OkaTaku Lab.(ENG)

OKAMOTO, Takuya (Associate professor)

Division of Social Psychology,
Faculty of Arts Shinshu University.


Current Research subjects are …
  • human-place interaction             -environmental orientation
  • moving/resident                           -place identity / sense of community
  • community and tourism              -civic pride/ affordance of the place
  • psychological function of walking  -hiking mountains/walking footpath
  • intergroup relations                     -belonging to groups/communities
  • Photo Eliciting Narrative Approach (PEN-A)

Bio

Employment Career

2012-            Faculty of Arts Shinshu University, Associate Professor.
2010-2012,  School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Associate Professor.
2009-2010, School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Assistant Professor.
2008-2009, Institute for Advanced Social Research, Research Assistant.

Education Career

2008, Ph.D. (Graduate School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University)
2003-2006 Graduate School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University(Ph.D)
2001-2003 Graduate School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University(M.A.)
1997-2001 School of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University(B.A)

Awards:

  • 2012, Best Article Awards(Encouragement Prize) from The behaviormetric Society
  • 2010, Encouraging prize(category young)  from Japanese Society of Community Psychology
  • 2009, Best Article Awards from Japanese Group Dynamics Association
  • 2008, Best Presentation Awards2008 from  Japanese Group Dynamics Association
  • 2006, Best Presentation Awards2006 from  Japanese Group Dynamics Association

Grant(2010-)

  • 2018 – 2021, “Psychological studies of walking and self process.” Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research, (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: JSPS). 1375079899_external_link
  • 2017 – 2020, “A research on travel career development and development of support system for traveler.” Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B), (JSPS)  1375079899_external_link
  • 2015 – 2016, “A research on tourist behavior in Azumino City.” Research fund 2015. (Azumino-city)
  • 2014 – 2018, “Attractions of place – How do place experiences contribute to psychological development?” Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C), (JSPS)  1375079899_external_link
  • 2014 – 2015, Research on coproduction government and citizen” Research fund 2014. (Azumino-city).
  • 2013 – 2014, “Subjective well-being and SNS stress on internet communication.” Research fund 2013. (The telecommunications advancement foundation). 1375079899_external_link
  • 2013 – 2014, “Research on psychological conflict with transportation of belonging area.”Research fund 2013. (Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology). 1375079899_external_link
  • 2013 – 2014, “A research on tourism resource in Azumino City.” Research fund 2013. (Azumino-city).
  • 2012 – 2015, “Conservation and energy utilization of water as common resources for leading innovation.” Science of Science, Technology and Innovation on Policy.(Japan Science and Technology Agency). 1375079899_external_link
  • 2011 – 2014, “Development of a web database system for sharing information on training for response to child abuse.” Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research,  (JSPS) 1375079899_external_link
  • 2011 – 2012, “A research on community consciousness in neigborhood.” Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B), (JSPS). 1375079899_external_link
  • 2009 – 2011, “Development of a web system to provide “safety map” and revealing children’s safety awareness.” Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B), (JSPS). 1375079899_external_link

Publications

Articles
  • Ishimori, M. & Okamoto, T. (2017). Effects of Volunteering by Local Government Workers on willingness to Volunteer and Coproduction with Citizens, Japanese Journal of Community Psychology, 21(1), 61-79. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T. (2017). Developing the Social Networking Service Stress Scale and analyzing the relation between SNS motivations and subjective wellbeing,Shinshu studies in humanities, 4, 113-131. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T., Ikeda, T. & Amano, Y. (2015). Desterilizing of nature energy resource in local community with micro-hydroelectric power generation. Journal of industry-government-academia research, 11(9), 12-15. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T. & Fujihara, T. Social Psychological Study of Mountain Climbing: Structure of Alpinism Motivation and its Development.  Kwansei Gakuin Sociology Department studies, 120, 167-180. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Kato, J., Hayashi, Y., Maemura, N. & Okamoto, T. (2015). Development of Community Resources through the Multidirectional Evaluation Method : The Attractions of Okinawa as seen from Inside and Outside. Kwansei Gakuin Sociology Department studies, 120, 103-113. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T. & Sato, H. (2015).  Tour information seeking and giving out information as sightseeing motive functions. Journal of Regional Brand,10,13-28. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Toriyama, K. & Okamoto, T. (2015). Short report: Coproduction in Azumino-City. Journal of Regional Brand, 10, 29-38. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Ishimori, M., Okamoto, T. & Kato, J. (2015).  Investigation on middle-aged and elderly participants’ psychological sense of community and their community life using the Photo Eliciting Narrative Approach: A new photo-interview and analytical approach for community research. Otemon business management review, 20(2),1-43. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T., Hayashi, Y. & Fujihara, T. (2014). Assessing children’s hazard perception using the photo projective method Japanese Journal of Community Psychology, 18(1),21-41. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Ishimori, M., Okamoto, T. & Kato, J.  (2014). Investigation on Community Life of the Elderly using the Photo Eliciting Narrative Approach. Japanese Journal of Community Psychology, 18(1), 42-59. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Kato, J., Ishimori, M. & Okamoto, T. (2014). The potential of the photographic survey as a method for discovering and developing community resources: A case study of Kokusai-dori Street in Okinawa. Japanese Journal of Community Psychology, 18(1), 60-77. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T. (2014). Tourist destinations and information-seeking as a function of sightseeing motives. Journal of Regional Brand,9, 31-42.1375079899_external_link
  • Kurita, A. & Okamoto, T. (2014). Installing small hydroelectric facilities on existing irrigation canal and customary agricultural water right: In Koakazawa, Sakaemura, Nagano. Shinshu law review, 23, 317-332. (In Japanese)
  • Ishimori, M., Okamoto, T. & Kato, J. (2013). Development of the short version of the Community Consciousness Scale. The Japanese journal of experimental social psychology, 53, 22-29. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T. (2011). Memorable spots on campus: analysis of a survey of alumni of School of Sociology at Kwansei Gakuin University (3), Kwansei Gakuin Sociology Department studies, 111, 87-98. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Nakano, Y., Okamoto, T. & Watanabe, T. (2010). Evaluations and components if landscape: Azumino case. Annual review of the Institute for Advanced Social Research, 4, 21-34. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T., Ishimori, M., and Kato, J. (2010). Photo Projective Method as an interview technique. Annual review of the Institute for Advanced Social Research, 2, 59-69.1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T. (2009). Belongingness to the city and landscape: measurement of attachment to the city with Photo-Projective-Method. Annual review of the Institute for Advanced Social Research, 1, 129-134. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T., Hayashi, Y. & Fujihara, T. (2009). Measurement of Social Identity to Belonging University Using the Photo Projective Method, The Japanese journal of behaviormetrics, 36(1) , 1-14. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T. & Fujihara, T.(2008). Measurement of intergroup relations using the Shared Group Image Method. The Japanese journal of experimental social psychology, 48(1), 1-16. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Hayashi, Y., Okamoto, T. & Fujihara, T. (2008). Measurement of place attachment using the photo projective method. Kwansei Gakuin Sociology Department studies, 106, 15-26. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T. (2007). Cognitive Bias on an Intergroup Negotiation: The Effects of Entering-Group on the Perception of Social Influence among Pre-existing Group Members. The Japanese journal of experimental social psychology, 46(1), 26-36. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T., Fujihara, T., Kato, J., Kosugi, K., Nakazato, N., Hayashi, Y., and Nonami, H. (2006). Measuring social stereotypes with the photo projective method. Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal, 34(3), 319-332.1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T.  (2006). Measuring Social Stereotypes with Photo Projective Method. Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal, 34(3), 319-332. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Kato, J., Nonami, H. & Okamoto, T. (2005). The Device of the Environmental Problem Emphasized Rule in SIMINSOC, Kwansei Gakuin Sociology Department studies, 98, 69-80. (In Japanese)
  • Nonami, H., Kato, J., and Okamoto, T.  (2004).  Social Identity and Meta-stereotype of Members among Groups on the Basis of Achieving a Superordinate Goal. Annual review of the Institute for Advanced Social Research, 3, 141-162. (In Japanese)1375079899_external_link
  • Okamoto, T., Fujihara, T. & Sasaki, K. (2004). Effects of Entering and Pre-evaluation on the Sense of Minority and Majority. Kwansei Gakuin Sociology Department studies, 97, 71-82. (In Japanese)
Books
  • Kato, J., Ishimori, M., and Okamoto, T. (Eds.) (2013). Social psychology of community. Kyoto: Nakanishiya Press.
  • Okamoto, T. (2010). Social psychological studies on measurement of intergroup relations. Nishinomiya: KwanseiGakuin UNIV Press.
  • Nonami, H., Okamoto, T. & Kosugi, K. (Translation to Japanese) (2010). Theories of intergroup relations. Kyoto: Koyoshobo. (Taylor, D. M., & Moghaddam, F. M. (1994). Theories of intergroup relations: International social psychological perspectives. Greenwood Publishing Group.)
Book sections
  • Okamoto, T. (2014). “Intergroup conflict.” / “Leadership”  In Dohi, I. (Ed.) Social psychology – self training and learning. Osaka: Hoikushuppan, pp.113-115./ pp.136-169.
  • Okamoto, T. (2009). “Social cognitions.” / “International behavior.” In Fujihara, T. (Ed.) Social psychology. Kyoto: Koyoshobou, pp.11-33/ pp.225-244.
  • Okamoto, T. (2007). My opinion VS. Group opinion. In Fujihara, T. (Ed.) Gaming-simulation of human relations. Kyoto: Kitaoji, pp.74-96.
  • Okamoto, T. (2005). Data cleaning for Text Mining. In Fujii, M., Lee, J. & Kosugi, K.  (Eds) Introduction of text mining. Tokyo: Chuohoki Pub., pp.113-169.
International Conference Presentations:
  • Okamoto, T. (2017). Place identity and environmental orientation. The 15th European Congress of Psychology.
  • Okamoto, T. (2017). Hiking motivations and emotions on the mountain top. The Asian Association of Social Psychology 2017 Conference.
  • Okamoto, T. (2016). Tourists’ motivation and memories of positive or negative experiences. 31st International Congress of Psychology.
  • Kira, Y., Okamoto, T., & Ogata, A. (2016). The effect of peer group similarity on individual relationship satisfaction with one’s peer group. 31st International Congress of Psychology.
  • Sekimori, M., Okamoto, T., & Hasegawa, K. (2016). Construction of two dimensional sense of self scale. 31st International Congress of Psychology.
  • Okamoto, T. (2015). Awareness of water rights and of the need for groundwater protection. The 14th European Congress of Psychology.
  • Ishimori M., Okamoto, T. & Kato, J. (2015). Community values in the Tokyo metropolitan area. The 14th European Congress of Psychology.
  • Kosugi, K., Kamata, M. & Okamoto, T. (2014). Scaling for individual relations and visualizing small group process (1) 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology.
  • Kamata, M., Kosugi, K. & Okamoto, T. (2014). Scaling for individual relations and visualizing small group process (2): Visualizing social interactions and psychological attitudes. 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology.
  • Okamoto, T., Hayashi, Y., Fujihara, T. (2010). The effect of “Safety Map of Pupils’ Commute” on self-efficacy of safety awareness. 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology.
  • Okamoto, T. Fujihara, T. & Ikeuchi, H. (2006). Measuring the Social Images of the Universities with Photo Projective Method. 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology.