Tetsuro Kobayashi

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Name
Tetsuro Kobayashi
E-mail
tkobayascityu.edu.hk
Affiliation
City University of Hong Kong
Section
Department of Media and Communication
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D (Social Psychology; University of Tokyo)(University of Tokyo)
ORCID ID
0000-0003-0162-538X

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Dec 2015
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Today
Associate Professor, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong
 
Feb 2012
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Feb 2014
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Department of Communication,
 
Nov 2011
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Dec 2015
Associate Professor, National Institute of Informatics, Information and Society Research Division
 
Jan 2011
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Mar 2011
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Department of Communication,
 
Oct 2010
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Dec 2010
Visiting Scholar, Rutgers University, School of Communication and Information,
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2016
Who Deserves Citizenship? An Experimental Study of Japanese Attitudes Toward Immigrant Workers, ISS/OUP Prize: SSJJ Annual Best Paper Prize
Winner: Kobayashi, T., Collet, C., Iyengar, S., & Hahn, K. S.
 
May 2015
Territorial Issues and Support for the Prime Minister: Experimental evidences on Rally-'Round-the-Flag Effect in Japan, 2014 Best Poster Presentation Award, Japanese Association of Electoral Studies
Winner: Kobayashi, T. & Katagiri, A.
 
Dec 2014
Top Paper Award, International Conference on e-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM) Asia 2014
Winner: Kobayashi, T. & Katagiri, A.
 
Feb 2010
Year 2009 special award for thesis "Future Vision of Image Information Media", The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers
Winner: Kobayash, T.
 
Sep 2007
Year 2007 encouraged paper award (joint research by Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.), The Japanese Society of Social Psychology
Winner: Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
 

Teaching Experience

 

