Publications

In press / to appear | 2024 | 2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020-2011 | 2010 and before

In Press / To Appear

Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Full Paper)

  • Seiya Nakata and Yukie Nagai, “Which pairs coordinate and which do not?,” in Proceedings of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, accepted, July 24-27, 2024.

Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Short Paper)

  • Kevin Widjaja, Aya Sato, Naomi Ishii, Yukie Nagai, Makoto Miyazaki, and Makoto Wada, “ASD and ADHD comorbidity might affect the usage of prior information in tactile temporal order judgement,” , NEURO2024, July 24-27, 2024.

Books

  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics for Understanding Brain,” Encyclopedia of Theoretical Biology, Y. Iwasa et al. (Eds.), Asakura Publishing Co., in press.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics – A Constructive Approach to Understanding and Designing Cognitive Development,” Science of Symbol Emergence, Tadahiro Taniguchi (Ed.), Shin-yo-sha, in press.
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Invited Talks

  • Yukie Nagai, “TBD,” The 40th Anniversary of the IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, Rotterdam, Netherland, September 23-26, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “How to see and feel? VR for sharing difficulties in developmental disorders,” Citizen University Project Comprehensive Course, Mitaka Lifelong Learning Center, September 20, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Predictive Coding,” 2024 Applied Neuroscience Academy Advance Course, Tokyo, August 28, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Processing in the Brain: AI Inspired by Human Cognitive Development,” Seminar 2024 of Information Processing Society of Japan, Online, August 7, 2024.
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2024

Articles in Journals

  • Naoto Yoshida, Tatsuya Daikoku, Yukie Nagai, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi, “Emergence of integrated behaviors through direct optimization for homeostasis,” Neural Networks, 177:106379, September 2024.
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  • Hakan Aktas, Yukie Nagai, Minoru Asada, Erhan Oztop, and Emre Ugur, “Correspondence Learning Between Morphologically Different Robots via Task Demonstrations,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 9(5):4463-4470, May 2024.
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  • Lichao Sun, David J. Francis, Yukie Nagai, and Hanako Yoshida, “Early development of saliency-driven attention through object manipulation,” Acta Psychologica, 243:104124, March 2024.
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Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Full Paper)

  • Carlo Mazzola, Lorenzo Morocutti, Hillary Pedrizzi, Xenia Daniela Poslon, Andrej Lucny, Sarah Marie Wingert, Yukie Nagai, Francesco Rea, and Alessandra Sciutti, “Sketch it for the robot! How child-like robots’ joint attention affects humans’ drawing strategies,” in Proceedings of the 2024 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, May 20-23, 2024.
  • Jie Mei and Yukie Nagai, “Understanding context dependency in time perception in autism spectrum disorders: A computational study,” in Proceedings of the 2024 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, May 20-23, 2024.

Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Short Paper)

  • Jiarui Li, Irena Lovcevic, Yukie Nagai, and Sho Tsuji, “Day-Long Infant Motion Recordings Reveal Reduction of Individual Variability with Age Increase,” The 2024 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, May 20-23, 2024.

Tutorial and Review Papers

  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development Based on Predictive Processing in the Brain,” Journal of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 74(2):74-80, February 2024.
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Invited Talks

  • Yukie Nagai, “Embodied Predictive Processing: A Unified Theory for Cognitive Development,” IRCN and Chen Institute Joint Course on Neuro-inspired Computation, Tokyo, Japan, July 16-19, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Understanding Neurodiverse Consciousness through Predictive Processing,” The 27th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Tokyo, Japan, July 2-5, 2024. (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Processing: Illuminating and Modeling Cognitive Development,” The IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Yokohama, Japan, June 30-July 5, 2024. (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Feelings that Mediate Between Perception and Emotion,” JST-CIFAR Workshop 2024 “Consciousness in broad sense”, Tokyo, Japan, July 1-2, 2024.
  • Yukie Nagai, “AI for Understanding Human Intelligence,” UTokyo Global Unit Courses, Tokyo, Japan, June 17-28, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Processing through Brain, Body, and Social Interaction,” The IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, Austin, Texas, USA, May 20-23, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Interplay Between Learning and Scaffolding in Human and Robot Development,” ICDL 2024 Workshop on Architecting Intelligence: Exploring Intersections in Cognitive Robotics and Developmental Learning, Austin, Texas, USA, May 20, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Brain as a Key for Social Cognition,” ICRA 2024 Workshop on NeuroDesign in Human-Robot Interaction, Yokohama, Japan, May 17, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Impact of Initiative Behavior and Physiological Sensitivity on Human-Robot Interaction,” ICRA 2024 Workshop on Robot Trust for Symbiotic Societies, Yokohama, Japan, May 13, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Embodied Predictive Processing for Cognitive Development,” The 4th International Conference on Embodied Intelligence, Online, March 20-22, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Eyeblink Synchrony and Interoceptive Accuracy in Human-Robot Interaction,” HRI 2024 Workshop on Social Signal Modeling in Human-Robot Interaction, Boulder, Colorado, USA, March 11, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Brain in Humans and Robots,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Distinguished Lecturer, Online, February 1, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Developmental Disorders Based on Predictive Processing of the Brain,” Open Lecture 2024 of Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, July 18, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Developmental Disorders Based on Predictive Processing of the Brain,” Seminar at Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, June 17, 2024.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulators of ASD’s Visual Perception that Visualize Diversity,” Neurodiversity Course, Tokyo Portcity Takeshiba, April 24, 2024.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Baby Science and Cognitive Developmental Robotics,” Doshisha University, Kyoto, January 15, 2024.

Non-Reviewed International Conferences

  • Ruichen Li, Hao Liu, and Yukie Nagai, “Modulation mechanism of autonomic nervous system (ANS) on physiological and psychological conditions: an AI-integrated multi-system computational model,” The 53rd NIPS International Symposium on Neural Dynamics and Information Processing in the Brain and Body, February 8-10, 2024.

Non-Reviewed Domestic Conferences

  • Kevin Widjaja, Aya Sato, Naomi Ishii, Yukie Nagai, Makoto Miyazaki, and Makoto Wada, “Investigating the aftereffect in tactile temporal order judgement in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder,” The Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan, March 28-30, 2024.

Miscellaneous

  • Yukie Nagai, “The Predictive Brain: Bridging Humans and Robots,” Intrinsic, Mountain View, California, USA, March 14, 2024.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Development and Modification of Self Based on Predictive Processing of Brain” Spring Symposium on “Self”, Ochanomizu University, March 29, 2024.

2023

Articles in Journals

  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Shinichiro Kumagaya, Satsuki Ayaya, and Yukie Nagai, “Non-autistic persons modulate their speech rhythm while talking to autistic individuals,” PLoS ONE, 18(9):e0285591, September 2023.
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  • Masaki Tsujita, Miho Homma, Shin-ichiro Kumagaya, and Yukie Nagai, “Comprehensive intervention for reducing stigma of autism spectrum disorders: Incorporating the experience of simulated autistic perception and social contact,” PLoS ONE, 18(8):e0288586, August 2023.
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  • Melisa Idil Sener, Yukie Nagai, Erhan Oztop, and Emre Ugur, “Exploration With Intrinsic Motivation Using Object–Action–Outcome Latent Space,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 15(2):325-336, June 2023.
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Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Full Paper)

  • Jiarui Li, Michiko Matsunaga, Masako Myowa, and Yukie Nagai, “Recurrence Plots of Mother-Child Autonomic Nervous System Predict Mother’s Stress,” in Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, November 9-11, 2023.
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  • Ming Li, Jiarui Li, Dan Zhang, and Yukie Nagai, “Prosody-Based Vocal Emotional Alignment in Infant-Caregiver Interaction,” in Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, November 9-11, 2023.
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  • Marco Gabriele Fedozzi, Yukie Nagai, Francesco Rea, and Alessandra Sciutti, “The Shape of Time: Exploring Temporal Representation in Neural Processes for Multimodal Action Prediction,” in Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Cognition, September 14-15, 2023.

Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Short Paper)

  • Marco Gabriele Fedozzi, Yukie Nagai, Francesco Rea, and Alessandra Sciutti, “Conditional Neural Processes for Self-Supervised Goal Discovery in Action Imitation,” in Proceedings of the IROS 2023 Workshop on World Models and Predictive Coding in Cognitive Robotics, October 5, 2023.
  • Jiarui Li, Michiko Matsunaga, Masako Myowa, and Yukie Nagai, “Co-regulation of the Day-Long Autonomic Nervous System in Children and Caregivers: Analysis Using (Cross) Recurrence Plot,” the 10th International Symposium on Recurrence Plots, August 28-30, 2023.
  • Jie Mei, Shiyun Dong, and Yukie Nagai, “Central tendency effects in space and time processing in autism spectrum disorders: A computational study,” ALIFE 2023 Workshop on Cognitive feelings: Towards multi-disciplinary approaches for realizing artificial systems with cognitive capacities, July 25, 2023.
  • Jiarui Li, Marisa Casillas, Yukie Nagai, and Sho Tsuji “Infant-Caregiver Vocal Coordination in Daily Interaction in Tseltal and Canadian English,” Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, March 23-25, 2023.

Tutorial and Review Papers

  • Yukie Nagai, “Free Energy Principle and Cognitive Developmental Robotics,” Journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, 38(6):826-832, November 2023.
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Books

  • Yukie Nagai, “AI that Visualizes Developmental Disorders,” Society Interpreted by AI (in Japanese), UTokyo B’AI Global Forum, Yuko Itatsu and Ai Hisano (Eds.), The University of Tokyo Press, March 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Developmental Robotics,” Robotics Handbook (3rd edition) (in Japanese), The Robotics Society of Japan (Ed.), Corona Publishing, March 2023.
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Invited Talks

  • Yukie Nagai, “AI for Neurodiverse Society,” AI Forum 2023, Tokyo, Japan, November 14, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Processing for Robot Learning: What can we learn from cognitive science?,” CoRL 2023 Workshop on Bridging the Gap between Cognitive Science and Robot Learning in the Real World: Progresses and New Directions, Atlanta, GA, USA, November 6, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding Account for Neurodiverse Minds,” The 46th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, Sendai, Japan, August 1-4, 2023.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding Theory for Social Intelligence,” RSS 2023 Workshop on Social Intelligence in Humans and Robots, Daegu, Korea, July 10, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “AI for Understanding Human Intelligence,” UTokyo Global Unit Courses, Tokyo, Japan, June 19-30, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding and Social Cognition,” ICRA 2023 Workshop on Cognitive Modeling in Robot Learning for Adaptive Human-Robot Interactions, London, UK, June 2, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Altered Predictive Processing in Neurodiverse Minds,” IRCN Computational Psychiatry Workshop, Tokyo, Japan, March 31, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Stereotyped Minds and Diverse Minds,” Tokyo College Lecture, Tokyo, February 20, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Embodiment as a Key to Realize “Beyond AI”,” The 3rd International Symposium of the Institute for AI and Beyond, Tokyo, February 17, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding Account for Cognitive Development,” IRCN-iPlasticity International Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, January 10-11, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Brain in Humans and Robots,” Latin American Summer School on Cognitive Robotics, Santiago, Chile, January 3-6, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Processing and Cognitive Developmental Robotics,” Aoyama Gakuin University, Kanagawa, December 8, 2023.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Principle of Intelligence Elucidated by Robotics,” The 12th WPI Science Symposium, Hokkaido University, November 23, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Free Energy Principle and Cognitive Developmental Robotics,” Osaka University, Osaka, November 15, 2023.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Neurodiversity Visualized by AI: Toward Education for Exploiting Diversity,” The 140th Online Symposium of Learning of Tomorrow, Online, October 25, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Emergence of Intelligence through Interaction of Heterogeneous Information: From Predictive Processing in the Brain to Parent-Child Dynamics,” Symposium of JST CREST “An exploration of the principle of emerging interactions in spatiotemporal diversity,” Grand Front Osaka, October 21, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Processing and Cognitive Developmental Robotics,” Academic Consulting at Nikon Corp., Nicon Corp., August 16-September 22, 2023.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Acquisition of Cognitive Behaviors through Multimodal Predictive Processing,” The 17th Meeting on Motor Control, The University of Tokyo, August 24-26, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Computational Research and Tojisha-Kenkyu for Co-Creation of New Perspective in Autism Spectrum Disorders,” The 21st Symposium of the Japanese Academy of Autistic Spectrum, Shirayuri University, August 19-20, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Predictive Coding,” 2023 Applied Neuroscience Academy Advance Course, Online, August 9, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “AI that Visualizes Developmental Disorders,” Lecture at EDOGAWA board of education, Tokyo, July 21, 2023.
  • Yukie Nagai, “AI for Elucidating Neural Development and Diversity,” The 5th Symposium of Innovative Learning Creation Studies, Online, July 17, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Free Energy Principle and Cognitive Developmental Robotics,” Symposium at the 21st Annual Conference of Japanese Society for Cognitive Psychology, Tokyo Metropolitan University, July 1-2, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Development of Social Cognition Based on Multimodal Predictive Processing,” Symposium of RIEC Cooperative Research Projects, Online, March 6-7, 2023.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding and Embodiment in Visual Processing,” Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, March 1, 2023.

