AIKO MORITA

Last Updated :2024/04/03

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 and Cognitive Psychology.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2018/04/01, 2020/03/31, 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 : Psychology
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Psychology Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Psychology Program

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. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Advanced Seminar on Psychology III
  2. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Advanced Seminar on Psychology IV
  3. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  4. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  6. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Study
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Research Tutorial IIB
  8. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introductory Psychology Laboratory Project I
  9. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introductory Psychology Laboratory Project II
  10. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Psychological Research Methods
  11. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Seminar in Psychological Research Methods
  12. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Seminar in Psychological Readings I
  13. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Seminar in Psychological Readings II
  14. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar in Psychological Readings III
  15. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Seminar in Psychological Readings IV
  16. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Education and Vocational Guidance
  17. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Psychological Experiments
  18. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Advanced Laboratory Project in Educational Psychology I
  19. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Advanced Laboratory Project in Educational Psychology II
  20. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  21. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Forensic and Criminal Psychology
  22. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Practical Training in Psychology I
  23. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practical Training in Psychology II
  24. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Educational and Vocational Guidance
  25. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Educational and Vocational Guidance
  26. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Psychology of Educational and Vocational Guidance
  27. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  28. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  29. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  30. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  31. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  32. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  33. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  34. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  35. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  36. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  37. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  38. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  39. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  40. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research into Psychology
  41. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Study in Psychology
  42. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Psychology
  43. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Study in Psychology
  44. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lecture of Humanities and Social Sciences(Japanese Class) Students enrolled before AY 2023
  45. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Lecture of Humanities and Social Sciences(Program for Law Practice Professionals) Students enrolled before AY 2023
  46. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lecture of Humanities and Social Sciences(Japanese Class)Students enrolling in AY 2024 or later
  47. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Research into Humanities and Social Sciences
  48. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar on Methods of Research in Psychology A
  49. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Methods of Research in Psychology B
  50. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Advanced Seminar on Methods of Research in Psychology A
  51. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Advanced Seminar on Methods of Research in Psychology B
  52. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Academic writing in psychology A
  53. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Academic writing in psychology B
  54. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Advanced academic writing in psychology A
  55. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Advanced academic writing in psychology B
  56. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Lecture on Psychology C
  57. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Lecture on Psychology D
  58. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar on Psychology I
  59. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar on Psychology II
  60. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar on Psychology III
  61. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Psychology IV
  62. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Advanced Seminar on Psychology I
  63. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Advanced Seminar on Psychology II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Time Sharing in Working Memory Processing, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-LEARNING MEMORY AND COGNITION, 49(10), 1539-1556, 202310
  2. ★, Impact of decorative pictures in learning materials: The effect of attention-grabbing features, Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2023
  3. ★, Color bizarreness effects in object memory: Evidence from a recall test and eye tracking, COLOR RESEARCH AND APPLICATION, 47(1), 55-64, 202202
  4. Bizarreness and Typicality Effects of Color on Object Recognition Memory, PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS, 128(6), 2469-2489, 202112
  5. Associated colors for school subjects: The Affective qualities of the subject predict the color, Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Kansei Engeneering and Emotion Research., 2020
  6. Homophone Advantage in Sentence Acceptability Judgment: An Experiment with Japanese Kanji Words and Articulatory Suppression Technique, JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLINGUISTIC RESEARCH, 48(2), 501-518, 201904
  7. ★, The effects of reading aloud and subvocalization on text comprehension and eye movements, The Japanese Journal of Educational Psychology, 67(1), 2019
  8. Identifying factors that interfere with geographic perspectives, Japan Journal of Educational technology, 42, 65-72, 2018
  9. 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
  10. Influence of Test Anxiety and Self-esteem on Learning Activity of Junior High School Students, 17, 1-13, 2017
  11. Recalling visual serial order for verbal sequences, MEMORY & COGNITION, 44(4), 590-607, 201605
  12. Relationship between increased reading speed and visual span, 31, 24-34, 20121201
  13. Articulatory suppression effects on rhyme and homophone judgments of two-kanji compound words, 19, 365-379, 20120901
  14. Visual and phonological similarity effects in verbal immediate serial recall: A test with kanji materials., Journal of Memory and Language, 59, 1-17, 20080401
  15. ★, The homophone effect in semantic access tasks using kanji words: Its relation to the articulatory suppression effect, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 20070401
  16. ★, Effect from sentence context on recognition of two-kanji compound word in priming situation, Advances in Psychology Research, 20040301
  17. Repetition effect caused by repeated words between and within language, Japanese Psychological Research, 20030901
  18. ★, Phonological involvement in the processing of Japanese at the lexical and semantic levels, Reading and Writing, 20021201
  19. ★, Semantic involvement in the lexical and sentence processing of Japanese kanji, Brain and Language, 20020701
  20. Effects of orthographic similarity in processing Japanese kanji, Psychologia, 20011201
  21. Phonological and semantic activation in reading two-kanji compound words, Applied Psycholinguistics, 20001201
  22. Concepts of interrelations among number, length, and crowdedness in 5-to 10-year-olds, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 48(2), 109-119, 200006
  23. Japanese kanji as a semantically based orthography, Psychological Reports, 19990401

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Effects of perceptual and emotional imageries of food names to word recognition memories: four behavioral experiments, Kambara, T., Morita, A., Yan, Y., Yang, Y., Ishizaki, K., Sano, A., Yoshimatsu, H., & Watanabe, Y., The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2021/07/27, Without Invitation, English
  2. Effects of articulatory suppression on the homophone judgments of Chinese-character words, Ma, D., & Morita, A., The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2021/07/27, Without Invitation, English
  3. Procrastination deadline and trajectory, Morita, A., 32th International Congress of Psychology, 2021/07/20, Without Invitation, English
  4. The mysterious online visual similarity effect in complex span tasks., Saito, S., Morita, A., Nishiyama, S., Camos, V., Barrouillet, P., Minamoto, T., Chooi, W.-T., & Logie, R. H., Working Memory Discussion Meeting 2021, 2021/06/30, Without Invitation, English
  5. Associated colors for school subjects: The affective qualities of the subject predict the color, Morita, A., Yagi, K., & Yamashita, A, The 2020 International Conference on Kansei Engineering and Emotion Research, 2020/09/08, Without Invitation, English
  6. Dual-task costs in working memory, Barrouillet, P., Minamoto, T., Camos, V., Chooi, W.-T., Logie, R. H., Morita, A., Nishiyama, S., & Saito, S., The 10th European Working Memory Symposium, 2020/09/02, Without Invitation, English
  7. 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, English
  8. 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, English
  9. The homophone effect in sentence verification tasks: A test with Japanese Kanji words and an articulatory suppression technique., Morita, A., & Saito, S., Working Memory Discussion Meeting 2017, 2017/06/27, Without Invitation, English
  10. 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, English
  11. 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, English
  12. 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, English
  13. The effect of color bizarreness on picture memory., Morita, A., & Funakoshi, S., The 14th European Congress of Psychology, 2015/07/09, Without Invitation, English
  14. The color bizarreness effect with photographs., Morita, A., & Funakoshi, S., Association Internationale de la Couleur 2015, 2015/05/21, Without Invitation, English

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2021, 2023
  2. 2019, 2021
  3. Daiwa Foundation Small Grant, 2017, 2017
  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