SATO Wataru Lab

Publications

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., & Yoshikawa, S. (in press).
Physiological correlates of subjective emotional valence and arousal dynamics while viewing films.
Biological Psychology.

Sato, W., Rymarczyk, K., Minemoto, K., & Hyniewska, S. (in press).
Cultural differences in food detection.
Scientific Reports.

Hsu, C.-T., Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (in press).
Enhanced emotional and motor responses to live vs. videotaped dynamic facial expressions.
Scientific Reports.

Zickfeld, J. H., van de Ven, N., Pich, O., Schubert, T. W., Berkessel, J. B., Peltola, H. R., Gračanin, A., Stewart, S. L. K., Orjiakor, C., Schrover, E., Kardum, I., Sch önefeld, V., Vaughn, L. A., Verschuere, B., Balt, N., Hartanto, A., Barbosa, S., Li, Y., Carrera, P., Vally, Z., Mentser, S., Aruta, J. J. B., Vatakis, A., Śmieja, M., Villar, S., Ballada, C. J., Ng, W. Q., Ebert, T., Bhushan, B., Lazarevic, L. B., IJzerman, H., Haque, S., Basabe, N., Vuoskoski, J., Majeed, N. B. M., Nussinson, R., Mateo, N. J., Wu, Y., Kačmár, P., Zheng, M. X., Özdoğru, A. A., Ito, K., Su-May, T. T., Ong, C. W., Vanman, E. J., Bavolar, J., Arriaga, P., Mefoh, P., Blaut, A., Kolen, A., Páez, D., Tcherkassof, A., Sharman, L. S., Doğan, U., Caballero, A., Pizarro, J. J., Hareli, S., Bobowik, M., Konova, I., Barzykowski, K., Bulut, T., Shankland, R., Estrada-Mejia, C., Schwerdtfeger, A., Daniels, J. K., Stadel, M., Karsten, J., Dodaj, A., Sesar, K., Jose, P., Burak, E. G. D., Götz, F. M., Rentfrow, P. J., Sikka, P., Escobar, M. J., García, A. M., Ibáñez, A., Sato, W., Uchida, Y., Nakayama, M., Shani, Y., Morvinski, C., Kremer, I., Manley, H., Chittham, P., K ökönyei, G., Kocsel, N., Maeura, N., Dumont, K., Choi, E., Stanke, F., Malik, S., & Vingerhoets, A. (in principle accepted).
Tears trigger the intention to offer social support: A systematic investigation of the interpersonal effects of emotional crying across 36 countries.
Journal of Experiment Social Psychology.

Sato, W., Uono, S., & Kochiyama, T. (2020).
Neurocognitive mechanisms underlying social atypicalities in autism: Weak amygdalafs emotional modulation hypothesis.
Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 864: 1-11. [Summary] [PDF]

Sato, W. (2020).
Association between dieting failure and unconscious hedonic responses to food.
Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 2089: 1-6. [Summary] [PDF]

Sato, W., Minemoto, K., Sawada, R., Miyazaki, Y., & Fushiki, T. (2020).
Image database of Japanese food samples with nutrition information.
PeerJ, 8, e9206: 1-17. [Summary] [PDF] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Minemoto, K., Ikegami, A., Nakauma, M., Funami, T., & Fushiki, T. (2020).
Facial EMG correlates of subjective hedonic responses during food consumption.
Nutrients, 12, 1174: 1-13. [Summary] [PDF] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Kong, F., Heller, A. S., van Reekum, C. M., & Sato, W. (eds.) (2020).
Positive neuroscience: the neuroscience of human flourishing. [PDF]

Saito, A., Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (2020).
Older adults detect happy facial expressions less rapidly.
Royal Society Open Science, 7, 191715: 1-9. [Summary] [PDF] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Williams, J., Huggins, C., Zupan, B., Willis, M., Van Rheenen, T., Sato, W., Palermo, R., Ortner, C., Krippl, M., Kret, M., Dickson, J., Li, C S R., & Lowe, L. (2020).
A sensorimotor control framework for understanding emotional communication and regulation.
Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 112, 503-518. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Krumhuber, E. G., Jellema, T., & Williams, J. H. G. (eds.) (2020).
Dynamic emotional communication. [PDF]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Sawada, R., & Yoshikawa, S. (* equal contributors) (2020).
Amygdala activity related to perceived social support.
Scientific Reports, 10, 2951: 1-9. [Summary] [PDF] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Kong, F., Heller, A. S., van Reekum, C. M., & Sato, W. (2020).
Editorial: Positive neuroscience: the neuroscience of human flourishing.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14, 47: 1-3. [PDF] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Honda, S., Sawabe, T., Nishimura, S., Sato, W., Fujimoto, Y., Plopski, A., Kanbara, M., & Kato, H. (2019).
Evaluation of relationship between stroke pace and speech rate for touch-care robot.
HAI 2019 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, 283-285.

