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Recent Main Publications from Matsushima Lab (2012-2018)

 

GABA-A and GABA-B receptors in filial imprinting linked with opening and closing of the sensitive period in domestic chicks (Aoki, Yamaguchi, Fujita et al. 2018) Frontiers in Physiology (Avian Physiology)

Thyroid hormone sensitizes the imprinting-associated induction of biological motion preference in domestic chicks (Miura, Aoki, Yamaguchi, Homma, Matsushima 2018) Frontiers in Physiology (Avian Physiology)

Ecological validity of impulsive choice: consequences of profitability-based short-sighted evaluation in the producer-scrounger game. (Ogura, Amita, Matsushima 2018) Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Gene expression of Dio2 (thyroid hormone converting enzyme) in telencephalon is linked with predisposed biological motion preference in domestic chicks (Takemura, Yamaguchi, et al. 2018) Behavioural Brain Research

Wnt-2b in the intermediate hyperpallium apicale of the telencephalon is critical for the thyroid hormone-mediated opening of the sensitive period for filial imprinting in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus) (Yamaguchi et al. 2018) Hormones and Behavior

Four eyes match better than two: Sharing of precise patch-use time among socially foraging fomestic chicks (Xin, Ogura, and Matsushima 2017) Behavioural Processes

Selective contribution of the telencephalic arcopallium to the social facilitation of foraging efforts in the domestic chicks (Xin, Ogura, Uno and Matsushima 2017) European Journal of Neuroscience

Striatal and tegmental neurons code critical signals for temporal-difference learning of state value in domestic chicks (Wen, Ogura and Matsushima 2016) Frontiers in Neuroscience

Food variance and temporal discounting (Mizuyama, Uno and Matsushima 2016) Animal Behaviour

Biological motion facilitates imprinting (Miura and Matsushima 2016) Animal Behaviour

Distinctive mechanisms of the foraging effort and its social facilitation (Ogura et al. 2015) Behavioural Brain Research

Competitive forager suppresses neuronal representation of predicted food in the ventral striatum (Amita and Matsushima 2014) Behavioural Brain Research

Thyroid hormone determines the sensitive period of imprinting (Yamaguchi et al 2012.) Nature Communications

Co-varied risk-sensitivity and diet menu in 3 sympatric species of tits (Kawamori and Matsushima 2012) Animal Behaviour

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) modifies foraging decision making (Matsunami, Ogura et al. 2012) Behavioural Brain Research

Biological-motion preference induced by imprinting in chicks (Miura and Matsushima 2012) Animal Cognition

Toshiya Matsushima gave a Plenary Lecture on “Chick neuro-economics / ecology”

at the 10th International Neuroethology Congress (ICN Maryland, USA; August 10, 2012;  http://icn2012.umd.edu/)

(Updated on 30 November, 2018)


Member of the Matsushima-Patzke Laboratory

Professors

 

Toshiya MATSUSHIMA, PhD:  matusima(at)sci.hokudai.ac.jp 

Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Science

 

Nina PATZKE, PhD: nina.patzke(at)oia.hokudai.ac.jp

Assistant Professor of the ISP programme

 

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Fellows and Students

 

(Research Associate)

Momoko MIURA

(Doctor Course)

Isabel FERNANDEZ

(Master Course)

Yuki FUJIKAWA

Jiahao HUANG

(Undergraduate)

Jinta KASAI

 

PhD Alumni & Alumnae

 

Yoko YAZAKI-SUGIYAMA (1999, Sofia Univ)

Shin YANAGIHARA (2000, Nagoya Univ)

Ei-Ichi IZAWA (2003, Nagoya Univ)

Naoya AOKI (2006, Nagoya Univ)

Ai KAWAMORI (2012, Hokkaido Univ)

Hidetoshi AMITA (2013, Hokkaido Univ)

Yukiko OGURA (2014, Hokkaido Univ)

Momoko MIURA (2016, Hokkaido Univ)

Chentao WEN (2017, Hokkaido Univ)

Qiuhong XIN (2017, Hokkaido Univ)

 

 

Postal address: Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, Kita-ku, Hokkaido, 060-0810 Japan

Phone & Fax: JPN (+81)-11-706-3523 (T.M.) or -4444 (students)


C.V. of Toshiya MATSUSHIMA


Education

              1976-1981  Faculty of Science - Department of Biology (Zoology), University of Tokyo

              1981-1986  Graduate School of Science (Zoology), University of Tokyo

 

