Takahiro SEKIGUCHI, Ph.D.

Takahiro SEKIGUCHI, Ph.D.

  • Assosiate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Tokyo Gakugei University
  • Majoring in Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Research Interest

  • Involuntary memory and involuntary thought (mind wandering)
  • Everyday cognition and everyday memory
  • Reading and language processes
  • Eye movement research

Education & Job History

  • 1994.3 B.A., Human Sciences, Osaka University
  • 1997.3 M.A., Human Scirnces, Osaka University
  • 1997.4 Visiting student in Department of Integrative Physiology, National Institute for Physiological Sciences (-1998.3)
  • 2000.3 Ph. D. Human Sciences, Osaka University
  • 2000.4 Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at Osaka University
  • 2001.4 Assistant Professor, Tokyo Gakugei University
  • 2004.7 Associate Professor, Tokyo Gakugei University


Peer reviewed papers

  • Sekiguchi, T. (2018). Task-unrelated thought depends on the phonological short-term memory system more than the visual short-term memory system. Acta Psychologica, 190, 228-238.
  • Otsuka, S. & Sekiguchi, S. (2016) Awareness of mind-wandering by receiving external stimuli. Japanese Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 13(2), 81-91. [In Japanese]
  • Sekiguchi, T. & Nonaka, S. (2014). The long-term effect of perspective change on the emotional intensity of autobiographical memories. Cognition & Emotion, 28(2), 375-383.
  • Sekiguchi, T. & Yoshida, Y. (2012). Characteristics of visual attention in dyslexic children:effective visual field in reading and visual attention span. Japanese journal of learning disabilities, 21(1), 70-83. [In Japanese]
  • Sekiguchi, T. (2011). Individual differences in face memory and eye fixation patterns during face learning. Acta Psychologica, 137(1), 1-9.
  • Sekiguchi, T. & Kobayashi, S. (2011). Eye fixation patterns of children with developmental dyslexia when reading hiragana-words, texts, and Kanji-characters. Japanese journal of learning disabilities, 20(2), 181-194. [In Japanese]
  • Amemiya, Y., Taka, F., & Sekiguchi, T. (2011). Comparison of the specificity of musically cued autoboigraphical memories. Japanese Journal of Psychology, 82(3), 270-276. [In Japanese]
  • Ikeda, K., Sekiguchi, T., & Hayashi, A. (2010). Concentrated pitch discrimination modulates auditory brainstem responses during contralateral noise exposure. Neuroreport, 21(5), 359-366.
  • Ikeda, K., Sekiguchi, T., & Hayashi, A. (2008). Attention-related modulation of auditory brainstem responses during contralateral noise exposure. NeuroReport, 19(16), 1593-1599.
  • Sekiguchi, T. & Koike, T. (2007). Stroop performance and difficulties of older adults using automatic teller machines. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 105(3), 923-926.
  • Sekiguchi, T. & Nishitani, N. (2006). The Effect of the number of possible words on word completion: An MEG study. NeuroReport, 17, 1637-1641.
  • Amemiya, Y. & Sekiguchi, T. (2006). An experimental study on emotional valence of involuntary autobiographical memories. Japanese Journal of Psychology, 77, 351-359. [In Japanese]
  • Ikeda, K., Hayashi, A., Sekiguchi, T., & Era, S. (2006) Attention effects at auditory periphery derived from human scalp potentials. International Journal of Neuroscience, 116(10), 1187-1205.
  • Sekiguchi, T. (2006). Effects of lexical prosody and word familiarity on lexical access of spoken Japanese words. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 35, 369-384.
  • Sekiguchi, T. & Koyama-Takeichi, S. (2005). Recent MEG studies for neural mechanisms of reading. Japanese Journal of Phisiological Psychology and Psychophysiology, 23, 39-51. [In Japanese]
  • Sekiguchi, T., Koyama, S., & Kakigi, R. (2004). The effect of phonological repetition on cortical magnetic responses evoked by visually presented words. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 1250-1261.
  • Sekiguchi, T., Koyama, S., & Kakigi, R. (2001). The effect of stimulus repetition on cortical magnetic responses evoked by words and nonwords. NeuroImage, 14, 118-128.
  • Sekiguchi, T., Koyama, S., & Kakigi, R. (2000). The effect of word repetition on evoked magnetic responses of the human brain. Japanese Psychological Research, 42(1), 3-14.
  • Sekiguchi, T. (1999). Locus of semantic satiation examined with a serial matching task. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 89, 753-759.
  • Sekiguchi, T., & Nakajima, Y. (1999). The use of lexical prosody for lexical access of the Japanese language. Journal of Psycholinguistic Researchy, 28, 439-454.

Contact info.

Dept. of Educational
Tokyo Gakugei University
4-1-1 Nukuikitamachi,
Koganei, Tokyo
184-8501 Japan
Phone: +81-42-329-7374