<Journal Articles>

Shibata, M., Terasawa, Y., Osumi, T., Masui, K., Ito, Y., Sato, A., & Umeda, S. (2017) Time course and localization of brain activity in humor comprehension: An ERP/sLORETA study. Brain Research. 1657, 215-222.

Umeda, S., Tochizawa, S., Shibata, M., & Terasawa, Y. (2016) Prospective memory mediated by interoceptive accuracy: A psychophysiological approach. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371, 20160005.

Shibata, M., Terasawa,Y., & Umeda, S.(2014). Integration of cognitive and affective networks in humor comprehension. Neuropsychologia, 65, 137-145.

Terasawa, Y., Shibata, M., Moriguchi, Y., & Umeda, S. (2013). Anterior insular cortex mediates bodily sensibility and social anxiety. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 8, 259-266.

Shibata, M., Toyomura, A., Motoyama, H., Itoh, H., Kawabata, Y., & Abe, J. (2012). Does Simile Comprehension Differ from Metaphor Comprehension? -A functional MRI Study-. Brain and Language. 121(3), 254-60.

Toyomura, A., Shibata, M., & Kuriki, S. (2012). Self-paced and externally triggered rhythmical lower limb movements: a functional MRI study. Neuroscience Letters, 516(1), 39-44.

Shibata, M.,(2012). What is the Difference between Metaphor and Simile?-fMRI Study-. CARLS Series of Advanced Study of Logic and Sensibility, 5, 101-109.

Terasawa, Y., Shibata, M., Maehara, Y., & Umeda, S. (2012) Body sensibility and anxiety: An fMRI study. CARLS Series of Advanced Study of Logic and Sensibility, 5, 111-115.

Shibata, M., Abe, J., Itoh, H., Shimada, K. & Umeda, S. (2011) Neural processing associated with comprehension of an indirect reply during the scenario reading task. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3542-3550.

Shibata, M., Terasawa, Y., & Umeda, S. (2011) Why not say it directly? Neural basis of indirect speech comprehension. CARLS Series of Advanced Study of Logic and Sensibility, 4, 121-127.

Shibata, M.,Toyomura, A., Itoh, H., & Abe, J. (2010). Neural substrates of irony comprehension: A functional MRI study. Brain Research.1308, 114-123.

Shibata, M., Abe, J., Terao, A., & Miyamoto, T. (2007). Neural mechanisms involved in the comprehension of metaphoric and literal sentences: An fMRI study. Brain Research, 1166, 92-102.

Shibata, M., Abe, J., Terao, A., Miyamoto, T., (2007). Neural bases associated with metaphor comprehension -An fMRI study-. Cognitive Studies: Bulletin of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society 14, 339-353. (in Japanese)

<Book Chapter>
Shibata, M. (2010). Towards the healthy language comprehension -From the perspective of Metaphor and Irony comprehension- Wai Ling, L., Sakurai, Y. & Wada, H. (Eds.) A Study of Healthy Being: From interdisciplinary perspectives. Azusa Syuppan, Kyoto.