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MATSUO Akiko

Profiles

Contact

matsuo.akiko(at)k.mbox.nagoya-u.ac.jp@Please replace (at) with @

Education

2007.12 B.S. in Psychology (Adrian College; GPA 4.0/4.0, Summa Cum Laude)
2009.8-2012.5 M.A. in I/O-Social Psychology with an emphasis on Social Psychology (Illinois State University, GPA 4.0/4.0)
2014.4-2014.9 Research Student (Graduate School of Environmental Study, Nagoya University)
2014.10- Doctoral Course in Social Psychology at the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Japan

Professional Experience

2007.8-2007.12 Research Assistant (Internship at Dr. Londonfs lab in the University Toledo), Adolescent Memory Project
2012.6-2013.3 Part-time Research Assistant, Embodiment Project (Dr. Higuchifs lab in Tokyo Metropolitan University)
2013.1-2014.3 Part-time Lecturer (Tokyo Rissho Junior College; Stats for Psych, Research Methods, Personality Psych, Social Psych, & Psych Experiments)
2015.4- Part-time Research Assistant, Elderly Speech Articulation Project, etc. (National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology)
2015.5- Part-time Lecturer (Tokai Gakuen University; Psychology Experiments)
2015.10- Part-time Lecturer (Aichi Institute of Technology; General Psychology)
2016.4-2017.3 Part-time Lecturer (Sugiyama Jyogakuen University; Psychology Experiments)
2017.4- Part-time Lecturer (Toyota College of Community Health Nursing; Communication Studies)

Research Interests

I am broadly interested in social and personality psychology, particularly the self and culture. Specifically, I have interests in the mechanism, expressions, and relational consequences of morality in different cultural contexts.

Recent Achievements

Papers

  • Reflected Self in Others: Narcissism as Motivation for Moral Conduct i2007; Unpublished senior thesis, Adrian College, Adrian, MIj
  • Narcissistic Anger Provocation in Threat-anticipating Situations with negative feedback or no feedback i2012; Unpublished masterfs thesis, Department of Psychology, Illinois State University, Normal, ILj
  • Matsuo, A., & DeSouza, E. (2016). The effects of anticipation on psychological status among narcissists. SAGE Open. doi: 10.1177/2158244016650921.

Conference Presentations

Domestic Conference Presentations

  • Hattori, Y, Suzuki, A. & Matsuo, A. (2016, June). Women in a group setting are perceived by men as more attractive. Poster presented at the 24th Japan Society for Research on Emotions conference, Tsukuba University.
  • Matsuo, A., Karasawa, M., & Norasakkunkit, V. (2016, September). The characteristics of moral violation situations and Japanese morality. The 57th Japanese Society of Social Psychology conference, Kwansei Gauin University.
  • Hirozawa, P. Y., Karasawa, M., & Matsuo, A. (2016, September). Judgments of Moral Character with Positive and Negative Intentions. The 57th Japanese Society of Social Psychology conference, Kwansei Gauin University.

International Conference Presentations

  • Matsuo, A., Reeder, G. D., Williams, B., & Louis, K. (2011, May). Performing gin synchh makes us gin synch.h Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference, Chicago.
  • Matsuo, A., Reeder, G. D., Williams, B., & Louis, K. (2012, May). Does synchronous behavior buffer reactions to failure AND success? Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference, Chicago.
  • Matsuo, A., & DeSouza, E. (2012, May). The effects of anticipation on psychological status among narcissists. Poster presented at the annual Association for Psychological Science conference, Chicago.
  • Matsuo, A., & Reeder, G.D. (2013, January). Synchrony, self-view, and impression formation. Poster presented at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, New Orleans.
  • Matsuo, A., Karasawa, M., Norasakkunkit, V., Sasahara, K., & Kaur, R. (2016, August). Cultural Bases of Moral Ethics: Perceptions of Morality in Japan and in the United States. The 23rd International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology conference, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Hattori, Y, Suzuki, A. & Matsuo, A. (2016, November). Males perceive females as more attractive when in group rather than alone. Poster presented at Psychonomic Societyfs 57th Annual Meeting, Boston.
  • Matsuo, A., Karasawa, M., & Norasakkunkit, V. (2017, January). Perceptions of Shwederfs gBig 3h Morality in Non-West: Characteristics of Moral Violation Situations in Japan. Poster presented at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, San Antonio.
  • Matsuo, A., Karasawa, M., & Norasakkunkit, V. (2017, March). Why do people think of the situation as moral violation?: Perceptions of Shweder's "Big 3" morality in Japan and the U.S. Poster presented at International Convention of Psychological Science 2017, Vienna.
  • Hirozawa, P. Y., Karasawa, M., & Matsuo, A. (2017, March). Judgments of moral character for positive and negative intentions. Poster presented at International Convention of Psychological Science 2017, Vienna.

Other

  • International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology Ph.D. Summer School (2016/7/26-30) Organizer and Onsite Supervisor, Japan Team @ Nakatsugawa Center in Gifu, Japan@Link (third-party site)
  • "The Judgmental Standards and Characteristics of Everyday Moral Violation Situations in Japan" (2016/9/28) Nagoya-Kyoto University Joint Colloquium @Campus Plaza Kyoto in Kyoto, Japan


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