Research Career

1986-1989  Research Associate (Zoological Institute) in the University of Tokyo, Tokyo JAPAN

(C/O Prof Dr Kazuo Ueda / Assoc Prof Dr Masahiko Satou)

1989-1990  Research Fellow (of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation) in University of Bremen (FB Biologie/Chemie), Bremen GERMANY

(C/O Prof Dr Gerhardt Roth)

1990-1992  Research Fellow (of the Swedish Institute) in Karolinska Institute (Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology), Stockholm SWEDEN

(C/O Prof Dr Sten Grillner)

1992-1995  Research Associate (Life Science Institute) in Sophia University, Tokyo JAPAN

(C/O Prof Dr Kiyoshi Aoki)

1995-2005  Associate Professor in Nagoya University (Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences), Nagoya JAPAN

2006- Associate Professor in Hokkaido University (Graduate School of Science), Sapporo JAPAN

2007- Professor in Hokkaido University (Graduate School of Science), Sapporo JAPAN

 

Scientific Interests

Neuro-ecomonics in non-human animals

Neural mechanisms of instinctive behaviors in non-mammalian vertebrates

              (Zoology of lampreys, salmons, goldfish, salamanders, toads, quails, domestic chicks)

Evolution of behavior, brain, mind and intelligence

 (Evolutionary cognitive neuroscience)

 

Approaches

              Neurophysiology (whole-cell recordings, brain slice preparations, single-unit recording from freely-behaving animals)

Neuroanatomy (immunohistochemistry, tract-tracing)

              Behavioral biology (classical ethology, behavioral ecology, and cognitive neuro-science)

 

Recent research projects

Imprinting and memory formation in domestic chicks 1992-

Functional roles of basal ganglion in chicks (lesion study, single unit analysis, whole cell electrophysiology)  1998-
Reinforcement learning (behavioral and neurophysiological studies)  1999-

Neuroeconomics of foraging behavior and decision making based on benefit, cost and time in birds 2004-

 

Recent collaborations

              Dr. Andras Csillag (Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary) for the study of chick basal ganglia

              Dr. Peter Kabai (SzentIstvan University, Budapest, Hungary) for the study of chick behavior.
              Dr. Giorgio Vallortigara (University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy) for the study of chick spatial learning
              Dr. Koichi Homma (Teikyo University, Japan) for the molecular mechanisms of chick memory

Dr. Takeshi Izumi (Health Sciences University of Hokkaido) for the neuro-pharmacological studies in chicks, mice and rats

 

Recent Invited Talks at International Meetings / Symposia


Matsushima T. (2001)   Reinforcement learning and basal ganglion in chicks.  (invited speaker)  In: SALVE symposium on Behavioral Plasticity in Birds (Brain, Behavior and Evolution) (Organized by Ethological Society of Hungary, Hungarian Academy of Science, and Hungarian Neuroscience Society), 14 May, 2001, Budapest, Hungary

Matsushima, T. (2005)  Neuroeconomics in chicks.  In the Workshop “Bridges linking behavior and cognition” (organizer: Matsushima, T., Vallortigara, G.), The 29th International Congress of Ethology (IEC2005), ELTE Convention Center, Budapest, Hungary.

Matsushima, T. (2007)  Neuro-economics in chicks.  In: IBRO (International Brain Research Organization) satellite meeting on “Brain mechanisms, cognition and behaviour in birds,” July 19-23, Heron Island, Queensland, Australia

Matsushima, T. (2007)   Economical decision making in chicks: brain mechanisms meet foraging ecology, In: The 39th Annual Genral Meeting of European Bain and Behaviour Society, September 15-19, Trieste, Italy

Matsushima, T. (2012)  Chick neuro-economics / ecology,  Plenary talk in the 10th International Congress for Neuroethology, August 5-10, University of Maryland, USA

Matsushima, T. (2016)  Socio-economics of Locomotion, In: International Symposium on the Neurobiology of Locomotion, 9 June, George Washington University, USA

 

Vice Chair of LOC for the 11th International Congress for Neuroethology (ICN2014), Sapporo Japan

 

Publications

 

2018

86. Matsushima T., Amita H., Ogura Y. (2018, accepted for publication) Complex social ecology needs complex machineries of foraging. Commentary to the review article “How foraging works: uncertainty magnifies food-seeking motivation” (by Anselme P. and Güntürkün O.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

