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YANAGISAWA Kuniaki,(Associate Professor) [KUID]

Personal Background

YANAGISAWA Kuniaki received his B.A. (2006) from University of East Asia, M.A. (2008) and Ph.D. (2011) from Hiroshima University. In 2020, he became a member of Kobe University.

Fields of Specialization

Social Psychology
Social Neuroscience

Selected Publications

  • Kitayama, S., Yanagisawa, K., Ito, A., Ueda, R., Uchida, Y., & Abe, N. (2017). Reduced orbitofrontal cortical volume is associated with interdependent self-construal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.114, no.30, 7969-7974.
  • Yanagisawa, K., Abe, N., Kashima, E. S., & Nomura, M. (2016). Self-esteem modulates amygdala-ventrolateral prefrontal cortex connectivity in response to mortality threats. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, vol. 145, no.3, pp273-283.
  • Yanagisawa, K., Nishimura, T., Furutani, K., & Ura, M. (2013). The effects of general trust on building new relationships after social exclusion: An examination of the “Settoku Nattoku Game”. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 16, no. 2, pp.133-141.