Recent News

October 1st, 2018

Ms. Wen-Qiao Li has joined the lab!

Ms. Wen-Qiao Li, a new MEXT research student who completed her master’s degree at Sun Yat-sen University has joined our […]

July 1st, 2018

New special website for the relational mobility project launched

We have launched our new special website for the relational mobility project. The content is RICH: Scales in multiple languages, data sharing, […]

June 29th, 2018

New paper on 39-country comparison of relational mobility published in PNAS journal

Our large-scale 39-country study that tested and explored the ecological antecedents and psychological consequences of relational mobility, along with validation […]

June 1st, 2018

Lauren Howard (College of William and Mary) is staying with us!

Ms. Lauren Howard, a master’s student at the College of William and Mary is staying with us from June 1 […]

March 10th, 2018

Dr. Christina Sagioglou is staying with us

Dr. Christina Sagioglou, a post-doctoral researcher at Institut für Psychologie, Universität Innsbruck, is staying in our lab from March to […]

December 3rd, 2017

New paper on relational mobility and passion in romantic relationships accepted publication in Evolutionary Psychology journal

Our new paper on relational mobility and passion in romantic relationships (lead author: Junko Yamada) has been accepted publication in […]

July 25th, 2017

Masaki Yuki has become a collaborator of Seshat project at University of Oxford

Masaki Yuki has become a Collaborator of the Seshat, a global history databank project, and of the Cultural Evolution Lab at […]

June 9th, 2017

New online article on the cultural differences in group behavior and psychology!

Our new review article on the East-West differences in group behavior and psychology is now online! Reference: Kavanagh, C., & Yuki, […]

April 1st, 2017

Robert Thomson has become a Lecturer at Hokusei Gakuen University!

Robert Thomson (Ph.D. program graduate) has become a Lecturer of Media Communication at Department of English at Hokusei Gakuen University. Congratulations, […]

October 9th, 2016

Our paper received JGDA Outstanding Publication Award

Our paper has received a 2015 Outstanding Publication Award from the Japanese Group Dynamics Association! Yamada, J., Kito, M., & […]

September 2nd, 2016

New review article on relational mobility and close relationships

Our team’s new review article “Relational mobility and close relationships: A socioecological approach to explain cross-cultural differences” (Authors: Mie Kito, […]

August 3rd, 2016

IACCP2016 Nagoya Closed with a Huge Success!

The 23rd International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, held in Nagoya, Japan drew to a close today, […]

January 12th, 2016

Masaki Yuki received two University President’s awards (Research and Education)

Masaki Yuki has received two University President’s awards from Hokkaido University! Hokkaido University President’s Award for Outstanding Research Hokkaido University […]

November 5th, 2015

Collaboration project page: University of Oxford and the CSEP Lab collaboration on collective rituals

Just a quick update to point readers to a new page on our website about the Collective Rituals and Group […]

September 25th, 2015

New article on relational mobility and interpersonal intimacy

A new article “Relational mobility and intimacy in friendships and romantic relationships: A cross-societal study between Canada and Japan” (Authors: […]

May 25th, 2015

New cross-cultural research examines the psychology of Internet privacy concern

LAB PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new cross-cultural study of social network site (SNS) users in Japan (Facebook […]

March 31st, 2015

Dimitris Xygalatas Visit

In March 2015, Dimitris Xygalatas, a cognitive anthropologist specialising in research on extreme rituals, visited the lab. Dr. Xygalatas provided […]

November 20th, 2014

Miyajima Fieldwork

As the current Japan-based research lab for the University of Oxford’s international Ritual, Community and Conflict project, members of our lab […]

October 31st, 2014

New Book Chapter

Oct. 31, 2014 – A new book chapter, coauthored by Kosuke Takemura and Masaki Yuki, was published from Keiso Shobo […]

October 23rd, 2014

Mie Kito got a new job!

October 23, 2014 – Mie Kito, our post-doc, got a job as a Full-Time Lecturer at the Faculty of Sociology […]