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Chiyoko Kobayashi Frank, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology


ckobayashi@fielding.edu

Ph.D, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2007
 
MS, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2001
 
BA, Clark University, Worcester, MA, 1999
 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Cognitive, Affective, and Social Neuroscience
  • Theory of Mind
  • Cultural Neuroscience
 

Honors and Awards:

  • 1999 Summa Cum Laude from Clark University, Worcester, MA.
  • 1998 Phi Beta Kappa Society at Clark University, Worcester, MA.
 

Publications:

  • Frank, C. K. (2010). Linguistic effects on the neural basis of theory of mind. The Open Neuroimaging Journal, 4, 37-45.
  • Siegal, M., Frank, C. K., Surian, L., & Hielmquist, E. (2010). Theory of mind and bilingual cognition. In: V. Cook & B. Bassetti (Eds.). Language and bilingual cognition (pp. 431-452). London, England: Routledge
  • Frank, C. K., & Temple, E. (2009) Cultural effects on the neural basis of theory of mind. In: J. Chiao (Ed.) Cultural Neuroscience: Progress in Brain Research, 178, 213-223.
  • Kobayashi, C. (2009). Language and Thought: Cultural/linguistic influence on developmental neural basis of theory of mind. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
  • Kobayashi, C. (2009). Language and thought: Linguistic influence on developmental neural basis of theory of mind.  In: M. A. Reed (Ed.) Children and language: Development, impairment and training. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Kobayashi, C., Glover, G., & Temple, E. (2008). Cultural and linguistic effects on neural bases of Theory of Mind in American and Japanese children. Brain Research, 1164, 95-107
  • Kobayashi, C., Glover, G., & Temple, E. (2008). Switching language switches minds: linguistic effects on developmental neural bases of ‘theory of mind’. Social, Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, 3, 62-70
  • Kobayashi, C., Glover, G., & Temple, E. (2007). Children’s and adults’ neural bases of verbal and nonverbal Theory of Mind. Neuropsychologia, 45, 1522-1532.
  • Kobayashi, C. (2007). Language and Thought: Cultural/linguistic influence on developmental neural basis of theory of mind. Ph.D Dissertation, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
  • Kobayashi, C., Glover, G., & Temple, E. (2006). Cultural and linguistic influence on neural bases of Theory of Mind: an fMRI study with Japanese bilinguals. Brain & Language, 98, 210-220.
  • Kobayashi, C., Kennedy, L. M., & Halpern, B. (2006). Experience-induced changes in taste identification of monosodium glutamate (MSG) are reversible. Chemical Senses, 31(4), 301-306.
  • Kobayashi, C., & Kennedy, L. M. (2002). Experience-induced changes in taste identification of monosodium glutamate. Physiology & Behavior, 75(1), 57-63.
 

Presentations:

  • Frank, C. K. (2012, March). Sex difference in neural correlates of theory of mind. The 20th European Congress of Psychiatry. Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Kobayashi, C., & Temple, E. (2007, April). Culture and/or language-specific development of neural basis of verbal and nonverbal theory of mind. Poster presented at The 14th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. New York, NY.
  • Kobayashi, C., & Temple, E. (2006, April). Development of language-and culture-dependent theory of mind: an fMRI study with Japanese bilingual children. Poster presented at The 13th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco, CA.
  • Kobayashi, C., & Temple, E. (2005, April). Neural basis of children’s verbal and nonverbal theory of mind. Poster presented at The 12th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. New York, NY.
  • Kobayashi, C., & Temple, E. (2004, October). Neural basis of Japanese ‘theory of mind’ is different from that of English one. Poster presented at The Annual Society for Neuroscience meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Kobayashi, C., & Temple, E. (2003, March). Children’s verbal and nonverbal theory of mind. Poster presented at The 10th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. New York, NY.
 

Funded Grants/Contracts:

  • 2001-2007 Teaching Assistantship from Cornell University.
  • 2003-2005 National Alliance for Autism Research (as a co-investigator).
  • 2005 Dallenbach Fellowship of Psychology Department, Cornell University.
  • 2003 Summer Institute Fellowship on the Biology of Developmental Disabilities at Princeton University.
  • 1999-2001 Graduate school fellowship from Yale University.
 

Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
 

Other Professional Activities:

  • Oct. 2012-Present Visiting Fellow, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. 
  • Sept. 2011-Dec. 2011 Psychology Extern, Argus Community, Inc., Bronx, NY.
  • Sept. 2010-July 2011 Psychology Extern, Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR), New York, NY.
  • Aug. 2010-June, 2011 Psychology Extern, New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NY-DOHMH) Rikers Island Division, New York, NY.
 
 
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