Nishimura, S., Nakamura, T., Kanbara, M., Sato, W., & Hagita, N. (2019).
Evaluation of pacing for dialog robots to build trust relationships with human users.
HAI 2019 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, 300-302.

Sato, W., Krumhuber, E. G., Jellema, T., & Williams, J. H. G. (2019).
Editorial: Dynamic emotional communication.
Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 2832: 1-5. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Rymarczyk, K., Minemoto, K., Wojciechowski, J., & Hyniewska, S. (2019).
Cultural moderation of unconscious hedonic responses to food.
Nutrients, 11, 2832: 1-9. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Yoshimura, S., Kubota, Y., Sawada, R., Sakihama, M., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2019).
Atypical amygdala-neocortex interaction during dynamic facial expression processing in autism spectrum disorder.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 13, 351: 1-12. [Summary] [PDF] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Sawada, R., Kubota, Y., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2019).
Resting-state neural activity and connectivity associated with subjective happiness.
Scientific Reports, 9, 12098: 1-10. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sawada, R., Sato, W., Minemoto, K., & Fushiki, T. (2019).
Hunger promotes the detection of high-fat food.
Appetite, 142, 104377: 1-6. [Summary] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, & Uono, S.* (* equal contributors) (2019).
The atypical social brain network in autism: Advances in structural and functional MRI studies.
Current Opinion in Neurology, 32, 617-621. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Sawada, R., Kubota, Y., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2019).
Widespread and lateralized social brain activity for processing dynamic facial expressions.
Human Brain Mapping, 40, 3753-3768. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)] [Selected for the Cover Image]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Minemoto, K., Sawada, R., & Fushiki, T. (2019).
Amygdala activation during unconscious visual processing of food.
Scientific Reports, 9, 7277: 1-14. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Kubota, T., Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Yoshimura, S., Sawada, R., & Toichi, M. (2019).
Corticostriatal-limbic correlates of sub-clinical obsessive-compulsive traits.
Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 285, 40-46. [Summary] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Hyniewska, S., Minemoto, K., & Yoshikawa, S. (2019).
Facial expressions of basic emotions in Japanese laypeople.
Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 259: 1-11. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Hyniewska, S., Sato, W., Kaiser, S., & Pelachaud, S. (2019).
Naturalistic emotion decoding from facial action sets.
Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 2678: 1-11. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Usui, N., Kondo, A., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Toichi, M., & Inoue, Y. (* equal contributors) (2018).
Analyzing neural activity and connectivity using intracranial EEG data with SPM software.
Journal of Visualized Experiments, 140, e58187: 1-9. [Summary] [PDF] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., Sawada, R., Kochiyama, T., & Motomi, T. (2018).
Spatiotemporal commonalities of fronto-parietal activation in attentional orienting triggered by supraliminal and subliminal gaze cues: An event-related potential study.
Biological Psychology, 136, 29-38. [Summary] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Nakazawa, A., Honda, M., Kurazume, R., Sato, W., Ishikawa, S., Yoshikawa, S., & Ito, M. (2018).
Computational tender-care science: Computational and cognitive neuroscientific approaches for understanding the tender care.
SymCollab 2018, 2018, 1-7.