Non-Reviewed International Conferences

  • Jiarui Li, Michiko Matsunaga, Masako Myowa, and Yukie Nagai, “Co-regulation of the Day-Long Autonomic Nervous System in Children and Caregivers – Analysis Using (Cross) Recurrence Plot,” International Symposium on Predictive Brain and Cognitive Feelings, July 19-20, 2023.
  • Sarah Cosentino and Yukie Nagai, “Estimation of mental state via physiological measurement,” International Symposium on Predictive Brain and Cognitive Feelings, July 19-20, 2023.
  • Jie Mei, Shiyun Dong, and Yukie Nagai, “Understanding central tendency effects in space and time perception in autism using deep neural networks,” International Symposium on Predictive Brain and Cognitive Feelings, July 19-20, 2023.
  • H. Emre Aktas, Yukie Nagai, Erhan Oztop, and Emre Ugur, “Imitation Between Robots with Different Morphologies through DMBN,” International Symposium on Predictive Brain and Cognitive Feelings, July 19-20, 2023.

Non-Reviewed Domestic Conferences

  • Seiya Nakata and Yukie Nagai, “Emergence of hierarchical structures in series of stimulation through social interactions,” The 12th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 32, November 18-19, 2023.
  • Itsuki Ichikawa, Yukie Nagai, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Makoto Wada, “Estimation of ASD score and sensory profile using an auditory task,” The 12th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 34, November 18-19, 2023.
  • Sarah Cosentino, Jiarui Li, Taiga Naoe, Motoaki Nakamura, and Yukie Nagai, “Multimodal Analysis for Autism diagnosis in ADOS interviews,” The 12th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 37, November 18-19, 2023.
  • Jie Mei and Yukie Nagai, “Time perception in autism spectrum disorders: A computational study,” The 12th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 38, November 18-19, 2023.
  • Jiarui Li, Irena Lovcevic, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Infants hear more than speech from natural acoustic environment,” The 12th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 42, November 18-19, 2023.
  • Itsuki Ichikawa, Yukie Nagai, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Makoto Wada, “Considering for Application to Support of a Machine Learning Model Which Predicts Subjective Auditory Experience of Autism Spectrum Disorders with Auditory Hypersensitivity,” The 22nd Forum on Information Technology, CE-009, September 6-8, 2023.
  • Jiarui Li, Michiko Matsunaga, Masako Myowa, and Yukie Nagai, “Circadian Rhythm of Autonomic Nervous System in Children and Caregivers: Analysis Using Recurrence Plot,” The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Baby Science, P-10, August 5-6, 2023.
  • Ming Li, Jiarui Li, Dan Zhang, and Yukie Nagai, “Emotional Alignment in Infant-Caregiver Vocal Interaction: Going Beyond Prosody with Deep Neural Network,” The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Baby Science, P-37, August 5-6, 2023.

Miscellaneous

  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics for Understanding and Assisting Neurodiversity,” Medical Institute of Developmental Disabilities Research, Showa University, Tokyo, May 16, 2023.
  • Yukie Nagai, “From Ecological Self to Interpersonal Self: A Computational Approach to Self Development” Symposium on “Self”, Online, April 26, 2023.

