Personal details

Name
Dr Naohide Yamamoto
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Psych and Counc - HDHS
Discipline *
Psychology
Phone
+61 7 3138 4887
Fax
+61 7 3138 0486
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (Johns Hopkins University)

Professional memberships
and associations
Keywords

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

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

Biography

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.

This information has been contributed by Dr Naohide Yamamoto.

Teaching

Generally, Dr Yamamoto teaches cognitive psychology and statistics. Currently, he is the coordinator of the following units:

  • PYB204 Perception and Cognition
  • PYH403 Cognitive Neuropsychology

He often gives lectures in the following units as well:

  • PYB102 Introduction to Psychology 1b
  • PYB304 Physiological Psychology
This information has been contributed by Dr Naohide Yamamoto.

Publications

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

Supervision

Current supervisions