illusory masks: Evidence for higher object-level locus of interference. The 31th Annual Meeting of the European Conference on Visual Perception, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Tsubomi, H., Ikeda, T., Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2008, 6). A neural correlate of object visibility modulated by top-down attention: An fMRI study. The 12th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC), Taipei, Taiwan.

Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2008, 5). Asymmetry in object substitution occurs relative to the direction of spatial attention shift. The 8th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL, USA.

Kihara, K., Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2007, 11). Visual event is labile during attentional blink period: Direct evidence from first target performance. The 15th Annual OPAM (Object, Perception, Attention, & Memory) Conference, Long Beach, CA, USA.

Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2006, 11). Object substitution masking by illusory-contour figure. The 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Houston, TX, USA.

Kihara, K., Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2006, 11). The role of intraparietal sulcus in the attentional blink revealed by single pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation. The 14th Annual OPAM (Object, Perception, Attention, & Memory) Conference, Houston, TX, USA.

Osaka, N., & Hirose, N. (2005, 8). Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation applied to MT+ attenuates object substitution masking in human brain. The 28th Annual Meeting of the European Conference on Visual Perception, A Coruña, Spain.

Hirose, N., & Osaka, N. (2004, 8). The dependence of asymmetric object substitution on the direction of spatial attention shift. International Workshop on Object Recognition, Attention, and Action. Kyoto, Japan.




Ad hoc Reviewing

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance

Fronties in Psychology

Japanese Psychological Review

The Japanese Journal of Psychology

The Japanese Journal of Research on Emotions