Project Assistant Professor
Kohske Takahashi

Room
Building 13 Room 320
TEL
+81-3-5452-5249
FAX
+81-3-5452-5249
E-Mail
Key Words
Multimodal interaction, illusion, Animacy

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2001.3
    B.A., Department of Literature, Kyoto University, Japan.
  • 2004.3
    M.A., Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan.
  • 2009.3
    Ph.D. (Informatics), Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University.

Professional Experience

  • 2007.4-2009.3
    Research Assistant, Shimojo Implicit Brain Function Project, ERATO, JST
  • 2009.4-2012.3
    JSPS Research Fellow
  • 2012.4-
    Assistant Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo.

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Ueda, H, Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Effects of direct and averted gaze on the subsequent saccadic response. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics., 76 (4), 1085-1092  LINK     DOI 
  2. Ueda, H., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014) Influence of removal of invisible fixation on the saccadic and manual gap effect. Experimental Brain Research, 232 (1), 329-336  LINK     DOI 
  3. Takahashi, K. & Watanabe, K. (2013) Gaze cueing by pareidolia faces. i-Perception, 4 (8), 490-492  LINK     DOI 
  4. Takahashi, K., Meilinger, T., Watanabe, K., & Bülthoff, H.H. (2013) Psychological influences on distance estimation in a virtual reality environment. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 580  LINK     DOI 
  5. Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Influence of Gender Membership on Sequential Decision of Face Attractiveness. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75 (7), 1347-1352  LINK     DOI 
  6. Takahashi, K., Yamada, S., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Loss of color by afterimage masking. i-Perception, 4 (3), 144-146  LINK     DOI 
  7. Ueda, H., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013) Contributions of retinal input and phenomenal representation of a fixation object to the saccadic gap effect. Vision Research, 82, 52-57  LINK     DOI 
  8. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Short-term memory for event duration: Modality specificity and goal-dependency. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 4 (8), 1623-1631  LINK     DOI 
  9. Iwayama, K., Hirata, Y., Takahashi, K., Watanabe, K., Aihara, K. & Suzuki, H. (2012) Characterizing global evolutions of complex systems via intermediate network representations. Scientific Reports, 2 (423)  LINK     DOI 
  10. Takahashi, K., Fukuda, H., Watanabe, K., & Ueda, K. (2012) Scintillating lustre induced by radial fins. i-Perception, 3 (2), 101-103  LINK     DOI 
  11. Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Murata, H., Norieda, M., & Watanabe, K. (accepted) Frequency-dependence in haptic, visual, and auditory animacy perception. IEICE Trans. D, (in Japanese with English abstract).
  12. Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Sequential Effects in Face-attractiveness Judgment. Perception, 41 (1), 43-49  LINK     DOI 
  13. Takahashi, K., Fukuda, H., Ikeda, H., Doi, H., Watanabe, K., Ueda, K., & Shinohara, K. (2011) Roles of the Upper and Lower Body in Direction Discrimination of Point-light Walkers. Journal of Vision, 11 (14), 1-13  LINK     DOI 
  14. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Visual and Auditory Influence on Perceptual Stability in Visual Competition. Seeing and Perceiving, 24 (6), 545-564  LINK     DOI 
  15. Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Murata, K., Norieda, S., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Kansei information and factor space of nonverbal interpersonal communicaion -psychological investigation on physical contacts modified by japanese onomatopoieas-. Transactions of Japan Society of Kansei Engineering, 10 (2), 261-268 (in Japanese with English abstract).
  16. Takahashi, K., Niimi, R., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Illusory motion induced by blurred red-blue edges. Perception, 39 (12), 1678-80  LINK     DOI 
  17. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Implicit auditory modulation on the temporal characteristics of perceptual alternation in visual competition. Journal of Vision, 10 (4), 11, 1-13  LINK     DOI 
  18. Takahashi, K., & Saiki, J. (2010) An Experimental Investigation of Humans Multi-modal Integration of Dynamic Information between Vision and Touch. The Transaction of Human Interface Society, 12 (2), 1-12 (in Japanese with English abstract).
  19. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2008) Non-persistent effect of prior experience on change blindness: Investigation on naive observers. Psychologia, 51 (2), 115-125.
  20. Takahashi, K., Saiki, J., & Watanabe, K. (2008) Realignment of temporal simultaneity between vision and touch. NeuroReport, 19 (3), 319-322  LINK     DOI 
  21. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2008) Persisting effect of prior experience of change blindness. Perception, 37 (2), 324-327  LINK     DOI 
  22. Takahashi, K., & Saiki, J. (2008) Visual-haptic simultaneity judgments for dynamic deformation. Shinrigaku Kenkyu, 78 (6), 599-606 (in Japanese with English abstract).
  23. Takahashi, K., & Saiki, J. (2005) Effect of spatial information in the blindness to response-compatible stimuli. Shinrigaku Kenkyu, 76, 147-55 (in Japanese with English abstract).
  24. Saiki, J., Koike, T., Takahashi, K., & Inoue, T. (2005) Visual search asymmetry with uncertain targets. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31(6), 1274-87  LINK     DOI 

