Hiroshi Nittono

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Affiliation: Hiroshima University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc The power of Kawaii: viewing cute images promotes a careful behavior and narrows attentional focus
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e46362. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Word imageability and N400 in an incidental memory paradigm
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, 739 8521, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 44:219-29. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Subjectively optimal delay in computer response to a user's voluntary action
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 99:924-30. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Anterior N2 predicts subsequent viewing time and interest rating for novel drawings
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Psychophysiology 44:687-96. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Brain potentials after clicking a mouse: a new psychophysiological approach to human-computer interaction
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Hum Factors 45:591-9. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Asymmetrical effects of frequent gains and frequent losses in a gambling task
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Neuroreport 19:1345-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Gaze shifts do not affect preference judgments of graphic patterns
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 109:79-94. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Voluntary stimulus production enhances deviance processing in the brain
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 59:15-21. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of voluntary attention on auditory processing during REM sleep
    Madoka Takahara
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Sleep 29:975-82. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of self-awakening on sleep structure of a daytime short nap and on subsequent arousal levels
    Kosuke Kaida
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 97:1073-84. 2003

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Publications35

  1. pmc The power of Kawaii: viewing cute images promotes a careful behavior and narrows attentional focus
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e46362. 2012
    ..For future applications, cute objects may be used as an emotion elicitor to induce careful behavioral tendencies in specific situations, such as driving and office work...
  2. ncbi request reprint Word imageability and N400 in an incidental memory paradigm
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, 739 8521, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 44:219-29. 2002
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  3. ncbi request reprint Subjectively optimal delay in computer response to a user's voluntary action
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 99:924-30. 2004
    ..The present study suggests that immediate responses from a computer are not always comfortable and that the insertion of a moderate delay interval may increase the user's sense of control...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anterior N2 predicts subsequent viewing time and interest rating for novel drawings
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Psychophysiology 44:687-96. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Brain potentials after clicking a mouse: a new psychophysiological approach to human-computer interaction
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Hum Factors 45:591-9. 2003
    ..Actual or potential applications of this research include the evaluation of the user's attentional state during HCI byrecording brain potentials in the "mouse click" or action-perception paradigm...
  6. doi request reprint Asymmetrical effects of frequent gains and frequent losses in a gambling task
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Neuroreport 19:1345-9. 2008
    ..The reward prediction level appears to be easy to raise but difficult to diminish. This disposition helps overcome a suboptimal situation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gaze shifts do not affect preference judgments of graphic patterns
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 109:79-94. 2009
    ..Instead, the mere exposure effect was supported-stimuli that were viewed longer were preferred to those viewed for less time, regardless of gaze shift...
  8. ncbi request reprint Voluntary stimulus production enhances deviance processing in the brain
    Hiroshi Nittono
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 59:15-21. 2006
    ..Voluntary action may activate the perceptual representation of its most frequent outcomes and this anticipatory activation may make deviant stimuli more salient in the context...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of voluntary attention on auditory processing during REM sleep
    Madoka Takahara
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Sleep 29:975-82. 2006
    ..The study investigates whether there is an effect of voluntary attention to external auditory stimuli during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep in humans by measuring event-related potentials (ERPs)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of self-awakening on sleep structure of a daytime short nap and on subsequent arousal levels
    Kosuke Kaida
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 97:1073-84. 2003
    ..Given this deeper sleep, severe sleep inertia occurred after the forced-awakening condition. In conclusion, it appeared a short nap with self-awakening was more effective in reducing a post-lunch dip than one with forced-awakening...
  11. ncbi request reprint Level of interest in video clips modulates event-related potentials to auditory probes
    Jun Suzuki
    Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 55:35-43. 2005
    ..The three-tone probe task using perceptually deviant, nontarget stimuli may be a useful objective method to assess how strongly a visual material attracts the viewer's attention...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of self-awakening on heart rate activity in a short afternoon nap
    Kosuke Kaida
    Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama, 1 7 1, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1896-901. 2003
    ..This study examined whether anticipatory changes exist in heart rate prior to awakening from a nap by means of self-awakening. The effects of self-awakening on sleepiness after the short nap were also studied...
  13. doi request reprint Neural generators of brain potentials before rapid eye movements during human REM sleep: a study using sLORETA
    Takashi Abe
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Biosphere Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2044-53. 2008
    ..Slow negative brain potential (pre-REM negativity) appears before REMs. Current sources of this potential were investigated to identify brain activity immediately preceding REMs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Visual emotional context modulates brain potentials elicited by unattended tones
    Sayaka Sugimoto
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 66:1-9. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that visually induced emotional states have a sequential effect on auditory information processing, in that the influence of negative emotion appears at an earlier stage than that of positive emotion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brain potentials before and after rapid eye movements: an electrophysiological approach to dreaming in REM sleep
    Keiko Ogawa
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Sleep 28:1077-82. 2005
    ..This study examined hypotheses regarding dreaming in rapid eye movement (REM) sleep by comparing brain potentials related to rapid eye movements in REM sleep with those in wakefulness...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lack of presaccadic positivity before rapid eye movements in human REM sleep
    Takashi Abe
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, Higashi Hiroshima, 739 8521 Japan
    Neuroreport 15:735-8. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that the generation of REMs does not involve the cortical process reflected in the PSP but is associated with a different neural process reflected in the PRN...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of mood states on the breadth of spatial attentional focus: an event-related potential study
    Hiroki Moriya
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan
    Neuropsychologia 49:1162-70. 2011
    ..The probe-evoked P1 amplitude was larger in the positive mood state than in the neutral and negative mood states. These results indicate that positive mood states may broaden the focus of attention during visual input stage...
  18. doi request reprint Early somatosensory event-related potentials reveal attentional bias for internal stimuli in social anxiety
    Yoshihiro Kanai
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Biol Psychol 89:591-7. 2012
    ..Early somatosensory ERPs reveal an attentional bias for internal stimuli that does not appear in overt behavior...
  19. pmc Fast sleep spindle (13-15 hz) activity correlates with sleep-dependent improvement in visuomotor performance
    Masako Tamaki
    Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan
    Sleep 31:204-11. 2008
    ..The relationship between memory enhancement and fast (13-16 Hz) versus slow (10-13 Hz) spindle activity during sleep was investigated...
  20. doi request reprint Event-related potentials increase the discrimination performance of the autonomic-based concealed information test
    Izumi Matsuda
    National Research Institute of Police Science, 6 3 1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Psychophysiology 48:1701-10. 2011
    ..This ERP measure could detect some participants who were missed by the autonomic measures. Combining the ERP and autonomic measures significantly improved the discrimination performance of the autonomic-based CIT...
  21. ncbi request reprint Volitional lifestyle in healthy elderly: its relevance to rest-activity cycle, nocturnal sleep, and daytime napping
    Ai Shirota
    Hiroshima University, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 95:101-8. 2002
    ..These results suggest that high volitional lifestyle may be related to better rest-activity cycle in the healthy elderly...
  22. ncbi request reprint Examination of the first-night effect during the sleep-onset period
    Masako Tamaki
    Graduate School of Biosphere Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Sleep 28:195-202. 2005
    ..The present study examined the first-night effect during the sleep-onset period using the 9 electroencephalogram stage scoring system...
  23. doi request reprint The role of intention to conceal in the P300-based concealed information test
    Kenta Kubo
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 34:227-35. 2009
    ..The results suggest that a larger P300 amplitude for the chosen card was not due to a deception-specific process but rather to increased significance of the item caused by additional processing...
  24. doi request reprint Effects of visual stimulus complexity on event-related brain potentials and viewing duration in a free-viewing task
    Hanayo Shigeto
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 497:85-9. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the previously reported correlation between the anterior N2 and visual duration is spurious and produced by a third variable, namely, the perceptual demand of the eliciting stimulus such as complexity...
  25. doi request reprint Unexpected action effects elicit deviance-related brain potentials and cause behavioral delay
    Mio Iwanaga
    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Psychophysiology 47:281-8. 2010
    ..These results suggest that action effects are difficult to ignore and that an action effect that is different from a performer's expectation may cause task disruption...
  26. ncbi request reprint Brain potentials associated with the onset and offset of rapid eye movement (REM) during REM sleep
    Keiko Ogawa
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:259-60. 2002
    ..The data support the activation-synthesis or association hypothesis of dreaming rather than the scanning hypothesis...
  27. doi request reprint Decreased ventral anterior cingulate cortex activity is associated with reduced social pain during emotional support
    Keiichi Onoda
    Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Soc Neurosci 4:443-54. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the ventral ACC underlies social pain, and that emotional support enhances prefrontal cortex activity, which in turn may lead to a weakened affective response...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal heart rate and volitional lifestyle in the elderly
    Ai Shirota
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:261-2. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that a volitional lifestyle of the elderly has a beneficial effect on autonomic activity during sleep...
  29. pmc Is dorsal anterior cingulate cortex activation in response to social exclusion due to expectancy violation? An fMRI study
    Taishi Kawamoto
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Front Evol Neurosci 4:11. 2012
    ..The neurobiological basis of social exclusion is different from that of mere expectancy violation...
  30. doi request reprint Social exclusion induces early-stage perceptual and behavioral changes in response to social cues
    Taishi Kawamoto
    a Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    Soc Neurosci 9:174-85. 2014
    ..These findings demonstrate that social exclusion induces immediate and rapid changes in attention, perception, and automatic behavior. These findings reflect the rapid and primary regulation of belonging. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the event-related potentials between tonic and phasic periods of rapid eye movement sleep
    Madoka Takahara
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:257-8. 2002
    ..The study's findings suggest that the brain is less sensitive to external stimuli during the phasic period than during the tonic period of REM sleep...
  32. ncbi request reprint Event-related potentials elicited by unexpected visual stimuli after voluntary actions
    Shinobu Adachi
    Advanced Technology Research Laboratories, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co Ltd Panasonic, Soraku gun, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Psychophysiol 66:238-43. 2007
    ..The results suggest that the cognitive mismatch between the expected and actual action effects is reflected in the LPP, and the selection of a specific action strengthens the expectation of its action effect...
  33. ncbi request reprint Self-awakening, sleep inertia, and P3 amplitude in elderly people
    Kosuke Kaida
    The Japan Society for Promotion of Science
    Percept Mot Skills 102:339-51. 2006
    ..The present study indicates a 20-min. nap reduces afternoon sleepiness, and the application of self-awakening may contribute to higher arousal after a nap taken by this elderly group...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cancel and rethink in the Wason selection task: further evidence for the heuristic-analytic dual process theory
    Kazushige Wada
    Department of General Psychology, Osaka University, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 98:1315-25. 2004
    ..The present study gives further support for the heuristic-analytic dual process theory...
  35. ncbi request reprint When goals are missed: dealing with self-generated and externally induced failure
    Markus Ullsperger
    Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 35:1356-64. 2007
    ..Thus, no matter of whether adjustments are needed as a result of a self-generated error or external factors, the pMFC plays a prominent role in initiating compensatory actions and in the selection of the appropriate compensation...