Researcher Database

Yuki Asano
Research Faculty of Media and Communication Media and Communication Language Acquisition
Associate Professor

Researcher Profile and Settings

Affiliation

  • Research Faculty of Media and Communication Media and Communication Language Acquisition

Job Title

  • Associate Professor

J-Global ID

Research Interests

  • Regional and Foreign Accents   First and Second Language Acquisition   Speech and Music   Autonomous Learning   Working Memory   Phonology   Prosody   Speech Perception   Psycholinguistics   

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Experimental psychology

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2019/10 - Today Hokkaido University Research Faculty of Media and Communication, Devision of Language Acquisition Associate Professor
  • 2019/04 - 2019/09 Kobe University Institute for Promotion of Higher Education School of Languages and Communication Associate Professor
  • 2015/11 - 2019/03 University of Tübingen Department of English, Devision of Psycholinguistics Post-doctoral research fellow / assistant professor
  • 2010/09 - 2015/10 University of Konstanz Department of Linguistics, Devision of Psycholinguistics Ph.D. research fellow

Education

  • 2011/11 - 2016/03  University of Konstanz  Department of Linguistics  Devision of Psycholinguistics
  • 2007/10 - 2010/08  Ruhr-University Bochum  Applied Linguistics and Second Language Studies
  • 2003/04 - 2007/03  Tokyo University of Foreign Studies  Department of German Studies  Japanese and German Linguistics

