School personnel information




cognitive neuroscience, vision science, neuroethology

Mail Address

Mail Address




Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 1998.04.01 - 2002.03.31, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Professor

  • 2002.04.01 - , Department of Frontier Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Professor

  • 1998.04.01 - , School of Engineering Science

  • 1998.04.01 - , Department of Systems and Human Science

Education 【 display / non-display

The University of Tokyo Faculty of Science  Graduated 1979.03
The University of Tokyo   Completed 1981.03
The University of Tokyo   Completed 1984.03

Employment Record 【 display / non-display

Communication Design Center 2011.04 - 2016.03
Center for Information and Neural Networks 2013.04 -

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • 1. Neural mechanism of visual perception
    (1) Processing of shape and object images in the cerebral cortex
    (2) Neural basis of binocular stereopsis
    2. Architecture and development of the cerebral cortex
    (1) The functional architecture of the cortex revealed by 2-photon laser imaging
    (2) Postnatal development of morphology and physiology of cortical neurons
    Neuroscience-general-related, Neuroscience-general-related, Anatomy and histopathology of nervous system-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • International Brain Research Organization

  • International Society for Neuroethology

  • Society for Neuroscience


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Microstructural properties of the vertical occipital fasciculus explain the variability in human stereoacuity, Hiroki Oishi, Hiromasa Takemura, Shuntaro C. Aoki, Ichiro Fujita, Kaoru Amano, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.,115 (48): 12289-12294, 2018.11, Papers

  • Spatial pooling inherent to intrinsic signal optical imaging might cause V2 to resemble a solution to the stereo correspondence problem, Takahiro Doi, Mohammad Abdolrahmani, Ichiro Fujita, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.,115 (30): E6967-E6968, 2018.07, Papers

  • Mapping stimulus feature selectivity in macaque V1 by two-photon Ca2+ imaging: encoding-model analysis of fluorescence responses to natural movies, Koji Ikezoe, Mahya Amano, Shinji Nishimoto, Ichiro Fujita, Neuroimage,180: 312-323, 2018.01, Papers

  • A relative frame of reference underlies reversed depth perception in anti-correlated random dot stereograms, Shuntaro C. Aoki, Hiroshi M. Shiozaki, Ichiro Fujita, Journal of Vision,17(12):17, 2017.10,, Papers

  • Rapid responses of amygdala neurons discriminate facial expressions, Mikio Inagaki, Ichiro Fujita, bioRxiv, 2017.08, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Textbook, Principles of Neural Science (5th ed.), ISBN, 978-4-89592-771-0, 2014.04

  • General, What does the brain see?, Ichiro Fujita, Kadokawa Co., ISBN, 978-4044052171, 2013.04

  • Dictionary, Iwanami Dictionary of Biology, Iwanami, ISBN, 978-4000803144, 2013.02

  • General, The Landscape of the Brain - Probing the Brain Enigma from Structure, Ichiro Fujita, Chikuma Publishing Co., ISBN, ISBN978-4-480-01526-6, 2011.09

  • Special, Binocular Vision in Strabismus and Amblyopia, Ichiro Fujita, Kanehara Shuppan, ISBN, 978-4-307-35124-9, 2007.01

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Work 【 display / non-display

  • Mysterious Tea Time ~ An Illusion Assortment, 2013.12

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • 5th Illusion Contest of Japan, Mahya Amano, Hiroko Kamihirata, Yuya Konishi, Yuichiro Tanaka, Yoshihisa Higuchi, Ichiro Fujita, The Japanese Psychonomic Society, 2013.12

  • Neuroscience Research Excellent Paper Award 2004, Kenji Yoshiyama, Takanori Uka, Hiroki Tanaka, Ichiro Fujita, Neuroscience Society of Japan, 2005.07


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • INM Seminar Juelich Institute, Stereopsis: 3-D world viewed with two eyes and two cortical pathways, 2012.11

Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • International Conference, The 12th Biennial Conference of Chinese Neuroscience Society, Session organizer, 2017.10

  • National Conference, Vision Forum, 2017.09

  • International Conference, International Symposium on "Vision over Vision", organizer, 2016.10

  • National Conference, 20th Forum of Vision Science, Meeting President, 2016.09

  • International Conference, 2016 International Congress of Neuroethology, International Program Committee, member, 2016.03

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Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Academic society, Japan Neuroscience Society, 2017.02 - 2018.07

  • Academic society, Neuroscience society of Japan, Program committee member, 2016.01 - 2017.07

  • Academic society, 2016 Society for Japan Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Program committee member, 2015.01 - 2016.07

  • Academic society, Japan Neuroscience Society, Receiving editor of Neuroscience Research, 2014.01 -

  • National・Local Public Organization, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 28th International Prize for Biology Selection Committee Member, 2012.04 - 2013.03

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