Tagiru Nakamura

Part-time Lecturer
Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
DegreesPh.D. (Philosophy)
Areas of ExpertiseSocial Neuroscience; Experimental Psychology; Linguistics (Pragmatics);
Selected Publications
  • Nakamura, T., Matsui, T., Utsumi, A., Yamazaki, M., Makita, K., Harada, T., Tanabe, H. C., & Sadato, N. (2018). The role of the amygdala in incongruity resolution: the case of humor comprehension. Social Neuroscience, 13(5), 553–565. PMID: 28803529, DOI: 10.1080/17470919.2017.1365760
  • Matsui, T., Nakamura, T., Utsumi, A., Sasaki, A. T., Koike, T., Yoshida, Y., Harada, T., Tanabe, H. C., & Sadato, N. (2016). The role of prosody and context in sarcasm comprehension: Behavioral and fMRI evidence. Neuropsychologia, 87, 74–84. PMID: 27157883, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.04.031
  • Nakamura, T., & Matsui, T. (2015). Linguistics. Brain Science Dictionary (The Japan Neuroscience Society). DOI: 10.14931/bsd.5866
  • Nakamura, T., & Matsui, T. (2015). Pragmatics. Brain Science Dictionary (The Japan Neuroscience Society). DOI: 10.14931/bsd.5870
  • Nakamura, T., & Matsui, T. (2015). Association and metaphor. Brain Science Dictionary (The Japan Neuroscience Society). DOI: 10.14931/bsd.5871
  • Nakamura, T., Matsui, T., Utsumi, A., Yamazaki, M., Makita, K., Tanabe, H. C., & Sadato, N. (2012). The role of the amygdala in the process of humor appreciation. Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the cognitive science society, 797–802, August 2012. https://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2012/papers/0147/
  • Nakamura, T. (2009). The mechanism of sensing interestingness in metaphorical expressions. Shinrigaku Kenkyu : The Japanese Journal of Psychology, 80(1), 1–8. PMID: 19489424, DOI: 10.4992/jjpsy.80.1
  • Nakamura, T. (2007). A study of humor comprehension in metaphorical expressions. In Kusumi, T. (Ed), Forefront of metaphor research (pp. 385–402), Tokyo: Hitsuji-shobo Publishing. http://www.hituzi.co.jp/books/317.html
Contact Information5322 Endo Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-0882 Japan
Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus