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  1. Ogawa, A., Kameda, T., & Nakatani, H. (2023) Neural Basis of Social Influence of Observing Other's Perception in Dot Number Estimation. Neuroscience, 515, 1-11. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2023.01.035 Link
  2. Kuroda, K., Takahashi, M., & Kameda, T. (2023). Majority rule can help solve difficult tasks even when confident members opt out to serve individual interests. Scientific Reports, 13(1), 14836. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-42080-7 Link


  1. Kuroda, K., Ogura, Y., Ogawa, A., Tamei, T., Ikeda, K., & Kameda, T. (2022). Behavioral and neuro-cognitive bases for emergence of norms and socially shared realities via dynamic interaction. Communications Biology, 5(1), 1379. doi: 10.1038/s42003-022-04329-1 Link
  2. Naito, A. & Kameda, T. (2022). Rational basis of social learning process underlying collective intelligence. Cognitive Studies: Bulletin of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society. (in Japanese) Link
  3. Naito, A., Katahira, K., & Kameda, T. (2022). Insights about the common generative rule underlying an information foraging task can be facilitated via collective search. Scientific Reports, 12, 8047. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-12126-3 Link
  4. Kameda, T., Toyokawa, W., & Tindale, R.S. (2022). Information aggregation and collective intelligence beyond the wisdom of crowds. Nature Reviews Psychology. doi: 10.1038/s44159-022-00054-y Link (publisher), Link (read only pdf)
  5. Kameda, T. (2022). The experimental social science toward solidarity: Empathy, distribution and social order. Tokyo: Iwanami-shoten. (in Japanese) Link
  6. Kameda, T. & Mori, R. (2022). Socio-biological bases of distributive justice. Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 40(2), 25-28. doi:10.7210/jrsj.40.25 (in Japanese) Link
  7. Naito, A. & Kameda, T. (2022). Experimental inquiries for collective decision making. Tokyo: Maruzen-shuppan. (in Japanese)


  1. Kuroda, K., & Saito, Y. (2021). Inequality biases third-party evaluation of decision-making for others. Letters on Evolutionary Behavioral Science, 12, 34–38. doi:10.5178/lebs.2021.87 Link
  2. Kodani, Y., Saito, Y., Kim, H., Ogawa, A., Ueshima, A., & Kameda, T. (2021). Distributive justice and risky decisions: A study with utility models and pupillary responses. Japanese Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 26-35. doi:10.14966/jssp.1914 (in Japanese) Link
  3. Ueshima, A., & Kameda, T. (2021) Reducing variance or helping the poorest? A mouse tracking approach to investigate cognitive bases of inequality aversion in resource allocation. Royal Society Open Science. doi:10.1098/rsos.201159 Link
  4. Ueshima, A., Mercier, H. & Kameda, T. (2021). Social deliberation systematically shifts resource allocation decisions by focusing on the fate of the least well-off. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 92:104067. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2020.104067 Link


  1. Jayles, B., Escobedo, R., Cezera, S., Blanchet, A., Kameda, T., Sire, C., & Theraulaz, G. (2020). The impact of incorrect social information on collective wisdom in human groups. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 170. doi:10.1098/rsif.2020.0496 Link
  2. Kuroda, K., Kamijo, Y., & Kameda, T. (in press). Investor’s pessimistic and false belief about trustworthiness and stake size in trust decision. Japanese Psychological Research. doi: 10.1111/jpr.12288 Link
  3. Ogura, Y., Masamoto, T., & Kameda, T. (2020). Mere presence of co-eater automatically shifts foraging tactics toward ‘Fast and Easy’ food in humans. Royal Society Open Science. doi:10.1098/rsos.200044 Link
  4. Murata, A., Nishida, H., Watanabe, K. & Kameda, T. (2020). Convergence of physiological responses to pain during face-to-face interaction. Scientific Reports, 10, 450. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-57375-x Link
  5. Kameda, T. (2020). Behavioral economics as viewed from the perspective of behavioral science. The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies, 714, 28-38. (in Japanese) Link


  1. Ogawa, A., & Kameda, T. (2019). Dissociable roles of left and right temporoparietal junction in strategic competitive interaction. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, nsz082, doi: 10.1093/scan/nsz082 Link
  2. Kawada, A., Nagasawa, M., Murata, A., Mogi, K., Watanabe, K., Kikusui, T., & Kameda, T. (2019). Vasopressin enhances human preemptive strike in both males and females. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 9664. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-45953-y Link
  3. Kuroda, K., & Kameda, T. (2019). You watch my back, I'll watch yours: Emergence of collective risk monitoring through tacit coordination in human social foraging. Evolution and Human Behavior. 40, 5, 427-435. doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2019.05.004 Link
  4. Matsushima, T., Amita, H., & Ogura, Y. (2019). Complex social ecology needs complex machineries of foraging. Behavioral and Brain Sciences,42, E45. doi:10.1017/S0140525X18002078 Link
  5. Saito, Y., Ueshima, A., Tanida, S., & Kameda, T. (2019). How does social information affect charitable giving?: Empathic concern promotes support for underdog recipient. Social Neuroscience. doi: 10.1080/17470919.2019.1599421 Link
  6. Kim, H., Toyokawa, W., & Kameda, T. (2019). How do we decide when (not) to free-ride? Risk tolerance predicts behavioral plasticity in cooperation. Evolution and Human Behavior, 40, 55-64. Doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2018.08.001 Link


  1. Gregory A. Bryant, Daniel M. T. Fessler, Riccardo Fusaroli, Edward Clint, Dorsa Amir, Brenda Chávez, Kaleda K. Denton, Cinthya Díaz, Lealaiauloto Togiaso Duran, Jana Fanćovićová, Michal Fux, Erni Farida Ginting, Youssef Hasan, Anning Hu, Shanmukh V. Kamble, Tatsuya Kameda, Kiri Kuroda, Norman P. Li, Francesca R. Luberti, Raha Peyravi, Pavol Prokop, Katinka J. P. Quintelier, Hyun Jung Shin, Stefan Stieger, Lawrence S. Sugiyama, Ellis A. van den Hende, Hugo Viciana-Asensio, Saliha Elif Yildizhan, Jose C. Yong, Tessa Yuditha, & Yi Zhou (2018). The perception of spontaneous and volitional laughter across 21 societies. Psychological Science, 29(9), 1515–1525. doi: 10.1177/0956797618778235
  2. Ogawa, A., Ueshima, A., Inukai, K., & Kameda, T. (2018). Deciding for others as a neutral party recruits risk-neutral perspective-taking: Model-based behavioral and fMRI experiments. Scientific Reports, 8, 12857. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-31308-6
  3. Muthukrishna, M., Henrich, J., Toyokawa, W., Hamamura, T., Kameda, T., & Heine, S. (2018). Overconfidence is universal? Elicitation of genuine overconfidence (EGO) procedure reveals systematic differences across domain, task knowledge, and incentives in four populations. PLoS ONE, 13(8), e0202288. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202288
  4. Ogura, Y., Amita, H., & Matsushima, T. (2018). Ecological validity of impulsive choice: Consequences of profitability-based short-sighted evaluation in the producer-scrounger resource competition. Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 4, 49. doi: 10.3389/fams.2018.00049


  1. Kameda, T. (2017). The origins of morality: Inquiries from the experimental social science. Tokyo: Iwanami-shoten. Link
  2. Xin, Q., Ogura, Y., & Matsushima, T. (2017). Four eyes match better than two: Sharing of precise patch-use time among socially foraging domestic chicks. Behavioural Processes. 140, 127–132. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.04.020
  3. Toyokawa, W., Saito, Y., & Kameda, T. (2017). Individual differences in learning behaviours in humans: Asocial exploration tendency does not predict reliance on social learning. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38, 325-333. doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2016.11.001
  4. King, A. J., Kosfeld, M., Dall, S. R. X., Greiner, B., Kameda, T., Khalmetski, K., Leininger, W., Wedekind, C., & Winterhalder, B. (2017). Explorative strategies: Consequences for individual behavior, social structure, and design of institutions. In L-A. Giraldeau, P. Heeb and M. Kosfeld (Eds.), Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics: Principles and Applications (pp. 205–214). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  5. Ogawa, A., Yokoyama, R., & Kameda, T. (2017). Development of a Japanese version of a theory-of-mind functional localizer for functional magnetic resonance imaging. The Japanese Journal of Psychology,88(4), 363-375. doi: 10.4992/jjpsy.88.16217
  6. Tindale, R. S., & Kameda, T. (2017). Group decision-making from an evolutionary/adaptationist perspective. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 20(5), 669-680. doi: 10.1177/1368430217708863
  7. Ueshima, A.& Kameda, T. (2017). Does uncertainty involved in monetary acquisition affect risky decisions for others?. The Japanese Journal of Psychology, 88(4), 383-389. Doi: 10.4992/jjpsy.88.16328
  8. Jayles, B., Kim, H., Escobedo, R., Cezerad, S., Blanchet, A., Kameda, T., Sire, C., & Theraulaz, G. (2017). How social information can improve estimation accuracy in human groups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA, 114(47), 12620-12625. Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1703695114


  1. Murata, A., Saito, H., Schug, J., Ogawa, K., & Kameda, T. (2016). Spontaneous facial mimicry Is enhanced by the goal of inferring emotional states: Evidence for moderation of “automatic” mimicry by higher cognitive processes. PLOS ONE. 11(4): e0153128. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153128
  2. Bryant, G.A., Fessler, D.M., Fusaroli, R., Clint, E., Aarøe, L., Apicell, C.L., Petersen, M.B., Bickham, S.T., Bolyanatz, A., Chavez, B., De Smet, D., Díaz, C., Fančovičová, J., Fux, M., Giraldo-Perez, P., Hu, A., Kamble, S.V., Kameda, T., Li, N.P., Luberti, F.R., Prokop, P., Quintelier, K., Scelza, B.A., Shin, H.J., Soler, M., Stieger, S., Toyokawa, W., Evan den Hende, E. A., Viciana-Asensio, H., Yildizhan, S. E., Yong, J.C., Yuditha, T., & Zhou, Y. (2016). Detecting affiliation in co-laughter across 24 societies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(17), 4682-4687. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1524993113
  3. Kameda, T., Inukai, K., Higuchi, S., Ogawa, A., Kim, H., Matsuda, T., & Sakagami, M. (2016). Rawlsian maximin rule operates as a common cognitive anchor in distributive justice and risky decisions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(42), 11817-11822. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1602641113
  4. Murata, A., Saito, Y., Higuchi, S., & Kameda, T. (2016). Role of the Empathetic Systems for Sustaining the Large-scale Cooperation in Human Societies Running head: Prosocial Concern and Empathy. Japanese Psychological Review, 58(3), 392-403.


  1. Kameda, T., Inukai, K., Wisdom, T., & Toyokawa, W. (2015). Herd behavior: Its psychological and neural underpinnings. In S. Grundmann, F. Moeslein & K. Riesenhuber (Eds.), Contract governance. (Pp. 61-71). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  2. Kameda, T. (Ed.) (2015). How “rules of society” are ruled: Experimental research on social norms. (Frontiers in experimental social sciences, Vol.6). Tokyo: Keiso-shobo. (in Japanese)
  3. Ogawa, A., & Macaluso, E. (2015). Orienting of visuo-spatial attention in complex 3D space: Search and detection. Human Brain Mapping. 36(6), 2231-2247. doi:10.1002/hbm.22767
  4. Ogawa, A., Toyomaki, A., Omori, T., & Murohashi, H. (2015). ERP correlates of feedback processing for number of misses in gambling. Cognitive Studies. 22(3), 315-325. doi: 10.11225/jcss.22.315
  5. Kameda, T., & Hastie, R. (2015). Herd behavior: Its biological, neural, cognitive and social underpinnings. In R. Scott & S. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.


  1. Kameda, T., Van Vugt, M., & Tindale, R. S. (2014). Evolutionary group dynamics. In J. D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd edition). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.
  2. Kameda, T., Van Vugt, M., & Tindale, S. (2014). Groups. In V. Zeigler-Hill, L.L.M. Welling, & T.K. Shackelford (Eds.), Evolutionaryperspectives on social psychology. New York: Springer.
  3. Ogawa, A., Onozaki, T., Mizuno, T., Asamizuya, T., Ueno, K., Cheng, K., & Iriki, A. (2014). Neural basis of economic bubble behavior. Neuroscience, 265, 37-47.
  4. Toyokawa, W., Kim., & Kameda, T. (2014). Human collective intelligence under dual exploration-exploitation dilemmas. PLoS ONE 9(4): e95789. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095789
  5. Yamagishi, T., & Kameda, T. (Eds.) (2014). Coexistence and society. (Handbook of Cognitive Science of Communication, Vol.4). Tokyo: Iwanami-shoten. (in Japanese)
  6. Muarata, A., Higuchi, S., Sasaki, C & Kameda, T. (2014). Can We Empathize with a Dissimilar Other? Using Peripheral Physiological Signals as Indicators of Sympathetic Responding. Cognitive Studies, 21(4), 503-507. doi:10.11225/jcss.21.503