(Last updated : 2016-10-01 15:23:52)
  MORISHIMA, Yasunori
   Professor
   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 1996/05
Degree Acquisition
University of Colorado, Ph.D
2. 1992/05
Degree Acquisition
University of Colorado, M.A.
■ Professional Background
1. 2010/04~2012/03 Director, Academic Planning Center, International Christian University
2. 2010/04~2012/03 Chair, Dept. of Psychology, International Christian University
■ Present Specialized Fields
Experimental psychology (Key Word:Psychology of Language,Text Comprehension, specifically Second Language Processing,Cognitive Psychology) 
■ Main Course Titles
Cognitive Science, Cognitive Psychology, Psychology of Language
■ Books and Articles
1. Book Why is it Difficult to Master a Foreign Language? (Single) 2015/12
2. Article Elaborations for the Validation of Causal Bridging Inferences in Text Comprehension (Single) 2016/08
3. Article Allocation of Limited Cognitive Resources during Text Comprehension in a Second Language (Single) 2013/11
4. Article The Role of Long-Term Working Memory in Second Language Comprehension (Single) 2013/03
■ Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2009 Anaphoric resolution process by intermediate second language learners of English during text comprehension. ("The 1st Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science, Dubrovnik, Croatia.")
2. 2007 Elaborations for the validation of a causal bridging inference in text comprehension. ("The 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Glasgow, Scotland.")
3. 2007 Influence of body orientation and location of an embodied agent to a user. ("The 20th International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents, Hasselt, Belgium.")
4. 2007 The effect of an embodied agent’s performance on self-efficacy in human-agent interactions. ("The 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Environments, Ulm, Germany.")
5. 2005 Mind model and Social Intelligence in Human-Machine Collaborative Systems. ("The 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic.")
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■ Lectures
1. 2006 An implementation of socially-intelligent agents providing emotional support and its application.
2. 2006 Elaboration processes for causal bridging inferences in text comprehension.
3. 2004 The role of affect and sociality in the agent-based collaborative learning system.
4. 2004 Toward an actualization of social intelligence in human and robot collaborative systems.
■ Academic Society Memberships
1. 2004~ Society for Text and Discourse
2. 2002~ Cognitive Science Society
■ Educational Achievements
● Matter that should be mentioned specially in others educational activity
1. 2007/09~2009/03 "Director, Academic Planning Center, 2007/9-2009/3. Established the foundational structure of the Center, including advising methods and policies and annual activities."
■ Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
20365521