The article observes, “(cultural psychological) research started with a ‘West and the rest’ mentality, Kitayama says. His work with Markus created an ‘East-West and the rest’ mentality. Now finally, psychologists are grappling with ‘the rest,’ he says.” The article then discusses our work showing two distinct forms of interdependence. In one form, emotional suppression plays […]
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“Americans are very good at finding reasons why you are great even if you fail…But in Japan, even if you succeed, you have to apologize.” Click here to read on nytimes.com
A recent press release from the University of Michigan’s Research News team featured our new paper, first-authored by graduate student Martha Berg. Click here to read on news.umich.edu
National Science Foundation has funded our project, “Globalizing Cultural Psychology: Varieties of Interdependence Across Four Regions of the World.” Stay tuned! We will have a lot to report in due course.
The 2nd edition of the Handbook of Cultural Psychology, the field-defining book, is published! Edited by Dov Cohen and Shinobu Kitayama, this edition is now completely revised and over 90% new!
A recent article, titled How ‘reading the air’ keeps Japan running, quoted Shinobu Kitayama. “If you find [reading the air] stressful, that’s a problem,” he says. Click below to read the full article!
A research meeting with Japanese colleagues including Professors Masami Yamaguchi, So Kanazawa, and Katsumi Watanabe at Institute of Social Research, Michigan, 2017 Nov 11.
Shinobu Kitayama is the recipient of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s Career Contribution Award for 2017.