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Crossmodal Interactions in Visual Competition. Biomedical Engineering and Cognitive Neuroscience for Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Applications, 64-72, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2113-8, ISBN13: 9781466621138, ISBN10: 1466621133, EISBN13: 9781466621145, Wu, J., IGI Global.
  2. Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Murata, K., Norieda, S., & Watanabe, K. (2012) Abstract feelings emerging from haptic stimulation. Haptics Rendering and Applications, Intech Open Access Publisher.

Invited Talks

  1. Takahashi, K. (2014/3/24) Association between shape and concept, and cultural dependency. Dept. de Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions, Universitat Pompeu Fabra..
  2. Takahashi, K. (2014/3/14) Animacy and design: aesthetics and behavioral effects of pareidolian faces. Department of Industrial Design, National Cheng Kung University.
  3. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012/12/9) Short-term memory for event duration. Time and Space in Perception and Action, Special International Seminar for Time Study, Yamaguchi University.
  4. Watanabe, K., & Takahashi, K. (2007, 6) Cognitive sciences toward universal communication. First International Symposium on Universal Communication, HYATT REGENCY KYOTO, Kyoto, Japan.

International Conferences

  1. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014/7/19-22) Seeing objects as face enhances object detection. The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2014), Takamatsu, Japan.
  2. Ueda, H., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014/7/19-22) Interference of manual reactions by concurrent saccades. The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2014), Takamatsu, Japan.
  3. Rei-Fedalgo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2014/7/5-9) Crossmodal semantic priming of visual sensitivity with onomatopoeia. 9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience (FENS/IBRO Traval Award), Milan, Italy.
  4. Takahashi, K. & Watanabe, K. (2014/1/30-31) Face is beautiful: aesthetic evaluation of pareidolian faces. Special session on "Recent Advances in Cognitive Science", 6th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technology (KST-2014), Burapha University, Thailand.
  5. Takahashi, K. & Watanabe, K. (2013/8/29-9/1) Gaze cueing by face-like objects. 18th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, Budapest, Hungary.
  6. Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K (2013/8/25-29 ) Sequential effects in attractiveness judgment for upright and inverted faces. European Conference on Visual Perception, Bremen, Germany.
  7. Ueda, H., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013/8/11-16) Gaze of a face fixation stimulus influences the saccadic gap. The 17th European Conference on Eye Movements, Lund, Sweden.
  8. Iwayama, K., Hirata, Y., Kondo, A., Tsubomi, H., Takahashi, K., Yoshimura, Y., Ueno, S., Kikuchi, M., Minabe, Y., Watanabe, K., Suzuki, H., & Aihara, K. (2013/7/3-7) Temporal dynamics of functional networks from multivariate electrophysiological time series. The 35th Annual international conference of the IEEE engineering medicine and biology society (EMBC'13), Osaka, Japan.
  9. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013/6/3-6) Summation of duration within and across senses. The 14th International Multisensory Research Forum, Jerusakem, Israel.
  10. Ueda, H., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2013/5/10-15) The gap effect is predominantly determined by the awareness of the fixation disappearance. Vision Science Society 13th Annual meeting, Naples, Florida, USA.
  11. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe. K. (2013/1/31-2/1) Short-term Memory for Event Duration: an MEG study. Special session on "Fluency in Communication between Human, Machine, and Environment", 5th International Conference on Knowledge and Smart Technologies (KST-2013), Burapha University, Thailand.
