Name NAGAMORI Yusuke
Official Title Associate Professor
Affiliation Sociology and Media Studies, Informatics
Profile In Nagamori Laboratory, we use functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to measure cerebral blood flow and physiological indices such as gaze and stress to evaluate design objects and to elucidate the mechanism of design activities. We also focus on the evaluation of sensory perceptions such as beauty and comfort that people feel when they touch the design. At the same time, I would like to deal with production-type research that involves the production of video, booklets, and other printed works.
 The theme of the research type will be human creative activities, especially design, and we will investigate the mechanism of design activities by measuring brain activity and stress while doing so, as well as research to evaluate sensory perceptions such as the goodness, beauty, and comfort of design.
 The themes of the production type or research and production type are practical production on the theme of information design, and research and investigation necessary for production.
Research Field(Keyword & Summary)
  1. (1) Kansei evaluation

    We will quantitatively examine the design process, which is a human sensory activity, using physiological and behavioral measurement devices such as cerebral blood flow measurement and eye tracking.

  2. (2) Design evaluation

    We quantitatively evaluate and study the sensory reactions of people when they come into contact with designs, such as the sensations of beauty, cuteness, and comfort.

  3. (3) Graphic Design

    Practical production of graphic design, and investigation and research necessary for production.

Representative Papers
  1. (1)Measurement of creative activities by NIRS - Focused on subjective evaluation, Yusuke Nagamori, The International Conference on Kansei Engineering & Emotion Research 2018, 2018.
  2. (2)Comparison of Hand and Computer Drawings Using Near-infrared Spectroscopy, Takeo Kato, Shogo Otagiri, Yusuke Nagamori, Yuichi Izu, 6th Kanesi Engineering and Emotion Research; International Conference 2016.
  3. (3)Perspective of the Peer Review System for Art Education Miki Namatame, Yusuke Nagamori, The First International Symposium on Affective Science and Engineering 2015.
  4. (4)Color-grapheme associations in deaf people, Chen, N, Tanaka, K, Nagamori, Y, Namatame, M, Watanabe, K,Conference Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of Asia Color Association 2014.
  5. (5)Color-shape association in deaf and hearing people Chen, N, Tanaka, K, Matsuyoshi, D, Nagamori, Y, Namatame, M, Watanabe, K, Knowledge and Smart Technology 2014.
  6. (6)Comparison of Electronic Textbook and Paper Textbook from the perspective of Users’ Stress and their Evaluation, Yusuke NAGAMORI, Mizuki NAKAJIMA, The 1st International Symposium on Affective Engineering 2013.
  7. (7)Neural Networks Involved in Artistic Creativity, Yasuyuki Kowatari, Seung Hee Lee, Hiromi Yamamura, Yusuke Nagamori, Pierre Levy, Shigeru Yamane, Miyuki Yamamoto, HUMAN BRAIN MAPPING 30(5) 1678 - 1690 2009.
  8. (8)ProBoPortable: Development of Cellular Phone Software to Prompt Learners to Monitor and Reorganize Division of Labor in Project-Based Learning, Toshio MOCHIZUKI, Hiroshi KATO, Kazaru YAEGASHI, Yusuke NAGAMORI, Toshihisa NISHIMORI, Shinobu FUJITA, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008.
  9. (9)The Effects of Unconscious Intermediate on Behavior and Mind in Communication in the Case of "Tea”, Harumo Ogino, Yusuke Nagamori, Toshimasa Yamanaka, International Association of Societies of Design Research 2007.
  10. (10)Is creativity correlated with right hemispheric dominancy?, Yasuyuki Kowatari, Seung Hee Lee, Yusuke Nagamori, Pierre Levy, Hiromi Yamamura, Shigeru Yamane, Miyuki Yamamoto, NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH
Award World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications 2008 Outstanding Paper Award ProBoPortable: Development of Cellular Phone Software to Prompt Learners to Monitor and Reorganize Division of Labor in Project-Based Learning
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Support: Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Recruitment of research assistant(s) No
Affiliated academic society (Membership type) JSSD
Education Field (Undergraduate level) Design, Video Editing, Media studies
Education Field (Graduate level) Kansei science, Design evaluation