85. Aoki, N., Yamaguchi, S., Matsushima, T., Homma, K.-J. (2018, accepted for publication) GABA-A and GABA-B receptors in filial imprinting linked with opening and closing of the sensitive period in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus). Frontiers in Physiology

84. Ogura, Y. Amita, H., Matsushima, T., (2018) Ecological validity of impulsive choice: consequences of profitability-based short-sighted evaluation in the producer-scrounger game. Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 4:49 (doi: 10.3389/fams.2018.00049)

83. Miura, M., Aoki, N., Yamaguchi, S., Homma, K.-J. Matsushima, T., (2018) Thyroid hormone sensitizes the imprinting-associated induction of biological motion preference in domestic chicks. Frontiers in Physiology 9:1740 (doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.01740)

82. Takemura, Y., Yamaguchi, S., Aoki, N., Miura M., Homma, K.-J., Matsushima, T. (2018) Gene expression of Dio2 (thyroid hormone converting enzyme) in telencephalon is linked with predisposed biological motion preference in domestic chicks. Behavioural Brain Research 349: 25–30 (doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2018.04.039)

81.  Yamaguchi, S., Aoki, N., Matsushima, T., Homma, K.-J. (2018) Wnt-2b in the intermediate hyperpallium apicale of the telencephalon is critical for the thyroid hormone-mediated opening of the sensitive period for filial imprinting in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus). Hormones and Behavior 102: 120-128 (doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.05.011)

 

2017

80.  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) (* first co-authors)

79.  Xin, Q., Ogura, Y., Matsushima, T. (2017) Selective contribution of the telencephalic arcopallium to the social facilitation of foraging efforts in the domestic chicks. European Journal of Neuroscience (doi: 10.1111/ejn.13475)

 

2016

78. Wen, C., Ogura, Y., Matsushima, T. (2016) Striatal and tegmental neurons code critical signals for temporal-difference learning of state value in domestic chicks. Frontiers in Neuroscience (Decision Neuroscience) (doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00476)

77. Mizuyama, R., Uno, L., Matsushima, T. (2016) Food variance and temporal discounting in socially foraging chicks. Animal Behaviour 120: 143-151 (doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.07.032)

76.  Miura, M., Matsushima, T. (2016) Biological motion facilitates imprinting. Animal Behaviour 116: 171-180 (doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.03.025)

75.  Yamaguchi, S., Aoki, N., Takehara, A., Mori, M., Kanai, A., Matsushima, T., Homma, K.-J. (2016) Involvement of nucleotide diphosphate kinase 2 in the reopening of the sensitive period of filial imprinting. Neuroscience Letters 612: 32-37 (doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.12.004)

 

2015

74.  Tsutsui-Kimura, I., Ohmura, Y., Izumi, T., Matsushima, T., Amita, H., Yoshida, T., Yoshioka, M. (2016) Neuronal codes for the inhibitory control of impulsive actions in the rat infralimbic cortex. Behavioral Brain Research 296: 361-372 (doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2015.08.025)

73.  Aoki, N., Yamaguchi, S., Kitajima, T., Takehara, A., Katagiri-Nakagawa, S., Matsui, R., Watanabe, D., Matsushima, T., Homma, K.-J., (2015) Critical role of the neural pathway from the intermediate medial mesopallium to the intermediate hyperpallium apicale in filial imprinting of domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus). Neuroscience 308: 115-124 (doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.09.014)

72.  Ogura, Y., Izumi, T., Yoshioka, M., Matsushima, T. (2015) Dissociation of the neural substrates of foraging effort and its social facilitation in the domestic chick. Behavioral Brain Research 294: 162-176 (doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.07.052)

 

2014

71.  Amita, H., Matsushima T. (2014) Competitor suppresses neuronal representation of food reward in the nucleus accumbens / medial striatum of domestic chicks. Behavioral Brain Research 268: 139-149 (doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.04.004)

 

2012

70.  Yamaguchi, S., Aoki, N., Kitajima, T., Iikubo, E., Katagiri, S., Matsushima, T., Homma, K.J. Thyroid hormone determines the start of the sensitive period of imprinting and primes later learning. Nature Communications 3:1081 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2088, open access)

69.  Kawamori, A., Matsushima, T. (2012) Sympatric divergence of risk sensitivity and diet menus in three species of tit. Animal Behaviour 84:1001-1012 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.07.026)

