Shigeru Watanabe

Summary

Affiliation: Keio University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lesions in the basal ganglion and hippocampus on performance in a Wisconsin Card Sorting Test-like task in pigeons
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Behav 85:324-32. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Formation of linear dominance relationship in captive jungle crows (Corvus macrorhynchos): implications for individual recognition
    Ei Ichi Izawa
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Behav Processes 78:44-52. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of sedative and non-sedative H1 antagonists on cognitive tasks: behavioral and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) examinations
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Integrated Research on the Mind, Keio University, Mita 3 1 7, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 194:83-91. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Towards a "virtual pigeon": a new technique for investigating avian social perception
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, 108, Japan
    Anim Cogn 9:271-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of partial hippocampal lesions by ibotenic acid on repeated acquisition of spatial discrimination in pigeons
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Rev Neurosci 17:29-41. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Van Gogh, Chagall and pigeons: picture discrimination in pigeons and humans
    S Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Anim Cogn 4:147-51. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The dominant/subordinate relationship between mice modifies the approach behavior toward a cage mate experiencing pain
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan Electronic address
    Behav Processes 103:1-4. 2014
  8. pmc Preference for and discrimination of paintings by mice
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e65335. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Social factors in conditioned place preference with morphine in mice
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 103:440-3. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Distress of mice induces approach behavior but has an aversive property for conspecifics
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Processes 90:167-73. 2012

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. ncbi request reprint Lesions in the basal ganglion and hippocampus on performance in a Wisconsin Card Sorting Test-like task in pigeons
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Behav 85:324-32. 2005
    ..The present results suggest that LPO has the function of cognitive flexibility...
  2. doi request reprint Formation of linear dominance relationship in captive jungle crows (Corvus macrorhynchos): implications for individual recognition
    Ei Ichi Izawa
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Behav Processes 78:44-52. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of sedative and non-sedative H1 antagonists on cognitive tasks: behavioral and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) examinations
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Integrated Research on the Mind, Keio University, Mita 3 1 7, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 194:83-91. 2007
    ..However, the neural correlates of the poorer performance associated with first-generation H1-receptor antagonists remain unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Towards a "virtual pigeon": a new technique for investigating avian social perception
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, 108, Japan
    Anim Cogn 9:271-9. 2006
    ..The results of an additional partial occlusion test suggest that the subjects used head movement as a cue for the usual vs. unusual CG pigeon discrimination...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of partial hippocampal lesions by ibotenic acid on repeated acquisition of spatial discrimination in pigeons
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Rev Neurosci 17:29-41. 2006
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Van Gogh, Chagall and pigeons: picture discrimination in pigeons and humans
    S Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Anim Cogn 4:147-51. 2001
    ..The convergence of higher visual cognition between the two species may stem from similar selection pressures on avian ancestors and our ancestors through their evolution. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint The dominant/subordinate relationship between mice modifies the approach behavior toward a cage mate experiencing pain
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan Electronic address
    Behav Processes 103:1-4. 2014
    ..The time that subordinate mice spent with the dominant cage mate in pain inversely correlated with dominancy distance between the two mice. These results demonstrate that social relationship can modify perception of the pain of others. ..
  8. pmc Preference for and discrimination of paintings by mice
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e65335. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Social factors in conditioned place preference with morphine in mice
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 103:440-3. 2013
    ..0mg/kg dose. Results from these experiments differ from previous results concerning methamphetamine, in which a drug-free partner did not enhance the drug's effect...
  10. doi request reprint Distress of mice induces approach behavior but has an aversive property for conspecifics
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Processes 90:167-73. 2012
    ..Thus, distress in mice induced short-term approach behavior in conspecifics but also had an aversive property...
  11. doi request reprint Pigeons can discriminate "good" and "bad" paintings by children
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo 108, Japan
    Anim Cogn 13:75-85. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Pattern discrimination is affected by entopallial but not by hippocampal lesions in zebra finches
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 190:201-5. 2008
    ..Taken together, our experiments prove that the avian hippocampus is involved in spatial learning, but not in pattern discrimination tasks...
  13. ncbi request reprint Auditory cued spatial learning in mice
    S Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Behav 92:906-10. 2007
    ..Results demonstrate the ability of auditory cued spatial navigation in mice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of hippocampal lesions on acquisition and retention of spatial learning in zebra finches
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 155:147-52. 2004
    ..Therefore, the birds with hippocampal damage used an alternative, nonspatial memory-based strategy to find the food...
