Faculty Members

LANGUAGE ≫ Japanese


Ph.D., The Graduate University of Advanced Study (The National Institute of Physiological Sciences), Japan, 2009

Areas of specialization Social cognitive neuroscience
Laboratory/research office
Current research topics
Educational background 2009: Doctor, Graduate University of Advanced Study (National Institute of Physiological Sciences), Japan
2005: Master, Hokkaido University, Japan
2003: Bachelor, University of Wisconsin-Madison (BS Psychology), USA
Professional background 2018-2020: Lecturer, University of Southampton, UK
2014-2018: Lecturer, University of York, UK
2010-2014: Postdoctoral Researcher, California Institute of Technology, USA
2009-2010: Postdoctoral Researcher, Brain Science Institute, Tamagawa University, Japan
Academic societies

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Undergraduate school
  • Seminar II
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Specialized Seminar I
  • Specialized Seminar II
  • Social neuroscience
  • Seminar I (Management and Mathematics)
  • Seminar III
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Seminar II (Management and Mathematics)
  • Seminar III (Management and Mathematics)
  • Project Research
Graduate school

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Research activities

Research papers
  1. Authors: SAKAKI Michiko, MURAYAMA Kou, IZUMA Keise, AOKI Ryuta, YOMOGIDA Yukihito, SUGIURA Ayaka, SINGHI Nishad, MATSUMOTO Madoka, MATSUMOTO Kenji
    Title: Motivated with joy or anxiety: Does approach-avoidance goal framing elicit differential reward-network activation in the brain?
    Journal: Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience
    Year: 2024
  2. Authors: Kyosuke Kakinuma, Keise Izuma
    Title: Autonomy-supportive teaching algorithm which fosters independent learners.
    Journal: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Vol. 48
    Year: 2023
  3. Authors: Marie Levorsen, Ryuta Aoki, Kenji Matsumoto, Constantine Sedikides, Keise Izuma
    Title: The self-concept is represented in the medial prefrontal cortex in terms of self-importance
    Journal: Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 43, pp. 3675-3686, Society for Neuroscience
    Year: 2023

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Social activities

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