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 2022

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Lee, H., Masuda, T., Ishii, K., Yasuda, Y., & Ohtsubo, Y. (2022). Cultural Differences in the Perception of Daily Stress Between European Canadian and Japanese Undergraduate Students. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1-14. DOI: 10.1177/01461672211070360

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Matsunaga, M., Ohtsubo, Y., Masuda, T., Noguchi, Y., Yamasue, H., & Ishii, K. (2022). Serotonin Receptor (HTR2A) Gene Polymorphism Modulates Social Sharing of Happiness in Both American and Japanese Adults. Japanese Psychological Research, 64(2), 181-192. DOI: 10.1111/jpr.12389
New Russell, M.J., Lee, H., Leung, K. K., & Masuda, T. (2022). Considering culture in the neuropsychological assessments of attention and perception. In A. L. Fernándes (Ed.), Understanding cross-cultural neuropsychology: Science, testing and challenges. Taylor and Francis (Routledge).
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Ohtsubo, Y., Matsunaga, M., Masuda, T., Noguchi, Y., Yamasue, H. and Ishii, K. (2022). Test of the Serotonin Transporter Gene × Early Life Stress Interaction Effect on Subjective Well-Being and Loneliness Among Japanese Young Adults. Japanese Psychological Research, 64(2), 193-204. DOI: 10.1111/jpr.12376

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Han, J. Y., Lee, H., Ohtsubo, Y., Masuda, T. (2022). Culture and stress coping: Cultural variations in the endorsement of primary and secondary control coping for daily stress across European Canadians, East Asian Canadians, and the Japanese. Japanese Psychological Research, 64(2), 141-155. DOI: 10.1111/jpr.12406

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Zentner, K. E., Lee, H., Dueck, B. S., & Masuda, T. (in press). Cultural and gender differences in social anxiety: The mediating role of self-construals and gender role identification. Current Psychology.
2021

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 Ishii, K., Masuda, T., Matsunaga, M., Noguchi, Y., Yamasue, H., & Ohtsubo, Y. (2021). A reexamination of the effects of culture and dopamine D4 receptor gene on social interaction. Psychologia, 63, 137-150. DOI: 10.2117/psysoc.2021-B014

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  Ishii, K., Masuda, T., Matsunaga, M., Noguchi, Y., Yamasue, H., & Ohtsubo, Y. (2021). Do culture and oxytocin receptor polymorphisms interact to influence emotional expressivity?. Culture and Brain 9, 20–34. DOI: 10.1007/s40167-020-00091-5
Info  Matsunaga, M., Ohtsubo, Y., Masuda, T., Noguchi, Y., Yamasue, H., & Ishii, K. (2021). A Genetic Variation in the Y Chromosome Among Modern Japanese Males Related to Several Physiological and Psychological Characteristics. Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience15, 774879. DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2021.774879 

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  Zheng, S., Masuda, T., Matsunaga, M., Noguchi, Y., Ohtsubo Y., Yamasue, H., & Ishii, K. (2021). Cultural differences in social support seeking: The mediating role of empathic concern. PLOS ONE 16(12): e0262001.DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0262001. 
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Masuda, T. (2021). Hokubeibuinka tono hikaku de wakaru nihonbunka no Mononomikata [Understanding the Japanese way of viewing via knowing the North American way of viewing]. Kokoro No Mirai, 25, 10-13.

