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Research Achievements

Publications (Peer-reviewed)

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2018). Spatial perspective taking mediated by whole-body motor simulation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44 (3), 337-355. doi: 10.1037/xhp0000464
[Postprint]

Muto, H. (2015). The effects of linearity on sentence comprehension in oral and silent reading. Japanese Psychological Research, 57 (3), 194-205. doi: 10.1111/jpr.12079


Presentations at International Conferences

Muto, H., & Morikawa, K. (2018, in prep.). Mental rotation of ears: Which type of spatial transformation is adopted for left/right judgements of unmovable body parts? Poster presented at the 7th International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Sapienza University of Rome, Roma, September 13.
Type: In English / Poster presentation

Muto, H., Ide, M., Tomita, A., & Morikawa, K. (2018). Eye size illusion caused by eye shadow is independent of face orientation. Oral presented at the 14th Asia Pacific Conference on Vision, Lake View Hotel, Hangzhou, July 14.
Type: In English / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2017). Holding heavy bags in hands improves mental rotation performance in females but not in males. Poster presented at the 11th International Conference on Cognitive Science, GIS NTU Convention Center, Taipei, September 3.
Type: In English / Poster presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2017). Agent's symmetry elicits egocentric transformations for spatial perspective-taking. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Hilton London Metropole, London, July 29.
Type: In English / Poster presentation

Muto, H., Kano, S., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2016). Imagining a face viewed from novel angles in advance facilitates face identification. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Workshop on Object Perception, Attention, and Memory, Sheraton Boston, Boston, November 17.
Type: In English / Poster presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2016). Comparison between foot and hand responses for a spatial perspective-taking task. Poster presented at The 31st International Congress of Psychology, PACIFICO Yokohama, Yokohama, July 26.
Abstract: International Journal of Psychology, 51 (Supplement S1), 201, doi: 10.1002/ijop.12299
Type: In English / Poster presentation


Presentations at Japanese Conferences

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2017). Facing bias caused by a human-like agent with front-back symmetry in spatial perspective taking. Poster presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychonomic Society, Ritsumeikan University, December 3.
Abstract: The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 36 (2), ???. (In Japanese.)
Type: In Japanese / Poster presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2017, in prep.). Embodied spatial perspective-taking: Evidence for the involvement of motor simulation. Oral presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychonomic Society, Ritsumeikan University, December 1.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Matsumoto, K., Numata, K., & Gondo, Y. (2017). A close link between spatial ability and motor function in the oldest-old: Evidence for retrogenesis obtained from a survey for 85-, 86-, and 87-year-old people in the SONIC study. Oral presented at the 129th Annual Meeting of the Kansai Psychological Association, Kyoto Tachibana University, November 5.
Proceeding: Proceedings of the 129th Annual Meeting of the Kansai Psychological Association, 48. (In Japanese.)
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Kondo, K., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2017). Hierarchical body representations revealed by a mental rotation task: Left/right judgments of line-drawn hands, arms, and whole bodies. Poster presented at the 81th Annual Conference of the Japanese Psychological Association, Kurume City Plaza, Kurume (Fukuoka Pref.), September 21.
Proceeding: Proceedings of the 81th Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association, 532. (In Japanese.)
Type: In Japanese / Poster presentation

Muto, H. (2017). Association between motor function and spatial ability in the oldest-old. Oral presented at the 15th Meeting of the Workshop on Psychology for the Elderly of the Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology, Graduate School of Health Care Sciences of Jikei Institute, August 26.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2017). Processing strategies in spatial perspective taking depend on an agent's form. Oral presented at the Kukan Ninchi Kenkyukai 2017, Hiroshima international University, August 22.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2017). Can your hands grasp mental images? The effect of hand proximity on mental rotation. Oral presented at the 36th Meeting of Society for Kansai Young Experimental Psychologists, Ritsumeikan University, Ibaraki, July 8.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2017). Spatial perspective-taking is mediated by simulated whole-body movement: Identifying the mechanism of the perspective-response congruency effect. Oral presented at the 15th Annual Convention of the Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, June 4.
Proceeding: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Convention of the Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology, O5-05. (In Japanese with English abstract.) [Link]
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2017). Spatial perspective-taking is mediated by simulated whole-body movement: Why the perspective-response congruency effect occurs? Oral presented at the Yokotsuna in hus #2017_3, Osaka University, Suita, May 31.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2017). Asymmetry of front/behind and left/right judgments for spatial perspective taking. Oral presented at the 15th meeting of Attention and Cognition, Hotel Sunroute Plaza Nagoya, Nagoya, March 5.
Proceeding: Technical Report on Attention and Cognition (2017), No. 5, 1-2. (In Japanese.)
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2017). The role of simulated walking motion in spatial perspective taking. The 171st Meeting of SIG Human-Computer Interaction, Nobumoto Ohama Memorial Hall, Ishigaki (Okinawa Pref.), January 23.
Proceeding: IPSJ SIG Technical Report, 2017-HCI-171 (5), 1-5.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2016). Vulnerable representations of imagined faces from unseen viewpoints. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychonomic Society, Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Octber 29.
Abstract: The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science, 35 (2), 195.
Type: In Japanese / Poster presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2016). A dissociation between perceptual and cognitive skills in spatial perspective taking: Exploratory factor analysis for RT data. Oral presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Behaviormetric Society of Japan, Sapporo Gakuin University, Ebetsu (Hokkaido), September 2.
Proceeding: Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Behaviormetric Society of Japan, 376-377.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2016). Weight on hands influences object-based mental rotation. Oral presented at the Kukan Ninchi Kenkyukai 2016, Osaka University, August 18.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2016). The role of motor simulation in spatial perspective taking. Oral presented at a meeting for research presentation and exchange in English, Osaka University, Suita, August 2.
Type: In English / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2016). Embodied strategies for spatial thought. Oral presented at the 1st Meeting of Japanese Society for Body and Cognition, Nihon University, Tokyo, July 31.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2016). Exploring two kinds of embodied processing during spatial perspective-taking. Oral presented at the summer meeting for English training of Society for Kansai Young Experimental Psychologists, Kyoto University, Kyoto, July 16.
Type: In English / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Kano, S., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2016). Can humans imagine faces seen from new viewpoints? Effects of preceding viewpoint cues on face recognition. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Convention of the Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, June 18.
Proceeding: Proceedings of the 14th Annual Convention of the Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology, 51. (In Japanese with English abstract.) [Link]
Type: In Japanese / Poster presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2016). Mental perspective transformations require two qualitatively different skills depending on angular disparity: Application of exploratory factor analysis for experimental data. Oral presented at the 14th meeting of Attention and Cognition, Hotel Sunroute Plaza Nagoya, Nagoya, March 15.
Proceeding: Technical Report on Attention and Cognition (2016), No. 26, 1-2. (In Japanese)
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2015). Perspective taking as a mental spatial transformation: An embodied cognition approach and indivisual differences. Oral presented at the Kukan Ninchi Kenkyukai 2015, Maruha Shokudo Ryokan Minamichita Toyohama Honten, Chita (Aichi Pref.), September 25.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2015). Man is a thinking foot (feet)? The role of locomotion-related movements in spatial perspective taking. Poster presented at the 79th Annual Conference of the Japanese Psychological Association, Nagoya Congress Center, Nagoya, September 22.
Proceeding: Proceedings of the 79th Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association, 597. (In Japanese.)
Type: In Japanese / Poster presentation

Muto, H. (2015). The role of imagined movement in spatial perspective taking. Oral presented at the 53th Internet Vision Meeting, July 23.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2015). Man is a thinking foot (feet)? Spatial perspective taking is either facilitated or inhibited by putting a foot or a hand forward. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Convention of the Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology, Tokyo University, Tokyo, July 4.
Proceeding: Proceedings of the 13th Annual Convention of the Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology, 77. (In Japanese with English abstract.) [Link]
Type: In Japanese / Poster presentation

Muto, H. (2015). Man is a thinking foot (feet)? The relationship between body image employed in spatial perspective taking and locomotive movements. Oral presented at the 29th Meeting of Society for Kansai Young Experimental Psychologists, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, May 16.
Type: In Japanese / Oral presentation

Muto, H. (2014). The effects of free reading order on sentence comprehension: Experimental research on linearity. Poster presented at the 78th Annual Conference of the Japanese Psychological Association, Doshisha University, Kyoto, September 11.
Proceeding: Proceedings of the 78th Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association, 868. (In Japanese.)
Type: In Japanese / Poster presentation


Dissertations

Muto, H. (2016). An embodied cognition approach to spatial perspective taking: The role of movement planning (Unpublished master dissertation). Osaka University, Suita (Osaka Pref.). (In English.)

Muto, H. (2014). The effects of linearity on sentence comprehension in oral and silent reading (Unpublished undergraduate dissertation). Aichi Gakuin University, Nisshin (Aichi Pref.). (In English.)

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