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Gerard Remijn Last modified date:2020.11.07

Associate Professor / Human Science Course, Human Science International Course, Research Center for Applied Perceptual Science
Department of Human Science
Faculty of Design

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Academic Degree
Art and Design, Dr.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Perceptual Psychology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
Research on human auditory perception and audiovisual perception by measuring behavioral responses and brain activity.
Research Interests
  • Perceptual Psychology
    Brain research
    keyword : Auditory perception, Visual perception, Near-infrared spectroscopy, EEG
Current and Past Project
  • The perception of auditory illusions using gliding tones is being investigated.
  • The perception of visual illusions using moving objects is being investigated.
  • Eye-tracking and auditory feedback in public user authentication situations
  • Both psychophysics and brain research is/will be performed.
Academic Activities
1. Gerard Remijn, Kikuchi, M., Shitamichi, K., Ueno, S., Yoshimura, Y., Tsubokawa, T., Kojima, H., Higashida, H., Minabe, Y., A NIRS study on cortical hemodynamic responses to normal and whispered speech in 3- to 7-year-old children, (2017). Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 60, 465–470, 2017.03.
2. Remijn, G.B., Kikuchi, M., Shitamichi, K., Ueno, S., Yoshimura, Y., Nagao, K., Tsubokawa, T., Kojima, H., Higashida, H., Minabe, Y. (2014), Somatosensory evoked field in response to visuotactile stimulation in 3- to 4-year-old children, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 170, doi: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00170, 2014.02.
3. Remijn, G.B., Nakajima, Y. (2005), The perceptual integration of auditory stimulus edges: An illusory short tone in stimulus patterns consisting of two partly overlapping glides, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31, 183-192.
4. Remijn, G.B., Ito, H. (2007), Perceptual completion in a dynamic scene: An investigation with an ambiguous motion paradigm, Vision Research, 47, 1869-1879.
5. Remijn, G.B., Perez, E., Nakajima, Y., Ito, H. (2008), Frequency modulation facilitates (modal) auditory restoration of a gap, Hearing Research, 243, 113-120.
6. Remijn, G.B., Kikuchi, M., Yoshimura, Y., Shitamichi, K., Ueno, S., Nagao, K., Munesue, T., Kojima, H., Minabe, Y. (2011), Hemodynamic responses to visual stimuli in cortex of adults and 3- to 4-year-old children, Brain Research, 1383, 242-251.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Acoustical Society of Japan
Educational Activities
Teaching classes mainly in subjects related to perceptual or experimental psychology, scientific English, auditory perception and auditory physiology.
Advising scientific work of students related to auditory perception, audiovisual perception, and brain science.
Professional and Outreach Activities
-One of the organizers of the Human Science International Summer School, held in August-September since 2010. Students from mainly East-Asian countries participate in lectures, laboratory work, and cultural activities.
-Contact person for the Human Science International Course (Doctoral)..