Hironori Akechi
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Journal Articles & Chapters in Books


Akechi, H., Stein, T., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2015).
Preferential awareness of protofacial stimuli in autism.
Cognition, 143, 129-134.

Akechi, H., Stein, T., Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2014).
Absence of preferential unconscious processing of eye contact in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism Research, 7, 590-597.

Akechi, H., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2014).
Neural and behavioural responses to face-likeness of objects in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.
Scientific Reports, 4, 3874.

Akechi, H., & Kobayashi, H. (2014).
Referential gaze and word mapping in autism spectrum disorders. In V. B. Patel, V. R. Preedy, & C. R. Martin (Eds.).
The Comprehensive Guide to Autism (pp. 503-517). New York: Springer.

Senju, A., Vernetti, A., Kikuchi, Y., Akechi, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2013).
Cultural modulation of face and gaze scanning in young children.
PLoS ONE, 8, e74017.

Usui, S., Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Akechi, H., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2013)
Presence of contagious yawning in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism Research and Treatment, 2013, 971686, 8 pages.

Senju, A., Vernetti, A., Kikuchi, Y., Akechi, H., Hasegawa, T., & Johnson, M. H. (2013).
Cultural background modulates how we look at other persons' gaze.
International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37, 131-136.

Akechi, H., Senju, A. Uibo, H. Kikuchi, Y., Hasegawa, T., & Hietanen, J. K. (2013).
Attention to eye contact in the West and East: autonomic responses and evaluative ratings.
PLoS ONE, 8, e59312.

Akechi, H., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2013).
Brief report: pointing cues facilitate word learning in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 230-235.

Kikuchi, Y., Senju, A., Akechi, H., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2011).
Atypical disengagement from faces and its modulation by the control of eye fixation in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41, 629-645.

Akechi, H., Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2011).
Do children with ASD use referential gaze to learn the name of an object? An eye-tracking study.
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 1230-1242.

Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Akechi, H., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2011).
Atypical modulation of face-elicited saccades in autism spectrum disorder in a double-step saccade paradigm.
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 1264-1269.

Akechi, H., Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2010).
The effect of gaze direction on the processing of facial expressions in children with autism spectrum disorder: an ERP study.
Neuropsychologia, 48, 2841-285.

Akechi, H., Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2009).
Does gaze direction modulate facial expression processing in children with autism spectrum disorder?.
Child Development, 80, 1134-1146.

Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Akechi, H., Hasegawa, T., Tojo, Y., & Osanai, H. (2009).
Does eye contact induce contagious yawning in children with autism spectrum disorder?.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39, 1598-1602.



Persentations



Peer-Reviewed


Akechi, H., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2013, May).
Cross-situational word-face learning in children with ASD.
12th International Meeting for Autism Research. Donostia/San Sebastia'n, Spain.
(Poster)

Akechi, H., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2012, May).
Cross-situational word learning in children with ASD.
11th International Meeting for Autism Research. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
(Poster)

Senju, A., Vernetti, A., Kikuchi, Y., Akechi, H., Hasegawa, T., & Johnson, M. H. (2012, May).
The effect of cultural background on face and gaze scanning: An eye-tracking study.
1st Conference of the European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Marseille, France.
(Poster)

Usui, S., Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Akechi, H., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2011, May).
Induction of contagious yawning in children with ASD with gaze-contingent stimulus display.
10th International Meeting for Autism Research. San Diego, CA.
(Poster)

Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Akechi, H., Hasegawa, T., Tojo, Y., & Osanai, H. (2009, Apr).
Eye fixation induces contagious yawning in children with autism spectrum disorder.
International Conference on Innovative Research in Autism. Tours, France.
(Poster)

Akechi, H., Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2009, May).
Do children with ASD use referential gaze to learn the name of an object?: an eye-tracking study.
8th International Meeting for Autism Research. Chicago, IL.
(Poster)

Kikuchi, Y., Senju, A., Akechi, H., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2009, May).
Do others' faces hold attention in children with ASD when they fixate to the eyes?.
8th International Meeting for Autism Research. Chicago, IL.
(Poster)

Akechi, H., Senju, A., Kikuchi, Y., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2008, May).
Children with ASD do not spontaneously integrate facial expression and gaze direction.
7th International Meeting for Autism Research. London, UK.
(Poster)

Kikuchi, Y., Senju, A., Akechi, H., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Hasegawa, T. (2008, May).
Others' face does not hold attention in children with ASD.
7th International Meeting for Autism Research. London, UK.
(Poster)

Akechi, H., Kikuchi, Y., Senju, A., Hasegawa, T., Tojo, Y., & Osanai, H. (2007, May).
Gaze direction does not modulate facial expression processing in children with autism.
6th International Meeting for Autism Research. Seattle, WA.
(Poster)

Non-Peer-Reviewed


Akechi, H. (2006, Sep).
Effects of gaze direction on the processing of threat-related facial expression in children with autism and without autism.
The 4th CEFOM/21 International Symposium "Cultural and Adaptive Bases of Human Sociality", Tokyo, Japan.
(Poster)