Graduate students and their research themes

  • Takamichi Hirose (M2): to be determined
  • Ryou Kanda (M2):Top down approach for patients with unilateral spatial neglect
  • Takaya Maeyama (M2): Rehabilitation for patients with hemianopic alexia
  • Ai Hasegawa (M2):  to be determined
  • Jie Ding (M1): Development of a scale for indivisuals with severe motor and intellectual disabilities
  • Konomi Hoshina (M1): to be determined


Undergraduate students (seniors)

  • Ryuji Saitoh
  • Ayaka Bandoh
  • Minami Iijima
  • Miho Sato


Graduate school graduates

  • Ayumi Ikeda (master’s degree) (completed in 2012)
    Master’s thesis: Visual Severity Scale for Patients with Severe Motor and Intellectual Disabilities and Cerebral Visual Impairment: Reliability and Validity
  • Takaaki Murakawa (master’s degree) (completed in 2012)
    Master’s thesis: Verbal and behavioral Assessment Scale for Patients with Anosognosia for Hemiplegia :Reliability and Validity
  • Yurika Hoshi (master’s degree) (completed in 2012)
    Master’s thesis: Creation of Milestones for Communication Development in Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I
  • Daisuke Sawamura (doctoral degree) (completed in 2013)
    Doctoral dissertation: Active inhibition of task-irrelevant sounds and its neural basis in patients with attention deficits after traumatic brain injury
    Master’s thesis: Reliability and Validity of the Moss Attention Rating Scale for Use in Japan
  • Satoshi Sakuraba (doctoral degree) (completed in 2013)
    Doctoral dissertation: Function of the Dorsal Visual Stream in Reading: Analysis Using Continuous Flash Suppression
    Master’s thesis: Information Processing of Tools in the Dorsal Visual Stream: Analysis Using Continuous Flash Suppression
  • Kazuki Yoshida (doctoral degree) (competed in 2014)
    Doctoral dissertation: Brain Activity during the Flow Experience: a Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study
    Master’s thesis: The Flow State Scale for Occupational Tasks: Development, Reliability, and Validity
  • Kazumasa Hoshina (master’s degree) (competed in 2014)
    Master’s thesis: Relationship between Driver’s Hazard Perception and Brain Functions: Preliminary Study on the Creation of a Restart Driving Assessment Index for Patients with Cognitive disorders
  • Yumi Suzuki  (doctoral degree) (competed in 2016)
  • Doctoral dissertation: Characteristics of the Visual Search and Pupil Response of the Dementia with Lewy Bodies
  • Megumi Kimura (master’s degree) (competed in 2017)
    Master’s thesis: Visual characteristics of preterm and low birth weight infants 
  • Yui Murakami (doctoral degree)(competed in 2017)
    Doctoral dissertation: Autistic traits modulate the activity of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex in response to female faces
  • Kyung-shil Kim (doctoral degree)(competed in 2017)
    Doctoral dissertation: Effect of exposure to short-wavelength light on susceptibility to motion sickness


Employment after graduation

Universities/research institutes

Hokkaido University, Hokkaido Bunkyo University,
Health Sciences University of Hokkaido 

Medical organizationsSeiryo Rehabilitation Hospital, Tokachi Rehabilitation Center