Nozomu Fujisawa

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When we want to express the subjective impression of sound, we usually use onomatopoeias. We investigated the relationship between the impression of auditory imagery associated with Japanese onomatopoeic representation and onomatopoeic features. Subjects rated the impressions of auditory imageries associated with 40 onomatopoeias on semantic differential(More)
License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Humans represent sounds to others and receive information about sounds from others using onomatopoeia. Such representation is useful for obtaining and reporting the acoustic features and impressions of actual sounds without(More)
Humans represent sounds to others and receive information about sounds from others using onomatopoeia. Such representation is useful for obtaining and reporting the acoustic features and impressions of actual sounds without having to hear or emit them. But how accurately can we obtain such sound information from onomatopoeic representations? To examine the(More)
It is said that the pancreas was described first by Herophilus of Chalcedon in about 300 BC, and the organ was named by Rufus of Ephesus in about 100 AD. However, it is an established fact that the word pancreas had been used by Aristotle (384-322 BC) before Herophilus. In Aristotle's Historia Animalium, there is a line saying "another to the so-called(More)
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