  12. Takahashi, K., Iwayama, K., Kondo, A., Tsubomi, H., Yoshimura, Y., Hirata, Y., Aihara, K., Kikuchi, M., Minabe, Y., & Watanabe, K. (2012/12/5-7) Measuring Cognitive Abilities and Resting-State Neuromagnetic Signals in Children. 5th Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON2012), Thailand.
  13. Tsubomi, H., Iwayama, K., Takahashi, K., Kondo, A., Kikuchi, M., Yoshimura, Y., Minabe, Y., Hirata, Y., Aihara, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012/10/13-17) Neural processes of short-term memory for number recall: Nonlinear interdependence analysis of MEG signals. Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, USA.
  14. Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012/9/2-6) Effect of gender membership on sequential decision of face attractiveness. European Conference on Visual Perception, Alghero, Italy.
  15. Takahashi, K., Yamada, S., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (2012/9/2-6) Dynamic desaturation illusion. European Conference on Visual Perception, Alghero, Italy.
  16. Ueda, H., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2012/7/2-6) Perceptual, rather than physical, disappearance of a fixation point determines the magnitude of the gap effect. Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.
  17. Watanabe, K., Abe, M.O., Takahashi, K., Shimojo, S. (2011/11/16) Short-term active interactions enhance implicit behavioral mirroring. Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC.
  18. Takahashi, K. & Watanabe, K. (17-20, Oct, 2011) Implicit and explicit auditory modulation on vision. Symposium on "Audiovisual interaction: How early does it occur?" at 12th International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF 2011), Fukuoka, Japan.
  19. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (17-20, Oct, 2011) Multi-modal inference in animacy perception for artificial object. 12th International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF 2011), Fukuoka, Japan.
  20. Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Norieda, S., Murata, K., & Watanabe, K. (9-12, Oct, 2011) Feelings of Animacy and Pleasantness from Tactile Stimulation: Effect of Stimulus Frequency and Stimulated Body Part. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2011), Anchorage, Alaska.
  21. Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Murata, K., Norieda, S., & Watanabe, K. (2011/9/19-22) Improving Shared Experiences by Haptic Telecommunication. 2011 International Conference on Biometrics and Kansei Engineering (ICBAKE2011), Takamatsu City, Kagawa, Japan.
  22. Takahashi, K., Sugawara, S., Tanaka, S., Watanabe, K., & Sadato, N. (July 14-18, 2011) Neural substrates for storage of duration information: An fMRI study. 8th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience, Florence, Italy.
  23. Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2011/6/9-12) Sequential effects in attractiveness judgment for faces. Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Kyoto University, Japan.
  24. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2011/6/9-12) Differential factors for time retrospection and time production. Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Kyoto University, Japan.
  25. Ueda, H., Kondo, A., Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (2011/6/9-12) Implicit modulation of visual detection of facial expression. Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Kyoto University, Japan.
  26. Takahashi, K. Niimi, R., & Watanabe, K. (2010/8/22-26) Illusory motion of blurred blue–red edges. 33rd European Conference on Visual Perception, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  27. Takahashi, K., Ono, F., & Watanabe, K. (June 16-19, 2010) Auditory transient recovers change detection of imperceptible visual stimulus. 11th International Multisensory Research Forum, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.