2022

Articles in Journals

  • Anja Philippsen and Yukie Nagai, “A predictive coding account for cognition in human children and chimpanzees: A case study of drawing,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 14(4):1306-1319, December 2022.
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  • Anja Philippsen, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Quantifying developmental and individual differences in spontaneous drawing completion among children,” Frontiers in Psychology, 13:783446, November 2022.
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  • Maria Tsfasman, Anja Philippsen, Carlo Mazzola, Serge Thill, Alessandra Sciutti, and Yukie Nagai, “The world seems different in a social context: A neural network analysis of human experimental data,” PLoS ONE, 17(8):e0273643, August 2022.
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  • Anja Philippsen, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Simulating Developmental and Individual Differences of Drawing Behavior in Children Using a Predictive Coding Model,” Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 16:856184, June 2022.
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  • Jyh-Jong Hsieh, Yukie Nagai, Shin-ichiro Kumagaya, Satsuki Ayaya, and Minoru Asada, “Atypical Auditory Perception Caused by Environmental Stimuli in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Approach to the Evaluation of Self-Reports,” Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13:888627, June 2022.
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  • Junko Matsuzaki, Kuriko Kagitani-Shimono, Sho Aoki, Ryuzo Hanaie, Yoko Kato, Mariko Nakanishi, Aika Tatsumi, Koji Tominaga, Tomoka Yamamoto, Yukie Nagai, Ikuko Mohri, and Masako Taniike, “Abnormal cortical responses elicited by audiovisual movies in patients with autism spectrum disorder with atypical sensory behavior: A magnetoencephalographic study,” Brain and Development, 44(2):81-94, February 2022.
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  • M. Yunus Seker, Alper Ahmetoglu, Yukie Nagai, Minoru Asada, Erhan Oztop, and Emre Ugur, “Imitation and mirror systems in robots through Deep Modality Blending Networks,” Neural Networks, 146:22-35, February 2022.
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Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Full Paper)

  • Jiarui Li, Marisa Casillas, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Multi-scale analysis of vocal coordination in infant-caregiver daily interaction,” in Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, 164-169, September 12-15, 2022. (SmartBot Challenge Finalist)
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Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Short Paper)

  • Guillermo Enriquez and Yukie Nagai, “ASD Perception Simulator: Extension and Bridging to Daily Support,” in Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, January 9-12, 2022.
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Tutorial and Review Papers

  • Alessandra Sciutti, Pablo Barros, Ginevra Castellano, and Yukie Nagai, “Editorial: Affective shared perception,” Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 16:1024267, September 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics for Understanding and Assisting Neurodiversity,” Kagaku, 93(1):41-46, December 2022.
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Books

  • Yukie Nagai, “Social Cognition,” Cognitive Robotics, A. Cangelosi and M. Asada (Eds.), MIT Press, May 2022.
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Invited Talks

