Recent News

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 […]

September 15th, 2014

New article on relational mobility, self-esteem, and happiness

September 15, 2014 – Our new article, just published in Frontiers in Psychology, showed that the association/correlation between self-esteem and […]

August 22nd, 2014

Masaki Yuki selected for an SPSP Fellow

August 22, 2014 – Masaki Yuki has been selected for a 2014 Fellow of the Society for Personality and Social […]

June 18th, 2014

Social anxiety paper accepted for publication

June 18, 2014 – Our paper “A Socio-Ecological Approach to Cross-Cultural Differences in the Sensitivity to Social Rejection: The Partially […]

June 17th, 2014

Hosting a visiting NSF/JSPS Fellow

David Newman (College of William and Mary/University of Southern California), an NSF/JSPS Summer Program Fellow, is visiting our lab to […]

June 12th, 2014

Masaki Yuki’s lecture in Universität Osnabrück

June 11, 2014  – Masaki Yuki gave an invited lecture at Institut für Psychologie in Universität Osnabrück (Germany). The lecture title […]