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educator , Psychologist

Akihiro Yagi, Japanese psychologist, educator. Research grantee New Energy Development Organization, Tokyo, 1996, Ministry of Science, Education and Culture, Tokyo, 1999.


Yagi, Akihiro was born on June 19, 1942 in Osaka, Japan.


Bachelor, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan, 1966. Master of Arts, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan, 1981.


Researcher Industrial Products Research Institute, Tokyo, 1969-1976, senior researcher, 1976-1983. Associate professor department psychological science Kwansei Gakuin University, 1983—1986, professor, since 1986. Director International Group for Psychophysiology in Ergonomics, Wuppertal, Germany, 1994-1998.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Perception and Cognition, 1996, Engineering Psychophysiology, 1999. Editor: Brain Images and Cognitive Functions, 1999. Guest editor International Journal Psychophysiology, 2000.


Member Council Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo. Member of Japanese Society Psychophysiol. Psychology (president 2007-2010), Japanese Society Psychophysiol.

Research (board directors since 1980, Distinguished Paper prize 1999), Japanese Psychological Association 1995—2001.


  • Other Interests

    Classical music.