Publication 業績



*Kano, F., Naik, H., Keskin, G., Couzin, ID., *Nagy, M. (2022) Head-tracking of freely-behaving pigeons in a motion-capture system reveals the selective use of visual field regions. Scientific Reports. 
*Waldmann, U., Naik, H., Máté, N., Kano, F., Couzin, I. D., Deussen, O., & Goldlücke, B. (2022). I-MuPPET: Interactive Multi-Pigeon Pose Estimation and Tracking. Paper presented at the DAGM GCPR, Konstanz.
*Brooks, J., Kano, F., Yeow, H., Morimura, N., Yamamoto, S. (2022) Testing the effect of oxytocin on social grooming in bonobos. American Journal of Primatology. (co-first).
*Kano, F. (2022) Evolution of the uniformly white sclera in humans: Critical updates. Trends in Cognitive Science.
*Sosnowski, M. J., Kano, F., & Brosnan, S. F. (2022). Oxytocin and social gaze during a dominance categorization task in tufted capuchin monkeys. Frontiers in psychology, 13. 
Brooks J.*, Kano, F.*, Kawaguchi, Y., Yamamoto, S. (2022). Oxytocin promotes species-relevant outgroup attention in bonobos and chimpanzees. Hormones and Behavior, in press. (co-first, co-correspondence). 
Itahara, A.*, & Kano, F.* (2022). “Corvid Tracking Studio”: A custom-built motion capture system to track head movements of corvids (in Japanese). The Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, in press. 
*Kano, F., Kawaguchi, Y., & Hanling, Y. (2022). Experimental evidence that uniformly white sclera enhances the visibility of eye-gaze direction in humans and chimpanzees. eLife, 11, e74086. doi:10.7554/eLife.74086
*Yamanashi, Y., Hitoosa, K., Yoshida, N., Kano, F., Ikkatai, Y., & Sakamoto, H. (2022). Do chimpanzees enjoy a virtual forest? A pilot investigation of the use of interactive art as a form of environmental enrichment for zoo-housed chimpanzees. American Journal of Primatology, 84(10), e23343. 
*Kano, F., Furuichi, T., Hashimoto, C., Krupenye, C., Leinwand, J. G., Hopper, L. M., . . . Tajima, T. (2021). What is unique about the human eye? Comparative image analysis on the external eye morphology of human and nonhuman great apes. Evolution and Human Behavior. doi:
*Kano, F., & Call, J. (2021). Evolutionary foundations of knowledge and belief attribution in nonhuman primates. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, e158. doi:10.1017/S0140525X20001521
*Kano, F., Sasaki, T., & Biro, D. (2021). Collective attention in navigating homing pigeons: group size effect and individual differences. Animal Behaviour, 180, 63-80. 
*Sato, Y., Kano, F., Morimura, N., Tomonaga, M., & Hirata, S. (2021). Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) exhibit gaze bias for snakes upon hearing alarm calls. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 136(1), 44-53. doi:10.1037/com0000305
*Lewis, L.S., Kano, F., Stevens, J.M., DuBois, J., Call, J., Krupenye, C. (2021) Bonobos and chimpanzees preferentially attend to familiar members of the dominant sex. Animal Behavior, 177, 193-206.
*Brooks, J., *Kano, F., Sato, Y., Yeow, H., Morimura, N., Nagasawa, M., Kikusui, T., Yamamoto, S. (2021). Divergent effects of oxytocin on eye contact in bonobos and chimpanzees. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 125, 105119. (co-first/correspondence)
*Kano, F., Sato, Y., & Yamanashi, Y. (2021). How chimpanzees look at movies: The “Art and Science” project in Kyoto City Zoo. Japanese Psychological Research. in press
*Hopper, L. M., Gulli, R. A., Howard, L. H., Kano, F., Krupenye, C., Ryan, A. M., & Paukner, A. (2021). The application of noninvasive, restraint-free eye-tracking methods for use with nonhuman primates. Behavior Research Methods. 53, 1003–1030.
*Hepach, R., Vaish, A., Kano, F., Albiach-Serrano, A., Benziad, L., Call, J., & Tomasello, M. (2021). Chimpanzees' (Pan troglodytes) internal arousal remains elevated if they cannot themselves help a conspecific. Journal of Comparative Psychology. 135(2):196-207.

*Kano, F., Call, J., & *Krupenye, C. (2020). Primates pass dynamically social anticipatory-looking false-belief tests. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 24(10), 777-778. (co-correspondence)

*Kano F, Krupenye C, Hirata S, Tomonaga M, & Call J (2019) Great apes use self-experience to anticipate an agent’s action in a false-belief test. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 116(42):20904-20909.
ManyPrimates, et al. (2019) Establishing an infrastructure for collaboration in primate cognition research. PLOS ONE 14(10):e0223675.
*Kano, F. (2019). What are flying birds looking at? New challenges in the use of cutting-edge sensor technologies to study bird gaze (in Japanese). The Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, adpub.
*Kawaguchi, Y., Kano F., Tomonaga, M. (2019). Chimpanzees, but not bonobos, attend more to infant than adult conspecifics. Animal Behaviour. 154, 171-181. (co-first)
*Sato, Y., Hirata, S., *Kano, F. (2019). Spontaneous attention and psycho-physiological responses to others’ injury in chimpanzees. Animal Cognition. 22(5), 807-823. (co-correspondence)

*Kano, F., Walker, J., Sasaki, T., Biro, D. (2018) Head-mounted sensors reveal visual attention of free-flying homing pigeons. Journal of Experimental Biology, 221(17), jeb183475.
*Kano, F., Moore, R., Krupenye, C., Hirata, S., Tomonaga, M., Call, J. (2018) Human ostensive signals do not enhance gaze following in chimpanzees, but do enhance object-oriented attention. Animal Cognition, 21(5), 715-728.
*Sato, Y., Kano, F., Hirata, S. (2018) Cutting-edge infrared thermography as a new tool to explore animal emotions (in Japanese). The Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 68 (1), 1-15
*Kano, F., *Shepherd, S.V., Hirata, S., Call, J. (2018) Primate social attention: Species differences and effects of individual experience in humans, great apes, and macaques. PLOS ONE 13(2), e0193283. (co-correspondence).

*Kano, F., *Krupenye, C., Hirata, S., Call, J., Tomasello, M. (2017) Submentalizing cannot explain great apes' belief-based action anticipation. Trends in Cognitive Science, 21, 9, 633–634. (co-first, co-correspondence).
*Krupenye, C., *Kano, F., Hirata, S., Call, J., Tomasello, M., (2017) A test of the submentalizing hypothesis: apes' performance in a false belief task inanimate control. Communicative and Integrative Biology, 10(4), e1343771. (co-first, co-correspondence).
*Kano, F., *Krupenye, C., Hirata, S., Call, J., Tomasello, M., (2017) Eye tracking uncovered great apes' ability to anticipate that other individuals will act according to false beliefs. Communicative & Integrative Biology 10(2), e1299836. (co-first, co-correspondence).

*Krupenye, C., *Kano, F., Hirata, S., Call, J., Tomasello, M. (2016). Great apes anticipate that other individuals will act according to false beliefs. Science, Science, 354(6308): 110-114. (co-first, co-correspondence).
*Kano, F., Hirata, S., Deschner, T., Behringer, V., Call, J. (2016). Nasal temperature drop in response to a playback of conspecific fights in chimpanzees: A thermo-imaging study. Physiology & Behavior, 155, 83-94.

*Kano F, Hirata S (2015) Great apes make anticipatory looks based on long-term memory of single events, Current Biology 25(19): 2513-2517.
*Kano F, Hirata S, Call J (2015) Social attention in the two species of Pan: Bonobos make more eye contact than chimpanzees. PLOS ONE 10(6): e0129684.

2014 (postdoc)
*Kano, F., & Call, J. Great apes make goal-directed action prediction by eye movements, Psychological Science, 25(9): 1691-1698, 2014.
*Kano, F., & Call, J. Cross-species variation of gaze following and conspecific preference among great apes, human infants and adults. Animal Behaviour, 91: 137-150, 2014.

2013 (postdoc)
*Kano, F., & Tomonaga, M. Head-mounted eye-tracking of a chimpanzee under naturalistic conditions. PLOS ONE, 8(3), e59785, 2013
*Kano, F., Eyes are the window to the mind; Eye-tracking reveals how great apes see the world (in Japanese). Primate Research, 28(2), 95-108, 2013

2012 and before (PhD and Master)
*Kano, F., Call, J., & Tomonaga, M. Face and eye scanning in gorillas, orangutans, and humans: unique eye-viewing patterns in humans among hominids. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 126(4), 388-398, 2012.
*Kano, F., Hirata, S., Call, J., & Tomonaga, M. The visual strategy specific to humans among hominids: A study using gap-overlap paradigm.  Vision Research. 51, 2348-2355, 2011
*Kano, F., & Tomonaga, M. Species difference in the timing of gaze movement between chimpanzees and humans. Animal Cognition.14(6), 879-892, 2011.
*Kano, F., & Tomonaga, M. Perceptual mechanism underlying gaze guidance in chimpanzees and humans. Animal Cognition, 14(3), 377-386, 2011.
*Kano, F., Tanaka, M., & Tomonaga, M. Attention to emotional scenes including whole-body expressions in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 124(3), 287-294, 2011.
*Kano, F., & Tomonaga, M. Face scanning in chimpanzees and humans: continuity and discontinuity. Animal Behaviour, 79, 227-235, 2010.
*Hattori, Y., Kano, F., & Tomonaga, M. Differential sensitivity to conspecific and allospecific cues in chimpanzees and humans: A comparative eye-tracking study. Biology Letters, 6(5), 610-613, 2010.
*Kano, F., & Tomonaga, M. How chimpanzees look at pictures: a comparative eye-tracking study. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276(1664), 1949-1955, 2009.
*Kano, F., Tanaka, M., & Tomonaga, M. Enhanced recognition of emotional stimuli in the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes). Animal Cognition, 11(3), 517-524, 2008.


