Ryu Ohata, PhD
Postodctoral Fellow


Ryu's research focuses on the role of bodily awareness on emotional experiences. He also targets the underlying neural mechanisms by using fMRI and advanced data analyses. Ryu investigated the neural mechanism of the sense of agency during his first postdoc at the Department of Psychology, University of Tokyo.

Sample Publications

Ohata, R., Asai, T., Imaizumi, S., & Imamizu, H. (2020). My voice therefore I spoke: sense of agency over speech enhanced in hearing self-voice. bioRxiv, 2020.2011.2020.392308. doi:10.1101/2020.11.20.392308

Ohata, R., Asai, T., Kadota, H., Shigemasu, H., Ogawa, K., & Imamizu, H. (2020). Sense of Agency Beyond Sensorimotor Process: Decoding Self-Other Action Attribution in the Human Brain. Cerebral Cortex. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhaa028

Ohata, R., Ogawa, K., & Imamizu, H. (2016). Single-trial prediction of reaction time variability from MEG brain activity. Scientific Reports, 6, 27416. doi:10.1038/srep27416


Ryu Ohata, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neuroscience
Karolinska Institutet, Biomedicum
Solnavägen 9, 171 65 Solna, Sweden

email: ryu.ohata @ ki.se
office phone: (+46) 08 524 87 217

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