68.  Matsunami, S.*, Ogura, Y.*, Amita, H., Izumi, T., Yoshioka, M., Matsushima, T. (2012) Behavioural and pharmacological effects of fluvoxamine on decision-making in food patches and the inter-temporal choices of domestic chicks. Behavioural Brain Research 233: 577-586 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2012.05.045) (* first co-authors)

67.  Miura, M., Matsushima, T. (2012) Preference for biological motion in domestic chicks: sex-dependent effect of early visual experience. Animal Cognition (on-line published, DOI 10.1007/s10071-012-0514-x)

 

2011

66.  Amita, H., Matsushima, T. (2011)  Instantaneous and cumulative influences of competition on impulsive choices in domestic chicks.  Frontier in Neuroscience, 5: article 101 (pp.1-8; doi: 10.3389/fnins.2011.00101, open access).

65.  Ogura, Y., Matsushima, T. (2011)  Social facilitation revisited: increase in foraging efforts and synchronization of running in domestic chicks.  Frontier in Neuroscience, 5: article 91 (pp.1-12; doi: 10.3389/fnins.2011.00091, open access).

64.  Yamaguchi, S., Aoki, N., Kobayashi, D., Kitajima, T., Iikubo, E., Katagiri, S., Matsushima, T., Homma, K.-J. (2011) Activation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)/TrkB signaling accompanying filial imprinting in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus). NeuroReport 22: 929-934 (doi: 10.1097/WNR.0b013e32834d0be7)

 

2010

63.  Yamaguchi, S., Eiji I., Hirose N., Kitajima, T., Katagiri, S., Kawamori, A., Fujita-Taira, I., Matsushima, T., Homma, K.-J.   Bioluminescence imaging of c-fos gene expression accompanying filial imprinting in the newly hatched chick brain.  Neuroscience Research 192-195 (doi:10.1016/j.neures.2010.02.007)

62.  Yamaguchi, S., Katagiri, S., Aoki, N., Iikubo E., Kitajima, T., Matsushima, T., Homma, K.-J. (2010) Molecular function of microtubule-associated protein 2 for filial imprinting in domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus).  Neuroscience Research 69: 32-40 (doi:10.1016/j.neures.2010.09.002)

61.  Amita, H., Kawamori, A., Matsushima, T. Social influences of competition on impulsive choices in domestic chicks.  Biology Letters. (DOI:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0748, on line)

60.  Kawamori, A., Matsushima, T. Subjective value of risky foods for individual domestic chicks: a hierarchical Bayesian model.  Animal Cognition (DOI 10.1007/s10071-009-0293-1, online)

 

2008

59.  Yamaguchi, S., Fujii-Taira, I., Murakami, A., Hirose, N., Aoki, N., Izawa, E.-I., Fujimoto, Y., Takano, T., Matsushima, T., and Homma, K.J. Upregulation of microtubule-associated protein 2 accompanied by the filial imprinting of domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus).  Brain Research Bulletin, 76: 282-288.

58.  Yamaguchi, S., Fujii-Taira, I., Katagiri, S., Izawa, E.-I., Fujimoto, Y., Takeuchi, H., Takano, T., Matsushima, T., and Homma, K.J.  Gene expression profile in cerebrum in the filial imprinting of domestic chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus).  Brain Research Bulletin, 76: 275-281.

57.  Matsushima, T., Kawamori, A., and Bem-Sojka T.  Neuro-economics in chicks: foraging choices based on delay, cost and risk.  Brain Research Bulletin, 76: 245-252.

 

2007

56.  Yamaguchi, S., Katagiri, S., Hirose, N., Fujimoto, Y., Mori, M., Fujii-Taira, I., Takano, T., Matsushima, T., and Homma, K. (2007)  In-vivo gene transfer into newly hatched chick brain by electroporation.  NeuroReport, 18: 735-739.

 

2006

55.   Aoki, N., Csillag, A., and Matsushima, T.  Localized lesion of arcopallium intermedium of the lateral forebrain reduced the choice of costly food reward without impairing reward-amount discrimination in the domestic chick.  European Journal of Neuroscience 24: 2314-2326

54.  Aoki, N., Suzuki, R., Izawa, E.-I., Csillag, A., and Matsushima, T.  Localized lesions of the ventral striatum, but not the arcopallium, enhanced impulsiveness in the choice based on anticipated spatial proximity of food rewards.  Behavioural Brain Research, 168: 1-12.