Research Activities

Published Papers

  • Was Hänschen nicht hört, hört Hans noch sensorisch.
    Yuki Asano, (Ed.): Vortragsserie der Jungen Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur
    In: Meding, O.(in press) 2020 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Linguistische Erklärungen zu Magiesprüchen.
    Yuki Asano, (Eds.): Sprache | Macht | Magie.
    In: Nagel, S. & Hahn. Die Mainzer Reihe, neue Folge Band 20. Mainz: Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur (im press). 2020 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Uptalk interpretation as a function of listening experience
    Yuki Asano, Yuan, C., A.-K. Grohe, Antoniou, M., Cutler, A.
    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Tokyo, Japan 2020 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Word goodness affects the L1-dependent ability to store F0 contrasts store F0 contrast
    Yuki Asano, Mitterer, H.
    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Tokyo, Japan 2020 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Pitch processing in speech and non-speech
    Yuki Asano, Mitterer, H.
    Proceedings of the Phonetik und Phonologie des deutschsprachigen Raums 13. Wien, Austria 2019 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • When (not) to look for contrastive alternatives: the role of pitch accent type and additive particles
    Braun, B., Yuki Asano, Dehé, N.
    Language and Speech 62 (4) 751 - 778 2019 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Prosodie und Empathie.
    Yuki Asano, (Eds.): Empathie und Ästhetik.
    In: Schmetkamp, S. & Zorn, M. Die Mainzer Reihe, neue Folge Band 19. Mainz: Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur 65 - 74 2018 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Zugehört, wahrgenommen, aber nicht behalten: Zur auditiven Arbeitsgedächtniskapazität bei Mutter- und Fremdsprachlern.
    Yuki Asano, (Eds.): (Zu-)Hören. Münchner Veröffentlichungen zur Musikgeschichte.
    In: Lenker, U. & Zorn, M. München: Allitera Verlag. 2018 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Vulnerability in discriminating non-native segmental length to increased task demands
    Yuki Asano
    Language and Speech 61 (3) 409 - 429 2018 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Excuse meeee! Joint analysis of intonation and length in L1 and L2 hyper articulated speech. Speech Communication
    Yuki Asano, Gubian, M.
    Speech Communication 99 193 - 200 2018 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • SOMFlow: Guided Exploratory Cluster Analysis with Self-Organizing Maps and Analytic Provenance
    Sacha, D., Kraus, M., Bernard, J., Behrisch, M., Schreck, T., Yuki Asano, Keim, D.
    SOMFlow: Guided Exploratory Cluster Analysis with Self-Organizing Maps and Analytic Provenance. Proceedings of the IEEE VAST. Arizona, USA. 2017 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Listener sensitivity to foreign-accented speech with grammatical errors
    Yuki Asano, Weber, A.
    Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Cognitive Society. Philadephila, USA 1775 - 1760 2016 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Does speech production require phonological representations?
    Yuki Asano
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Boston, USA. 2016 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Cutting down on manual pitch contour annotation using data modelling
    Yuki Asano, Gubian, M., Sacha, D.
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Boston, USA. 2016 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Integrating lexical and paralinguistic F0 in L2 production
    Yuki Asano
    Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow UK. 2015 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Self Organizing Maps for the Visual Analysis of Pitch Contours
    Sacha, D., Yuki Asano, Rohrdantz, C., Keim, D., Braun. B., Butt, M.
    Proceedings of the 20th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics. Vilnius, Lithuania 181 - 190 2015 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • C-Tests und ‚allgemeine Sprachkompetenz‘: Theoretisch Überlegungen und empirische Analysen.
    Yuki Asano, Der C-Test, Aktuelle Tendenzen, The C-Test, Current Trends
    In: Grotjahn, R.Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang 41 - 54 2014 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Stability in perceiving non-native segmental length contrasts
    Yuki Asano
    Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Dublin, Ireland 321 - 325 2014 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Double contrast is signalled by prenuclear and nuclear accent types alone, not by f0-plateaux
    Braun, B., Yuki Asano
    Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. Lyon, France 263 - 266 2013 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Rapid and Smooth Pitch Contour Manipulation
    Gubian, M., Yuki Asano, Asaridou, S., Cangemi, F.
    Proceedings of the Workshop on Tools and Resources for the Analysis of Speech Prosody.Aix-en-Provence, France 31 - 35 2013 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Aktionsforschung: Förderung des autonomen Lernens in Japanischkursen.
    Yuki Asano, Erträge des
    Bremer Symposions zur Autonomie und Motivation im Fremdsprachenlernen. Fremdsprachen in Lehre und Forschung 45. Bochum: Arbeitskreis der Sprachenzentren, Sprachlehrinstitute und Fremdspracheninstitute (AKS) 183 - 195 2011 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Sprechen, Hören, Schreiben und Lesen - liegt ihnen ein gemeinsamer kognitiver Mechanismus zugrunde?
    Yuki Asano
    In: Tagungsbände 60, Berlin: Japanisch- Deutsches Zentrum Berlin 11 - 25 2011 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Die psycholinguistische Analyse des Konstrukts „allgemeine Sprachkompetenz” im Rahmen einer Validierungsstudie von C-Tests bei japanischen Deutschlernenden
    Yuki Asano
    Deutschunterricht in Japan 16 24 - 42 2011 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Wie kann selbstreflektierendes Grammatiklernen gefördert werden?
    Yuki Asano, (Eds.): Grammatik lehren und lernen im Deutschunterricht in Japan – empirische Zugänge.
    In: Kimura, G. C. et al.München: IUDICIUM Verlag 115 - 131 2010 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Was Hänschen nicht lernt, lern Hans nimmermehr? – Faktor Alter und Zweitsprachenerwerb/Fremdsprachenlernen.
    Yuki Asano
    In: Tagungsbände 59, Berlin: Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin 15 - 26 2010 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Bericht einer Aktionsforschung zur Förderung autonomen Lernens in einem Japanischkurs – Aspekte selbstreflektierenden Fremdsprachenlernens
    Yuki Asano
    Profil. Würzburger Zeitschrift für den universitären Fremdsprachenunterricht 51 - 69 2010 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Was messen C-Tests?
    Yuki Asano
    Deutschunterricht in Japan 14 31 - 39 2009 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • Bildbeschreibung im Spannungsfeld zwischen der Ausgangs- und der Ziel-sprache.
    Yuki Asano
    In: Tagungsbände 58, Berlin: Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin 17 - 23 2008 [Refereed][Not invited]
  • Empirische Studie: Bildbeschreibung im Spannungsfeld zwischen der Ausgangs- und der Zielsprache
    Yuki Asano
    Deutschunterricht in Japan 12 23 - 34 2007 [Refereed][Not invited]

