The 6th International Workshop “Culture and cognitive dissonance”
Joint Workshop | 2008.2.27

Note: This workshop was jointly held with Scientific Research on Priority Areas “Experimental Social Sciences”and Center for Experimental Research in Social Sciences, Hokkaido University.

Date: February 27, 2008 (Wednesday) 10:00-13:00

Location: Hokkaido University, Faculty of Letters, room E204

Speakers: Shinobu Kitayama, Jiyoung Park, & Sasha Kimel (University of Michigan)

Participants: Toshio Yamagishi, Masaki Yuki, Nobuyuki Takahashi, Susumu Ohnuma, Yuki Kobayashi, Keiko Ishii, Others (8 participants): Total 14 participants

Contents: Prof. Shinobu Kitayama and his colleagues gave a talk about their recent data on cultural and situational differences in self-justification for things chosen. They also talked about effects by failure of self-justification in self in both behavioral and physiological levels.