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Welcome to our Social Psychology Lab

What's New

We hosted the 23rd International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) here in Nagoya (July 30-August 3, 2016) in great success! Photos:http://www.iaccp2016.com/iaccp2016-congress-photographs/

Recent Visitors to Our Lab

  • Dr. Marilynn Brewer:Professor Emeritus, the Ohio State University (USA) and the University of New South Wales (Australia) (August 4, 2016)
  • Dr. Justin Levinson: Visiting scholar from the University of Hawaii, U.S.A. (June 29 - July 29, 2016)
  • Dr. Bertram Malle: Professor, Brown University, U.S.A. (September 9, 2015)
  • Joseph Fisher: Student from the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (May 16 - June 14, 2015)
  • Dr. Christian Chan: Visiting scholar from the University of Hong Kong (July 23 - August 23, 2014)
  • Dr. Vinai Norasakkunkit: Visiting scholar from Gonzaga University, U.S.A. (May 13 - July 11, 2014)
  • Laura Froelich: Ph.D. Candidate, Kostanz University, Germany (November 29, 2013)
  • Dr. Arthur Stukas: Visiting scholar from La Trobe University, Australia (July 9, 2013)

Recent Publications

Teymoori A, Jetten J, Bastian B, Ariyanto A, Autin F, Ayub N, et al. (2016) Revisiting the measurement of anomie. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0158370. doi:10.1371

Tsukamoto, S., & Karasawa, M. (2015a). Dehumanization in the Judicial System: The Effect of Animalization and Mechanization of Defendants on Blame Attribution, Proceedings of the 10th Asian Association of Social Psychology biennial conference, 256-257. Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Gadjah Mada University Press.

Tsukamoto, S., & Karasawa, M. (2015b). From interpersonal to inter-ethnic differentiation: The role of psychological essentialism. Journal of Human Environmental Studies, 13(1), 13-20.

Tsukamoto, S., Holland, E., Haslam, N., Karasawa, M., & Kashima, Y. (2015). Cultural Differences in Perceived Coherence of the Self and In-group: A Japan-Australia Comparison, Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 18(1), 83-89.

Goto, N., Jetten, J., Karasawa, M., & Hornsey, M. J. (2015). The sins of their fathers: When current generations are held to account for the transgressions of previous generations. Political Psychology, 36(4), 479-487. doi: 10.1111/pops.12172.

Ueno T., Tsukamoto, S., Kurita, T., & Karasawa, M. (2014). Incorporating social psychological theories in the model training regime: How neural representations for social cognition emerge from interactions with others. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds) (full-length paper), Proceedings in the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2990-2995). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Swann, W. B. Jr., Buhrmester, M. D., Gomez, A., Jetten, J., Bastian, B., Vazquez, A., Ariyanto, A., Besta, T., Christ, O., Cui, L., Finchilescu, G., Gonzalez, R., Goto, N., Hornsey, M., Sharma, S., Susianto, H., Zhang, A. (2014). What makes a group worth dying for? Identity fusion fosters perception of familial ties, promoting self-sacrifice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106 (6), 912-926. doi:10.1037/a0036089.

Karasawa, M., Maass, A., Rakic, T., & Kato, A. (2014). The emergent nature of culturally meaningful categorization and language use: A Japanese-Italian comparison of age categories. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology., 45, 431-451. doi:10.1177/0022022113509882

Conference Presentations

ETO, J.& Karasawa, M. (2016) The effect of need for uniqueness and gender identification on the interpretation of Japanese female positive stereotype in communication contexts, The 23rd International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology conference, Nagoya, Japan, July 30-August 3.(8/3)

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.

Tanaka, Y., Karasawa, M., & Miyamoto, S. (2016, July). The more stereotypic, the more Retweets: How linguistic abstractness and stereotypicality influence information transmission on Twitter. The 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama.

Ryu, H., Hotta, M., Karasawa, M. (2016). The effect of expecting intergroup interaction on collective guilt. International Congress of Psychology 31st ,Yokohama.

Karasawa, M., Ohji, A., & Tsukamoto, S. (2016). Blaming the bad intention of a groupfs wrongdoing: The role of affect and perceived collective agency. A poster presentation at the 17th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. San Diego, CA, USA, January 30th.

Tanaka, Y., Miyamoto, S., & Karasawa, M. (2016). The Spread of Stereotypical Beliefs on Twitter: An Analysis of Linguistic Abstractness and Retweets. Poster presented at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference, San Diego.

Karasawa, M., Ohji, A., & Tsukamoto, S. (2016). Blaming the bad intention of a groupfs wrongdoing: The role of affect and perceived collective agency. A poster presentation at the 17th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. San Diego, CA, USA (January 30).

Invited Colloquia

Karasawa (2015) Roles of causal inferences and language use in blaming others. D. P. S. S., University of Padova, Italy, Jan. 29, 2015.

Karasawa (2014) Making sense of people in cultural ways: The role of psychological essentialism. Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California at Berkeley. Oct. 1, 2014.

Karasawa (2014) Blameworthy character invites harsher punishment: A social psychological approach to punitive motives against individuals and groups. Keynote speech at the joint meeting of the 4th Asian Conference of Psychology and the 4th Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy. Osaka International Convention Center, Mar. 28, 2014.

Karasawa (2013) Influence of psychological factors on judgments by gcitizen-judges.h Lectures at a Public Symposium, hPsychological issues concerning the citizen-judge systemh by the Japanese Psychological Association. Gakushuin Universtiy, Jun. 8, 2013; Doshisha University, Nov. 9, 2013.

Karasawa (2013) Judgment of morality and the motivation to punish : Comparing retributive and utilitarian justice. Faculty of Psychology, University of Indonesia, Aug. 19, 2013.

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