The 18th International Workshop
Joint Workshop | 2009.4.27

Note: This workshop was jointly held with Center for Experimental Research in Social Sciences, Hokkaido University.

Date: April 27, 2009 (Monday) 12:30-14:00

Location: Hokkaido University, Faculty of Letters, room E204

Speakers: Cecilia Cheng (The University of Hong Kong)

Title: “Who moved my cheese?: Coping flexibility and adaptation to life changes”

Participants: Toshio Yamagishi, Masaki Yuki, Nobuyuki Takahashi, Keiko Ishii, Others (12 participants): Total 17 participants

In the ever-changing environment, some people may deploy different coping strategies across stressful situations. Variability in strategy deployment does not necessarily indicate random responses. A relative "stability" can be observed if there is a good fit between the characteristics of coping strategies and specific demands of stressful situations .