 

2005

53.  Izawa, E.-I., Aoki, N., and Matsushima T. (2005)  Neural correlates of the proximity and quantity of anticipated food rewards in the ventral striatum.  European Journal of Neuroscience, 22: 1502-1512.

52.  Matsushima T. (2005)  Selection pressure on the decision-making process in conflict.  Commentary to the review article entitled as “Survival with an asymmetric brain: advantages and disadvantages of cerebral lateralization” (by Vallortigara G. and Rogers L.J.)  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28: 604-605.

 

2004

51. Ichihashi, T., Ichikawa, Y., and Matsushima, T. (2004)  A non-social and isolate rearing condition induces an irreversible shift toward continued fights in the male fighting fish (Betta splendens).  Zoological Science, 21: 723-729.

50.  Ichikawa, Y., Izawa, E.-I., and Matsushima, T. (2004)  Excitotoxic lesions of the medial striatum delay extinction of a reinforcement color discrimination operant task in domestic chicks; a functional role of reward anticipation.  Cognitive Brain Research, 22: 76-83.

 

2003

49.  Izawa, E.-I., Zachar, G., Yanagihara, S., and Matsushima, T. (2003)  Localized lesion of caudal part of lobus parolfactorius caused impulsive choice in the domestic chick: evolutionarily conserved function of ventral striatum.  Journal of Neuroscience 23: 1894-1902.

48.  Matsushima, T., Izawa, E.-I., Aoki, N., Yanagihara, S. (2003)  The mind through chick eyes: memory, cognition and anticipation.  Zoological Science 20: 395-408.

47.  Aoki, N., Izawa, E.-I., Yanagihara, S., and Matsushima, T. (2003)  Neural correlates of memorized associations and cued movements in archistriatum of the domestic chick.  European Journal of Neuroscience, 17: 1935-1946.

46.  Nakajima, S., Izawa, E.-I., and Matsushima, T. (2003)  Hippocampal lesion delays the acquisition of egocentric spatial memory in chicks.  NeuroReport 14: 1475-1780.

 

2002

45.  Ono, Y., Hayashi, I., and Matsushima, T. (2002)  Visual memory of shapes in quail chicks: discrimination among 2-dimensional objects.  Zoological Science 19: 719-725.

44.  Mori, M. and Matsushima, T. (2002)  Post-hatch development of dendritic arborization in cerebellar Purkinje neurons of quail chicks: a Morphometric study.  Neuroscience Letters 329: 73-76.

43.  Izawa, E.-I., Zachar, G., Aoki, N., Koga, K., and Matsushima, T. (2002)  Lesions of the ventro-medial basal ganglia impair reinforcement learning while sparing the recall of memorized color discrimination in domestic chicks.  Behavioral Brain Research 136: 405-414.

 

2001

42.  Yanagihara, S., Izawa, E.-I., Koga, K., and Matsushima, T. (2001)  Reward-related neuronal activities in basal ganglia of domestic chicks.  NeuroReport 12: 1431-1435.

41.  Izawa, E.-I., Yanagihara, S., Atsumi, T., and Matsushima, T. (2001)  The role of basal ganglia on reinforcement learning and imprinting in domestic chicks.  NeuroReport 12: 1743-1747.

40.  Matsushima, T., Izawa, E.-I., and Yanagihara, S. (2001)  D1-receptor dependent synaptic potentiation in the basal ganglia of quail chick.  NeuroReport 12: 2831-2837.

39.  Hayashi, I., Ono, Y., and Matsushima, T. (2001)  Visual cues for suppressing the isolation-induced distress calls in newly hatched quail chicks.  Zoological Science 18: 1065-1071.

 

2000

38.  Sakai, S., Yanagihara, S., Kabai, P., Koga, K., and Matsushima, T. (2000)  Predisposed memory of shapes in quail chicks.  Zoological Science 17: 1045-1051.

37.  Aoki, M., Izawa E.-I., Koga, K., Yanagihara, S., and Matsushima, T. (2000)  Accurate visual memory of colors in controlling the pecking behavior of quail chicks.  Zoological Science 17: 1053-1059.

36.  Yanagihara, S., Koga, K., and Matsushima, T. (2000)  Expression of transcription factor ZENK (zif-268) in telencephalon of quail chicks after induced seizure and passive avoidance training.  Zoological Science 17: 1221-1229.

