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Culture and Cognition Lab
P123 Biological Sciences Bldg.
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E9, Canada
Lab Email: cultpsy@ualberta.ca

 

Lab Leader: Taka Masuda, PhD
Associate Professor
P355 Biological Sciences Bldg.
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E9, Canada

Phone: 780-492-7861
Fax: 780-492-1768
Email: tmasuda@ualberta.ca

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Culture and Cognition Lab Publications

2017

New Masuda, T., Li, L. M. W., & Russell, M. J. (in press). Judging the world dialectically vs. non-dialectically: Cultural variations in on line decision-making processes. In J. Spencer-Rodgers & K. Peng (Eds.), The psychological and cultural foundations of East Asian Cognitions. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Lou, N. M., Masuda, T., & Li, L. M. W. (in press). Decremental mindsets and prevention-focused motivation: An extended framework of implicit theories of intelligence. Learning and Individual Differences.
New Masuda, T., Li, L. M. W., Russell, M. J. & Lee, H. (in press). Perception and cognition.In S. Kitayama & D. Cohen (Eds.), Handbook of cultural psychology (2nd edition).
New Lee, H., Nand, K., Shimizu, Y., Takada, A., Kodama, M., & Masuda, T. (in press). Culture and emotion perception: Comparing Canadian and Japanese children’ and parents’ context sensitivity. Culture and Brain.
New Li, L., Masuda, T., & Lee, H. (2017). Low Relational Mobility Leads to Greater Motivation to Understand Enemies but Not Friends and Acquaintances. British Journal of Social Psychology.
New Masuda, T. (2017). Bunka to kokoro: Bunka shinri gaku no genzai no doukou [Culture and the mind: The current advances in cultural psychology]. Shinrigaku World, 76.
New Lee, H., Shimizu, Y., Masuda, T., & Ulman, J. (in press). Cultural Differences in Spontaneous Trait and Situation Inferences" in its current form for publication. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

 

2016

New Masuda, T., Ishii, K., & Kimura, J. (2016). When does the culturally dominant mode of attention appear or disappear? Comparing patterns of eye movement during the visual flicker task between European Canadians and Japanese. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47 (7), 997-1014.  
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Imai, M., Kanero, J., & Masuda, T. (2016). The relation between language, culture, and thought. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 70-77.  
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Li, L. M. W., & Masuda, T. (2016). The role of regulatory focus in how much we care about enemies: Cross cultural comparison between European Canadians and Hong Kong Chinese. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47 (1), 131-148.
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Masuda, T. (2016). Culture and perception. In H. Miller (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of theory in psychology (pp. 658-660). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
New Masuda, T., Li, L. M. W., & Russell, M. J. (in press). Judging the world dialectically vs. non-dialectically: Cultural variations in on line decision-making processes. In J. Spencer-Rodgers & K. Peng (Eds.), The psychological and cultural foundations of East Asian Cognitions. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Senzaki, S., Masuda, T., Takada, A., & Okada, H. (2016). The communication of culturally dominant modes of attention from parents to children: A comparison of Canadian and Japanese parent-child conversations during a joint scene description task. PLoSOne 11(1): e0147199. doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0147199.
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Li, L. M. W., Masuda, T., & Jiang, F. (2016). Influence of cultural meaning system and socioeconomic development on indecisiveness in three cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47 (4), 508-524.

 

2015

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Masuda, T. (2015). Kyokansei kenkyu no hatten no tameno rironteki freimuwaaku: Murata ra (2015) heno komento ronbun [Theoretical frameworks for advancing empathy research: A commentary on Murata et al. (2015)]. Japanese Psychological Review, 58(3), 404-410.
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Russell, M. J., Masuda, T., Hioki, K., & Singhal, A. (2015). Culture and Social Judgments: The importance of culture in Japanese and European Canadians’ N400 and LPC processing of face lineup emotion judgments. Culture and Brain, 3(2), 131-147.

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Rychlowska, M., Miyamoto, Y., Matsumoto, D., Hess, U., Gilboa-Schechtman, E., Kamble, S., Muluk, H., Masuda, T., Niedenthal, P. M. (2015). Heterogeneity of long-history migration explains cultural differences in reports of emotional expressivity and the functions of smiles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(19), E2429-E2436.
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Li, L. M. W., Masuda, T., Russell, M. J. (2015). Culture and decision making: Investigating cultural variations in the East Asian and North American online decision making processes. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 18(3), 183-191.

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Ito, K., Masuda, T., Komiya, A., & Hioki, K. (2015). Seeking help from close, same-sex friends: Relational costs for Japanese and personal costs European Canadians. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 32(4), 529-554.

2014

Info Masuda, T. (2014). Bunka to Kokoro [Culture and the mind]. in T. Yamagishi (Ed.), Shakaikoudo no bunka seidoteki kiban [Cultural-Institutional Foundations of Social Behaviors]. (pp. 3-33). Tokyo: Keiso Shobo. Written in JapaneseW
Info Masuda, T. (2014). Bunka ga umidasu imitaikei to sono shutoku [Meaning systems generated by culture and its learning process]. In M. Imai & N. Saji (Eds.), Iwanami koza: Communication no ninchi kagaku, Dai 1 kan [Iwanami Lecture Series: Cognitive sciences in communication, Vol. 1] (pp. 285-292). Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten.  Written in Japanese
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Nand, K., Masuda, T., Senzaki, S., & Ishii, K. (2014). Examining cultural drifts in artworks through development and history: Cultural comparisons between Japanese and Western landscape paintings and drawings. Frontiers in Psychology: Cultural Psychology, 5, 1041. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01041
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Senzaki, S., Masuda, T. & Nand, K. (2014). Holistic versus analytic expressions in artworks: Cross-cultural differences and similarities in drawings and collages by Canadian and Japanese school-age children. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 45(8), 1297-1316. doi: 10.1177/0022022114537704/
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Senzaki, S., Masuda, T. & Ishii, K. (2014). When is perception top-down, and when is it not? Culture, narrative, and attention. Cognitive Science, 38, 1493-1506. doi: 10.1111/cogs.12118
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Li, L. M. W., Masuda, T., Russell, M. J. (2014). The influence of cultural lay beliefs: Dialecticism and indecisiveness in European Canadians and Hong Kong Chinese. Personality and Individual Differences, 68, 6-12.
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Masuda, T. (2014). Bunka to ninchi kenkyu no shintenkai [New directions in research on culture and cognition]. In O. Takagi., I, Daibo., & K. Takemura. (Eds.,), Shakai shinrigaku no shintenkai [New directions in social psychology], pp. 186-204. Kyoto: Kitaoji Shobo. Written in Japanese
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Masuda, T., Russell, M. J., Chen, Y. Y., Hioki, K., Caplan, J. B. (2014). N400 incongruity effect in an episodic memory task reveals different strategies for handling irrelevant contextual information for Japanese than European Canadians. Cognitive Neuroscience, 5, 17-25. doi: 10.1080/17588928.2013.831819

2013

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Ito, K., Masuda, T. & Li, M. -W. (2013). Agency and Facial Emotion Judgment in Context. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 763-776.
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Imai, M., & Masuda, T. (2013) The role of language and culture in universality and diversity of human concepts. In M. Gelfand, C-Y, Chiu, & Y-Y, Hong (eds.), Advances in culture and psychology (pp. 1-61). New York: Oxford University Press.

2012

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Masuda, T. (2012). Bunkashinrigakuno shizakara toraeru bunkato koufukukan no shomondai: Koyasu hoka ronbun oyobi Oyama ronbun heno komento. [Understanding the issues of culture and happiness from a cultural psychology perspective: Comments on Koyasu et al. and Oyama’s articles]. Japanese Psychological review, 55, 107-113. Written in Japanese
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Wang, H., Masuda, T., Ito, K.,& Rashid, M. (2012). How Much Information? East Asian and North American Cultural Products and Information Search Performance. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1539-1551.
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Masuda, T., Wang, H., Ishii, K., & Ito, K (2012). Do Surrounding Figures’ Emotions Affect the   Judgment of Target Figure’s Emotion?: Comparing the Patterns of Attention between European-Canadians, Asian-Canadians, Asian International Students, and Japanese using Eye-trackers. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience: The Impact of Emotion on Cognition. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2012.00072
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Masuda, T. (2012). Seiyo to higashi asia no bunsekiteki shikoyoshiki to hokatsuteki shikoyoshiki [Analytic and holistic thinking styles in Western and Asian cultures] In F. Koike, N. Kaneko, H. Matsuda, & T. Shigeoka (ed.) Seitaikei no kurashikata: Asia shiten no kankyo risuku manejiment. [Global eco-risk management from Asian viewpoints] (topic page 14). Written in Japanese
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Morling, B., & Masuda, T. (2012). Social cognition in real worlds: Cultural psychology and social cognition. In S. T. Fiske, & C. N. Macrae (Eds.), Sage Handbook of Social Cognition (pp. 429-450). New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
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Masuda, T., Wang, H., Ito, K., & Senzaki, S. (2012). Culture and Cognition: Implications for Art, Design, and Advertisement.University of Alberta. In S. Okazaki (Ed.), Handbook of Research in International Advertising (pp. 109-133). Edward Elgar Publishing, UK.
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Ito, K., Masuda, T., & Hioki, K. (2012). Affective Information in Context and Judgment of Facial Expression: Cultural Similarities and Variations in Context Effects Between North Americans and East Asians. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43, 429-445.

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