Akiyoshi's illusion books

since June 21, 2004


Kitaoka, A. (2015). New illusion polygons. in H. Hosoya and K. Miyazaki (Eds.), Handbook of polygons, Tokyo: Maruzen. ISBN978-4-621-08940-8


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2015) Ghost Trick Art 2. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Kitaoka, A. (2014). The most beautiful illusion art in the world: Trick eyes premium. Tokyo: Kanzen. ISBN978-4-86255-251-81 (128 pages) 1700JPY + tax


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2014) Ghost Trick Art 1. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Martinez-Conde, S. and Macknik, S. L.; Kitaoka, A. (director); Nikkei Science (translation) (2014) Illusion produced by the brain (脳が生み出すイリュージョン) Tokyo: Nikkei Science Co. ISBN978-4-532-51198-2 2000 yen + tax

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Tatsuya Sato, Akiyoshi Kitaoka, and Nobuaki Tsuchida (Eds.) (2014). Psychology standard. Kyoto: Minerva. (ISBN978-4-623-06788-6)

<April 2, 2014>


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (2013). Visual illusion and color design. Hiroyuki Kaiho, Haruo Hibino and Shin'ichi Koyama (Eds.), Psychology of design and color. pp.62-67 with a color frontispiece. ISBN978-4-254-52683-7

<December 22, 2013>


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2013) Trick Art Christmas. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.

<December 22, 2013>


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (2013). Sakushi dai kaiseki (Analysis of visual illusion). Tokyo: Kanzen. ISBN978-4-86255-194-8

<September 7, 2013>


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2013) Trick Art Amusement Park. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor) (2013) Science of illusions. Tokyo: Newton Press. ISBN978-4-315-51961-7

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2013) Manapedia: the world of trompe l'oiel. Tokyo: Kodansha.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2013) Trick Art Treasure Hunting. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2012) Trick Art Haunted House. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Grand Study of Illusion (2012)

 


Magic of Vision (2011)


Kitaoka, A. (2011) Visual illusions. In Hakoda, Y., Tsuzuki, T., Kawabata, H., and Hagiwara, S. (Eds.), Cognitive Psychology, Tokyo: Yuhikaku, pp. 32-33.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (Ed.) (2011) Psychology of Perception. Kyoto: Minerva-shobo. new!

(a textbook for a course of Perception or Psychology of Perception)

Chapter 1. Constancy (by Akiyoshi Kitaoka, Ritsumeikan University)
Chapter 2. Visual illusion (by Akiyoshi Kitaoka, Ritsumeikan University)
Chapter 3. Color perception (by Ichiro Kuriki, Tohoku University)
Chapter 4. Lightness perception (by Hiroyuki Shinoda, Ritsumeikan University)
Chapter 5. Motion Perception (by Hiroshi Ashida, Kyoto University)
Chapter 6. Stereopsis (by Hiroyuki Ito, Kyushu University)
Chapter 7. Face perception (by Masami Yamaguchi, Chuo University)
Chapter 8. Eye movement (by Ikuya Murakami, University of Tokyo)
Chapter 9. Auditory perception (Makio Kashino, NTT Communication Science Laboratories)
Chapter 10. Olfactory perception (by Saho Ayabe, University of Tsukuba)
Chapter 11. Multisensory interation (by Yuji Wada, National Food Research Institute)
Chapter 12. Virtual reality (by Michiteru Kitazaki, Toyohashi University of Technology)
Chapter 13. Perception of time and attention (by Makoto Ichikawa, Chiba University)
Chapter 14. Perception in a baby (by So Kanazawa, Japan Women's University)
Chapter 15. Aesthetic perception (by Hideaki Kawabata, Keio University)


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2011) Trick Art Quiz. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2011) Trick Art Models. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2011) Trick Art Book: Mysterious Images. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (supervisor), Group Columbus (authors) (2011) Trick Art Book: Trompe l'oeil. Tokyo: Akane-shobo.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes Graphics NEO Tokyo: Kanzen (August 2010)  

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 Akiyoshi Kitaoka Introduction to Visual Illusions Tokyo: Asakura-shoten (July 2010) new! 

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Japanese Union of Psychological Associations (Ed.) (2009) Shinrigaku kentei (Psychology examination): Basic key words. Tokyo: Jitsumukyoiku-shuppan (in Japanese) new!

Kitaoka wrote pp. 56-63.


Japanese Union of Psychological Associations (Ed.) (2009) Shinrigaku kentei (Psychology examination): Formal training book. Tokyo: Jitsumukyoiku-shuppan (in Japanese) new!