 

1999

35.  Dicke, U., Roth, G., and Matsushima, T. (1999)  Neural substrate for motor control of feeding in Amphibians.  Acta Anatomica, 163: 127-143.

34.  Matsuura, A., Ohno, T., Matsushima, T., Namikawa, T., and Ishikawa, A. (1999)  Delayed development of reflexes and hyperactive locomotion in the spontaneous mutant “Waltzing” of the musk shrew, Suncus murinus.  Experimental Animal 48: 191-197.

33.  Yazaki, Y., Matsushima,T., and Aoki, K. (1999)  Testosterone modulates stimulation-induced calling behavior in Japanese quails.  Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 184: 13-19.

32.  Ishikawa, Y., Koga, K., and Matsushima T. (1999)  Slowly developing potentiation in goldfish retino-tectal synapses is masked by prior stimulation; an in vitro study.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A, 124: 81-88.

 

1998

31.  Yanagihara, S., Yagi, T., and Matsushima, T. (1998)  Distinct mechanisms for expression of Fos-like immunoreactivity and synaptic potentiation in telencephalic hyperstriatum of the quail chick.  Brain Research, 779: 240-253.

30.  Yazaki, Y., Yamamoto, K., Matsushima, T., and Aoki, K. (1998)  Non-genomic action of testosterone mediates avian vocal behavior.  Proceedings of the Japan Academy, 74 (ser. B): 132-135.

 

1997

29.  Yazaki, Y., Matsushima, T., and Aoki, K. (1997)  Testosterone modulates calling behavior in Japanese quail chicks.  Zoologocal Science, 14: 219-225.

28.  Yazaki, Y., Matsushima, T., and Aoki, K. (1997)  Stimulation elicits the chick crowing with testosterone in Japanese quail chicks.  Zoologocal Science, 14: 227-231.

 

1996

27.  Takeuchi, H.-A., Yazaki, Y., Matsushima, T. and Aoki, K. (1996)  Expression of Fos-like immunoreactivity in the brain of quail chick emitting the isolation-induced distress calls.  Neuroscience Letters 220: 191-194.

 

1995

26.  Matsushima, T. and Aoki, K. (1995)  Potentiation and depotentiation of DNQX-sensitive fast excitatory synaptic transmission in telencephalone of the quail chick.  Neuroscience Letters 185: 179-182.

 

1994

25.  Satou, M., Takeuchi, H.-A., Takei, K., Hasegawa, T. Matsushima, T., and Okumoto, N. (1994)  Characterization of vibrational and visual signals which elicit spawning behavior in the male him salmon (landlocked red salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka).   Journal of Comparative Physiology A 174: 527-537.

 

1993

24.  Tegner, J., Matsushima, T., El Manira, A., and Grillner, S. (1993)  The spinal GABA system modulates burst frequency and intersegmental coordination in the lamprey: differential effects of GABA-A and GABA-B receptors.   Journal of Neurophysiology 69: 647-657.

23.  Oka, Y. and Matsushima, T. (1993)  Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)-immunoreactive terminal nerve cells have intrinsic rhythmicity and project widely in the brain.   Journal of Neuroscience 13: 2161-2176.

22.  Grillner, S., Matsushima, T., Wadden, T.,Tegner, J., El Manira, A., and Wallen, P. (1993)  The neurophysiological bases of undulatory locomotion in vertebrates.   Seminars in the Neurosciences 5: 17-27.

21.  Matsushima, T., Tegner, J., Hill, R.-H., and Grillner, S. (1993)  GABA-B receptor activation causes a depression of low-and high-voltage-activated Ca2+ currents, postinhibitory rebound, and postspike afterhyperpolarization in lamprey neurons.   Journal of Neurophysiology 70: 2606-2619.

20.  Wadden, T., Grillner, S., Matsushima, T., and Lansner, A. (1993)  Undulatory locomotion - simulation with realistic segmental oscillators.   Proceedings of Computational and Neural Systems 92 (eds. F. H. Eeckman and J. M. Bower, Kluwer, Boston, MA pp.301-306.

19.  Matsushima, T. (1993)  Modulation of spinal locomotor network in the lamprey: determinants of global order in a distributed autonomous system.  Sophia Life Science Bulletin 12: 13-31.

 

1992

18.  Matsushima, T. and Grillner, S. (1992)  Neural mechanisms of intersegmental coordination in lamprey -local excitability changes modify the phase coupling along the spinal cord.   Journal of Neurophysiology 67: 373-388.