Yoshimura, S., Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Sawada, R., Kubota, Y., & Toichi, M. (2017).
Gray matter volumes of early sensory regions are associated with individual differences in sensory processing.
Human Brain Mapping, 38, 6206-6217. [Summary] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Sawada, R., Kubota, T., Toichi, M., & Fushiki, T. (2017).
Homeostatic modulation on unconscious hedonic responses to food.
BMC Research Notes, 10, 511: 1-6. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Sawada, R., Uono, S., Yoshimura, S., Kochiyama, T., Kubota, Y., Sakihama, M., & Toichi, M. (2017).
Impaired detection of happy facial expressions in autism.
Scientific Reports, 7, 13340: 1-12. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Kubota, T., Sawada, R., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (2017).
Putamen volume is negatively correlated with the ability to recognize fearful facial expressions.
Brain Topography, 30, 774-784. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Usui, N., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2017).
Bidirectional electric communication between the inferior occipital gyrus and the amygdala during face processing.
Human Brain Mapping, 38, 4511-4524. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Yoshimura, S., Kubota, Y., Sawada, R., Sakihama, M., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2017).
Reduced gray matter volume in the social brain network in adults with autism spectrum disorder.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 395: 1-12. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Uono, S., Kochiyama, T., Yoshimura, S., Sawada, R., Kubota, Y., Sakihama, M., & Toichi, M. (2017).
Structural correlates of reading the mind in the eyes in autism spectrum disorder.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 361: 1-9. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (2017).
Neural mechanisms underlying conscious and unconscious gaze-triggered attentional orienting in autism spectrum disorder.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 339: 1-13. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sawada, R., Sato, W., Toichi, M., & Fushiki, T. (2017).
Fat content modulates rapid detection of food: A visual search study using fast food and Japanese diet.
Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1033: 1-8. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Hyniewska, S., & Sato, W. (Chapter; 2017).
Reading faces and bodies: Behavioral and neural processes underlying the understanding of, and interaction with, others.
Ricciardelli, P., Bayliss, A. P., & Actis-Grosso, R. (eds.).

Uono, S., Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Kubota, Y., Sawada, R., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (2017).
Time course of gamma-band oscillation associated with face processing in the inferior occipital gyrus and fusiform gyrus: A combined fMRI and MEG study.
Human Brain Mapping, 38, 2067-2079. [Summary] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Sawada, R., Kubota, Y., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (2017).
Neural substrates of the ability to recognize facial expressions: A voxel-based morphometry study.
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12, 487-495. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Yoshikawa, S., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2017).
Direction of amygdala–neocortex interaction during dynamic facial expression processing.
Cerebral Cortex, 27, 1878-1890. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Usui, N., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2016).
Rapid gamma oscillations in the inferior occipital gyrus in response to eyes.
Scientific Reports, 6, 36321: 1-11. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Usui, N., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2016).
Gamma oscillations in the temporal pole in response to eyes.
PLoS One, 11, e0162039: 1-16. [Summary] [PDF] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Sawada, R., Kubota, T., Toichi, M., & Fushiki, T. (2016).
Unconscious affective responses to food.
PLoS One, 11, e0160956: 1-13. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W. (2016).
Scientists' personality, values, and well-being.
Springerplus, 5, 613: 1-7. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sawada, R., Sato, W., Uono, S., Kochiyama, T., Kubota, Y., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (2016).
Neuroticism delays detection of facial expressions.
PLoS One, 11: e0153400: 1-11. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Kubota, Y., Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Yoshimura, S., Sawada, R., Sakihama, M., & Toichi, M. (2016).
Putamen volume correlates with obsessive compulsive characteristics in healthy population.
Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 249, 97-104. [Summary] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Sawada, R., Kubota, Y., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (2016).
Structural neural substrates of reading the mind in the eyes.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 151: 1-7. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Kubota, Y., Uono, S., Sawada, R., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2016).
The association between perceived social support and amygdala structure.
Neuropsychologia, 85, 237-244. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., & Toichi, M. (2016).
Neural mechanisms underlying conscious and unconscious attentional shifts triggered by eye gaze.
Neuroimage, 124, 118-126. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Kubota, Y., Sawada, R., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (2015).
The structural neural substrate of subjective happiness.
Scientific Reports, 5, 16891: 1-7. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sawada, R., & Sato, W. (2015).
Emotional attention capture by facial expressions.
Scientific Reports, 5, 14042: 1-8. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, & Uono, S. (* equal contributors) (2015).
Spatiotemporal neural network dynamics for the processing of dynamic facial expressions.
Scientific Reports, 5, 12432: 1-13. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Okada, T., Kubota, Y., Sato, W., Murai, T., Pellion, F., & Gorog, F. (2015).
Common impairments of emotional facial expression recognition in schizophrenia across French and Japanese cultures.
Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1018: 1-6. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., & Toichi, M. (2015).
Exaggerated perception of facial expressions is increased in individuals with schizotypal traits.
Scientific Reports, 5, 11795: 1-8. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W. (2015).
Inhibition of emotion-related autonomic arousal by skin pressure.
Springerplus, 4, 294: 1-4. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Hyniewska, S., & Sato, W. (2015).
Facial feedback affects valence jugdments of dynamic and static emotional expressions.
Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 291: 1-7. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Yoshimura, S., Sato, W., Uono, S., & Toichi, M. (2015).
Impaired overt facial mimicry in response to dynamic facial expressions in high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 1318-1328. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kubota, Y.*, Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Yoshimura, S., Sawada, R., Sakihama, M., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2014).
Increased putamen volume in adults with autism spectrum disorder.
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 957: 1-6. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W.*, Kubota, Y.*, & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2014).
Enhanced subliminal emotional responses to dynamic facial expressions.
Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 994: 1-7. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., & Kochiyama, T. (2014).
Commonalities and differences in the spatiotemporal neural dynamics associated with automatic attentional shifts induced by gaze and arrows.
Neuroscience Research, 87, 56-65. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., & Toichi, M. (2014).
Reduced representational momentum for subtle dynamic facial expressions in individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 1090-1099. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)]

Sato, W.*, Kochiyama, T.*, Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (* equal contributors) (2014).
Rapid, high-frequency, and theta-coupled gamma oscillations in the inferior occipital gyrus during face processing.
Cortex, 60, 52-68. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sawada, R., Sato, W., Uono, S., Kochiyama, T., & Toichi, M. (2014).
Electrophysiological correlates of the efficient detection of emotional facial expressions.
Brain Research, 1560, 60-72. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sawada, R., Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Kubota, Y., Yoshimura, S., & Toichi, M. (2014).
Sex differences in the rapid detection of emotional facial expressions.
PLoS One, 9, e94747: 1-7. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Uono, S., & Toichi, M. (2013).
Atypical recognition of dynamic changes in facial expressions in autism spectrum disorders.
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 906-912. [Summary] [PDF] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (2013).
Rapid and multiple-stage activation of the human amygdala for processing facial signals.
Communicative and Integrative Biology, 6, e24562: 1-5. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Fujimura, T., Kochiyama, T., & Suzuki, N. (2013).
Relationships among facial mimicry, emotional experience, and emotion recognition.
PLoS One, 8, e57889: 1-8. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., & Toichi, M. (2013).
Common and unique impairments in facial-expression recognition in pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified and Asperger's disorder.
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 361-368. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)]

Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (2013).
Recognition memory for faces and scenes.
Journal of General Psychology, 140, 1-15. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)]

Sato, W.*, Toichi, M.*, Uono, S., & Kochiyama, T. (* equal contributors) (2012).
Impaired social brain network for processing dynamic facial expressions in autism spectrum disorders.
BMC Neuroscience, 13, 99: 1-17. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (2012).
Temporal profile of amygdala gamma oscillations in response to faces.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 1420-1433. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Fujimura, T., Sato, W., & Okanoya, K. (2012).
Subcategories of positive emotion.
Psychologia, 55, 1-8. [Summary] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)]

Okada, T., Sato, W., Kubota, Y., Toichi, M., & Murai, T. (2012).
Right hemispheric dominance and interhemispheric cooperation in reflexive attentional shift by gaze.
Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 66, 97-104. [Summary] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (2011).
Rapid amygdala gamma oscillations in response to eye gaze.
PLoS One, 6, e28188: 1-6. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., & Toichi, M. (2011).
The specific impairment of fearful expression recognition and its atypical development in pervasive developmental disorder.
Social Neuroscience, 6, 452-463. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., & Yoshikawa, S. (2011).
The inversion effect for neutral and emotional facial expressions on amygdala activity.
Brain Research, 1378, 84-90. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., Matsuda, K., Usui, K., Inoue, Y., & Toichi, M. (2011).
Rapid amygdala gamma oscillations in response to fearful facial expressions.
Neuropsychologia, 49, 612-617. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Uono, S., Okada, T., & Toichi, M. (2010).
Impairment of unconscious, but not conscious, gaze-triggered attention orienting in Asperger's disorder.
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4, 782-786. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)]

Fujimura, T., Sato, W., & Suzuki, N. (2010).
Facial expression arousal level modulates facial mimicry.
International Journal of Psychophysiology, 76, 88-92. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., & Yoshikawa, S. (2010).
Automatic attentional shifts by gaze, gestures, and symbols.
Psychologia, 53, 27-35. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., & Yoshikawa, S. (2010).
Amygdala integrates emotional expression and gaze direction in response to dynamic facial expressions.
Neuroimage, 50, 1658-1665. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (2010).
Detection of emotional facial expressions and anti-expressions.
Visual Cognition, 18, 369-388. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)]

Uono, S., Sato, W., & Toichi, M. (2010).
Brief report: Representational momentum for dynamic facial expressions in pervasive developmental disorder.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 371-377. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., & Yoshikawa, S. (2010).
Amygdala activity in response to forward versus backward dynamic facial expressions.
Brain Research, 1315, 92-99. [Summary] [PDF] [Cited by (Scopus)] [Cited by (Google)] [Related Articles (Pubmed)]

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Uono, S., Sato, W., & Toichi, M. (2009).
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Uono, S., Sato, W., Michimata, C., Yoshikawa, S., & Toichi, M. (2009).
Facilitation of gaze-triggered attention orienting by a fearful expression and its relationship to anxiety.
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Uono, S., Sato, W., & Toichi, M. (2009).
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Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (2009).
Anti-expressions: Artificial control stimuli for emotional facial expressions regarding visual properties.
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Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., & Yoshikawa, S. (2009).
Commonalities in the neural mechanisms underlying automatic attentional shifts by gaze, gestures, and symbols.
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Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Uono, S., & Yoshikawa, S. (2008).
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Yoshikawa, S., & Sato, W. (2008).
Dynamic facial expressions of emotion induce representational momentum.
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Sato, W. (chapter; 2008).
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Okada, T., Sato, W., Kubota, Y., Usui, K., Inoue, Y., Murai, T., Hayashi, T., & Toichi, M. (2008).
Involvement of medial temporal structures in reflexive attentional shift by gaze.
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Attentional shift by gaze is triggered without awareness.
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Sato, W., Noguchi, M., & Yoshikawa, S. (2007).
Emotion elicitation effect of films in a Japanese sample.
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Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (2007).
Spontaneous facial mimicry in response to dynamic facial expressions.
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Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (2007).
Enhanced experience of emotional arousal in response to dynamic facial expressions.
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Sato, W., & Aoki, S. (2006).
Right hemispheric dominance in processing of unconscious negative emotion.
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Enhanced perceptual, emotional, and motor processing in response to dynamic facial expressions of emotion.
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Okada, T., Sato, W., & Toichi, M. (2006).
Right hemispheric dominance in gaze-triggered reflexive shift of attention in humans.
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Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (2005).
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Sato, W., & Yoshikawa, S. (2005).
Spontaneous facial mimicry in response to dynamic facial expressions.
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Yamada, M., Murai, T., Sato, W., Namiki, C., Miyamoto, T., & Ohigashi, Y. (2005).
Emotion recognition from facial expressions in a temporal lobe epileptic patient with ictal fear.
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Sato, W., Yoshikawa, S., Kochiyama, T., & Matsumura, M. (2004).
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Enhanced neural activity in response to dynamic facial expressions of emotion: An fMRI study.
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The dynamic aspects of emotional facial expressions.
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Okada, T., Sato, W., Murai, T., Kubota, Y., & Toichi, M. (2003).
Eye gaze triggers visuospatial attentional shift in individuals with autism.
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Kubota, Y., Quérel, C., Pelion, F., Laborit, J., Laborit, M F., Gorog, F., Okada, T., Murai, T., Sato, W., Yoshikawa, S., Toichi, M., & Hayashi, T. (2003).
Facial affect recognition in pre-lingually deaf people with schizophrenia.
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Sato, W., Kubota, Y., Okada, T., Murai, T., Yoshikawa, S., & Sengoku, A. (2002).
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Kubota, Y., Sato, W., Toich, M., Murai, T., Okada,T., Hayashi, A., & Sengoku, A. (2001).
Frontal midline theta rhythm is correlated with cardiac autonomic activities during the performance of an attention demanding meditation procedure.
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Sato, W., Kochiyama, T., Yoshikawa, S., & Matsumura, M. (2001).
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Emotional cognition without awareness after unilateral temporal lobectomy in human.
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