  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding for Cognitive Development in Humans and Robots,” Workshop on the Ecology of Open-Ended Skill Acquisition, Bordeaux, France, December 7, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics,” ShanghAI Lectures 2022, Online, November 24, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Developmental Machine Learning: Robots that learn like human children,” IROS 2022 Workshop on Trends and Advances in Machine Learning and Automated Reasoning for Intelligent Robots and Systems, Kyoto, Japan, October 27, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Emergence of Social Cognition Through Open-Ended Predictive Learning,” IROS 2022 Workshop on Lifelong Learning of High-level Cognitive and Reasoning Skills, Kyoto, Japan, October 23, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robots as Mirrors of Human Mind,” Mind and Matter Talks 2022, University of Helsinki, Finland, October 14, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics for Understanding and Assisting Neurodiversity,” The International Symposium on Robotics Research, Geneva, Switzerland, September 25-30, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “How to Build Developing Minds,” Seminar Series at Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach, Germany, September 21, 2022.
  • Yukie Nagai, “AI as a Tool for Investigating Human Intelligence,” The 5th Advanced Course on Data Science & Machine Learning, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Tuscany, Italy , August 22-26, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Brain and Its Disorders: A computational approach to understanding early cognitive development,” SFB-TRR 135 – Retreat, Ebsdorfergrund, Germany, July 18-21, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics: An embodied computational approach to neuroscience,” Nencki School of Ideas in Neuroscience, Warsaw, Poland, July 3-8, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “How to Build Developing Minds,” Japanese-German Conference “Artificial Intelligence and the Human – Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Science and Fiction,” Berlin, Germany, May 11-13, 2022. (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Developmental Diversity in Drawing: Robots vs. Children,” AI and Society Series: Robotics and Embodiment, Online, April 12, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “AI for Understanding Human Intelligence,” The 2nd International Symposium of the Institute for AI and Beyond, Tokyo, February 12, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Neurodiversity Elucidated by Computational Research,” Winter Symposium of Comprehensive Brain Science Network, Online, December 14-17, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Predictive Coding,” Autumn School for Computational Neuroscience (ASCONE2022), Chiba, November 12-15, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics that aims to elucidate and assist cognitive development,” IST Colloquium at Kyoto University, Kyoto, November 10, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Feelings that Mediate Between Perception and Emotion,” the 39th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society, Tokyo, September 8-10, 2022.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics Research for Understanding Human Cognition,” 2022 Summer – Academic Course, Seiko Gakuin Junior & Senior High School, Kanagawa, August 17, 2022.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Inclusive Society Opened Up by Artificial Intelligence,” Scientific Forum of Science Council of Japan, Tokyo, July 29, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics: A computational approach to elucidate the principle of human intelligence,” Tokyo Institute of Technology “Frontiers of science and technology,” Tokyo, April 18, 2022. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Predictive Coding,” NIPS Seminar 2021, Okazaki, March 2-3, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Mirroring: Assisting people with developmental disorders by means of self-understanding and social sharing of cognitive processes,” 2021 Symposium of CREST Research Area “Intelligent Information Processing Systems Creating Co-Experience Knowledge and Wisdom with Human-Machine Harmonious Collaboration”, Tokyo, March 1, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “What causes the diversity in subjective perception?: A synthetic approach based on predictive coding,” 2022 Winter Symposium of Vision Society of Japan, Tokyo, January 19-21, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics that aims to elucidate and assist cognitive development,” MI Seminar at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, January 11, 2022. (Online)
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Non-Reviewed Domestic Conferences

  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Takato Horii, Yohei Oseki, and Yukie Nagai, “Computational Understanding of Creativity and Cognitive Individuality Based on Statistical Learning in Brain,” The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, November 26-27, 2022.
  • Itsuki Ichikawa, Yukie Nagai, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Makoto Wada, “Prediction Model of Auditory Hyperesthesia in Autism Spectrum Disorder,” The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, November 26-27, 2022.
  • Jiarui Li, Michiko Matsunaga, Masako Myowa, and Yukie Nagai, “Circadian Rhythm of Autonomic Nervous System in Children and Caregivers: Analysis Using Recurrence Plot,” The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, November 26-27, 2022.
  • Sean Lynch, Alexis Holgado, Erhan Oztop, and Yukie Nagai, “An approach to study motor contagion during humanoid embodied experiences,” The 40th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, 2J2-06, September 5-9, 2022.
  • Jiarui Li, Marisa Casillas, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Do infants and their caregivers dynamically align prosodic features in vocal exchanges?,” in Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Baby Science, 67, July 2-3, 2022.

Miscellaneous

  • Yukie Nagai, “How to Build Developing Minds,” KCIST Colloquium, Karlsruhe, Germany, December 9, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “New Challenges in Analyzing and Modeling Caregiver-Infant Interaction,” International Workshop on New Perspectives of Parent-Infant Synchronicity Studies: Behavioural and Biological Foundations, Kyoto, Japan, November 30-December 1, 2022.
  • Jiarui Li, “Circadian Rhythm of Autonomic Nervous System in Children and Caregivers-Analysis Using Recurrence Plot,” International Workshop on New Perspectives of Parent-Infant Synchronicity Studies: Behavioural and Biological Foundations, Kyoto, Japan, November 30-December 1, 2022.
  • Tatsuya Daikoku, “Computational Model of Statistical Learning in The Brain: Towards Understanding Acquisition of Prosodic Rhythm,” International Workshop on New Perspectives of Parent-Infant Synchronicity Studies: Behavioural and Biological Foundations, Kyoto, Japan, November 30-December 1, 2022.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding and Neurodiversity: A robotic approach,” COGS Seminars at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, September 16, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “AI x Tojisha-Kenkyu: Computational Neuroscience for Systematic Understanding of Cognitive Individuality,” Research Results Presentation of the Institute for AI and Beyond, Tokyo, October 13, 2022.
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2021

