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Aiko MORITA
森田 愛子

Learning Community Unit (Knowledge Creation Cluster), Professor
I am an educational psychologist, studying learners’ cognition with reading comprehension in the learning activity. Educational Psychology holds a variety of knowledge, information and theories, but they often do not link with the implementation in the classroom directly. One of the reasons is that we educational psychologists are not necessarily specializing pedagogy or subject education. I believe that collaboration beyond boundaries of specialization can create new knowledge that serves us most effectively. EVRI provides such opportunities for cooperation that I am truly looking forward to being part of.

研究業績Research Results

・Morita, A., & Saito, S. (2007). The homophone effect in semantic access tasks using kanji words: Its relation to the articulatory suppression effect. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 581-600.
・Logie, R. H., Saito, S., Morita, A., Varma, S., & Norris, D. (2016). Recalling visual serial order for verbal sequences, Memory & Cognition, 44, 590-607.
・Morita, A. (2012). [Relationship between increased reading speed and visual span]. The Japanese Journal of Psychonomic Science. 31, 24-34. (In Japanese)
・Morita, A., Ozawa, I.. (2015). [The effects of vision and inner speech training on reading speed]. Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 39, 45-48. (In Japanese)
★Morita, A., Fukuya, I., & Funakoshi, S. (2017). [Influence of test anxiety and self-esteem on learning activity of junior high school students]. Japanese Journal of School Psychology, 17, 45-57. (In Japanese)
★Fukuya, I., Morita, A., Kusahara, K., Watanabe, T., Osaka, Y. (2018). [Identifying factors that interfere geographic perspectives]. Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 42. (In Japanese)

研究テーマ・研究関心Research Concern

Reading comprehension
Teaching material designs
Eye movement
Memory
Motivation