  15. ncbi request reprint Animal logics: decisions in the absence of human language
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo 108, Japan
    Anim Cogn 9:235-45. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Discrimination of consonance and dissonance in Java sparrows
    S Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Minato ku, Tokyo 180, Japan
    Behav Processes 70:203-8. 2005
    ..In summary, Java sparrows were able to discriminate between consonances and dissonances and demonstrated generalization to new combinations, they do not discriminate the same consonances and dissonances...
  17. ncbi request reprint Language discrimination by Java sparrows
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Processes 73:114-6. 2006
    ..Thus, the birds distinguished between English and Chinese. Although auditory cues for the discrimination were not specified, this is the first evidence that non-mammalian species can discriminate human languages...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of hippocampal lesions on conditional spatial discrimination in pigeons
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Behav 77:183-7. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the pigeon hippocampus does not play a role in conditional spatial discrimination...
  19. doi request reprint Integration of auditory and visual information in human face discrimination in pigeons. Behavioral and anatomical study
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 207:61-9. 2010
    ..Thus, the visual and auditory systems should be integrated in higher associative area, such as nidopallium caudo-lateralis (NCL) or in an earlier stage, such as the midbrain in the avian brain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of lobus parolfactorius lesions on repeated acquisition of spatial discrimination in pigeons
    S Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Behav Evol 58:333-42. 2001
    ..Thus, the LPO lesions caused cognitive rigidity. These results are consistent with clinical observations of patients with basal ganglia disorders...
  21. pmc Empathy and reversed empathy of stress in mice
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 6:e23357. 2011
    ..This is the reversed-empathy. Level of corticosterone is the highest after the restrain with free-moving mates and lowest after the restrain with restrained mates...
  22. doi request reprint Discrimination of painting style and quality: pigeons use different strategies for different tasks
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Tokyo 108, Japan
    Anim Cogn 14:797-808. 2011
    ..Thus, the pigeons discriminated good and bad paintings based mostly on global configuration cues in this case. These results suggest that the pigeons use different cues for different discriminations...
  23. doi request reprint Visual Wulst analyses "where" and entopallium analyses "what" in the zebra finch visual system
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 25 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 222:51-6. 2011
    ..The entopallium is thus involved if the food source is identified by a pattern, and the Wulst if it has to be found by spatial cues...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of hippocampal lesions on spatial operant discrimination in pigeons
    S Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 103:77-84. 1999
    ..The subjects maintained the discrimination. These results suggest that the avian hippocampus plays a crucial role in acquisition of spatial discrimination...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of hippocampal lesions on repeated acquisition of spatial discrimination in pigeons
    S Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 120:59-66. 2001
    ..These results suggest that the avian hippocampus have a crucial role in acquisition of spatial discriminations...
  26. doi request reprint Drug-social interactions in the reinforcing property of methamphetamine in mice
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Pharmacol 22:203-6. 2011
    ..In contrast, the control-paired group did not show such a social enhancement effect. These results suggest that sharing the same experience is crucial for the social enhancement of the methamphetamine reinforcing effect...
  27. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of spatial working memory development in young children
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuroreport 20:759-63. 2009
    ..We therefore offer the first demonstration of the developmental changes in frontal cortical activation during spatial working memory tasks during the preschool period...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of sedative and nonsedative antihistamines on prefrontal activity during verbal fluency task in young children: a near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) study
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility, Keio University, Mita 3 1 7, Minato ku, Tokyo, 108 0073, Japan
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 207:127-32. 2009
    ..Antagonists of histamine H(1) receptors (antihistamines) are widely used for the treatment of allergic disorders in children. These drugs' sedative effect on brain function, however, has been mostly examined in adults...
  29. doi request reprint Antihistamine effects on prefrontal cortex activity during working memory process in preschool children: a near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) study
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility CARLS, Mita 3 1 7, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Neurosci Res 67:80-5. 2010
    ..Also discussed is the utility of the NIRS technique in neuropsychopharmacological studies of children...
  30. doi request reprint Effects of aging on hemispheric asymmetry in inferior frontal cortex activity during belief-bias syllogistic reasoning: a near-infrared spectroscopy study
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility CARLS, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 210:178-83. 2010
    ..Thus, we demonstrate, for the first time, age-related differences in neural activity associated with belief-bias reasoning...
  31. ncbi request reprint Spatial learning deficits after the development of dorsomedial telencephalon lesions in goldfish
    Kotaro Saito
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Neuroreport 15:2695-9. 2004
    ..These results suggest that dorsomedial lesions selectively caused impairment in the retention of spatial learning...
  32. doi request reprint Neural correlates of dual-task effect on belief-bias syllogistic reasoning: a near-infrared spectroscopy study
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility, Keio University, Mita 3 1 7, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Brain Res 1287:118-25. 2009
    ..We therefore offer the first demonstration of neural correlates of dual-task effect on IFC activity in belief-bias reasoning...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of hippocampal lesions on conditional discriminations in rats
    Yusuke Otsuka
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Rev Neurosci 17:147-55. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Spatial memory activation of the parietal cortex measured with near-infrared spectroscopic imaging in the finger-maze of the Morris water maze analogue for humans
    Kotaro Saito
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Rev Neurosci 17:227-38. 2006
    ..In the probe test, only the dorsolateral prefrontal regions were activated. These results suggest that the parietal cortex is critical for acquisition of spatial memory...
  35. ncbi request reprint Deficits in acquisition of spatial learning after dorsomedial telencephalon lesions in goldfish
    Kotaro Saito
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 3 1 7 7F, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 172:187-94. 2006
    ..Latent learning in the habituation sessions, however, eliminated the effects of the DM lesions on spatial learning. The present study suggests that the DM plays a critical role in acquisition of spatial learning...
  36. ncbi request reprint The role of inferior frontal cortex in belief-bias reasoning: an rTMS study
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility CARLS, Keio University, Mita 3 1 7, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Neuropsychologia 48:2005-8. 2010
    ..Subjects whose left IFC was impaired by rTMS may not suffer from interference by irrelevant semantic processing. This study demonstrates for the first time the roles of left and right IFC in belief-bias reasoning using an rTMS approach...
  37. doi request reprint Two successive neurocognitive processes captured by near-infrared spectroscopy: prefrontal activation during a computerized plus-shaped maze task
    Hiromtisu Miyata
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res 1374:90-9. 2011
    ..The results also testify to the effective NIRS recording, while the participants were moving a computer-generated stimulus by actually making finger touches to the monitor...
  38. doi request reprint Pharmacological effects on mirror approaching behavior and neurochemical aspects of the telencephalon in the fish, medaka (Oryzias latipes)
    Tatsuya Tsubokawa
    Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
    Soc Neurosci 4:276-86. 2009
    ..Mirror approaching behavior therefore revealed a close relationship with the action of the GABA-nergic system and not the dopaminergic system in the medaka telencephalon...
  39. pmc Crows cross-modally recognize group members but not non-group members
    Noriko Kondo
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1937-42. 2012
    ..These results indicate that crows spontaneously associate visual and auditory information of group members but not of non-group members, which is a demonstration of cross-modal audiovisual recognition of group members in birds...
  40. ncbi request reprint IMHV lesions caused deficits in conspecific discrimination in chicks but not in adult quail
    Fuyumi Awaya
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Neuroreport 14:1511-4. 2003
    ..However, the chicks receiving bilateral IMHV lesions before CIP did not show any preference for either stimulus quail. These results suggest that there is a functional difference in IMHV between chicks and adults...
  41. ncbi request reprint Reinforcing and discriminative stimulus properties of music in goldfish
    Kazutaka Shinozuka
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan Electronic address
    Behav Processes 99:26-33. 2013
    ..These results suggest that music has discriminative but not reinforcing stimulus properties in goldfish...
  42. ncbi request reprint Mice recognize the center of an enclosure
    Naomi Inoue
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, 2 2 24 Mita, Minato ku, Tokyo, 108 8345, Japan
    Behav Processes 91:141-4. 2012
    ..This indicates that the experimental group localized the center not by reference to the absolute distance from the corners but by equal distances from all walls (geometric center)...
  43. doi request reprint Dissociable roles of the medial prefrontal cortex, the anterior cingulate cortex, and the hippocampus in behavioural flexibility revealed by serial reversal of three-choice discrimination in rats
    Yutaka Kosaki
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 227:81-90. 2012
    ..These results extend our understanding of the contributions of the different nodes of the limbic cortico-striatal circuit to different aspects of behavioural flexibility...
  44. pmc Tool-use learning by common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)
    Yumiko Yamazaki
    The Graduate School of Sociology, Keio University, 201 Mita Toho Building, 3 1 7 Mita, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 213:63-71. 2011
    ..The common marmoset is thus a model primate for such studies. This study sets the stage for future research to examine the biological mechanisms underlying the cognitive ability of tool use at the molecular and genetic levels...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of Wulst and ectostriatum lesions on repeated acquisition of spatial discrimination in pigeons
    Shigeru Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 17:286-92. 2003
    ..The Wulst lesions disrupted the acquisition of discrimination, while the ectostriatal lesions did not...
  46. doi request reprint Neural correlates of belief-bias reasoning under time pressure: a near-infrared spectroscopy study
    Takeo Tsujii
    Center for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility CARLS, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuroimage 50:1320-6. 2010
    ..We therefore offer the first demonstration of neural correlates of time-pressure effect on the IFC activity in belief-bias reasoning...
  47. ncbi request reprint Strategy of auditory discrimination of scale in Java sparrows: they use both "imagery" and specific cues
    Eriko Yamamoto
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Processes 77:1-6. 2008
    ..Experiment 2 confirmed that the stimulus duration was a discriminative cue for both groups, suggesting that the birds also acquired discrimination using only specific cues...
  48. doi request reprint Within-session changes in licking as a function of sucrose concentration in common marmosets
    Taku Ishii
    Mita Toho Building 7F, Centre for Advanced Research for Logic and Sensibility, Keio University, 3 1 5 Mita, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan
    Behav Processes 84:536-40. 2010
    ..The cumulative records of licking for individual sessions revealed that a break-and-run pattern of licking sometimes dominated after a licking rate slowed down, and that this pattern could disturb the linear relation...
  49. doi request reprint Delayed matching-to-position performance in C57BL/6N mice
    Kazuhiro Goto
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan
    Behav Processes 84:591-7. 2010
    ..Overall, the results replicated the effects of parametric manipulations reported in other species, and thus, our findings validate the efficacy of the task for assessing spatial working memory in laboratory mice...
  50. ncbi request reprint In vivo measurement of superoxide in the cerebral cortex during anoxia-reoxygenation and ischemia-reperfusion
    Keiji Yamaguchi
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Keio J Med 51:201-7. 2002
    ..01) and then increased at 20 and 25 minutes after reperfusion (p < 0.05). These results indicate that superoxide generation decreases during anoxia and ischemia and then increases within 20 minutes after reoxygenation or reperfusion...
  51. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug alteration to maintain rhythm control in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. - Subanalysis from J-RHYTHM study -
    Ayaka Endo
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 74:870-5. 2010
    ..The aim was to describe how antiarrhythmics (AAs) were altered in the rhythm control arm and whether altering AAs would impact long-term outcomes...
  52. ncbi request reprint Tetrodotoxin-sensitive persistent current boosts the depolarization of retinal amacrine cells in goldfish
    S Watanabe
    Department of Physiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 278:97-100. 2000
    ..Therefore, it is highly likely that the TTX-sensitive persistent current is a booster of the excitatory postsynaptic potential in amacrine cells...
  53. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of basal cell keratin in epidermolysis bullosa simplex do not affect the expression patterns of suprabasal keratins and cornified cell envelope proteins
    Y Sasaki
    Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Dermatol Res 290:591-7. 1998
    ..Thus, the abnormality in basal cell keratins in patients with EBS did not appear to alter the patterns of expression of the keratins and CCE precursor proteins...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of ectostriatal lesions on discriminations of conspecific, species and familiar objects in pigeons
    S Watanabe
    Department of Psychology, Keio University Mita, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Brain Res 81:183-8. 1996
    ..These results suggest dissociation between conspecific and species discriminations. The results of the familiar object discrimination indicate factor of familiarity in the conspecific discrimination...
  55. pmc Prosody discrimination by songbirds (Padda oryzivora)
    Nozomi Naoi
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e47446. 2012
    ..Moreover, unlike Japanese speakers, Java sparrows used the first part of the utterance as the discrimination cue...
  56. pmc Reading speed, comprehension and eye movements while reading Japanese novels: evidence from untrained readers and cases of speed-reading trainees
    Hiromitsu Miyata
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e36091. 2012
    ..In addition to normal untrained readers, three middle-level trainees and one high-level expert on this method were included for the two case studies...
  57. doi request reprint Discriminative and reinforcing properties of paintings in Java sparrows (Padda oryzivora)
    Yuko Ikkatai
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Tokyo, 108 8345, Japan
    Anim Cogn 14:227-34. 2011
    ..However, the reinforcing properties vary from individual to individual. This is the first report demonstrating reinforcing properties of visual artworks in non-human animals...
  58. pmc Left-right asymmetry defect in the hippocampal circuitry impairs spatial learning and working memory in iv mice
    Kazuhiro Goto
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 5:e15468. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the L-R asymmetry of hippocampal circuitry is critical for the acquisition of reference memory and the retention of working memory...
  59. ncbi request reprint Chronic food restriction enhances memory in mice--analysis with matched drive levels
    Teruo Hashimoto
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Letters, Keio University, 2 15 45 Mita, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Neuroreport 16:1129-33. 2005
    ..These effects were subtle and were found at a later stage of learning. These findings suggest that chronic food restriction induces memory consolidation or resistance to memory reduction in addition to increased activity...
  60. doi request reprint Discriminative and reinforcing stimulus properties of music for rats
    Y Otsuka
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Processes 80:121-7. 2009
    ..Most of the rats preferred white noise to the conspecific vocalization. Therefore, music has a discriminative stimulus property but not a clear reinforcing property for rats...
  61. ncbi request reprint Optimal treatment strategy for patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: J-RHYTHM Study
    Satoshi Ogawa
    Department of Cardiology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 73:242-8. 2009
    ..However, mortality and cardiovascular morbidity were not affected by the treatment strategy (umin-CTR No. C000000106)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of telencephalic ablation on shoaling behavior in goldfish
    Kazutaka Shinozuka
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2 15 45, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Behav 81:141-8. 2004
    ..Lesions in either portion had no effect and no simple visual or motor deficits were seen. These results suggest that the ventral part of the telencephalon mediates shoaling behavior...
  63. pmc Modulation of physical understanding by common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)
    Yumiko Yamazaki
    The Graduate School of Sociology, Keio University, 2F Mita Toho Building, 3 1 7 Mita, Tokyo, 108 0073, Japan
    Anim Cogn 14:175-86. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that marmosets' physical understanding may improve with experience...
  64. doi request reprint Discrimination of moving video images of self by pigeons (Columba livia)
    Koji Toda
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Anim Cogn 11:699-705. 2008
    ..The methodology used in the present experiment is an important step toward improving the experimental analysis of self-recognition in non-human animals...
  65. ncbi request reprint Task-dependent strain difference of spatial learning in C57BL/6N and BALB/c mice
    M Yoshida
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita 2-15-45, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8345, Japan
    Physiol Behav 73:37-42. 2001
    ..The poor performance of the BALB/cA in the water maze task may reflect a weak motivation, escaping from water, rather than the poor spatial memory in this strain...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effects of reversible deactivation of mossy fibers in the dentate-CA3 system on geometric center detection task in mice: Functional separation of spatial learning and its generalization to new environment
    Naomi Inoue
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, 2 2 24 Mita, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Physiol Behav 131:75-80. 2014
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Human speech- and reading-related genes display partially overlapping expression patterns in the marmoset brain
    Masaki Kato
    Laboratory for Symbolic Cognitive Development, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan Laboratory for Biolinguistics, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan Center for Advanced Research on Logic and Sensibility CARLS, Keio University, 2 15 45 Mita, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan Electronic address
    Brain Lang 133:26-38. 2014
    ..We found the genes displayed overlapping expression patterns in the ocular, auditory, and motor systems. Our results enhance understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying language impairments. ..
  68. pmc Economic profits enhance trust, perceived integrity and memory of fairness in interpersonal judgment
    Keisuke Eto
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e51484. 2012
    ..We call this phenomenon the "affect ripple effect"...
  69. ncbi request reprint Foot-use laterality in the Japanese jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos)
    Ei Ichi Izawa
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Behav Processes 69:357-62. 2005
    ..These results suggest that jungle crows have strong individual-level laterality in foot-use behaviour...
  70. ncbi request reprint Relationship between aortic calcification and stroke in a mass screening program using a mobile helical computed tomography unit
    Yasutaka Itani
    The Japanese Society of CT Screening, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 70:733-6. 2006
    ..However, the relationship between stroke and aortic calcification (AoC) detected during a mass screening using a mobile helical computed tomography (CT) unit remains unknown...
  71. ncbi request reprint The role of myelination in learning performance observed in two strains of myelin-deficient mutant mice (shiverer and mld)
    K Inagawa
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Behav Neural Biol 50:184-92. 1988
    ..Both mutant mice showed no deficits in the radial maze performance, which is though to show the natural foraging behavior of rodents. These results suggest that myelin formation is related to learning but not to natural behavior...
  72. ncbi request reprint Modulation of oscillatory neural activities by cholinergic activation of interneurons in the olfactory center of a terrestrial slug
    S Watanabe
    Laboratory of Neurobiophysics, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, 113 0033, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res 896:30-5. 2001
    ..Application of ACh also resulted in a reduction of the oscillation amplitude in the olfactory nerve, suggesting that the frequency modulation in the oscillatory network could change the activities in the follower neurons...
  73. ncbi request reprint The effects of Malassezia yeasts on cytokine production by human keratinocytes
    S Watanabe
    Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Invest Dermatol 116:769-73. 2001
    ..These differences may reflect the different inflammatory responses in Malassezia-associated dermatoses, resulting in different clinical and pathologic manifestations...
  74. ncbi request reprint Aortic calcification detected in a mass chest screening program using a mobile helical computed tomography unit. Relationship to risk factors and coronary artery disease
    Yasutaka Itani
    The Society of Thoracic CT Screening, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 68:538-41. 2004
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Isolates of Cryptococcus neoformans serotype A and D developed on canavanine-glycine-bromthymol blue medium
    Y Nakamura
    Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mycoses 41:35-40. 1998
    ..1 mmol l-1 of canavanine and 133 mmol l-1 of glycine. Three isolates of Cr. neoformans developed on CGB medium were also confirmed to be serotype A or D by the molecular analysis...
  76. ncbi request reprint Increased fearfulness of Fyn tyrosine kinase deficient mice
    T Miyakawa
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Letters, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 27:179-82. 1994
    ..These results indicate that fynz/fynz mice are hyperresponsive to fear-inducing stimuli...
  77. ncbi request reprint Leukotriene B(4) enhances tumour necrosis factor-alpha-induced CCL27 production in human keratinocytes
    N Kanda
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Teikyo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1074-82. 2007
    ..A lipid mediator leukotriene B(4) (LTB(4)) may be involved in the development of these allergic dermatoses. LTB(4) acts on cell surface G-protein-coupled receptors, BLT1 and BLT2...
  78. ncbi request reprint Multiple processing of procathepsin L to cathepsin L in vivo
    K Ishidoh
    Department of Biochemistry, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 252:202-7. 1998
    ..Percoll density gradient and fluorescence immunohistochemistry suggested that these three species of cathepsin L localize in the lysosomes where procathepsin L processing occurs...
  79. doi request reprint Increased expression of Smad6 deteriorates murine acute experimental pancreatitis in two models
    H Nakamura
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, School of Medicine, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Gut 57:788-98. 2008
    ..Smad6 is implicated in the inhibition of bone morphogenetic protein signalling. However, the function of Smad6 in the pancreas remains obscure...
  80. ncbi request reprint Near-field visual acuity in Japanese jungle crows (Corvus macrorhynchos)
    K Yamamoto
    Department of Psychology, Keio University, 2 15 45 Mita, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8345, Japan
    Physiol Behav 72:283-6. 2001
    ..The average visual acuity was 8.4 cycles/degree. When compared with other birds, this result is better than that of pigeons, and worse than that of predators...
  81. pmc Molecular analysis of CAP59 gene sequences from five serotypes of Cryptococcus neoformans
    Y Nakamura
    Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 38:992-5. 2000
    ..The molecular analysis of the CAP59 gene will provide useful information for the differentiation of serotypes of C. neoformans and for an understanding of their phylogenetic relationships...
  82. ncbi request reprint An immnosuppressive drug, cyclosporine-A acts like anti-depressant for rats under unpredictable chronic stress
    Chieko Fujisaki
    Department of Pathology and Immunology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School, Japan
    J Med Dent Sci 50:93-100. 2003
    ..Comparing the data of monoamines and their metabolites in the brain, cascades may be different between CsA and imipramine, although both of them showed antidepressive effect in behavioral tests...
  83. ncbi request reprint Spatial memory and hippocampal function in a non-foodstoring songbird, the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)
    Hans Joachim Bischof
    Universitat Bielefeld, Fakultat Biologie, Bielefeld, Germany
    Rev Neurosci 17:43-52. 2006
    ..The IEG activation pattern in spatial memory experiments is compared with those in other learning experiments with zebra finches...
  84. ncbi request reprint [The effect on other individual presentations of the goldfish by FG7142 injection]
    Yukika Nishimura
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Mie University, 2 174, Edobashi, Tsu, 514 8507 Japan
    Nihon Shinkei Seishin Yakurigaku Zasshi 22:55-9. 2002
    ..In contrast, the time spent was unchanged in the high-dose group (4 mg/kg). The subject fish motility was unchanged in all dose groups. These results are discussed in their relationship to predator avoidance...
  85. ncbi request reprint Visual discrimination of normal and drug induced behavior in quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    Yumiko Yamazaki
    Biopsychologie, Institut für Kognitive Neurowissenschaft, Fakultat fur Psychologie, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Anim Cogn 7:128-32. 2004
    ..They did not, however, show discriminative behavior according to the type and dosage of the drugs. Thus, they categorized the behavior not on the basis of degree of activity, but on the basis of abnormality...
  86. ncbi request reprint Effects of intraperitoneally injected lithium, imipramine and diazepam on nitrate levels in rat amygdala
    Shuji Maruta
    Department of Psychiatry, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:358-61. 2005
    ..Lithium significantly reduced, while imipramine raised, levels as compared with controls. These observations suggest that lithium and imipramine induce opposite effects on NO-related systems in the brain...
  87. ncbi request reprint Chronic intraperitoneal injection of interferon-alpha reduces serotonin levels in various regions of rat brain, but does not change levels of serotonin transporter mRNA, nitrite or nitrate
    Taku Sato
    Department of Psychiatry, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 60:499-506. 2006
    ..Further investigation is needed to determine exactly how this cytokine affects the central serotonin system and to assess whether a central serotonin abnormality is involved in interferon-induced depression...
  88. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of delayed release of dopamine in the amygdala induced by conditioned fear stress in methamphetamine-sensitized rats
    Takaharu Suzuki
    Department of Psychiatry, Kitasato University School of Medicine 2 1 1 Asamizodai, Kanagawa 228 8520, Sagamihara, Japan
    Eur J Pharmacol 435:59-65. 2002
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Auditory fear conditioning and conditioned stress raise NO(3) level in the Amygdala
    Taku Sato
    Department of Psychiatry, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Japan
    Neuropsychobiology 53:142-7. 2006
    ..Nitric oxide biosynthesized in the brain is reportedly involved in several kinds of learning...
  90. ncbi request reprint Effects of intraperitoneal administration of IFN-alpha for one, four, and fourteen days on amino acid levels in various rat brain regions
    Masamoto Yokoyama
    Department of Psychiatry, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Asamizodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 228 8520, Japan
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 25:187-91. 2005
    ..Further studies are necessary to determine if these effects of IFN-alpha on cerebral amino acids are involved in the pathophysiology of IFN-alpha-induced depression...
  91. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of dopamine receptor D4 exon I corresponding region in chicken
    Akinori Sugiyama
    Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 21:941-6. 2004
    ..This polymorphism, which is the first to be reported on a neurotransmitter-related gene in birds, would contribute significant information for elucidation of differences in behavioral traits in chicken breeds...
  92. ncbi request reprint Solid-emissive fluorophores constructed by a non-planar heteropolycyclic structure with bulky substituents: synthesis and X-ray crystal structures
    Yousuke Ooyama
    Department of Material Science, Faculty of Science, Kochi University, Akebono cho, Kochi 780 8520, Japan
    Org Biomol Chem 5:1260-9. 2007
    ..On the other hand, in the crystal of , the formation of continuous intermolecular CH[dot dot dot]S bonding between neighboring fluorophores was found to increase short pi-pi contacts and reduce the fluorescence intensity...
  93. ncbi request reprint Amygdalic levels of dopamine and serotonin rise upon exposure to conditioned fear stress without elevation of glutamate
    Masamoto Yokoyama
    Department of Psychiatry, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Asamizodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 228 8520, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 379:37-41. 2005
    ..The periods of elevated dopamine and serotonin were longer on Day 1 than on Day 2. These results suggest that greater amounts of glutamate, dopamine and serotonin are necessary for acquisition than for recall of conditioned fear...