Published Papers

 
Exploring tips to detect "satisficing" in an online survey: A study using university student samples
Miura A. & Kobayashi, T.
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology   (forthcoming)    [Refereed]
The impact of crime on social ties and civic participation
Takagi, D., Ikeda, K., Kobayashi, T., Harihara, M., & Kawachi, I.obayashi
Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology   (forthcoming)    [Refereed]
Monitors are not monitored: How satisficing among online survey monitors can distort empirical findings
Miura, A. & Kobayashi, T.
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology   31(2) 120-127   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Mechanical Japanese?: Survey satisficing of online monitors in Japan
Miura, A. & Kobayashi, T.
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology   31(1) 1-12   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T., Boase, J., Suzuki, T., & Suzuki, T.
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication   20(3) 330-345   May 2015   [Refereed]
Boase, J., Kobayashi, T., Schrock, A., Suzuki, T., & Suzuki, T.
American Behavioral Scientist   59(8) 931-945   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Ichifuji, Y.
Political Communication   32(4) 574-593   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T., Collet, C., Iyengar, S., & Hahn, K. S.
Social Science Japan Journal   18(1) 3-22   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Inamasu, K.
Communication Research   42(4) 482-502   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Boase, J.
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication   19(3) 681-694   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Iyengar, S., Jackman, S., Messing, S., Valentino, N., Aalberg, T., Duch, R., Hahn, K. S., Soroka, S., Harell, A., & Kobayashi, T.
Public Opinion Quarterly   77(3) 641-665   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Modeling deposit-withdrawal behavior with risk tolerance
Takemura, T., Kozu, T., & Kobayashi, T.
Journal of Management Policy and Practice   13(5) 116-127   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Boase, J., & Kobayashi, T
China Media Research   8(4) 90-98   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Boase, J.
Communication Methods and Measures   2(6) 126-143   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Propensity score adjustment for internet surveys of voting behavior: A case in Japan
Kobayashi, T. & Hoshino, T.
Japanese Journal of Electoral Studies   27(2) 104-117   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Recreation and participation: Testing the political impact of social interaction
Ikeda, K., Kobayashi, T., & Richey, S.
Social Science Quarterly   93(2) 464-481   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Kimura, Y., Shibuki, H., Ototake, H., Kobayashi, T., & Mori, T.
Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence   26(5) 580-593   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Political communication in the Internet age: The trend and prospect of media effects research
Kobayashi, T. & Inamasu, K.
Japanese Journal of Electoral Studies   27(1) 85-100   Jun 2011
The empirical study of Japanese deposit withdrawal behaviors on unstable financial environment
Takemura, T., Kozu, T., & Kobayashi, T.
American Journal of Economics and Business Administration   3(2) 293-300   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Effect of tolerance of reputation-making norms on corporation in social exchanges: An evolutionary simulation on social networks
Suzuki, T. & Kobayashi, T.
Sociological Theory and Methods   26(1) 31-50   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Bridging social capital in online communities: Heterogeneity and social tolerance of online game players in Japan
Kobayashi, T.
Human Communication Research   36(4) 546-569   Oct 2010   [Refereed]
Breakthroughs in socio-informatics through data-centric science
Kobayashi, T., Ichifuji, Y., Sonehara, N., & Sakauchi, M.
Journal of Socio-Informatics   3(1) 55-68   Sep 2010   [Invited]
The statistical network model about trust on product and resources for the product [Japanese]
Kinjo, K., Aizawa, S., & Kobayashi, T.
Japanese Journal of Administrative Science   23(1)    2010   [Refereed]
Image information media and public sphere in post-digitization era: can "television" support mainstreaming?  [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T.
The Journal of the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers   64(1) 31-33   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
(2009 special award for thesis "Future Vision of Image Information Media")
Selective exposure in political web browsing: Empirical verification of 'cyber-balkanization' in Japan and the U.S.
Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
Information, Communication & Society   12(6) 929-953   Sep 2009   [Refereed]
Kei-Tying teens: Using mobile phone e-mail to bond, bridging, and break with social ties --A study of Japanese Adolescents
Boase, J. & Kobayashi, T.
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies   66 930-943   Dec 2008   [Refereed]
The effect of PC e-mail usage on social tolerance : Focusing on the mediating effect of communication with heterogeneous others [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology   24(2) 120-130   Nov 2008   [Refereed]
Quantitative content analysis about the issues in the 2007 Japanese upper house election  [Japanese]
Inamasu, K., Ikeda, K. & Kobayashi, T.
Japanese Journal of Electoral Studies   24(1) 40-47   Oct 2008   [Invited]
Furutani, K., Kobayashi, T. & Ura, M.
AI & Society   23 251-263   Aug 2008   [Refereed]
Ikeda, K., Kobayashi, T., & Hoshimoto, M.
Electoral Studies   27 77-88   Mar 2008   [Refereed]
Shigemasu, E., Kobayashi, T., Ikeda, K., & Miyata, K.
Japan Marketing Journal   27(4) 75-88   Mar 2008   [Refereed]
Miyata, K. & Kobayashi, T.
Asian Journal of Social Psychology   11(1) 42-52   Feb 2008   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
Journal of Information & Communication Research   25(3) 47-58   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology   23(1) 82-94   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
Miyata, K., Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
Japanese Journal of Advertising Science   48 16-32   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
Miyata, K. & Kobayashi, T.
Bulletin of Nikkei Advertising Research Institute   41(2) 2-9   Apr 2007   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T., Kato, T., Kataoka, C. & Ikeda, K.
JSIC Annual Report. 2006   13-26   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T., Ikeda, K. & Miyata, K.
Information, Communication & Society   9(5) 582-611   Oct 2006   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology   22(1) 58-71   Aug 2006   [Refereed]
(The Japanese Society of Social Psychology Year 2007 encouraged paper award)
Kobayashi, T., Shimura, M. & Murakami, F.
Review of Electoral Studies   (5) 23-41   Nov 2005   [Refereed]
Shimura, M., Kobayashi, T. & Murakami, F.
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology   21(1) 32-43   Sep 2005   [Refereed]
(The Japanese Society of Social Psychology Year 2006 encouraged paper award)
The rapid spread of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) enables people to maintain ties with friends and relatives who are physically distant, and to establ...
Does Internet usage increase the amount of social participation?-A comparison of the social use of the PC and mobile phone-  [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T. & Ikeda, K.
JSIC Annual Report. 2003   39-49   Mar 2004   [Refereed]
Inoue, T., Kobayashi, T., Ikeda, K., Shigeno, H. & Okada, K.
IPSJ Journal   45(1) 131-141   Feb 2004   [Refereed]
Ikeda, K., Kobayashi, T. & Shigemasu, E.
Japan Marketing Journal   23(3) 18-30   Jan 2004   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, T., Okada, H., Cooharojananone, N., Bracamonte, V., & Suzuki, T.
International Journal of Electronic Commerce Studies   4(2) 159-184   2013   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Knowledge gap. (In) Gianpietro Mazzoleni (Ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication
Kobayashi, T. (Part:Contributor)
Wiley-Blackwell   
Selective exposure. (In) Gianpietro Mazzoleni (Ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Political Communication, Wiley-Blackwell.
Kobayashi, T. (Part:Contributor)
Wiley-Blackwell   
The effects of similarities to previous buyers on trust and intention to buy from e-commerce stores: An experimental study based on the SVS model. In S. Uesugi (Ed.) IT enabled services.
Kobayashi, T. & Okada, H. (Part:Contributor)
Springer, Pp. 19-38.   Jan 2013   ISBN:978-3-7091-1425-4
http://www.springer.com/cda/content/document/cda_downloaddocument/9783709114247-c1.pdf?SGWID=0-0-45-1368413-p174676213
Cyber behavior and social capital. In Z. Yan (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior.
Kobayashi, T. (Part:Contributor)
IGI Global: Hershey, PA. Pp. 1063-1073.   Mar 2012   
ICTs supporting tolerant society: Social psychology in the loosely bridging Internet age [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T.
Taga Shuppan (single authored)   Mar 2010   ISBN:9784811575513 C1036
"Reputation", "Digital divide" (In) The Japanese Society of Social Psychology (Eds.) Social Psychology Dictionary. [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T.
Maruzen, Pp. 426-427, 440-441. (coauthored)   Jun 2009   ISBN:978621081075
Local community and Internet. (In) Miura, A., Morio, H. & Kawaura, Y. (Eds.) The Frontier of Internet Psychology.  [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T.
Seishin Shobo, Pp. 218-250. (coauthored)   Feb 2009   ISBN:9784414301694
Making democracy work via the functioning of heterogeneous personal networks: An empirical analysis based on a Japanese election study. (In) Ray-May Hsung, Nan Lin, & Ronald Breiger (Eds.) Contexts of Social Capital: Social Networks in Markets, Communitie
Ikeda, K. & Kobayashi, T.
Taylor & Francis, Pp.72-90. (coauthored)   Dec 2008   ISBN:9780415411172
The Internet, social capital, civic engagement, and gender in Japan. (In) Nan Lin and Bonnie H. Erickson (Eds.) Social capital: An international research program.
Miyata,K., Ikeda, K., & Kobayashi, T.
Oxford University Press, Pp.206-233. (coauthored)   May 2008   ISBN:0199234388
Cluster analysis (In) Ishiguro, I. (Ed.) Analysis of Social Survey Data using Stata. [Japanese]
Kobayashi, T.
Kitaoji Shobo, Pp. 119-132. (coauthored)   Apr 2008   ISBN:4762826022

