SAKAI Hiromu

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Name
SAKAI Hiromu
Affiliation
Waseda University
Section
Faculty of Science and Engineering

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2001
   
 
- Hiroshima University, Associate Professor
 
1995
 - 
2000
 Hiroshima University, Assistant Professor
 
 
   
 
Associate Professor,Director in General, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Education, Department of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language, Graduate School of Education Department of Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1996
Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences, University of California Irvine
 
 
 - 
1984
Faculty of Literature, Kyoto University
 

Published Papers

 
Oseki Y, Sudo Y, Sakai H, Marantz A
Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology (SIGMORPHON)   170-177   2019   [Refereed]
Comprehension of underspecified iterative meaning in Japanese
Lai Y-Y, Makuuchi M, Pinango M, Sakai, H
IEICE Technical Report   119(151) 101-106   2019   [Refereed]
The impact of argument-omitted sentence in learning of the Japanese direct object case-markers
Zhao, Z A, Luo Y, Sakai H
In Proceedings of the 42th annual Boston University Conference on language development   836-847   2018   [Refereed]
Inflectional directionality in morphological productivity
Oseki Y, Sudo Y, Sakai H, Marantz A
IEICE Technical Report   117(149) 73-78   2017
Unconscious translation from Japanese kanji to Chinese hanzi by Chinese-Japanese Bilinguals: An ERP investigation
Wang Y, Luo Y, Momma S, Sakai H
IEICE Technical Report   116(159) 71-76   2016   [Refereed]
Relative clause processing in Japanese: Psycholinguistic investigation into typological differences "
Kahraman, B., Sakai, H.
Handbook of Japanese Psycholinguistics, M. Nakayama (ed), Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter   1-41   May 2015
Reference resolution in discourse with multiple knowledge representations: A view from NP-no-koto in Japanese
Kim, Y.-J., Sakai, H.
Japanese/Korean Linguistics   21 139-153   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Projections of events and propositions in Japanese: A case study of koto-nominalized clauses in causal relations
Hara, Y., Kim, Y.-J., Sakai, H., Tamura, S.
Lingua: International Review of General Linguistics   133 262-288   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Semantic realization of the layered TP: Evidence from the ambiguity of the sentential koto-nominal
Hara, Y., Kim, Y.-J., Sakai, H., Tamura, S.
Japanese/Korean Linguistics   20 313-327   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Temporal distance between the cause and the effect affects the reading of causality sentences: Eye-tracking evidence
Luo, Y., Sato, M., Sakai, H.
Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Report   113(174) 139-144   Jul 2013
How do children map verbs onto subcomponents of a causative event?
Chiu, R.S., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
The Proceedings of the Thirteenth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics   243-262   Nov 2012   [Refereed]
How function assignment and word order are determined: Evidence from structural priming effects in Japanese sentence production
Deng, Y., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R.P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society   1488-1493   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Towards a cognitive science of literary style: Perspective-taking in processing omniscient versus objective voice
Sato, M., Sakai, H., Wu, J., Bergen, B.
In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R.P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society   959-964   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
When is the object relative clause processed easier than the subject relative clause?
Sato, A., Kahraman, B., Sakai, H.
Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Report   112(145) 41-46   Jul 2012
The cognitive representation of giving and receiving verbs: Evidence from eye-tracking study
Sato, M., Long, S.-Y., Sakai, H.
Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Report   112(145) 37-40   Jul 2012
Japanese sentential nominalization and different kinds of causation
Tamura, S., Hara, Y., Kim, Y.-J., Sakai, H.
The Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics   62 91-105   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Effects of word order alternation on the sentence processing of Sinhalese written and spoken forms
Tamaoka, K., Kanduboda, P. B. A., Sakai, H.
Open Journal of Modern Linguistic   1(2) 24-32   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Incremental processing of gap-filler dependencies: Evidence from the processing of subject and object clefts in Japanese
Kahraman, B., Sato, A., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
The Proceedings of the Twelfth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics   133-147   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Grammatical encoding in the production of passive sentences: Evidence from structural priming effects in Japanese
