Graduate School of Education and Human Development Student Affairs
Nagoya, Japan 464-8601
Department of Psychology and Human Developmental Sciences
Last Update: May 6. 2016
|< Psychometrics >||Prof. Hiroyuki NOGUCHI, Ph.D.|
|Prof. Hidetoki ISHII, Ph.D.|
The purpose of this area of research is to uncover the potential of education in society, as well as to investigate valid and appropriate methods of conducting research in support of learning activities.
|< Cognitive Psychology >||Assoc. Prof. Sachiko KIYOKAWA, Ph.D.|
A great deal of research in cognitive science aims to reveal the mechanisms underlying human cognitive activities,for example,problem solving,creative thinking,and memory.Moreover,cognitive science researchers are collaborating with researchers in other fields such as artificial intelligence,neuroscience, linguistics, and so on.
|< Psychology of Personality >||Prof. Tatsuo UJIIE, Ph.D.|
|Prof. Motoyuki NAKAYA, Ph.D.|
This research area analyzes the development and formation of personality, along with the motivational and emotional mechanisms which drive human learning and behavior, and investigates aspects of human feeling and will.
|< Social Psychology >||Prof. Jiro TAKAI, Ph.D.|
|Assoc. Prof. Tasuku IGARASHI, Ph.D.|
Social Psychology focuses on human social behavior. This research area deals mainly with interpersonal cognition and behavior, the influence that group dynamics have on the individual, social attitudes and their development and change, social relationships, communication, and the cultural influences on behavior.
|< Life-span Developmental Psychology >||Prof. Kenji HIRAISHI, Ph.D.|
This research area focuses on human development from a life-span perspective and forms one of the foundations for the study of developmental clinical sciences.
|< Clinical Psychology >||Prof. Atsuko KANAI, Ph.D.|
|Prof. Yuki KUBOTA, Ph.D.|
|Assoc. Prof. Shoko KONO, Ph.D.|
This is another fundamental area of research and study in Human Development and Clinical Psychology. It aims to develop techniques for investigating a wide variety of mechanisms of human psychology and assists in doing model assessments.
|< Family Psychology >||Prof. Miyako MORITA, M.Ed.|
|Assoc. Prof. Hitoshi KANEKO, Ph.D.|
|Prof. Masako NAGATA, M.Ed.|
Mechanisms involving various problems occurring within the family and between family members are examined. Research is conducted on methods of clinical assistance for family-centered issues.
|< School Psychology >||Prof. Mariko MATSUMOTO, Ph.D.|
|Prof. Kenichi SUZUKI, Ph.D.|
|Assoc. Prof. Tetsuya IGARASHI, Ph.D.|
|Lecturer. Masanori SUGIOKA, Ph.D.|
Various psychological problems of children and students at school are handled within school psychology. Some important research areas include educational guidance, school counseling, and consultations for parents and teachers.
|< Sport Psychology >||Prof. Takashi TAKENOUCHI, Ph.D.|
This research area investigates various phenomena related to physical activities and sports from a psychological perspective. Especially, sport motivation and psychological supports for athletes are emphasized.
|< Human Motor Learning Science >||Prof. Yuji YAMAMOTO, Ph.D.|
Human motor learning science aims to explain the underlining mechanism and dynamics in motor learning process and to propose the new learning methods to acquire the motor skills from the psychological background both computational and dynamical perspective.
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