Books etc

  • Localising foreign accents in speech perception, storage and production, PhD thesis submitted at the University of Konstanz, Germany.
    Yuki Asano (Single work)
    2016

Conference Activities & Talks

  • “Experience with an uptalk variety and perception of high rising terminal contours”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano, Cutler, A, Grohe, A.-K, Weber, A..
    the conference “Phonetics and Phonology in Europe”, Lecce, Italy.  2019
  • “Prosodie in linguistischen Geschichte” Kategoriale auditive Wahrnehmung der kontinuierlichen akustischen Sprachsignale”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the Mittwochkonferenz “Kategorien der Differenz”; at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.  2019
  • “Relationships between the working memory and the acquisition of second language prosody”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    JaF-DaF-Forum, University of Duisburg, Germany.  2019
  • “Linguistische Erklärung zu magischen Lauten”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the Workshop “Sprache Macht Magie”, Mainz, Germany.  2019
  • “Japanese Prosody”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    at the University of Cologne, Germany.  2018
  • “Mental processing of lexical prosody”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the 17. Deutschsprachigen Japanologentag, Berlin, Germany.  2018
  • “Mental representations of Japanese pitch accent and Chinese tone”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.  2018
  • “Working memory capacity under increased task demands”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the Western Sydney University, Australia.  2017
  • “Experience with Australian English affects perception of high rising terminal contours”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano, Grohe, A.-K, Kember, H, Kember, H
    the University of Konstanz, Germany. Asano, Y. (2017). “C-Test.”, in the Ministry of Education in Baden-Wurttemberg, Stuttgart, Germany.  2017
  • “C-Test.”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the Ministry of Education in Baden-Wurttemberg, Stuttgart, Germany.  2017
  • “Listener sensitivity to foreign-accented speech with grammatical errors”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano, Weber, A
    the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, USA.(The paper was selected as the best 20 papers on the conference.)  2016
  • “Vulnerability in discriminating nonnative prosodic contrasts to increased task demands”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the 8th International Conference on Second-Language Speech (New Sounds 2016). Aarhus, Denmark.  2016
  • “Integrating lexical and paralinguistic F0 in L2 production”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the 18th International Conferences on Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK.  2015
  • “Stability in perceiving non-native segmental length contrasts”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the 7nd International Conferences on Speech Prosody. Dublin, Ireland.  2014
  • “Beat the Tune: Non-native length and pitch in speech perception, storage and production”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands.  2013
  • “Koordination und Integration der japanischen Prosodie bei deutschen Muttersprachlern”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the anual conference of JGG (Japanische Gesellschaft für Germanistik), Tokyo, Japan.  2013
  • “I hear what you don't hear, but I don't hear what you hear.”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the University of Oxford (Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics), Oxford, UK.  2013
  • “I know what I say, but do I know how I say it? The coordination of length and pitch in the first and second language production”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the University of Oxford (Faculty of Oriental Studies), Oxford, UK.  2013
  • “Beat the Tune - Koordination von Sprachrhythmus und -melodie im Japanischen”, under the course “Didaktik des Japanischen”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.  2013
  • “Pitch accent affects Japanese length perception (and visa versa)”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano, Braun, B.
    the 13th. International Symposium of Psycholinguistics, Tenerife, Spain.  2013
  • “Contrastive topics, corrections, and the activation of alternatives”  [Invited]
    Braun, B., Yuki Asano
    the 5th International Conference on Tone and Intonation, Oxford, UK.  2012
  • “Neue Visualisierung der Prosodie - Funktionale Datenanalyse bei deutschen Muttersprachen und japanischen Deutschlernenden”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the anual conference of JGG (Japanische Gesellschaft für Germanistik), Tokyo, Japan.  2012
  • “Eye-tracking data on the immediate contribution of prenuclear accents and f0-interpolations to utterance interpretation in German”  [Invited]
    Braun, B., Yuki Asano
    the 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology. Stuttgart, Germany.  2012
  • “The change of prosodic features in repeated attention-seeking: a study of native and non-native speakers of Japanese and of German”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano, Braun, B.
    the 10th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain.  2011
  • “Integrating lexical and postlexical suprasegmental information in native and non-native Japanese”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano, Braun, B.
    the NINJAL International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology (ICPP 2011). Kyoto, Japan.  2011
  • “Integrating lexical and postlexical suprasegmental informatin in L1 and L2 Japanese and German”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano, Braun, B.
    the Experimental and Theoretical Approaches to Prosody. Montreal, Canada.  2011
  • “How freely can German pitch accents be combined?”  [Invited]
    Braun, B., Yuki Asano
    the 7th annual conference for Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum. Osnabrück, Germany.  2011
  • “Which prosodic features do native speakers and L2 learners hyperarticulate in repeated utterances?”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the Phonetic Institute, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.  2011
  • “Prosodic features of attention-seeking: A study of L1 and L2 of Japanese and German”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano, Braun, B.
    the International workshop on suprasegmentals in acquisition and processing, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany.  2011
  • “Which prosodic features do native speakers and L2 learners hyperarticulate in repeated utterances?”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the faculty colloquium, Phonetic Institute, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.  2011
  • “The role of prosodic features in communication failure and repair: a study of native and non-native speakers of Japanese and of German  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the 11th. Tokyo Conference of Psycholinguistics, Tokyo, Japan.  2011
  • “A new window on intonational form and function”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    the annual colloquium for “DFG-Schwerpunktprogramm 1234: Phonological and phonetic competence. Between grammar, signal processing, and neural activity”, Munich, Germany.  2010
  • “Sprachverarbeitungsprozesse im Gehirn”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    DAAD- alumuni conference, Berlin, Germany.  2010
  • “Exzellent und initiativ. Qualitätsentwicklung und -sicherung in der Sprachausbildung”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    AKS-conference, Bochum, Germany.  2010
  • “Was Hänschen nicht lernt, lernt Hans nimmermehr? – Sprachenerwerb unter neurowissenschaftlichen Aspekten”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    DAAD-scholars meeting, Bonn, Germany.  2009
  • “Was heißt es, autonomes Lernen im Fremdsprachenunterricht zu fördern?”  [Not invited]
    Yuki Asano
    Bremer Symposion 2009 “Autonomie und Motivation im Fremdsprachenunterricht”, AKS, Bremen, Germany.  2009
  • “Lernerautonomie im institutionellen Fremdsprachenunterricht”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    DaF-Seminar organized by Japanische Gesellschaft für Germanistik, Hayama, Japan.  2009
  • “Was messen C-Tests?”  [Invited]
    Yuki Asano
    DAAD-scholars meeting, Bonn, Germany.  2008

Educational Activities

Teaching Experience

  • Seminar in Modern Languages F (German)Seminar in Modern Languages F (German) Kobe University
  • Seminar in Modern Languages E (German)Seminar in Modern Languages E (German) Kobe University
  • Seminar in Modern Languages D (German)Seminar in Modern Languages D (German) Kobe University
  • Seminar in Modern Languages B (German)Seminar in Modern Languages B (German) Kobe University
  • Seminar in Modern Languages A (German)Seminar in Modern Languages A (German) Kobe University
  • Seminar in Contents in Second Language EducationSeminar in Contents in Second Language Education Kobe University
  • Research Guidance Seminar IIResearch Guidance Seminar II Kobe University
  • Research Guidance Seminar IResearch Guidance Seminar I Kobe University
  • Intermediate German C2Intermediate German C2 Kobe University
  • Intermediate German C1Intermediate German C1 Kobe University
  • Basic German B2Basic German B2 Kobe University
  • Basic German A2Basic German A2 Kobe University
  • Basic German A1Basic German A1 Kobe University
  • Applied Contrastive Linguistics I-2Applied Contrastive Linguistics I-2 Kobe University
  • Applied Contrastive Linguistics I-1Applied Contrastive Linguistics I-1 Kobe University
  • Advanced Seminar in Applied Contrastive Linguistics IAdvanced Seminar in Applied Contrastive Linguistics I Kobe University
  • Computational Linguistics
    開講年度 : 2019
    課程区分 : 修士課程
    開講学部 : 国際広報メディア・観光学院
    キーワード : Psycholinguistic experimental methods, statistical linguistic data analyses using R


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