Yasuhiro OzuruAssociate Professor
Department of Psychology
- Ph.D., New School University, Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science, 2003
- General Psychology
- Statistics for Psychology
- Research Methods
- Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
- Argumentation-how people comprehend and evaluate argument
- Causal reasoning
- Assessment of learning and comprehension
- Science education
Ozuru, Y., Mock, K., Bowie, D., & Kaufman, G. (2015). “Why do people disagree with a statement they do not understand? - relations between comprehension and evaluation of a simple assertion.” 1-16, Journal of Cognitive Psychology.
Ozuru, Y., Bowie, D., & Kaufman, G. (2014). Uncovering the Relations Between Understanding and Agreeing. Language and Cognition.
Ozuru, Y., Briner, S., Kurby, C.A., & McNamara, D.S. (2013). Comparing text comprehension measured by multiple-choice and open-ended questions. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 215-227.
Ozuru, Y., Kurby, C.A., McNamara, D.S. (2012). The effect of judgement task on metacomprehension judgements and its accuracy. Metacognition and Learning, 7, 113-131.
McNamara, D.S., Ozuru, Y., & Floyd, R.G. (2011). Comprehension challenges in the fourth grade: the roles of text cohesion, text genre, and readers' prior knowledge. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 4, 229-257.
Ozuru, Y., Briner, S., Best, R., & McNamara, D.S. (2010). Contributions of self-explanation to comprehension of high and low cohesion texts. Discourse Processes, 47, 641-667.
Ozuru, Y., Dempsey, K., & McNamara, D.S. (2009). Prior knowledge, reading skill, and text cohesion in the comprehension of sciences texts. Learning and Instruction, 19, 228-242.