Articles in Journals

  • Karl Friston, Rosalyn J. Moran, Yukie Nagai, Tadahiro Taniguchi, Hiroaki Gomi, and Josh Tenenbaum, “World model learning and inference,” Neural Networks, 144:573-590, December 2021.
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  • Takato Horii and Yukie Nagai, “Active Inference Through Energy Minimization in Multimodal Affective Human–Robot Interaction,” Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8:684401, November 2021.
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  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Qi Fang, Tomohito Hamada, Youichi Handa, and Yukie Nagai, “Importance of environmental settings for the temporal dynamics of creativity,” Thinking Skills and Creativity, 41:100911, September 2021.
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  • Serkan Bugur, Erhan Oztop, Yukie Nagai, and Emre Ugur, “Effect regulated projection of robot’s action space for production and prediction of manipulation primitives through learning progress and predictability-based exploration,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 13(2):286-297, June 2021.
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  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Geraint A. Wiggins, and Yukie Nagai, “Statistical Properties of Musical Creativity: Roles of Hierarchy and Uncertainty in Statistical Learning,” Frontiers in Neuroscience, 15:640412, April 2021.
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Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Full Paper)

  • Naoto Yoshida, Tatsuya Daikoku, Yukie Nagai, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi, “Embodiment Perspective of Reward Definition for Behavioral Homeostasis,” in Proceedings of the NeurIPS 2021 Workshop on Deep Reinforcement Learning, October 13, 2021.

Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Short Paper)

  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Shinichiro Kumagaya, Satsuki Ayaya, and Yukie Nagai, “Characteristics of speech rhythm in conversation between autism spectrum disorder and typical development: Towards Understanding of Neural Oscillatory Synchronization in Speech Communication,” in Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society / The 1st CJK International Meeting, July 28-31, 2021.
  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Shinichiro Kumagaya, Satsuki Ayaya, and Yukie Nagai, “Speech Rhythm Hierarchy: Towards Understanding of Phonological Characteristics in Autism Spectrum Disorder,” in Proceedings of the International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting, May 3-7, 2021.
  • Anja Philippsen, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Developmental changes in drawing ability: Comparing adult ratings and convolutional neural network analysis,” in Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, April 7-9, 2021.

Books

  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding for Cognitive Development,” Encyclopedia of Robotics, M. H. Ang, O. Khatib, and B. Siciliano (Eds.), Springer, May 2021.
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Invited Talks

  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Processing in the Brain: Computational Models of Cognitive Development and Disorders,” The 8th Baltic-Nordic Summer School on Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics, Stockholm, Sweden, September 21-25, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robots as Mirrors of Human Cognition,” The 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Vancouver, Canada, August 8-12, 2021. (Online) (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding in Autism Spectrum Disorder: New insights from computational studies,” The 44th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society / The 1st CJK International Meeting, Kobe, Japan, July 28-31, 2021.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Visual Hyper- and Hypo-sensitivity in ASD: Environmental and Neural Causes for Atypical Perception,” International Conference on Applications of Virtual Reality in Autism Research, Glasgow, UK, May 12-14, 2021. (Online) (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding Account of Cognitive Development: Toward Development of Decision Making,” Tenth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making, Paris, France, May 10-12, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “AI for Understanding and Assisting Human Intelligence,” The University of Tokyo B’AI Global Forum “AI and Society”, Tokyo, April 22, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Roles of Embodiment in Cognitive Development,” International Workshop on Embodied Intelligence, Cambridge, UK, March 24-26, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robot Intelligence Inspired by Human Intelligence,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Safety for Robotics, Nagoya, Japan, March 4-6, 2021. (Online) (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding: A Unified Theory for Human and Robot Cognitive Development,” Seminar Series on Cognitive Robotics at Queen Mary University of London, London, UK, February 5, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Computational modeling of cognitive development based on predictive coding,” Leap Brainstorm, January 20, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Does Predictive Coding Provide a Unified Theory of Artificial Intelligence?,” International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence – Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Yokohama, Japan, January 7-15, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulators that Visualize Atypical Visual Perception in ASD,” Doshisha University, Kyoto, December 27, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding for Cognitive Development and Disorders,” The University of Tokyo “Brain Information Processing Systems”, Tokyo, November 26, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Disorders Based on Predictive Processing Theory,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, Tokyo, November 20-21, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulator of Atypical Perception in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Why do they have difficulties in social communication?,” Takarazuka Nishi High School, Hyogo, November 12, 2021.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics for Understanding and Connecting Humans,” The 133th Public Lectures at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, October 30, 2021.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “From Understanding to Assistance of Developmental Disorder: Future Direction of Cognitive Mirroring,” the 38th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society, Sapporo, September 3-5, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Co-Creation by AI and Tojisha-kenkyu: Understanding and Assisting People with Developmental Disorders,” Symposium on CREST “Creation and development of core technologies interfacing human and information environments”, Tokyo, August 30, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Development of Social Self and Its Disorder: Computational Studies Based on Predictive Coding Theory,” Summer School at Center for Human Nature, Artificial Intelligence, and Neuroscience (CHAIN), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, August 16-20, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “From Visual Recognition to Social Interaction: Synthetic Understanding of Cognitive Mechanisms Based on Unified Principles of Brain,” The 24th Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding, Nagoya, Japan, July 27-30, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Constructive Developmental Science: Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Unified Principle of Brain,” NIPS Seminar: Collaboration and Development of Artificial Intelligence Technology and Science, Okazaki, July 16-17, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics: Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Predictive Coding,” Keio University, Kanagawa, June 21, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Computational Studies on Predictive Coding Theory,” The 32nd Meeting of Whole Brain Architecture Initiative, Tokyo, May 26, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulator of Atypical Perception in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Why do they have difficulties in social communication?,” Hiroshima Prefectural Board of Education, Hiroshima, March 1, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Issues and Challenges in Smart Teleautonomy: Insights from Computational Neuroscience,” NEDO “TSC Foresight” Online Seminar, Tokyo, February 10, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics: Understunding and Designing Intelligence Based on Predictive Coding,” METI Workshop on Medium- and Long-Term Robotics Research, Tokyo, February 3, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulators that Visualize Atypical Visual Perception in ASD,” Doshisha University, Kyoto, January 18, 2021. (Online)

Non-Reviewed Domestic Conferences

  • Naoto Yoshida, Tatsuya Daikoku, Yukie Nagai, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi, “Behavioral Control Based on Homeostasis: A Constructive Approach,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 28, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Guillermo Enriquez and Yukie Nagai, “Atypical Perception Simulator using Augmented Reality,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 32, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Alexis Holgado, Sean Lynch, and Yukie Nagai, “Design of a Software Platform for Cognitive Studies: CEP,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 33, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Sean Lynch, Alexis Holgado, and Yukie Nagai, “Multisensory integration of interoceptive and exteroceptive signals for the study of body ownership and agency,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 34, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Irena Lovcevic, Yukie Nagai, and Sho Tsuji, “Temporal Structure in Speech Directed to Infants with Hearing Loss,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 35, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Jiarui Li, Marisa Casillas, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “What prosodic cues in caregivers’ speech elicit infants’ responses?,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 36, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Miho Homma, Masaki Tsujita, Shinishiro Kumagaya, and Yukie Nagai, “Influence of Online ASD Simulator Workshop on Stigma of Primary School Teachers,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 42, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Alexis Carlos Holgado, Guillermo Enriquez, and Yukie Nagai, “Design and Implementation of a Teleoperated Humanoid Robot System for Investigating the Sense of Body Ownership,” The 39th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, 2A2-01, September 8-11, 2021. (Online)

Miscellaneous

  • Yukie Nagai, “AI x Tojisha-Kenkyu: Computational Neuroscience for Systematic Understanding of Cognitive Individuality,” Research Results Presentation of the Institute for AI and Beyond, Tokyo, November 19, 2021.
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