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Curriculum Vitae

(Last Update: September, 2017)

Department of Psychology,

Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology,

The University of Tokyo,

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

+81-3-5841-3861

 

Gen ITO

Email: m [at] genito.net

 

Education

 

2012 – Present             The University of Tokyo, Ph.D. in acquisition

Major: Psychology

Title: “Clarifying the relationship between abstraction and person perception.” (in Japanese)

Supervisor: Kazuhiko YOKOSAWA, Ph.D.      

 

2010 – 2012                 The University of Tokyo, M.A.

Major: Psychology

Title: “Toward a cognitive process account of mortality salience effects.” (in Japanese)

Supervisor: Yohtaro TAKANO, Ph.D.

 

2001 – 2007                  The University of Tokyo, B.A.

Major: Psychology

Title: “Empirical analysis of the Urge Theory of Emotion and Cognition: How anger and fear affect risk judgement.” (in Japanese)

Supervisor: Yohtaro TAKANO, Ph.D.

 

Research Interests

• The relationship between abstraction (construal level) and social cognition (especially person perception).
• Social cognitive antecedents of morality and political ideology.
• Psychological antecedents of celebrity worship and religion.
• Developing a program for effective interpersonal relations.
• Psychological and behavioral consequences of foreign language usage.
• Psychological consequences of mortality and earthquake salience in Japan.

 

Teaching Interests

Lectures: General Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods (Experiment and Social Investigation).

 

Publications and Presentations

Published or In-Press Manuscripts

Takano, Y., & Ito, G. (2016). Did a 16th century Christian missionary observe that the Japanese were collectivists? Japanese Psychological Research,86, 584-588.

 

Conference presentations

Peer-reviewed conference presentations

 

Symposium

 

Ito, G. (2017). How to conduct experience sampling research using smartphone apps.

In Kunisato, A., Ito, G., Sakamoto, J., Takebayashi., Y., & Komori, M. Experience sampling method that can be done tomorrow: Describe the fluctuating mind using efficient data collection and sophisticated analysis. Symposium panelist (topic provider) at the 81th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Kurume, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G. (2017). When we overlook the dangerous behavior of a lover? Experience sampling study.

In Souma, T., Sugiyama, S., Ito, G., Komura, K., Nisida., K., & Shimada, T. How can we prevent intimate partner violence? For elucidation and amelioration of risk factors. Symposium panelist (topic provider) at the 81th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Kurume, Japan (in Japanese).

Shoda, H., Wakata, T., Ito, G., Yasuda., A., Tabei, K. & Yoshino, I. (2013). Toward an integrative understanding of the sensitivity: Music and Emotion. Symposium planner at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Sapporo, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G. (2012). Toward an integrative understanding of the sensitivity: from the viewpoint of global and local processing.

In Makino, A., Wakata, T., Shoda, H., Tsutsui., A., Ishiguro, T., Kumatani, & T., Kondo, E. Toward an integrative understanding of the sensitivity: Proposal from young psychological researchers and aesthetic artists. Symposium panelist (topic provider) at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Kawasaki, Japan (in Japanese).

 

Talks

Ito, G., Hashimoto, Y., Nakagawa, T., & Takano, Y. (2016, July). Psychological antecedents of political ideology in Japan. Paper (oral presentation) presented at the 23rd Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

 

Posters

Souma, T., & Ito, G. (2017). Does “believing in fate” overlook the dangerous behavior of a lover? Poster presented at the 12th biennial conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ito, G., & Souma, T. (2016). Notice early warning signs of domestic violence by thinking abstractly (vs. concretely): an experience sampling study. Poster to be presented at the 31th International Congress of Psychology (ICP), Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

Ito, G., Era, A., & Takano, Y. (2016). Construal level, power, and person perception in everyday life: An experience sampling study. Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), San Diego, California, USA.

Ito, G., Imai, R., & Takano, Y. (2015). Primed global to feel psychological distance closer: The distinct effects of Navon-induced processing bias on construal level and psychological distance estimation. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Long Beach, California, USA.

Ito, G., Tenma, S., & Takano, Y. (2014). “Why” for the self, “How” for the others: construal level and empathy revisited. Poster presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Austin, Texas, USA.

