SANAE YOSHIMOTO

Last Updated :2024/04/03

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assistant Professor
Web Site
E-mail
syoshimohiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Studying Visual Perception.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2016/04, Chukyo University, School of Psychology, Assistant Professor
  • 2015/04, NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Visiting Researcher
  • 2015/08, University of Nevada, Reno, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2015/04, JSPS, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2013/04, JSPS, Research Fellowship for Young Scientists

Academic Degrees

  • Japan Women’s University
  • Japan Women’s University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Integrated Arts and Sciences
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Psychology;Experimental psychology

Research Keywords

  • Vision
  • Motion Perception
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Illusion

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japanese Psychological Association
  • The Japanese Psychonomic Society
  • Vision Society of Japan
  • Vision Sciences Society

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Theories of Behavioral Sciences
  2. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, The Frontiers of Psychology
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Fundamental Laboratory Work in Behavioral Sciences
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Experimental Methods in Behavioral Sciences
  5. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practicum in Behavioral Sciences
  6. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar on Original TextsIn Behavioral Science
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Advanced Seminar on Original TextsIn Behavioral Science
  8. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Laboratory Work in Psychology A
  9. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Experimental Methods in Psychology A
  10. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Experimental Methods in Psychology C
  11. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Experimental Methods in Psychology D
  12. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Laboratory Work in Psychology C
  13. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Laboratory Work in Psychology D
  14. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Research Method and Ethics for Humanities and Social Sciences(Japanese Class) Students enrolled before AY 2023
  15. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Research Method and Ethics for Humanities and Social Sciences(Japanese Class)Students enrolling in AY 2024 or later
  16. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar in Integrated Arts and Sciences

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Common and independent processing of visual motion perception and oculomotor response, Journal of Vision, 22(4), 202203
  2. ★, Visual discomfort from flicker: Effects of mean light level and contrast, Vision Research, 173, 50-60, 202008
  3. ★, Adaptation and visual discomfort from flicker, Vision Ressearch, 160, 99-107, 201907
  4. Effect of spatial attention on spatiotopic visual motion perception, Journal of Vision, 19(4), 1-19, 2019
  5. ★, Visual discomfort and flicker, Vision Research, 138, 18-28, 2017
  6. Individual differences in visual motion perception and neurotransmitter concentrations in the human brain, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 372, 20160111, 2017
  7. ★, Motion perception under mesopic vision, Journal of Vision, 16(1), 1-15, 2016
  8. Pupillometric evidence for the locus coeruleus-noradrenaline system facilitating attentional processing of action-triggered visual stimuli, Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1-9, 2015
  9. ★, Effect of light level on the reference frames of visual motion processing, Journal of Vision, 14(13), 1-19, 2014
  10. Effect of light level on the reference frames of visual motion processing, Journal of Vision, 14(13), 1-28, 2014
  11. Pupil response and the subliminal mere exposure effect, PLoS ONE, 9(2), 1-8, 2014
  12. Visual motion priming reveals why motion perception deteriorates during mesopic vision, Journal of Vision, 13(8), 1-21, 2013
  13. Estimation of mental effort in learning visual search by measuring pupil response, PLoS ONE, 6(7), 1-5, 2011
  14. The effect of retinal illuminance on visual motion priming, Vision Research, 51(10), 1137-1145, 2011

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Motion priming reveals visual instability under sudden change in ambient light level, Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision, 2019/07/29, Without Invitation, English, Osaka, Japan
  2. Adaptation and visual discomfort from flicker, OSA Fall Vision Meeting, 2018/09/22, Without Invitation, English, Reno, NV, USA
  3. Visual discomfort and temporal flicker, Yoshimoto, S., Garcia, J., Fang, J., Wilkins, A., Takeuchi, T., Webster, M. A., International Congress of Psychology, 2016/07/29, Without Invitation, English, Kanagawa, Japan
  4. Effect of light level on the postdictive perception of visual motion, Yoshimoto, S., Takeuchi, T., Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, 2015/05/19, Without Invitation, English, St. Pete Beach, FL, USA
  5. Motion processing in retinotopic and spatiotopic coordinates at low light levels, Yoshimoto, S., Uchida-Ota, M., Takeuchi, T., Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision, 2014/07/20, Without Invitation, English, Kagawa, Japan
  6. Deterioration of visual motion perception in mesopic vision, Yoshimoto, S., Uchida-Ota, M., Okajima, K., Takeuchi, T., Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, 2014/05/17, Without Invitation, English, St. Pete Beach, FL, USA
  7. Why is it difficult to see moving objects in the dusk?–Visual motion priming reveals two motion mechanisms functioning under mesopic vision, Yoshimoto, S., Takeuchi, T., Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision, 2012/07/15, Without Invitation, English, Incheon, Korea
  8. Pupil responses to subliminally presented facial expressions, Yoshimoto, S., Lo, S. W., Takeuchi, T., European Conference on Visual Perception, 2011/08/28, Without Invitation, English, Toulouse, France
  9. Underlying mechanism of subliminal mere exposure effect–When your pupil constricts, you will like what you unconsciously see, Yoshimoto, S., Imai, H., Takeuchi, T., Association for Scientific Study of Consciousness, 2011/06/11, Without Invitation, English, Kyoto, Japan

Awards

  1. 2018/12, Best Author Award, The Japanese Psychonomic Society
  2. 2015/11, Best Author Award, The Japanese Psychonomic Society
  3. 2015/11, Best Presentation Award, The Japanese Psychonomic Society
  4. 2015/03, Founder's Award, Japan Women's University
  5. 2015/01, Best Presentation Award, Vision Society of Japan
  6. 2014/12, Best Author Award, The Journal of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
  7. 2014/12, Best Presentation Award, The Japanese Psychonomic Society
  8. 2014/10, Prize for Encouragement, Morimura Homei Foundation
  9. 2014/07, Student Travel Award, Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision
  10. 2014/04, Prize for Encouragement, Japan Women's University
  11. 2014/01, Best Presentation Award, Vision Society of Japan
  12. 2012/11, Best Presentation Award, The Japanese Psychonomic Society
  13. 2012/10, Prize for Encouragement, Morimura Homei Foundation
  14. 2012/04, Best Author Award, The Journal of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
  15. 2012/04, Prize for Encouragement, Japan Women's University