Title Assistant Professor
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Degree Ph.D.
Division Specific Learning Disorder, Cognitive Neuropsychology
Research Field Disability Sciences
Undergraduate Program
Graduate School Program (Main) Neuroscience (Master's Program, Doctoral Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

Cognitive models of the reading and writing
Cognitive mechanisms of developmental and acquired dyslexia

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Ami Sambai, Max Coltheart, Akira Uno (2018)The effect of the position of atypical character-to-sound correspondences on reading kanji words aloud: evidence for a sublexical serially operating kanji reading process. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 25, 498-513.
  • Ami Sambai, Akira Uno, Noriko Haruhara, et al. (2018) Development of visual analysis and orthographic input lexicon in children with developmental dyslexia – Evaluation using a character/non-character decision task and a lexical decision task with Kanji stimuli. The Japan Journal of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, 59, 218-225.
  • Ami Sambai, Akira Uno, Noriko Haruhara, Masato Kaneko (2016) Cognitive abilities of children showing borderline intellectual functioning and reading/writing difficulties.Japanese Journal of Learning Disabilities, 25, 218-229.
Scientific Membership

The Japan society of logopedics and phoniatrics
Japan academy of learning disabilities
The Japanese association of special education
Japan society for higher brain dysfunction

Social and Outreach Activity

A member of directors and clinical staffs at NPO corporation LD/Dyslexia centre

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