Ito, G., & Takano, Y. (2013). Construal level and mortality salience. Poster presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), New Orleans, LA.

 

Other conference presentations

Talks

Ito, G., Hashimoto, Y., Nakagawa, T., & Takano, Y. (2017). Why people spilt over the issue of politics? Predicting political attitude from five moral foundations. Oral presentation at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Group Dynamics Association, Tokyo, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., Era, A., & Takano, Y. (2015). Person perception and construal level: an experience sampling study. Oral presentation at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, Tokyo, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., & Takano, Y. (2014). Construal level and moral hypocrisy. Oral presentation at the 61th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Group Dynamics Association, Tokyo, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., Tanaka, Y., & Takano, Y. (2014). Can abstract construal foster altruistic behavior? Examining the effects of construal level on altruism through prisoner’s dilemma game. Oral presentation at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, Tsukuba, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., Tenma, S., & Takano, Y. (2013). “Why” reasoning vs. “How” reasoning, which fosters empathy? The differentiation of imagine-self and imagine-other. Oral presentation conducted at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Group Dynamics Association, Sapporo, Japan (in English).

 

Posters

Suzuki, K., & Ito, G. (2017). Context collapse and moral conflict. Poster presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Group Dynamics Association, Tokyo, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., & Takano, Y. (2017). Does a fan of a celebrity believe in his god? The psychological structure and underpinnings of celebrity worship. Poster presented at the 81th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Kurume, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., & Takano, Y. (2015). What makes someone hold their left-right ideology? The effects of inhibition and moral foundation on political ideology. Poster presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Nagoya, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., Shibata, T., & Takano, Y. (2014). The use of a foreign language can improve decision making under information overload. Poster presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Kyoto, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., & Takano, Y. (2013). The effects of earthquake salience and mortality salience on their corresponding compensatory behavior: The two-faced aspect of ingroup-defense and humor cognition. Poster presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Sapporo, Japan (in Japanese).

Shinohara, Y., Takano, Y., & Ito, G. (2013). The effects of hint and feedback on base-rate fallacy. Poster presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Sapporo, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., Shinohara, Y., & Takano, Y. (2012). Construal level and empathy: The differentiation of imagine-self and imagine-other. Poster presented at the 53th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, Tsukuba, Japan (in Japanese).

Shinohara, Y., Ito, G., & Takano, Y. (2012). The relationship of personality traits and self- deceptive decision making. Poster presented at the 53th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, Tsukuba, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., & Takano, Y. (2012). The terror of death and its management: Construal level accounts. Poster presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Group Dynamics Association, Kyoto, Japan (in Japanese).

Ito, G., Takano, Y., & Shinohara, Y. (2012). The effects of construal level on terror management. Poster presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Kawasaki, Japan (in Japanese).

Shinohara, Y., Takano, Y. & Ito, G. (2012). How telling a lie as a group fosters group coherence? Poster presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Psychological Association, Kawasaki, Japan (in Japanese).

 

Grants/Fellowships/Awards

  • 2017 Excellent Presentation Award of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Group Dynamics Association (JGDA)
    Awarded by the Japanese Group Dynamics Association for conference paper and presentation (in Japanese) entitled: “Why people spilt over the issue of politics? Predicting political attitude from five moral foundations.”
  • 2015 – 2016 Grants from the Nikkoso Foundation for Safe Society
    Approximately 30,000 USD, as a research team member (research leader: Toshihiko Souma at Hiroshima University). Grants for research project entitled: “Developing a prevention program for dating violence and domestic violence.”
  • 2014 – 2016 Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
    Approximately 22,000 USD, as a research leader. Grants for research project entitled: “Clarifying the relationship between abstraction and person perception.”
  • 2014 Repayment Exemption for students who have achieved an especially excellent record, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
    Approximately 10,000 USD.
  • 2013 Excellent Presentation Award of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Group Dynamics Association (JGDA)
    Awarded by the Japanese Group Dynamics Association for conference paper and presentation (in English) entitled: ““Why” for the self, “How” for the others: The differentiation of imagine-self and imagine-other.”
  • 2013 The University of Tokyo Research Fellowship for Doctoral Course Students
    Approximately 3,000 USD, as a research leader. Fellowship for research project entitled: “The effects of attentional focus on prosocial cognition and behavior.”
  • 2013 FUSE Academic Foundation Young Researchers Grant
    Approximately 750 USD, as a research leader. Grants for research project entitled: “Integrative modeling of abstraction and prosocial cognition and behavior.”
  • 2013 SUNTORY Foundation Research Grant for Young Challenging Researchers
    Approximately 7,500 USD, as a research leader. Grants for research project entitled: “How to coexist with dissimilar other: Mortality salience and attentional focus.”
  • 2012 Japanese Psychological Association International Conference Travel Awards
  • Approximately 300 USD, as a research leader. Travel awards for research project entitled: “Construal level and mortality salience.”

 

 

Professional Experience

2014 – 2016                              Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC2), Japan. Research project entitled: “Clarifying the relationship between abstraction and person perception.”

Responsibilities:

Acted as principal investigator on research projects.

 

2012 –   2013                                  Research Assistant, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Research project entitled: “Examining the deepness of culture.” (research leader: Yohtaro TAKANO, Ph.D.)

Responsibilities:

I worked as part of a research team conducting an experimental study investigating the cultural difference of cognition between East and West. My role was to plan the details of the psychological experiment, to conduct it, and to survey and analyze papers and books related to this research.

 

Teaching Experience

2017 – Present                         Part-time Lecture, Jissen Woman’s University, Japan. Lecture entitled: “Experimental Psychology Seminar”

Responsibilities:

Teaching how to read psychological papers, how to present scientific ideas, how to plan and conduct psychological experiments, how to visualize and statistically analyze obtained data, and how to write psychological papers to second year undergraduate students in weekly sessions and graded their assignments and papers.

 

 

2016 – Present                         Part-time Lecture, Teikyo University, Japan. Lecture entitled: “Experimental Psychology Seminar”

Responsibilities:

Teaching how to read psychological papers, how to present scientific ideas, how to plan and conduct psychological experiments, how to visualize and statistically analyze obtained data, and how to write psychological papers to second year undergraduate students in weekly sessions and graded their assignments and papers.

 

2016 – Present                         Part-time Lecture, Jissen Woman’s University, Japan. Lecture entitled: “Social Psychological Research Practice”

Responsibilities:

Teaching how to read social psychological papers, how to present scientific ideas, how to plan and conduct social psychological research (social investigation), how to visualize and statistically analyze obtained data, and how to write psychological papers to third year undergraduate students in weekly sessions and graded their assignments and papers. All responsible alone.

 

2016 – Present                         Part-time Lecture, Jissen Woman’s University, Japan. Lecture entitled: “General Psychology 1 & 2”

Responsibilities:

Teaching general psychology, including neuroscience, cognitive psychology, social psychology, personality psychology, developmental psychology and clinical psychology, to first year undergraduate students in weekly sessions and graded their assignments and papers. All responsible alone.

 

2012 – Present                         Teaching Assistant, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Lecture entitled: “Experimental Seminar for Psychology”

Responsibilities:

Teaching how to read psychological papers, how to present scientific ideas, how to plan and conduct psychological experiments, how to visualize and statistically analyze obtained data, and how to write psychological papers to third year undergraduate students in weekly sessions and graded their assignments and papers.

 

 

2014 – 2016                             Part-time Lecture, Jissen Woman’s University, Japan. Lecture entitled: “Cognitive Psychology A & B”

Responsibilities:

                                         Taught cognitive psychology to first and second year undergraduate students in weekly sessions and graded their assignments and papers. All responsible alone.

 

2011                                        Teaching Assistant, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Lecture entitled: “Experimental Seminar for Cognitive and Social Psychology”

Responsibilities:

                                         Taught how to conduct and analyze psychological experiments to second year undergraduate students in weekly sessions and graded their papers.

 

Memberships of Academic Societies     

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Asian Association of Social Psychology

The Japanese Psychological Association

The Japanese Group Dynamics Association

The Japanese Society of Social Psychology

 

References

Kazuhiko YOKOSAWA, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

E-mail: yokosawa@l.u-tokyo.ac.jp            Phone: +81-3-5841-3861

 

 

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