Akie Saito

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Akie Saito | Research Fellow | Psycholinguistics, Cognitive Neuropsychology

My research interest originally focused on mechanisms of speech by investigating speech errors produced by healthy adults and speech by patients with aphasia. Recently, I have been involved in research on the relationship between speech communication and cognitive function among elderly people and patients with dementia. I would like to study the relationship between the recognition of facial expression and cognitive function during communication by elderly people.

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B.S., Educational Psychology, Kyoto University, 1994
M.A., Special Needs Education, Osaka Kyoiku Univeristy, 1997
Ph.D., Education, Kyoto Universisty Graduate School, 2005
Researcher, Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester UK, 2006-2009
JSPS Research Fellow, Educational and Cultural Studies in Social Studies, Doshisha University, 2009-2012
Part-time Researcher, Health and Medical Sciences, Kyoto Gakuen University, 2015-2017
Visiting Researcher, Cognitive Behavioral Science, National Cetner for Geriatrics and Gerontology, 2018
Part-time Lecturer, Social Studies, Doshisha University, 2016
Researcher, Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University, 2018-current

論文(査読付き)
Saito, A., & Inoue, T. (2017) The frame constraint on experimentally elicited speech errors in Japanese. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research,46(3), pp.583-596.
Ueno, T., Saito, S., Saito, A., Tanida, Y., Patterson, K., & Lambon Ralph, M.(2014) Not lost in translation: Generalization of the primary systems hypothesis to Japanese-specific language processes. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(2), pp.433-446.
Saito, A., Yoshimura, T., Itakura, T., & Lambon Ralph, M. (2003) Demonstrating a wordlikeness effect on nonword repetition performance in a conduction aphasic patient. Brain and Language, 85, pp.222-230.
斉藤章江・吉川左紀子 言語産出における語彙アクセスの性質についての最近の研究 心理学評論,44,pp.253-270
Saito, A., & Takeda, T. (2001) Semantic cueing effects on word retrieval in aphasic patients with lexical retrieval deficit. Brain and Language, 77, pp.1-9.

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