Masahiro Yoshihara

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Masahiro Yoshihara
Waseda University
Faculty of Letters,Arts and Sciences
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Assistant professor (without tenure), Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, 早稲田大学


Apr 2014
Mar 2018
Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

Awards & Honors

Aug 2017
The Effect of Script Types on Speech Production and Reading Aloud: An Implicit Priming Investigation, Best Presentation Award, Cognitive Neuropsychology Society
Winner: Masahiro Yoshihara, Mariko Nakayama, Rinus G. Verdonschot, Yasushi Hino

Published Papers

Phonologically-based Priming in the Same-Different Task with L1 Readers.
Lupker, S. J., Nakayama, M., & Yoshihara, M.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition   44(8) 1317-1324   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
The Phonological Unit of Japanese Kanji Compounds: A Masked Priming Investigation.
Yoshihara, M., Nakayama, M., Verdonschot, R. G., & Hino, Y.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance   43(7) 1303-1328   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Writing in the air: a visualization tool for written languages.
Itaguchi Y., Yamada C., Yoshihara M., & Fukuzawa K.
PLoS ONE   12(6) e0178735.   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
An investigation of semantic activation effect of orthographic neighbors on visual word recognition
Masahiro Yoshihara
Waseda University      2014
Effects of orthographic-phonological consistency and on/kun-readings in the naming of Japanese kanji words.
Ida, K., Yoshihara, M., Xue, J., Kusunose, Y., Sato, H., & Hino, Y.
The Japanese Journal of Cognitive Psychology   11(2) 117-126   Aug 2014   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

The Phonological Unit of Japanese: Evidence from Masked Priming Using Kanji.
Yoshihara, M., Nakayama, M., Verdonschot, R. G., & Hino, Y.
ARWA 2nd Annual Conference   22 Feb 2018   
The Phonological Unit of Japanese Kanji Compounds: A Masked Priming Investigation. [Invited]
Masahiro Yoshihara
14 Jun 2017   
The Influence of Consistency on the Masked Character-sound Priming Effect for Japanese Kanji Compounds.
Yoshihara, M. & Hino, Y.
The 19th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuropsychology Society   27 Aug 2016   
The word frequency of orthographic neighbors and the lexicality of targets modulate the turple effect.
Yoshihara, M., & Hino, Y.
The 2014 East Asia Joint Symposium on Reading and Spelling   22 Feb 2014   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Masahiro Yoshihara
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: JSPS Research Fellow
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Masahiro Yoshihara