   
 2020
Info PDF Masuda, T., Ito, K., Lee, J., Suzuki, S., Yasuda, Y., & Akutsu, S. (2020). Culture and Business: How Can Cultural Psychologists Contribute to Research on Behaviors in the Marketplace and Workplace?. Frontiers in Psychology11, 1304. doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01304
Info PDF Masuda, T., Batdorj, B., & Senzaki, S. (2020). Culture and Attention: Future Directions to Advance the Geographical Regions of Research beyond the WEIRD cultures. Frontiers in Psychology11, 1394. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01394
Info Imai, M., Kanero, L., & Masuda, T. (2020). Culture, Language, and Thought. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology, DOI 0.1093/acrefore/9780190236557.013.579
New Masuda, T., Russell, M. J., & Lee, H. (in press). Culture, Attention, and Mental Health: Recent Empirical Findings on Attention to Visual Scenes and Its Influence to Cultural Bound Syndromes. In Chiao, J. (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Cultural Neuroscience and Global Mental Health.
New Masuda, T. (in press). Book Review: Takada “Songokoui no jinruigaku [Interactionistic anthropology].” Shakaishinrigaku Kenkyu.
   
2019

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Russell, M. J., M. J., Li, L. M. W., Lee, H., Singhal, A., & Masuda, T. (2019). Neural cultural fit: Non-social and social flanker task N2s and well-being in Canada. Culture and Brain, doi.org/10.1007/s40167-019-00089-8.
Info Ohtsubo, Y., Masuda, T., Matsunaga, M., Noguchi, Y., & Ishii, K. (2019). Is collectivistic forgiveness different from individualistic forgiveness? Dispositional correlates of trait forgiveness in Canada and Japan. Canadian journal of behavioral science, 51(4), 290-295. dx.doi.org/10.1037/cbs0000148.  
Info Masuda, T., Li, L. M. W., Russel, M. J. & Lee, H. (2019). Perception and Cognition. In S. Kitayama & D. Cohen (Eds.), Handbook of cultural psychology (Second Edition), pp. 222-245. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
2018
Info PDF Matsunaga, M., Masuda, T., Ishii, K., Ohtsubo, Y., Noguchi, Y., Ochi, M., & Yamasue, H. (2018). Culture and cannabinoid receptor gene polymorphism interact to influence the perception of happiness. PROS ONE. 13(12): e0209552. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209552

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Russell, M. J., Masuda, T., Hioki, K., & Singhal, A. (2018). Culture and neuroscience: How Japanese and European Canadians process social and context in close and acquaintance relationships. Social Neuroscience, 14(4), 484-498. doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2018. 1511471.
Info Senzaki, S., Wiebe, S., Shimizu, Y., & Masuda, T. (2018). A cross-cultural examination of selective attention in Canada and Japan: The role of social context. Cognitive Development, 48, 32-41. doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2018.06.005. 
Info Li, L. M. W., Masuda, T., Hanamura, T., & Ishii, K.. (2018). Culture and decision making: Influence of analytic versus holistic thinking style on resource allocation in a fort game. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49(7), 1066-1080. 
Info PDF Li, L. M. W., Masuda, T., & Lee, H. (2018). Low Relational Mobility Leads to Greater Motivation to Understand Enemies but Not Friends and Acquaintances. British Journal of Social Psychology. , 57(1), 43-60.
2017
Info PDF Masuda, T. (2017). Culture and attention: Recent empirical findings and new directions in cultural psychology. Social and Personality Psychology Compass. 11(12), e12363. doi: 10.1111/spc3.12363.
  Masuda, T. (2017). Preface for the special issue of Culture and Brain: Culture and Attention. Culture and Brain.
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Lee, H., Nand, K., Shimizu, Y., Takada, A., Kodama, M., & Masuda, T. (2017). Culture and emotion perception: Comparing Canadian and Japanese children’ and parents’ context sensitivity. Culture and Brain, 5, 91-104. DOI 10.1007/s40167-017-0052-0.
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Lou, N. M., Masuda, T., & Li, L. M. W. (2017). Decremental mindsets and prevention-focused motivation: An extended framework of implicit theories of intelligence. Learning and Individual Differences, 59, 96-106.
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Masuda, T., Ishii, K., Miwa, K., Rashid, M., Lee, H., & Mahdi, R. (2017). One Label or Two? Linguistic Influences on the Similarity Judgment of Objects between English and Japanese Speakers. Frontiers in Psychology: Cultural Psychology, 8:1637 doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01637.
Info Masuda, T., Li, L. M. W., & Russell, M. J. (2017). Judging the world dialectically vs. non-dialectically: Cultural variations in online decision-making processes. In J. Spencer-Rodgers & K. Peng (Eds.), The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognitions. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199348541.003.0007
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Lee, H., Shimizu, Y., Masuda, T., & Ulman, J. (2017). Cultural Differences in Spontaneous Trait and Situation Inferences” in its current form for publication. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology,48(5), 627-643
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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, 5-8.
2016
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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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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.
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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.
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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. PLOS ONE 11(1): e0147199. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0147199.
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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. doi:10.1177/0022022115606803
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Imai, M., Kanero, J., & Masuda, T. (2016). The relation between language, culture, and thought: Discussion on the need for an interdisciplinary approach. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 70-77.
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. doi: 10.1177/0265407514539780.
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 kagakuDai 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
Info 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.
2010
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Leu, J., Mesquita, B., Ellsworth, P. C., Zhang, Z., Yuan, H, Buchtel, E., Karasawa, M., & Masuda, T. (2010). Situational differences in dialectical emotions: Boundary conditions in a cultural comparison of North Americans and East Asians. Cognition & Emotion, 24(3), 419-435.
Info Masuda, T. & Yamagishi, T, (2010). Bunka Shinri GakuJokan [Cultural Psychology, Vol. 1]. Tokyo: Baihukan. Written in Japanese (2011 Book of the Year Award, The Japanese Society of Social Psychology)
Info Masuda, T. & Yamagishi, T, (2010). Bunka Shinri GakuGekan [Cultural Psychology, Vol. 2]. Tokyo: Baihukan. Written in Japanese (2011 Book of the Year Award, The Japanese Society of Social Psychology)
Info Masuda, T. (2010). Bosu dakewo miru oubeijin, minna no kawo made miru nihonjin [Westerners watch the face, Japanese watch its background as well]. Tokyo: Kodansya. Written in Japanese
2009
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Klein, H. A., Lin, M, Radford, M. H. B., Masuda, T., Choi, I., Lien, Y., Yeh, Y. & Boff, K. R. (2009). Rosetta phase I: Explorations of cultural differences in cognition. Psychological Reports, 105, 659-674.
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Masuda, T. (2009). Cultural Effects on Visual Perception. In E. B. Goldstein (Ed.), Sage encyclopedia of perception, Vol. 1 (pp. 339-343). Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA. 
Info Masuda, T. (2009). Ibunka wo shirukotode hagukumu ningenryoku: Bunka shinrigaku no kokoromi [Introduction to Cultural Psychology]. In Noriko Sato (Ed.), Gendaijin no Syakai to Kokoro [Society and the mind of contemporary people] (pp. 234-254). Tokyo: Kobundo. Written in Japanese
2008
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Masuda, T., Gonzalez, R. Kwan, L., & Nisbett, R. E. (2008). Culture and aesthetic preference: Comparing the attention to context of East Asians and European Americans. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 1260-1275.