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Effects of Twitter contacts on perceived distributions of public opinions
Ogawa, Y., Yamamoto, H., Kobayashi, T., & Suzuki, T.
2nd Annual International Conference on Computational Social Science   Jun 2016   
Can we really learn from online news? Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Kobayashi, T., Hoshino, T., & Suzuki, T.
Kobe Political Communication Research Workshop ll   17 Jun 2015   
The faster the response, the stronger the bond? Dimensions of relational closeness and texting response time
Jamieson, J., Boase, J., & Kobayashi, T.Tetsuro Kobayashi
International Communication Association (ICA) 65th Annual Conference   24 May 2015   
News audience fragmentation in Japanese Twittersphere
Ogawa, Y., Kobayashi, T, Yamamoto, H., & Suzuki, T.
International Communication Association (ICA) 65th Annual Conference, Preconference: New Media and Citizenship in Asia: Civic Engagement for Sustainable Development Across the Life Span, 2015   21 May 2015   
Territorial dispute between China and Japan and support for the Prime Minister Abe: An examination of rally-round-the-flag effect through survey experiments
Kobayashi, T. & Katagiri, A.
CeDEM Asia 201 (International Conference for E-Democacy and Open Government)   4 Dec 2014   
Territorial dispute between China and Japan and support for the Prime Minister Abe: An examination of rally-round-the-flag effect through survey experiments
Kobayashi, T. & Katagiri, A.
Asian Network of Public Opinion Research (ANPOR) 2014 Annual Conference   30 Nov 2015   
Brand crisis in social network: A new model from entertainment perspective
Nararatwong, R., Legaspi, R. S., Okada, H., Kobayashi, T., & Maruyama, H.
Asian Network of Public Opinion Research (ANPOR) 2014 Annual Conference   29 Nov 2014   
Reconnecting here and there: The reactivation of dormant ties in the US and Japan
Boase, J., Kobayashi, T., A. Schrock, T. Suzuki, & T. Suzuki.
Social Media and Society 2015 International Conference. Toronto, ON, July 27-29.   Jul 2015   
Tweets that matter: Evidence from a randomized field experiment in Japan
Kobayashi, T. & Ichifuji, Y.
The 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP), Rome, July 4, 2014   4 Jul 2014   
Tweets that matter: Evidence from a randomized field experiment in Japan
Kobayashi, T. & Ichifuji, Y.
International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference, New media and citizenship in Asia pre-conference workshop, Seattle, May 22, 2014   22 May 2014   

Misc

 
Miura, A. & Kobayashi, T.
Journal of Media, Information and Communication   1 27-42   Mar 2016
Controlling technology: The limitations of regulation and social scientific post-investigation
98(1) 2-5   Jan 2015   [Invited]

Research Grants & Projects

 
Experimental social psychological study on political learning in a highly information-oriented society
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2013-2015 Grants-in-Aid for Young Scientists <KAKENHI>
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Kobayashi, T.
Formation of social capital through the maintainance and re-activation of "weak ties" using smartphones
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2009-2010 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research for Challenging Exploratory Research <KAKENHI>
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.
Social psychological research on reputation circulation through the Internet and social capital
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2009-2010 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research for Young Scientists (B) <KAKENHI>
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.
Empirical research on ICT use in political behavior
The Okawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunications: Year 2009, Humanities and sociology
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.
Research on social consequences of ICTs use on multi-layered social capital
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2007-2008 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research for Young Scientists Start-up
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.
Social consequences of the Internet use: Social capital perspective
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Year 2006 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Research Fellowship for Young Scientist
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): (PI) Kobayashi, T.