KATO, Katsunori

Title Associate Professor
Email kkato#@#human.tsukuba.ac.jp (please replace #@# with @)
Degree Ph. D. (psychology)
Division Psychology
Research Field Animal Psychology
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Psychology
Graduate School Program (Main) Neuroscience (Master's Program, Doctoral Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub) Psychology (Master's Program)
Research Themes

Visual perception and spatial cognition in mice
Habituation and its relation to the environment in mice
Social behaviors and their developmental changes in mice

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Takao Okitsu and Katsunori Kato  2012  Behavioral studies of visual perception in mice: A review.  Tsukuba Psychological Research, 44, 7-15.
  • Nakayasu T., and Kato, K.  2011  Is full physical contact necessary for buffering effects of pair housing on social stress in rats?  Behavioural Processes, 86, 230-235.
  • Naomi Nakagawa and Katsunori Kato  2009  Effects of apomorphine on open-field behavior in high- and low-activity mouse strains. The Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 59, 161-168.
  • Shoji, H., and Kato, K.  2009  Maternal care affects the development of maternal behavior in inbred mice. Developmental Psychobiology, 51, 345-357.
  • Shoji, H., and Kato, K.  2006  Maternal behavior of primiparous females in inbred strains of mice: a detailed descriptive analysis.  Physiology and Behavior, 89, 320-328.
  • Katsunori Kato  2006  Effects of social isolation on open-field behavior in mice.  The Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 56, 11-18,
  • Katsunori Kato  2006  Effects of early social environments on social behaviors in later life.  Laboratory Animal Technology and Science, 18, 9-14.
Scientific Membership

The Japanese Psychological Association
The Japanese Society for Animal Psychology

Social and Outreach Activity
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