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OHTSUBO Yohsuke, (Associate Professor) [Webpage] [KUID]

Personal Background

Yohsuke OHTSUBO received his B.A. (1994) and M.A. (1996) from Hokkaido University, and Ph.D. (2000) in psychology from Northern Illinois University. He has been a faculty member of the Graduate School of Humanities, Kobe University since April, 2007.

Fields of Specialization

Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology
His interests include cooperation, reconciliation, and interpersonal signals.

Selected Publications

  • Tanaka, H., Ohtsuki, H., & Ohtsubo, Y. (2016). The price of being seen to be just: An intention signalling strategy for indirect reciprocity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 20160694. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0694
  • Ohtsubo, Y., & Watanabe, E. (2009). Do sincere apologies need to be costly? Test of a costly signaling model of apology. Evolution and Human Behavior, 30, 114-123. doi:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2008.09.004