AIKO MORITA

Last Updated :2020/09/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
Web Site
E-mail
amoritahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-1-1 KAGAMIYAMA, HIGASHIHIROSHIMA 739-8524 JAPAN, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-6770 FAX : (+81)
Self-introduction
Educational Psychology and Cognitive Psychology.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2018/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education , Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Education, Japan, 2000/04, 2003/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Psychology, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Education : Fundamentals for Education and Human Development
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Education : Psychology
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Education : Education and Learning Science

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Psychology;Educational psychology

Research Keywords

  • reading
  • sentence
  • phonology
  • memory
  • color psychology
  • motivation
  • procrastination

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The color science association of Japan

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introductory Psychology Laboratory Project II
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introductory Psychology Laboratory Project III
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introductory Psychology Laboratory Project IV
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Psychological Research Methods
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Seminar in Psychological Research Methods
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introductory Psychology Laboratory Project I
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Seminar in Psychological Readings I
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Seminar in Psychological Readings II
  9. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar in Psychological Readings III
  10. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Seminar in Psychological Readings IV
  11. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Education and Vocational Guidance
  12. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Psychological Experiments
  13. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Advanced Laboratory Project in Educational Psychology I
  14. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Advanced Laboratory Project in Educational Psychology II
  15. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  16. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Training in Psychology I
  17. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Educational and Vocational Guidance
  18. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Educational and Vocational Guidance
  19. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  20. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Educational and Vocational Guidance
  21. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Educational and Vocational Guidance
  22. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  23. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  24. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  25. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  26. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  27. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  28. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  29. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  30. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  31. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  32. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  33. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  34. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  35. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research into Psychology
  36. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Study in Psychology
  37. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Psychology
  38. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Study in Psychology
  39. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Educational Psychology I
  40. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Educational Psychology
  41. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Lecture on Educational Psychology
  42. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Educational Psychology
  43. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lecture of Humanities and Social Sciences
  44. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 4Term, Project Research
  45. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Research into Humanities and Social Sciences
  46. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Research Method and Ethics for Humanities and Social Sciences
  47. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar on Methods of Research in Psychology A
  48. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Methods of Research in Psychology B
  49. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Academic writing in psychology A
  50. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Academic writing in psychology B
  51. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Lecture on Psychology A
  52. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Lecture on Psychology B
  53. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar on Psychology I
  54. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar on Psychology II
  55. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar on Psychology III
  56. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Psychology IV
  57. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Theory and Practice for Mental Health Education
  58. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  59. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study
  60. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  61. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Study

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. The effects of reading aloud and subvocalization on text comprehension and eye movements, The Japanese Journal of Educational Psychology, 67(1), 2019
  2. Homophone advantage in sentence acceptability judgment: An experiment with Japanese kanji words and articulatory suppression technique, Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 48, 501-518, 2018
  3. Identifying factors that interfere with geographic perspectives, Japan Journal of Educational technology, 42, 65-72, 2018
  4. The effect of other-oriented motivation on increase in the amount of work in a part-time job: An experimental study, Te Japanese Journal of Personality, 27, 80-82, 2018
  5. Influence of Test Anxiety and Self-esteem on Learning Activity of Junior High School Students, 17, 1-13, 2017
  6. Recalling visual serial order for verbal sequences, MEMORY & COGNITION, 44(4), 590-607, 201605
  7. Awareness of child development in parents and caregivers, 12, 269-278, 20130301
  8. Articulatory suppression effects on rhyme and homophone judgments of two-kanji compound words, 19, 365-379, 20120901
  9. Relationship between increased reading speed and visual span, 31, 24-34, 20121201
  10. Recent studies on reading speed, 59, 137-146, 20111201
  11. Differences in text comprehension after reading orally and silently, Hiroshima Psychological Research, 21-32, 20090331
  12. Visual and phonological similarity effects in verbal immediate serial recall: A test with kanji materials., Journal of Memory and Language, 59, 1-17, 20080401
  13. The homophone effect in semantic access tasks using kanji words: Its relation to the articulatory suppression effect, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 20070401
  14. Effect from sentence context on recognition of two-kanji compound word in priming situation, Advances in Psychology Research, 20040301
  15. Repetition effect caused by repeated words between and within language, Japanese Psychological Research, 20030901
  16. Semantic involvement in the lexical and sentence processing of Japanese kanji, Brain and Language, 20020701
  17. Phonological involvement in the processing of Japanese at the lexical and semantic levels, Reading and Writing, 20021201
  18. Effects of orthographic similarity in processing Japanese kanji, Psychologia, 20011201
  19. Phonological and semantic activation in reading two-kanji compound words, Applied Psycholinguistics, 20001201
  20. Concepts of interrelations among number, length, and crowdedness in 5-to 10-year-olds, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 48(2), 109-119, 200006
  21. Japanese kanji as a semantically based orthography, Psychological Reports, 19990401

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Role of the inner voice: The effects of vocalization and subvocalization on text comprehension and eye movements, Aiko Morita, The 17th Japanese Society of Cognitive Psychology, 2019/05/26, With Invitation
  2. The impact of perspective in visualizing presentations: First-person and third-person visual perspectives., Morita, A., & Iwata, S., The 15th European Congress of Psychology, 2017/07/13, Without Invitation
  3. The homophone effect in sentence verification tasks: A test with Japanese Kanji words and an articulatory suppression technique., Morita, A., & Saito, S., Working Memory Meeting, 2017/06/27, Without Invitation
  4. How do we read expository text with plural maps?, Fukuya, I., Morita, A., Kusahara, K., Watanabe, T., & Osaka, Y., 31th International Congress of Psychology, 2016/07/27, Without Invitation
  5. Effects of oral reading and subvocalizations on text comprehension and eye movements: There are two types of readers., Morita, A., 31th International Congress of Psychology, 2016/07/27, Without Invitation
  6. Recalling Visual Serial Order for Verbal Sequences., Logie, R. H., Varma, S., Saito, S., Morita, A., & Norris, D., International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, 2016/05/07, Without Invitation
  7. The effect of color bizarreness on picture memory., Morita, A., & Funakoshi, S., The 14th European Congress of Psychology, 2015/07/09, Without Invitation
  8. The color bizarreness effect with photographs., Morita, A., & Funakoshi, S., Association Internationale de la Couleur 2015, 2015/05/21, Without Invitation

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2019, 2021
  2. Daiwa Foundation Small Grant, 2017, 2017
  3. KAKENHI, 2015, 2018
  4. KAKENHI, 2015, 2017
  5. KAKENHI, Development of a speed reading training based on human reading mechanism and social needs, 2010, 2011

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. 2016/06, 2016/06
  2. 2017/03, 2017/03