  28. Takahashi, K., Hidaka. S., & Watanabe. K. (2010/3/28-4/1) Decoding subjective simultaneity from neuromagnetic signal. 17th International Conference on Biomagnetism (Biomag 2010), Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  29. Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Norieda, S., Sendoda, M., Murata, K., & Watanabe, K. (March 2-4, 2010) Japanese Onomatopoeias and Sound Symbolic Words in Describing Interpersonal Communication. International Conference on Kansei Engineering and Emotion Research, Paris.
  30. Kondo, A., Tsubomi, H., Takahashi, K., Ono, F., Watanabe, K. (2010/2/22-23) Neuromagnetic activity reflecting brightness in the human visual cortex. The Third International Workshop on Kansei, Fukuoka.
  31. Ono, F., Takahashi, K., Kondo, A., Watanabe, K. (2010/2/22-23) Neuromagnetic responses related to endogenous metrical interpretation. The Third International Workshop on Kansei, Fukuoka.
  32. Iwayama, K., Takahashi, K., Watanabe, K., Hirata, Y., Suzuki, H., Aihara, K. (Feb 2-4 2010) Synchronized brain activity changes related to perceptual alternations. International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB 15th '10), Oita, Japan.
  33. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (29 June - 2 July, 2009) Distortion of visual and auditory duration in short term memory 10th International Multisensory Research Forum, The City College of New York, New YOrk City.
  34. Takahashi, K. & Watanabe, K. (5-8 June 2009) Modality-independent modulation of unpredictable event on visual perceptual stability. 13rd Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC 13), Berlin, Germany.
  35. Takahashi, K. & Watanabe, K. (25 April 2009) Visual and auditory duration distorted in short term memory. Mini RIEC Workshop on Multimodal Perception, Sendai, Japan.
  36. Takahashi, K., & Watanabe, K. (July 16-19, 2008) Visual and auditory modulation of perceptual stability of ambiguous visual patterns. 9th International Multisensory Research Forum, Hamburg, Germany.
  37. Takahashi. K., & Watanabe. K. (June 19-22, 2008) Implicit auditory modulation on visual transition of a bistable motion stimulus. ASSC 12th Annual Meeting, National Taiwan University.
  38. Takahashi, K., Saiki, J., & Watanabe, K. (2007, July) Recalibration of vision-haptics temporal simultaneity. 8th International Multisensory Research Forum, Sydney, Australia.
  39. Takahashi, K., & Saiki, J. (2006) Illusory spatial perception induced by the temporal discrepancy between modalities in dynamic vision-haptics integration. The 7th International Multisensory Research Forum, June, Dublin, Ireland.
  40. Takahashi, K., Saiki, J. (2005) Combining multi-modal information of a deformation of an object. Poster Presented at Vision Sciences Society Meeting, May, Sarasota, FL.

Others

Proceedings and other presentations

  1. Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Murata, K., Norieda, S., & Watanabe, K. (2011) Improving Shared Experiences by Haptic Telecommunication. The Proceedings of International Conference on Biometrics and Kansei Engineering, 210-215, J. Guerrero, California:IEEE Computer Society. ISBN:978-0-7695-4512-7.
  2. Takahashi, K., Niimi, R., & Watanabe, K. (2010/5/10) The blurry heart illusion. 6th Annual Best Illusion of the Year Contest, Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts, FL.
  3. Takahashi, K., Hidaka. S., & Watanabe. K. (2010) Decoding subjective simultaneity from neuromagnetic signal. IFMBE Proceedings for 17th International Conference on Biomagnetism (Biomag 2010), 28, 191-194.
  4. Takahashi, K., Mitsuhashi, H., Norieda, S., Sendoda, M., Murata, K., & Watanabe, K. (2010) Japanese Onomatopoeias and Sound Symbolic Words in Describing Interpersonal Communication. The Proceedings of the Kansei Engineering and Emotion Research International Conference, 2162-2171.
  5. Takahashi, K. (June, 2009) Temporal synchrony and spatial integration between vision and touch. Departmental Colloquia at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany.