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Shimojo Lab Publications in 2018

Stiles, N.R.B., Li, M., Levitan, C.A., Kamitani, Y., Shimojo, S.What you saw is what you will hear: two new illusions with audiovisual postdictive effects. PLOS ONE, 13(10): e0204217., 2018.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2017

Sun, S., Zhen, S., Fu, Z., Wu, D-A., Shimojo, S., Adolphs, R., Yu, R. Decision ambiguity is mediated by a late positive potential originating from the cingulate cortex, Neuroimage, 157, 400-414. ISSN 1053-8119, 2017.  doi:

Lin, Y-J. and Shimojo, S. Triple dissociation of duration perception regulating mechanisms: Top-down attention is inherent. PLOS ONE, 12 (8). Art. No. e0182639. ISSN 1932-6203. PMCID PMC5549740, 2017.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2015

Lee, S.W., O’Doherty J.P. , and S. Shimojo S., Neural computations mediating one-shot learning in the human brain. PLoS Biology 13(4):e1002137, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002137,2015.

Stiles N.R.B., Zheng Y., and Shimojo S., Length and orientation learning in 2-dimensions with auditory sensory substitution: the importance of self-initiated movement. Front. Psychol. 6:842. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00842, 2015.

Gharib, A., Mier, D., Adolphs, R. and Shimojo, S., Eyetracking of social preference choices reveals normal but faster processing in autism. Neuropsychologia, 72, 70-79, 2015.

Ito, T., Matsuda, T., and Shimojo, S. Functional Connectivity of the Striatum in Experts of
Stenography. Brain and Behavior, 0(0), e00333, doi:10.1002/brb3.333, 2015. Link:

Saegusa C, Intoy J and Shimojo S (2015). Visual attractiveness is leaky- The asymmetrical relationship between face and hair. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:377. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00377

Levitan, C.A., Ban, Y-H.A., Stiles, N.R.B. & Shimojo, S. Rate perception adapts across the senses: evidence for a unified timing mechanism. Sci. Reports., 5, 2015. Link:

Stiles, N. R. B. and Shimojo, S. Sensory Substitution and a Third Kind of “Qualia.” In Johan Wagemans (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organization, Chap. 43, Oxford Univesity Press, in press.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2014

Lee, S.W., Shimojo, S., and O’Doherty, J.P. Neural Computations Underlying Arbitration between Model-Based and Model-free Learning. Neuron 81, 687–699, 2014.

Shimojo, S. Postdiction: its implications on visual awareness, hindsight, and sense of agency. Frontiers in Psychology, 196, 1-19, 2014. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00196.  Link:

Chib, V.S., Shimojo S., O’Doherty, J.P., The Effects of Incentive Framing on Performance Decrements for Large Monetary Outcomes: Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms.  Journal of Neuroscience 34(45), 2014. Link

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2013

Chib, V. S., Yun, K., Takahashi, H., Shimojo, S. Noninvasive Remote Activation of the Ventral Midbrain by Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation of Prefrontal Cortex.Translational Psychiatry, 3, e268, 1-9. doi:10.1038/tp.2013.44, 2013.

Liao, H-I, Wu, D-A, Halelamien, N. & Shimojo, S. Cortical stimulation consolidates andreactivates visual experience: Neural plasticity from magnetic entrainment of visual activity. Sci. Reports, 3:2228. doi:10.1038/srep02228, 2013.

Gomi, H., Abekawa, N. & Shimojo, S. The hand sees visual periphery better than the eye. -Motor dependent visual motion analyses-. J. Neurosci., 33(42), 16502-16509, 2013.

Ito, T., Wu, D., Marutani, T., Yamamoto, M., Suzuki, H., Shimojo, S. & Matsuda, T. Changing the mind? Not really- activity and connectivity in the caudate correlates with changes of choice. Soc. Cog. Affect. Neurosci., Advance Access published September 13, 2013.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2011

Lindsen, J., Moonga, G., Shimojo, S. & Bhattacharya J. Swayed by the music: sampling bias towards musical preference distinguishes like from dislike decisions. Consciousness and Cognition, doi:10.1016/j.concog.2011.01.008, 2011.

Liao, H., Yeh, S. & Shimojo, S. Novelty vs. familiarity principles in preference decisions: task-context of past experience matters. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 43, 1-8. II.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2010

Timashev, S. F., Polyakov, Yu. S., Yulmetyevd, R. M., Demin, S. A., Panischev, O. Yu., Shimojo, S. & Bhattacharya, J. Frequency and phase synchronization in neuromagnetic cortical responses to flickering color stimuli. Laser Physics, 20-3, 1-14, 2010.

Bray S, Shimojo S, O’Doherty JP. Human medial orbitofrontal cortex is recruited during experience of imagined and real rewards. J Neurophysiol,103: 2506–2512, 2010.

Park, J., Shimojo, E. & Shimojo, S. Roles of familiarity and novelty in visual preference judgments are segregated across object categories. Proceedings of National Academy of Science, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1004374107, 2010.

Lindsen JP, Jones R, Shimojo S. & Bhattacharya J. Neural components underlying subjective preferential decision making. NeuroImage, 50, 1626-1632, 2010.

Schlicht, E., Shimojo, S., Camerer, C. F., Battaglia, P. & Nakayama, K. Human wagering behavior depends on opponents’ faces. PLoS ONE, 5(7), e11663. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011663, 2010.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2009

Yulmetyev RM, Khusaenova EV, Yulmetyeva DG, Hanggi P, Shimojo S, Watanabe K, Bhattacharya J. Dynamic effects and information quantifiers of statistical memory of MEG’s signals at photosensitive epilepsy. Math Biosci Eng. Jan;6(1):189-206, 2009.

Rosenthal, O., Shimojo.S. & Shams, L. Sound-Induced Flash Illusion is Resistant to Feedback Training, Brain Topography, 2009. 0090-9.

Camus,M., Halelamien, N., Plassmann, H., Shimojo, S., O’Doherty, J. P., Camerer, C. and Rangel, A. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex decreases valuations during food choices. European Journal of Neuroscience, 1–9, 2009. Shimojo, page 9 of 40

Yotsumoto, Y., Sasaki, Y., Chan, P., Vacios, C. E., Bonmassar, G., Ito, N., Nanez, J.E., Shimojo, S & Watanabe, T.Location-specific cortical activation changes during sleep after training for perceptual learning. Current Biology, 19, 1-5, 2009.

Chib, V., Rangel, A., Shimojo, S. & O’Doherty, J. Evidence for a common representation of decision values for dissimilar goods in human ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, September 30, 2009, 29(39):12315-12320; doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2575-09.2009.

Bhagat, M., Bhushan, C., Saha, G., Shimojo, S., Watanabe, K. & Bhattacharya, J. Investigating Neuromagnetic Brain Responses against Chromatic Flickering Stimuli by Wavelet Entropies. PLosONE, 4(9): e7173, 2009.

Fukui, T., Kimura, T., Kadota, K., Shimojo, S. & Gomi, H. Odd sensation induced by Moving-phantom which triggered subconscious motor program. PLoS ONE, 4(6), e5782, 2009.

Timashev, S.F., Polyakov, Yu. S., Yulmetyev, R.M., Demin, S.A., Panischev, O. Yu., Shimojo, S., Bhattacharya, J. Analysis of Biomedical Signals by Flicker-Noise Spectroscopy: Identification of Photosensitive Epilepsy Using Magnetoencephalograms. Laser Physics, 19-4, 836-854, 2009.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2008

van Wassenhove, V., Buonomano, D. V., Shimojo, S., Shams , L. Distortions of Subjective Time Perception Within and Across Senses. PLoS ONE 3(1): e1437. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001437, 2008.

Changizi,M., Hsieh, A., Nijhawan, R., Kanai, R. , & Shimojo, S. Perceiving the Present and a Systematization of Illusions. Cognitive Science: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 32 (3), 459-503, 2008.

Hoeft F, Wu D-A, Hernandez A, Glover GH, Shimojo S (2008) Electronically Switchable Sham Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) System. PLoS ONE 3(4): e1923. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001923.

Shimojo, S. Self and world: large scale installations at science museums. Spatial Vision, 21, 3–5, 337–346, 2008.

Bray, S., Rangel, A., Shimojo, S., Balleine, B., & O’Doherty, J.P. The neural mechanisms underlying the influence of Pavlovian cues on human decision-making. The Journal of Neuroscience, May 28, 28(22):5861-5866; doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0897-08, 2008.

Changizi M. A. & Shimojo S. A functional explanation for the effects of visual exposure on preference. Perception, 37(10) 1510 – 1519, 2008.

Changizi M. A. & Shimojo S. “X-ray vision” and the evolution of forward-facing eyes. Journal of Theoretical Biology 254: 756-767, 2008.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2007

Yulmetyev, R.M., Yulmetyeva, D.G., Shimojo, S., Khusaenova, E.V. and Bhattacharya, J. Strong memory in time series of human magnetoencephalograms can identify photosensitive epilepsy. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics, 104, 644- 650, 2007.

Simion, C. and Shimojo, S. Interrupting the cascade – orienting contributes to decision making even in the absence of visual stimulation. Perception and Psychophysics, 69(4), 591-595, 2007.

Yulmetyev, R.M., Hänggi, P., Yulmetyeva, D.G., Shimojo, S., Khusaenova, E.V., Watanabe, K. and Bhattacharya, J. Relaxation and phase space singularities in time Shimojo, page 8 of 40 series of human magnetoencephalograms as indicator of photosensitive epilepsy. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 383, 2, 15, 443-454, 2007.

Bray, S., Shimojo, S. and O’Doherty, J. Direct instrumental conditioning of neural activity using fMRI derived reward feedback, Journal of Neuroscience, 27(28):7498-7507, 2007.

Kim, H., Adolphs, R., O’Doherty, J. P. and Shimojo, S. Temporal isolation of neural processes underlying face preference decision. Proceedings of National Academy of Science, 104, 18253-18258, 2007.

Kanai R., Sheth, B. R. & Shimojo, S.. Dynamical evolution of motion perception. Vision Research, 47, 937-945, 2007.

Wehling, S., Simion, C., Shimojo, S., Bhattacharya, J. Assessment of Connectivity Patterns From Multivariate Time Series By Partial Directed Coherence. Chaos and Complexity Letters, 2, 2/3, 413-433, 2007.

Noguchi, Y., Shimojo, S., Kakigi, R., Hoshiyama, M. Spatial contexts can inhibit a mislocalization of visual stimuli during smooth pursuit. Journal of Vision, 7(13):13.1- 15, 2007.

Kanai, R., Sheth, B. R., Verstraten, F. A. J., Shimojo, S. Dynamic Perceptual Changes in Audiovisual Simultaneity. PLoS ONE 2(12): e1253 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001253, 2007.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2006

Shams, L., Tanaka, S., Rees, G., Iwaki, S., Shimojo, S., Inui, S. Visual cortex as a site of crossmodal integration. Neuroimage, 31, 1247-1256, 2006.

Changizi MA, Zhang Q, Ye H and Shimojo S. The structures of letters and symbols throughout human history are selected to match those found in objects in natural scenes. American Naturalist, 167, E117-E139, 2006.

Changizi, M. A., Zhang, Q and Shimojo, S. Bare skin, blood, and the evolution of primate color vision. Biology Letters, 2, 217-221, 2006.

Neil, P. A., Chee-Ruiter, C., Scheier, C., Lewkowicz, D. J. and Shimojo, S. Development of Multisensory Spatial Integration and Perception in Humans. Developmental Science, 9-5, 454-464, 2006.

Nieman, D., Nijhawan, R., Khurana, B. and Shimojo, S. Cyclopean flash lag illusion. Vision Research, 46, 3909-3914, 2006.

Simion, C. and Shimojo, S. Early interactions between orienting, visual sampling and decision making in facial preference. Vision Research, 46, 3331-3335, 2006.

Kanai R., Wu, D.-A., Verstraten, F.A.J., & Shimojo, S. Discrete color filling beyond luminance gaps along perceptual surfaces. Journal of Vision, 6(12), 1380-1395, 2006.

Kim, H., Shimojo, S. and O’Doherty, J. P. Is Avoiding an Aversive Outcome Rewarding? Neural Substrates of Avoidance Learning in the Human Brain. PloS Biology 4, 8, e233 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040233, 2006.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2005

Changizi, M. A. and Shimojo, S. Character complexity and redundancy in writing systems over human history. Proc. Royal Soc. B, 272, 267-275, 2005.

Changizi, M. A. and Shimojo, S. Parcellation and area-area connectivity as a function of neocortex size. Brain Behavior and Evolution, 66, 88-98, 2005.

Moradi, F., Koch, C., and Shimojo, S. Face adaptation depends on seeing the face. Neuron, 45, 169-175, 2005.

Violentyev, A., Shimojo, S., and Shams, L. Touch-induced visual illusion. NeuroReport, 16, 1107-1110, 2005.

Nieman, D., Hayashi, R., Andersen, R. and Shimojo, S.. Gaze direction modulates visual aftereffects in depth and color. Vision Research, 45, 2885-2894, 2005.

Kanai, R., Moradi, F., Shimojo, S. and Verstraten, A.J.F. Perceptual alternation induced by visual transients. Perception, 34, 803-822, 2005.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2004

Title: Recalibration of audiovisual simultaneity.
Authors: Fujisaki W, Shimojo S, Kashino M, Nishida S.
Published: Nat Neurosci. 2004 Jul;7(7):773-8.

Title: Vision: steady-state misbinding of colour and motion.
Authors: Wu DA, Kanai R, Shimojo S.
Published: Nature. 2004 May 20;429(6989):262.

Title: An integrative model of binocular vision: a stereo model utilizing interocularly unpaired points produces both depth and binocular rivalry.
Authors: Hayashi R, Maeda T, Shimojo S, Tachi S.
Published: Vision Res. 2004;44(20):2367-80.

Title: Perceptual-binding and persistent surface segregation.
Authors: Moradi F, Shimojo S.
Published: Vision Res. 2004 Nov;44(25):2885-99.

Title: Sound-aided recovery from and persistence against visual filling-in
Authors: Bhavin R. Sheth, Shinsuke Shimojo
Published: Vision Research 2004; 44: 1907-1917.

Title: Stopping the motion and sleuthing the flash-lag effect: spatial uncertainty is the key to perceptual mislocalization.
Authors: Kanai R.*, Sheth, B.R.* and Shimojo, S. (*– joint first authors)
Published: Vision Research. 44: 2605-2619.

Title: Extrinsic cues suppress the encoding of intrinsic cues.
Authors: Bhavin R. Sheth, Shinsuke Shimojo.
Published: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 2004; 16: 339-350.

Title: Suppressive Effect of Sustained Low-Contrast Adaptation followed by Transient High-Contrast on Peripheral Target Detection
Authors: Farshad Moradi, Shinsuke Shimojo
Published: Vision Res. 2004 Mar; 44(5):449-60.

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2003

Title: Perceived shifts of flashed stimuli by visible and invisble object motion
Authors: Katsumi Watanabe, Takashi R. Sato, Shinsuke Shimojo
Published: Perception, 2003, volume 32, pages 545-559.

Title: Gaze bias both reflects and influences preference
Authors: S. Shimojo, C. Simion, E. Shimojo, and C. Scheier.
Published: Nat Neurosci. 2003 Dec; 6(12):1317-1322

Title: Sustained deviation of gaze direction can affect “inverted vection” induced by the foreground motion.
Authors: Shinji Nakamura, Shinsuke Shimojo
Published: Vision Research 43 (2003) 745-749.

Title: Gaze modulation of visual aftereffects
Authors: Shin’ya Nishida, Isamu Motoyoshi, Richard A. Andersen, Shinsuke Shimojo
Published: Vision Research 43 (2003) 639-649.

Title: Signal Strength Determines the Nature of the Relationship Between Perception and Working Memory.
Authors: B.R. Sheth and S. Shimojo
Published: J. Cogn. Neurosci. 15: 173-184 (2003).

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2002

Title: Neuromagnetic responses to chromatic flicker: implications for photosensitivity.
Authors: Watanabe K, Imada T, Nihei K, Shimojo S.
Published: Neuroreport. 2002 Nov 15;13(16):2161-5.

Title: Dynamic shape integration in extrastriate cortex.
Authors: Yin C, Shimojo S, Moore C, Engel SA.
Published: Curr Biol. 2002 Aug 20;12(16):1379-85.

Title: Shifts in perceived position of flashed stimuli by illusory object motion.
Authors: Watanabe K, Nijhawan R, Shimojo S.
Published: Vision Res. 2002 Nov;42(24):2645-50.

Title: Sound-induced illusory flash perception: role of gamma band responses.
Authors: Bhattacharya J, Shams L, Shimojo S.
Published: Neuroreport. 2002 Oct 7;13(14):1727-30.

Title: Rapid long lasting learning in a collinear edge-detection task.
Authors: Bush EC, Shimojo S, Allman JM.
Published: Perception. 2002;31(7):791-8.

Title: How the lack of visuomotor feedback affects even the early stages of goal-directed pointing movements.
Authors: B.R. Sheth and S. Shimojo
Published: Experimental Brain Research 143(2): 181-190 (2002).

Title: Sound Induces Perceptual Reorganization of an Ambiguous Motion Display in Human Infants
Authors: C. Scheier, DJ Lewkowicz, S. Shimojo
Published: Developmental Sciences, in press.

Title: Visual illusion induced by sound
Authors: L. Shams, Y. Kamitani, S. Shimojo
Published: Cognitive Brain Research 14 (2002) 147-152.

Title: Visual feature binding in early infancy
Authors: Taga G, Ikejiri T, Tachibana T, Shimojo S, Soeda A, Takeuchi K, Konishi Y.
Published: Perception 2002; 31(3): 273-86

Shimojo Lab Publications in 2000-2001

Title: Perceptual organization of moving stimuli modules the flash-lag effect
Authors: Watanabe K, Nijhawan R, Khurana B, Shimojo S
Published: J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 2001 Aug;27(4):879-94.

Title: Pupillary response to chromatic flicker
Authors: Drew P, Sayres R, Watanabe K, Shimojo S.
Published: Exp Brain Res 2001 Jan;136(2):256-62

Title: Sound alters visual evoked potentials in humans
Authors: Shams, L., Kamitani, Y., Thompson, S., Shimojo, S.
Published: NeuroReport, 12:3849-52, Dec. 4, 2001.

Title: What Visual Perception Tells Us About Mind and Brain (link to paper at PNAS)
Authors: Shimojo, S., Paradiso, M. and Fujita, I.
Published: Proceedings of National Academy of Science, v.98, no.22, 12340-41. October, 2001.

Title: Sensory modalities are not separate modalities: plasticity and interactions
Authors: Shinsuke Shimojo, Ladan Shams
Published: Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2001, 11:505-509

Title: A model of magnetic stimulation of neocortical neurons
Authors: Yukiyasu Kamitani, Vidya M. Bhalodia, Yoshihisa Kubota, Shinsuke Shimojo
Published: Neurocomputing 38-40 (2001) 697-703.

Title: Compression of space in visual memory
Authors: Sheth B.R. and Shimojo S.
Published: Vision Research 41: 329-341 (2001).

Title: What you see is what you hear
Authors: L. Shams, Y. Kamitani and S. Shimojo
Published: Nature 408: p 788. Dec 14, 2000.

Title: Temporal and spatial chracteristics of attention to facilitate manual and eye movement responses
Authors: Y. Tanaka and S. Shimojo
Published: Perception, in press, (2000).

Title: In space, the past can be recast but not the present
Authors: Sheth B.R. and S. Shimojo
Published: Perception 29: 1279-1290. (2000)

Title: Repetition priming reveals sustained facilitation and transient inhibition in reaction time
Authors: Y. Tanaka and S. Shimojo
Published: Journal of Experimental Psychology, Human Perception and Performance, 26 (4), (2000) 1421-1435.

Title: Afterimage of perceptually filled-in surfaces
Authors: Shinsuke Shimojo, Yukiyasu Kamitani, Shin’ya Nishida
Published: Science 293: 1677-1680. August, 2001.

Title: Changing objects lead briefly flashed ones
Authors: Sheth B.R., Nijhawan, R., and S. Shimojo
Published: Nature Neuroscience 3: 489-495. (2000)

Title: A slowly moving foreground can capture an observer’s self-motion – report of a new motion illusion: inverted vection
Authors: S. Nakamura and S. Shimojo
Published: Vision Research, 40, (2000). p 2915-2923.

Title: Manifestation of scotomas created by transcranial magnetic stimulation of human visual cortex
Authors: Kamitani, Y. & Shimojo, S.
Published: Nature Neuroscience 2, 767-771 (1999).

Title: Location vs feature: reaction time reveals dissociation between two visual functions
Authors: Y. Tanaka and S. Shimojo
Published: Vision Res, Vol 36, No 14, 2125-2140 (1996)