Fonction: Doctorante Marie Curie
Téléphone: ++41 26 300 7619
PhD within the Marie-Curie "Language, Cognition and Gender" Initial Training Network, Université de Fribourg.
Research assistant (supervisor: Yasunori Morishima), English Language Education, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
M.A. in Education, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
Intérêts de recherche
Cognitive processes in text comprehension including inference generation, cross-linguistic comparisons of reading processes, and second language reading.
Sato, S., Gygax, P., & Gabriel, U. (2013). Gender Inferences: Grammatical features and their impact on the representation of gender in bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, First View preprint
Gygax, P.M., Sarrasin, O., Lévy, A., Sato., S., & Gabriel, U. (in press). La représentation mentale du genre pendant la lecture : état actuel de la recherche et directions futures. Journal of French Language Studies
Gabriel, U., Gygax, P., Lévy, A., Sarrasin, O., & Sato, S. (2012). "Kan en jente blir en mann?" Brannmann kanskje? On the inference of gender in reading comprehension. Psykologisk Tidsskrift, 15, 8-13.
Morishima, Y. & Sato, S. (2008). Text comprehension processes in the
second language: issues of anaphoric resolution. Educational Studies.
Sato, S. & Gygax, P. (July, 2012). Languages influence thought: Effects of gender marked determiners in comprehending gender stereotypical role names. Paper to be presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Montreal, Canada.
Sato, S. & Gygax, P. (September, 2011). Bilingual gender representation: the impact of language structure over cognition. Symposium presentation (Sczesny, S. & Gabriel, U. (Chairs), Gender-Inclusive Language Use from Cognitive and Social Psychological Perspectives) conducted at the 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society, Fribourg, Switzerland.
Sato, S. & Gygax, P. (July, 2011). Gender Representation in Bilinguals: Processing language and its influence over information processing. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Poitiers, France.
Sato, S. & Morishima, Y. (July, 2009). Anaphoric Resolution Processes by Intermediate Second Language learners of English during Text Comprehension. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse, Rotterdam, Holland.
Sato, S. (March, 2009). Anaphora Resolution by Intermediate L2 Learners. The 1st
Meeting of the Discourse Psychology Research Group, Tokyo, Japan.
Fukuda, Y., Tsunemi, K., Inohara, K., Morishima, Y., Sato, S. (March, 2009). The
Effects of Narrative on Emotion Inferencing. Paper presented at the 1st Meeting of the
Discourse Psychology Research Group, Tokyo, Japan.
Morishima, Y., Hashimoto, S., Sato, S. (May, 2008). The Effects of Readers' Prior Knowledge and Text Coherence on Comprehension. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Conference of the Japan Second Language Association, Kyoto, Japan.