Shinobu Kitayama

Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., Kyoto University, Japan
B.A., Kyoto University, Japan

Robert B Zajonc Collegiate Professor of Psychology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan
Research Professor, Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

The role of culture in modifying, shaping, and even sometimes forming a variety of psychological processes including cognition, emotion, and motivation. How culture and the human mind influence each other, and how culture influences the mind in such a way that culture becomes an integral element of the mind itself.