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Masuda, T., Akase, M., Radford, M. H. B., Wang, H. (2008). Jokyo youin ga gankyu undo pattern ni oyobosu eikyo: Nihonjin to Seiyojin no syuken jyoho heno binkansa no kikaku kenkyu [Cross-cultural research on the pattern of eye-movement: Comparing the level of concentration between Japanese and Western participants]. The Japanese Journal of Psychology, 79, 35-43. Written in Japanese
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Masuda, T., Ellsworth, P. C., Mesquita, B., Leu, J., Tanida, S., & van de Veerdonk, E. (2008). Placing the face in context: Cultural differences in the perception of facial emotion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 94, 365-381.
2007
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Nisbett, R. E, & Masuda, T. (2007). Culture and point of view. Intellectica: Revue de L’Assoiciation pour la Recherche Cognitive, 46-47, 153-172.
Info Yuki, M., Maddux, W. W., Masuda, T. (2007). Are the windows to the soul the same in the East and West? Cultural differences in using the eyes and mouth as cues to recognize emotions in Japan and the United States. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 303-311.
2006
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Nisbett, R. E., & Masuda, T. (2006). Culture and point of view. In R. Viale, D. Andler, & L. Hirschfeld (Eds.), Biological and cultural bases of human inference (pp. 49-70). Mahwah, New Jersey: Laurence Erlbaum Associates.
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Miyamoto, Y., Nisbett, R. E., & Masuda, T. (2006). Culture and physical environment: Holistic versus analytic perceptual affordance. Psychological Science, 17, 113-119.
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Masuda, T. & Nisbett, R. E. (2006). Culture and change blindness. Cognitive Sciences, 30, 381-399.
Before 2005
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Masuda, T., & Kitayama, S. (2004). Perceived-induced constraint and attitude attribution in Japan and in the US: A case for cultural dependence of the correspondence bias. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 409-416.
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Nisbett, R. E., & Masuda, T. (2003). Culture and point of view. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 100, 11163-11175.
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Masuda, T. & Nisbett, R. E. (2001). Attending holistically vs. analytically: Comparing the context sensitivity of Japanese and Americans. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81, 922-934.
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Kitayama, S. & Masuda, T. (1997). Shakaitekininshiki no bunkabaikai model. [Culture-mediated model of social cognition]. In K. Kashiwagi, S. Kitayama, & H. Azuma (eds.). Bunkashinrigaku: Riron to Jissho [Cultural psychology: Theories and research] (pp.109-127). Tokyo: Tokyo Daigaku Shuppan. Written in Japanese
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Kitayama, S. & Masuda, T. (1995). Reappraising cognitive appraisal from a culturalperspective. Psychological Inquiry, 6, 217-233.
Research Manuscripts:
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Masuda, T. (Condionally Accepted). How do East Asians and Westerners see the world? Research on cultural variation in attention and it’s future. Manuscript submitted for publication, University of Alberta.

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Masuda, T., Nand, K., Shimizu, Y., Lee, H., Takada, A., & Kodama, M. (under review). Cultural similarities and variations in emotion judgment styles: A cross-cultural examination of European Canadians and Japanese children’s context sensitivity. Manuscript submitted for publication, University of Alberta.

PDF Russell, M. J., Masuda, T., & Li, L. M. W. (under review). Can North Americans evaluate their self-concepts dialectically? Investigating the effect of the dialectical manipulation to European Canadians. Manuscript submitted for publication, University of Alberta.
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Masuda, T., & Nhan, D. (in progress). Culture and change blindness: Examining the effect of learning and “default” patterns of attention between Canadians and Japanese. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Alberta.

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Masuda, T., Argo, J., Hioki, K., & Ito, K. (in progress). Culture and Face Recognitions in Business Settings. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Alberta.

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Masuda, T., Ishii., & Leuers, T., T. (in progress) . Culture and perspectives: Comparing Japanese and European Canadians’ perspective preferences during video games. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Alberta.

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Masuda, T. (2014). Kokoro no mirai kenkyu center takzaiki [My experience at Kokoro Research Center]. Kokoro no Miraki, 11, 40-41. Written in Japanese

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Masuda, T. (2014). Tasha wo sassuru kikoro, tasha kara manabu kokoro no keiseikatei: Hyojo ninchi kadai wo mochiita bunka shinrigakuteki kenkyu [Developmental processes in terms of inferring others’ mind and learning from others: A cultural psychological study with the facial emotion recognition task]. Kokoro no Mirai, 12, 57. Written in Japanese

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Masuda, T. (1995). Fairness. In T. Yamagishi (ed.), Odysseus no kusari: Tekiou program to shiteno kanjo.(Translation into Japanese of Chapter 9 of the book: “Passion within Reason: Strategic roles of the emotions” by Robert Frank, W.W. Norton and Co. Inc.). Tokyo: Science-Sha. Written in Japanese