Deng, Y., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
The Proceedings of the Twelfth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics   71-92   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Types of causal relations: A survey
Tamura, S., Hara, Y., Kim, Y.-J., Sakai, H.
(29) 153-170   Dec 2010
Relative clauses processing before the head noun: Evidence for strong forward prediction in Turkish
Kahraman, B., Sato, A., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
The Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics   155-170   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Processing two types of ditransitive sentences in Turkish: Preliminary results from a self-paced reading study
Kahraman, B.,Sato, A., Sakai, H.
The Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Report   110(163) 37-42   Jul 2010
Locality and incrementality in the human linguistic computation: A view from aggressively non-D-linked wh-phrases in Japanese
Ono, H., Sakai, H.
Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Meeting of The Kansai Linguistic Society   180-191   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
"Rethinking functional parametrization: A view from honorification in the nominal domain in Japanese "
Sakai, H., Ivana, A.
English Linguistic   26(2) 437-459   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Expectation driven by case-markers: Its effect on Japanese relative clause processing
Sato, A., Kahraman, B., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
The Proceedings of the Tenth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics   215-238   Nov 2009   [Refereed]
Processing Japanese subject and object relative clauses by advanced learners: Comparison with native speakers by a whole-sentence reading experiment
Kahraman, B., Sato, A., Koide, M., Uno, M., Takemura, M., Sakai, H.
Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Report   109(140) 57-62   Jul 2009
"Processing of gapless dependency without thematic cues: A study on negative adverbs in Japanese "
Chiu, R.S., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
The Proceedings of the Nineth Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics   57-82   Nov 2008   [Refereed]
Syntax in a native language still continues to develop in adults: Honorification judgment in Japanese
Momo, K., Sakai, H., Sakai, K. L.
Brain and Language   107(1) 81-89   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Priming effects in Japanese passive sentence production: evidence from picture description task in dialogue
Deng, Y., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Report   108(184) 55-60   Aug 2008
Processing object relative clauses in the context: Another support for the discourse function account for the processing load asymmetry
Sato, A., Kaframan, B., Sakai, H.
Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Repor   108(184) 95-100   Aug 2008
"Message planning and lexical encoding in sentence production "
Ono, H., Sakai, H.
Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Report   108(184) 119-124   Aug 2008
Honorification and light verbs in Japanese
Ivana, A., Sakai, H.
Journal of East Asian Linguistics   16(3) 171-191   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
Word order and clause boundary insertion: Behavioral and ERP studies
Ono, H., Tanaka, J., Sakai, H.
Japanese Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers Technical Report   107(138) 115-120   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
Syntactic priming effects on the processing of Japanese sentences with canonical and scrambled word order
Tanaka, J., Tamaoka, K., Sakai, H.
Cognitive Studies   14(2) 173-191   Jun 2007   [Refereed]
Syntactic priming effects in Japanese sentence comprehension
Tanaka, J., Tamaoka, K., Sakai, H.
Sakamoto, T. (ed.), Communicating Skills of Intention, Hitsuji Shoboo, Tokyo   213-238   Feb 2007   [Refereed]
Predicting attachment of the light verb –suru to Japanese two-kanji compound words using four aspects
Tamaoka, K., Matsuoka, C., Sakai, H., Makioka, S.
Glottometrics   10(10) 73-81   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
話し言葉における情報統合を支える脳機能〜fMRIによる探求〜
酒井 弘,宮谷真人,田中潤一,丸石正治,村中 博, Fiorentino, R., Poeppel, D.
電子情報通信学会技術研究報告   105(170) 13-16   Jul 2005   [Refereed]
Priority information used for the processing of Japanese sentences: Thematic roles, case particles or grammatical functions?
Tamaoka, K., Sakai, H., Kawahara, J., Miyaoka, Y., Lim, H.-J., Koizumi, M.
Journal of Psycholinguistic Researc   34(3) 281-332   May 2005
Entropy and redundancy of Japanese lexical and syntactic compounds
Tamaoka, K., Lim, H.-J., Sakai, H.
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics   11(3) 233-250   Jan 2005   [Refereed]
Complex NP constraint and Case-conversions in Japanese
Sakai, H.
M. Nakamura (ed.) Current Topics in English and Japanese, Hitsuji Shoboo, Tokyo      Sep 1994
Idioms in generative syntax
Sakai, H.
京都大学言語学研究室言語学研究   (7) 1-20   Mar 1988

Misc

 
The role of light verb projection in transitivity alternation
English Linguistics   21(2) 348-375   2004
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics      2004
Biolinguistic exploration -A view from reconsideration of classical typology-
(14) 17-24   2004
Lingua, Special Issue, Formal Japanese Syntax and Universal Grammar: The Past 20 Years   113(4-6) 321-375   2003

Books etc

 
認知心理学事典
日本認知心理学会(編) (Part:Joint Work, 心理言語学)
有斐閣   Dec 2013   
よくわかる認知科学
乾敏郎(編) (Part:Joint Work, 文理解の仕組み(1))
ミネルヴァ書房   Feb 2010   
心のなかの言葉-心内辞書への招待-
Jean Aitchison著,宮谷真人,酒井 弘翻訳 (Part:Joint Translation)
培風館   Feb 2010   
日本語学
SAKAI Hiromu
日本語学,第29巻 第2号   Feb 2010   
言語聴覚士のための基礎知識 音声学・言語学 
今泉敏(編) (Part:Joint Work, 語彙・文法・意味)
医学書院   Mar 2009   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Neural correlates of inferential reasoning in evidentiality and modality: An ERP study [Invited]
Sakai, H, Hara Y, Orita N, Koshizuka N
Exploring Interface #1: Grammatical Theory and Neurolinguistics   Oct 2019   
Emergence of grammar in the human brain: An insight from EEG studies on Japanese classifier-noun combinations [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
Oct 2019   
A neurolinguistic investigation into semantic differences of evidentiality and modality
Hara Y, Orita N. Koshizuka T, Sakai H
Sinn und Bedeutung 24 Special Session on neurolinguistics approaches to semantics and pragmatics   Sep 2019   
Prediction of orthographic information during listening comprehension,
Ito A, Sakai H
Embodied and Situated Language Processing (ESLP) and The Attentive Listener in the Visual World (AttLis) 2019   Aug 2019   
Neurolinguistic differences between evidentiality and Modality
Hara Y, Orita N. Koshizuka T, Sakai H
The eighth experimental pragmatics conference   Jul 2019   
Semantics of evidentiality and modality: a neurolinguistic approach
Hara Y, Orita N, Koshizuka T, Sakai H
The Japanese Society for Language Science   Jul 2019   
Time Course of Sentence Production revealed by Speakers' Eye-Movement [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
CiNet Seminar   Nov 2018   
Predictive processing of Japanese classifier-noun combinations: An ERP study
Sakai H, Oseki Y, Orita N
The 10th meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language   Aug 2018   
Asymmetric memory encoding for voicing contrasts across languages
Shinohara Y, Hestvik A, Durvasula K, Sakai H
The 8th Mismatch Negativity Conference,   Jun 2018   
Cross-linguistic differences in MMN asymmetry: Voicing underspecification in Japanese
Shinohara Y, Hestvik A, Durvasula K, Verdonschot R, Sakai H
he 9th meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language   Nov 2017   
Typological variation in the time-course of sentence production: Eye-tracking studies on Kaqchikel, Spanish, and Japanese [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
Leiden Center for Linguistics Colloquium   Sep 2017   
What do gaze-patterns tell us about the design of human language?: A sentence and gesture production study in Kaqchikel [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
Facultados de Psicologia Collocuium   Mar 2017   
Unconscious translation from Japanese kanji to Chinese hanzi by Chinese-Japanese bilinguals: An ERP investigation
Wang Y, Luo Y, Momma S, Sakai H
The 8th meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language   Aug 2016   
Lexical predictions and the structure of semantic memory: EEG evidence from case changes
Momma S, Luo Y, Sakai H, Lau E, Phillips C
29th Annual CUNY Sentence Processing Conference   Mar 2016   
Give me several hundred more milliseconds: the temporal dynamics of verb prediction
Momma, S, Sakai H, Phillips C
Talk presented at the 28th annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing   Mar 2015   
“He laughs because/therefore the book is funny”: The neural evidence of order processing in causal inference during reading
Luo Y, Sato M, Ito S, Wang Y, Sakai H
2015 annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping,   Jan 2015   
Experimental syntax of genitive subject in Korean and Japanese: A View from prosody-syntax interface [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
Korea Society for Language and Information Workshop on Meaning and Cognition   Jun 2014   
Anti-locality preference in the processing of Japanese reflexive binding
Omaki, A., Dillon, B., Kubo, T., Sato, M., Sakai, H.
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 2014   Mar 2014   
ERP responses to code-switching in cognate/non-cognate word recognition by Chinese-Japanese bilinguals
Luo, Y., Jiang, C., Long, S-H., Sakai, H.
The 5th Annual Meeting of Society for the Neurobiology of Language   Nov 2013   
Genitive subjects in Korean and Japanese at prosody-syntax interface
Kim, Y.-J., Sakai, H.
The 23rd Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference   Oct 2013   
Real-time computation of beneficiary and perspective in social context: An eye-tracking study on Japanese give/receive auxiliary
Sato, W., Long, S-Y., Luo, Y., Sakai, H.
Architecture and Mechanisms for Language Processing 2013   Sep 2013   
Effects of Similarity in the production of VOS word order in Kaqchikel
Kubo, T., Ono, H., Tanaka, M., Koizumi, M., Sakai, H.
Architecture and Mechanisms for Language Processing 2013   Sep 2013   
The language-culture interface: Studies on the correlation between eye movements and sentence/gesture production in Kaqchikel, a Mayan language spoken in Guatemala [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
The 2nd International Symposium on Signed and Spoken Language Linguistics: Word Order and Sentence Structure in Languages   Sep 2013   
Self-recognition in socio-cultural context: Linguistic, behavioral, and neurophysiological evidence [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
Tokyo Conference on Philosophy of Psychiatry   Sep 2013   
An ERP Investigation into L2 Learners’ Processing of aspect information
Long, S-Y., Sato, M., Sakai, H.
The 9th International Symposium on Bilingualism   Jun 2013   
Genitive subjects in Korean and Japanese: A view from prosody-syntax interface [Invited]
Sakai, H., Kim, Y.-J., Igarashi, Y.
The 8th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics   Jun 2013   
Unfolding an event differently: An ERP study on L1 and L2 processing of grammatical aspect
Long, S-Y., Sato, M., Sakai, H.
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 2013   Mar 2013   
How do speakers think for speaking in a VOS language
Kubo, T., Sato, M., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 2013   Mar 2013   
Neurocognitive mechanisms for agreement computation: A view from an ERP study on Japanese honorific processing [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
The 14th Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics   Mar 2013   
Code-switching effects in word recognition of visually presented ideograms: An event-related potential study on Chinese-Japanese proficient bilinguals
SAKAI Hiromu
The 14th International Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages   Oct 2012   
Do L2 speakers of Japanese use accent information incrementally in word recognition?: An eye-tracking study using artificial-word learning paradigm
Yin, S., Sato, M., Igarashi, Y., Sakai, H.
The 14th International Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages   Oct 2012   
Exclamation by overt marker for factivity: A case of sentence-final koto in Japanese
Kim, Y-J., Sakai, H.
The 6th International Workshop on Formal Approach to Japanese Linguistics   Sep 2012   
What do Japanese honorifics tell us about agreement processing: A neurocognitive investigation [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
The 6th International Workshop on Formal Approach to Japanese Linguistics   Sep 2012   
Processing event in real-time [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
GLOW (Generative Linguistics in Old World) in Asia IX   Sep 2012   
How does animacy affect word order in a VOS language
Kubo, T., Ono, H., Tanaka, M., Koizumi, M., Sakai, H.
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 2012   Mar 2012   
Perception order affects message content in sentence production
Sato M., Ostrand R., Sakai H., Bergen B.
Architecture and Mechanisms for Language Processing 2011   Sep 2011   
Grammatical function assignment and word order determination in grammatical encoding level: Evidence from structural priming effects in Japanese sentence production
Deng, Y., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
Architecture and Mechanisms for Language Processing 2011   Sep 2011   
The Linguistic cues for event mapping in L2 verb learning
Sakamoto, K., Nakaishi, Y., Long, S-Y., Sakai, H.
Architecture and Mechanisms for Language Processing 2011   Sep 2011   
Reference resolution in discourse with multiple knowledge space
SAKAI Hiromu
The 9th Workshop on Inferential Mechanisms and their Linguistic Manifestation and Kyunghee Korea-Japan Workshop on Linguistics and Language Processing   Dec 2010   
Neurocognitive indices for event comprehension [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
2010 International Symposium on Language and Linguistics   Dec 2010   
Processing Altaic ditransitive constructions in real-time [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
The 7th Altaic Formal Linguistics Workshop   Oct 2010   
The time course of animacy and word order effects on sentence production: An eye-tracking study on Japanese existential sentences
Deng, Y., Ono, K., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
The 7th International Conference on Cognitive Science   Aug 2010   
Real-Time Computation for Semantic Composition of Events: An ERP study on aspectual coercion in Japanese
Long, S-Y., Deng, Y., Ono, H., Nittono, H., Sakai, H.
The 6th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics   Aug 2010   
What do experimental methodologies tell us about theoretical East Asian linguistics: Introduction to the special session on experimental East Asian linguistics
SAKAI Hiromu
The 6th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics   Aug 2010   
Does frequency of occurrence make relative clause processing easier in Japanese?
Sato, A., Kahraman, B., Sakai, H.
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 2010   Mar 2010   
What we cannot expect from experimental syntax
SAKAI Hiromu
Nov 2009   
Neurotypology: A view from processing of head-final languages [Invited]
SAKAI Hiromu
The New Korean Association of English Language and Literature   Aug 2009   
Does structural priming override conceptual constraints?: A case of passive sentence production in Japanese
Deng, Y., Ono, H., Tamaoka, K., Miyaoka, Y., Sakai, H.
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 2009   Mar 2009   
Fixation out of the utterance order: A case of Japanese existential construction
Ono, H., Ono, K., Sakai, H.
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 2009   Mar 2009   
Processing Japanese relative clause with local assignment of clause boundaries
Kahraman, B., Ono, H., Sakai, H.
CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing 2008   Mar 2008   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Cognitive Neuroscience of Langauge
Project Year: 2003   
A Contrastive study of Japanese and English based on Generative Grammar
Comparative Syntax of East - Asian Languages
Japanese Psycholinguistics