Kitaoka wrote pp. 100-113.


Koizumi, H. (Ed.) (2008) Brain Science & the Arts: Yearning, Healing, Mastering. Tokyo: Kosakusha (in Japanese)

Kitaoka, A. (2008) Illusion art. Koizumi, H. (Ed.) Brain Science & the Arts: Yearning, Healing, Mastering. Tokyo: Kosakushapp. pp. 325-335.


Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes Mechanism (published in July 2008)

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Koyasu, M. and Ninomiya, K. (Eds.) (2008) Keyword Collection: Frontier of Psychology. Tokyo: Shin-yo-sha (in Japanese).

Kitaoka, A. (2008) Illusion design. in Koyasu, M. and Ninomiya, K. (Eds.), Keyword Collection: Frontier of Psychology. Tokyo: Shin-yo-sha, pp. 2-5.

Kitaoka, A. (2008) Thatcher illusion. in Koyasu, M. and Ninomiya, K. (Eds.), Keyword Collection: Frontier of Psychology. Tokyo: Shin-yo-sha, pp. 6-9.


Hikari Ota, Yuji Tanaka, and Akiyoshi Kitaoka (2008) Bakusho-mondai no Nippon no kyoyo. Konoyo wa subete sakkaku da. Chikaku shinrigaku (Liberal arts of Japan by Bakusho-mondai. This world is all made up of illusion! Psychology of perception) Tokyo: Kodansha. (published in May 2008)

The cover includes the scintillating grid illusion (Schrauf et al., 1997), while the backcover shows the contrast-dependent visual-delay illusion (Kitaoka and Ashida, 2006).


Oyama, T., Imai, S., Wake, T., and Kikuchi, T. (Eds.), Handbook of Psychology of Sensation and Perception, New edition, Part 2. Tokyo: Seishinshobo (2007)

ISBN978-4-414-30504-3

Kitaoka, A. (2007) Visual illusions. In, Oyama, T., Imai, S., Wake, T., and Kikuchi, T. (Eds.), Handbook of Psychology of Sensation and Perception, New edition, Part 2. Tokyo: Seishinshobo, pp.198-228 (in Japanese).


Newton Press (Ed.), A. Kitaoka (Supervisor) (2007) Newton magazine book: Special issue "How is the brain deceived? Perfect demonstration of visual illusions" (published in October 2007) 

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Keio Research Center for the Liberal Arts (Ed.) Seeing life III (Seimei o miru, miru, miru - Seimei no Kyoyogaku III) (published in August 2007)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes Brain 2 (published in August 2007)

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Kaoru Noguchi (Ed.) Psychology of Beauty and Kansei: New Horizons of Gestalt Perception (published in June 2007)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes Design (published in May 2007)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Deceived eyes: How to enjoy visual illusions (published in January 2007)

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Yuji Hakoda and Yoshiaki Nihei (Eds.) Psychology of Lie and Fooling (published in July 2006)

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Martinez-Conde, S., Macknik, S. L., Martinez, L. M., Alonso, J. -M., and Tse, P. U. (Eds.), Progress in Brain Research. 154 Visual Perception Part I Fundamentals of Vision: Low and Mid-Level Processes in Perception. Elsevier (2006)

ISBN978-0-444-52966-4

Kitaoka, A., Gyoba, J., and Sakurai, K. (2006) Chapter 13 The visual phantom illusion: a perceptual product of surface completion depending on brightness and contrast. Progress in Brain Research, 154 (Visual Perception Part 1), 247-262. PubMedPBR PDF Reprint request to me


Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes Brain (published in April 2006)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes, the English version (published in September 2005)
(written in English)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes Graphics (published in August 2005)
(written in English and Japanese) (including 'Rotating snakes'!)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Introduction to Psychology (published in March 2005)

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Takuo Goto and Hirayatsu Tanaka (Eds.) Handbook of the Science of Illusion (published in February 2005)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes, the Korean version (published in November 2003)
(written in Korean)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes 2 (published in June 2003)

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Akiyoshi Kitaoka Trick Eyes (published in December 2002)

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Dictionary of color. University of Tokyo Press (2003)

Kitaoka wrote: neon color spreading (p. 365), Hermann grid illusion (p. 369), Benary effect (p. 426)


Akiyoshi Kitaoka (superviser) Ugoku! Tsukureru! Magical Eye (Takarajima-sha) (published in November 2002)


"Cho-kankaku Museum" (1999)

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