*Kano, F., Call J. (2017). Great ape social attention. In Evolution of Brain, Cognition, and Emotion in Vertebrates (eds. Shigeru W., M H., T S.), pp. 187-206. Tokyo, Springer.


International conferences and symposiums

Kano F. Looking through the eye of an animal: Using cutting-edge non-invasive technologies to study animal cognition and behavior. Anthropological Seminar Series, Department of Anthropology, University of Zurich, 7th November 2022.
Kano F. What is unique about the human eye and how communicative is it? Comparative perspective on the evolution of human white sclera. Joint Conference on Language Evolution, a workshop titled "The evolution of human conspicuous ocular morphology and its role in the evolution of language", Kanazawa, Japan, 5-8th, September 2022.
Kano F. Importance of new technological methods to reveal the human and non-human animal mind. Keynote at a workshop titled "Bridging the technological gap – spreading technological innovations in the study of the human and non-human mind", Göttingen, Germany, 31st July -6th August 2022.
Kano F. Contact-free sensors, such as an eye-tracker and a thermo-camera, are useful to examine cognition and emotion in great apes at zoos and sanctuaries. International Primatological Society, Contributed Symposium entitled “What's new in primate cognition research: Expanding research settings, sample sizes, and research toolkits”, Nairobi, UN, Kenya. 20-25th, August, 2018.
Kano F. Eye tracking uncovered great apes' ability to anticipate that other individuals will act according to false beliefs. A workshop titled "What is unique and what is typical of human mind?", Inamori Hall, Kyoto University, Japan. 30th, March, 2018.
Kano, F. Eye tracking uncovered great apes’ ability to anticipate other individuals' actions. School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar, St. Andrews, UK. 29th, September, 2017
Kano, F. Great apes make anticipatory looks based on their memories. International Conference of Psychological Science, Vienna, Contributed Symposium, 21st-25th, March, 2017.
Kano, F, Hirata S, Krupenye C, Call J. Captive great apes make anticipatory looks based on their memories, and the actor’s goals and beliefs in movie stories, International Primatological Society, Chicago, Contributed Symposium, 22th-26th, Aug, 2016.

Domestic conferences and symposiums

Kano F. Using cutting-edge technologies to study animal cognition and behavior. International Student Symposium on Animal Behavior and Cognition. Keynote talk, Kyoto University, December 5th, 2019.
Kano F. Great ape theory of mind. Symposium at Société Japonaise de Linguistique Française, November 11th, 2019.
Kano F. Great apes use self-experiences to anticipate an agent’s action who has a false belief. Japanese Society of Developmental Psychology, Waseda University, March 17th, 2019.
Kano F. How do chimpanzees see arts? An international seminar titled “How do chimpanzees feel in arts?”, Kyoto City Zoo, March 23rd, 2019.
Kano F. Chimpanzee eyes are the window to their mind: Using state-of-the-art eye-tracker to reveal cognitive similarities between human and nonhuman animals. Science Castle, Minamata Public Hall, Keynote talk, December 16th, 2018.
Kano F. Great ape eye-tracking. The Japanese Psychological Association, Krume City Plaza, Invited talk for the International Award, September 20th, 2017.
Kano F. Using state-of-the-art sensor technologies and low techs to establish a new research paradigm in great ape and bird research. Koudou (Behavior) 2017, Tokyo University, September 1st, 2017.
Kano F. Great apes read others’ mind: Using eye-tracking to reveal a false-belief understanding. Human Behaviour and Evolution Society Japan, Kanazawa Culture Hall, Keynote talk, December 10th, 2016.
Kano F. Great apes make anticipatory looks based on goals, memories, and beliefs. The Japanese Psychological Association. Nagoya International Conference Center, September 22nd-24th, 2015.
Kano F. Social attention in great apes; eye contact, gaze following, and ostention. The Japanese Psychological Association. Nagoya International Conference Center, September 22nd, 2015.


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