17.  Matsushima, T. and Grillner, S. (1992)  Local serotonergic modulation of calcium-dependent potassium-channels controls intersegmental coordination in the lamprey spinal cord.  Journal of Neurophysiology 67: 1683-1690.

16.  Hill, R.-H., Matsushima, T., Schotland, J., and Grillner, S. (1992)  Apamin blocks the slow AHP in lamprey and delays termination of locomotor bursts.   NeuroReport 3:943-945.

 

1991

15.  Satou, M., Shiraishi, A., Matsushima, T., and Okumoto, N. (1991)  Vibrational communication during spawning behavior in the him salmon (landlocked red salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka).   Journal of Comparative Physiology A 168: 417-428.

14.  Grillner, S. and Matsushima, T. (1991)  The neural network underlying locomotion in lamprey - synaptic and cellular mechanisms.   Neuron 7: 1-15

 

1990

13.  Matsushima, T. and Grillner, S. (1990)  Intersegmental co-ordination of undulatory movements - a "trailing oscillator" hypothesis.   NeuroReport 1: 97-100.

12.  Nagai, T. and Matsushima, T. (1990)  Morphology and distribution of the glossopharyngeal nerve afferent and efferent neurons in the Mexican salamander, Axolotl: a cobaltic-lysine study.   Journal of Comparative Neurology 302: 473-484.

 

1989

11.  Matsushima, T., Takei, K., Kitamura, S., Kusunoki, M., Satou, M., Okumoto, N., and Ueda, K. (1989)  Rhythmic electromyographic activities of trunk muscles characterize the sexual behavior in the Hime salmon (landlocked sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka).   Journal of Comparative Physiology A 165: 293-314.

10.  Matsushima, T., M. Satou, and K. Ueda. (1989)  Medullary reticular neurons in the Japanese toad: morphologies and excitatory inputs from the optic tectum.   Journal of Comparative Physiology A 166: 7-22.

 

1988

9.  Matsushima, T., Satou, M., and Ueda, K. (1988)  Neuronal pathways for the lingual reflex in the Japanese toad.  Journal of Comparative Physiology A 164: 173-193.

 

1987

8.  Takeuchi, H. -A., Takei, K., Satou, M., Matsushima, T., Okumoto, N., and Ueda, K. (1987)  Visual cues as key stimuli for courtship behaviour in male Hime salmon (landlocked red salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka).   Animal Behaviour 35: 936-939.

7.  Matsushima, T., Satou, M., and Ueda, K. (1987)  Direct contacts between glossopharyngeal afferent terminals and hypoglossal motoneurons revealed by double-labeling with cobaltic-lysine and horseradish peroxidase in the Japanese toad.   Neuroscience Letters 80: 241-245.

 

1996

6.  Matsushima, T., Satou, M., and Ueda, K. (1986)  Glossopharyngeal and tectal influences on tongue-muscle motoneurons in the Japanese toad.   Brain Research. 365: 198-203.

5.  Matsushima, T., Kitamura, S., Takei, K., Okumoto, N., Satou, M., and Ueda, K. (1986)  An electromyographic study of sexual behavior in Hime salmon (landlocked sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka).   Zoological Science 3: 563-567.

 

1985

4.  Satou, M., Matsushima, T., Takeuchi, H., and Ueda, K. (1985)  Tongue-muscle-controlling motoneurons in the Japanese toad: topography, morphology and neuronal pathways from the "snapping-evoking area" in the optic tectum.   Journal of Comparative Physiology A 157: 717-737.

3.  Matsushima, T., Satou, M., and Ueda, K. (1985)  An electromyographic analysis of electrically-evoked prey-catching behavior by means of stimuli applied to the optic tectum in the Japanese toad.   Neuroscience Research 3: 154-161.

 

1984

2.  Satou, M., Matsushima, T., and Ueda, K. (1984)  Neuronal pathways from the "tectal snapping-evoking area" to the tongue-muscle-controlling motoneurons in the Japanese toad: evidence of the intervention of excitatory interneurons.   Zoological Science 1: 829-832.

1.  Satou, M., Oka, Y., Kusunoki, M., Matsushima, T., Kato,M., Fujita, I., and Ueda, K. (1984)  Telencephalic and preoptic areas integrate sexual behavior in Hime salmon (landlocked red salmon,  Oncorhynchus nerka): results of electrical brain stimulation experiments.   Physiology and Behaviour 33: 441-447.