Japanese Psychological Research

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Edited By: Professor Jun-ichi Abe

Impact Factor: 0.397

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 104/127 (Psychology Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1468-5884

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Now publishing Early View

We are happy to announce that Japanese Psychological Research is now part of Wiley-Blackwell’s Early View service. Articles are now published on a regular basis online in advance of their appearance in a print issue. These articles are fully peer reviewed, edited and complete and are considered fully published from the date they first appear online.

The implementation of Early View for Japanese Psychological Research represents our commitment to get articles to the academic community as quickly as possible, reducing time to publication considerably without sacrificing quality or completeness.

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Japanese Psychological Research accepts online submissions. Simply go to the Japanese Psychological Association’s website, log in (or register if you haven’t logged in previously), then follow the instructions. Manuscripts should be uploaded in PDF format, including the title, abstract, key words, main text, references, footnote, tables and figures.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue of Japanese Psychological Research

“The Construction of Culture-inclusive Approaches in Psychology”
Edited by Kwang-Kuo Hwang & Akira Tsuda

Culture-inclusive approaches are defined for this issue as representing the universal mind of human beings as well as particular mentalities of people in a given culture in accordance with the principle of cultural psychology, in order to investigate any topic relevant to psychology.

In this special issue, we have a distinguished researcher, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a former professor of the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago who is the world's leading researcher on positive psychology known for the notion of flow.

Authors are encouraged to focus on methodological issues and empirical researches of broad relevance to culture-inclusive approaches in indigenous and social psychology, health psychology and positive psychology.

For more information, please click here.

To submit your paper, please click here.

CURRENT SPECIAL ISSUE: Face perception and recognition

Original Articles

Age-related differences in prefrontal, parietal, and hippocampal activations during correct rejections of faces
Takashi Tsukiura, Yayoi Shigemune, Rui Nouchi, Toshimune Kambara and Ryuta Kawashima

Infants' recognition of subtle anger facial expression
Hiroko Ichikawa and Masami K. Yamaguchi

Resemblance to familiar faces is exaggerated in memory
Akitoshi Tomita, Sayumi Yamamoto, Soyogu Matsushita and Kazunori Morikawa


Role of the fusiform gyrus and superior temporal sulcus in face perception and recognition: An empirical review
Tetsuya Iidaka

Studies of face perception in humans using magneto- and electro-encephalography
Kensaku Miki and Ryusuke Kakigi

Neural representations of perceptual and semantic identities of individuals in the anterior ventral inferior temporal cortex of monkeys
Satoshi Eifuku

Face recognition in infants: A review of behavioral and near-infrared spectroscopic studies
Yumiko Otsuka

Noninvasive detection of face perception characteristics in children with autism spectrum disorders
Atsuko Gunji and Masumi Inagaki

About the journal

Each volume of Japanese Psychological Research features original contributions from members of the Japanese Psychological Association and other leading international researchers. The journal's analysis of problem-orientated research contributes significantly to all fields of psychology and raises awareness of psychological research in Japan amongst psychologists worldwide.

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