Taka Masuda

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Psychology Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Psychology Dept
Email
tmasuda@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-7861
Address
P-355 Bio Science - Psychology Wing
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9

Overview

Research

Cultural Variations in Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation; Multiculturalism; Bilingualism; Acculturation; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Socialization Processes of Cultural Practices.

Courses

PSYCO 341 - Cultural Psychology

Study of cultural variations in psychological processes such as self-perception, cognition, emotion, and motivation. The course also introduces the issues of cultural evolution and multiculturalism. Prerequisites: one of PSYCO 223, 241, or 258. [Faculty of Arts]

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
PSYCO 405 - Special Topics in Psychology II

Review and discussion of special theoretical or methodological topics, or a novel or emerging research areas in contemporary psychology. Prerequisites: PSYCO 104 or SCI 100, and PSYCO 105, and STAT 141 or 151. Note: Consult with the Department for the specific topic offered each year and any additional prerequisites. [Faculty of Arts]

Fall Term 2020
PSYCO 505 - Conference Course in Psychology

[Faculty of Science]

Fall Term 2020

Publications

N400 incongruity effect in an episodic memory task reveals different strategies for handling irrelevant contextual information for Japanese than European Canadians.
Author(s): Masuda, T., Russell, M. J., Chen, Y. Y., Hioki, K., Caplan, J. B.
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Cognitive Neuroscience

Do Surrounding Figures’ Emotions Affect the Judgment of Target Figure’s Emotion?: Comparing the Patterns of Attention between European-Canadians, Asian-Canadians, Asian International Students, and Japanese using Eye-trackers.
Author(s): Masuda, T., Wang, H., Ishii, K., & Ito, K
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience

Placing the face in context: Cultural differences in the perception of facial emotion.c
Author(s): Masuda, T., Ellsworth, P. C., Mesquita, B., Leu, J., Tanida, S., & van de Veerdonk, E.
Publication Date: 2008
Publication: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Culture and change blindness.
Author(s): Masuda, T. & Nisbett, R. E.
Publication Date: 2006
Publication: Cognitive Sciences

Attending holistically vs. analytically: Comparing the context Sensitivity of Japanese and Americans.
Author(s): Masuda, T. & Nisbett, R. E.
Publication Date: 2001
Publication: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology