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Research Achievements

Publications (Peer-reviewed)

Muto, H. (in press). Evidence for mixed processes in normal/mirror discrimination of rotated letters: A Bayesian model comparison between single- and mixed-distribution models. Japanese Psychological Research. doi: 10.1111/jpr.12306

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (in press). Sex differences in mental rotation performance through holding weights by the hands. Imagination, Cognition and Personality. doi: 10.1177/0276236620952334

Kurihara, Y., &Muto, H. (2021). Behavioral responses of Japanese macaques to playback-simulated intergroup encounters. Behavioural Processes, 182, Article 104279 (5 pages). doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2020.104279

Muto, H., & Nagai, M. (2020). Mental rotation of cubes with a snake face: The role of the human-body analogy revisited. Visual Cognition, 28 (2), 106-111. doi: 10.1080/13506285.2020.1727598

Muto, H., Matsushita, S., & Morikawa, K. (2019). Object's symmetry alters spatial perspective-taking processes. Cognition, 191, Article 103987 (pp.1-15). doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2019.05.024

Muto, H., Ide, M., Tomita, A., & Morikawa, K. (2019). Viewpoint invariance of eye size illusion caused by eyeshadow. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 1510 (pp.1-9). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01510

Mizuhara, K., Muto, H., & Nittono, H. (2019). A reexamination of postdiction within a free-choice task. Japanese Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 16 (2), 25-31. (In Japanese.) doi: 10.5265/jcogpsy.16.25

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

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. (2020). Correlational evidence for the adoption of egocentric mental rotation in same/different comparisons of human-like objects. To be poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 61st Annual Meeting (Online), November 19.

Muto, H., Gondo, Y., Inagaki, H., Masui, Y., Nakagawa, T., Ogawa, M., Onoguchi, W., Ishioka, Y., Numata, K., & Yasumoto, S. (2019). Effectiveness of body analogy for mental rotation in the oldest-old people. Poster presented at the Psychonomic Society's 60th Annual Meeting, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Montreal, November 16.

Muto, H. (2019). How does body analogy help mental rotation? Disentangling bottom-up and top-down processes. Poster presented at the 15th Asia Pacific Conference on Vision, Ritsumeikan University, Ibaraki, July 29.

Muto, H. (2018). Whole-body motor simulation subserves spatial perspective taking. Oral presented at JSPS-Inserm Bilateral Joint Seminar FY2018 "Take the perspective of others: social cognition from healthy neurons to neurodegenerative brains", Nara Hotel, Nara, October 1.iJapanese Leader: Shigeru Kitazawa, French Leader: Yves Rossettij

Muto, H., & Morikawa, K. (2018). Mental rotation of ears: Which type of transformation is elicited by left/right judgements of unmovable body parts? Poster presented at the 7th International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Sapienza University of Rome, Roma, September 13.
Abstract: Cognitive Processing, 19 (Supplement S1), S66, doi: 10.1007/s10339-018-0884-3

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.

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.

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.

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.

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


Muto, H. (2019). Cognitive mechanisms of spatial perspective taking (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Osaka University, Suita (Osaka Pref.). (In English.)

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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