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Dr Naohide Yamamoto
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling
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Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Psych and Counc - HDHS
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PhD (Johns Hopkins University)

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Space perception, Spatial memory, Spatial cognition, Navigation, Cognitive psychology, Cognitive neuroscience

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Yamamoto is an experimental psychologist who is primarily interested in cognitive and neural mechanisms of human spatial navigation. He first studied urban planning and earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan. He developed scientific interest in human spatial cognition and navigation through his urban planning research, and decided to pursue an academic career in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. He obtained an MA in psychology and a PhD in psychological and brain sciences from the Johns Hopkins University, USA. Prior to joining the QUT academic staff in 2014, he was an assistant professor of psychology at Cleveland State University, USA and a postdoctoral scientist in psychology at the George Washington University, USA.

For more information, please see Dr Yamamoto’s CV.

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Generally, Dr Yamamoto teaches cognitive psychology and statistics. He has coordinated the following units:

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For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.


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