Masahito MORITA

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Masahito MORITA
The University of Tokyo
Evolutionary Anthropology Lab, Department of Biological Sciences
Job title
Postdoctoral Researcher
Doctor of Philosophy(SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies))
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Postdoc, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2016
Mar 2018
Postdoc, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University


Apr 2011
Mar 2016
Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems, SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
Apr 2007
Mar 2011
Department of Biology, Osaka City University

Published Papers

Morita, M.
In: Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (Eds. by Shackelford, T. K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A.)   4 pp.   2019   [Refereed]
Morita, M., Go, T., Hirabayashi, K., Heike, T. & Japan Environment and Children's Study (JECS) Group
Letters on Evolutionary Behavioral Science   8(2) 40-44   2017   [Refereed]
Morita, M.
Japanese Journal of Ecology   66(3) 549-560   2016   [Refereed]
Morita, M.
PhD Thesis, SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)   211 pp.   2016   [Refereed]
Morita, M., Ohtsuki, H. & Hiraiwa-Hasegawa, M.
Human Nature   27(2) 201-219   2016   [Refereed]
Morita, M., Ohtsuki, H. & Hiraiwa-Hasegawa, M.
American Journal of Human Biology   28(2) 220-225   2016   [Refereed]
Morita, M., Ohtsuki, H., Sasaki, A. & Hiraiwa-Hasegawa, M.
Letters on Evolutionary Behavioral Science   3(1) 7-11   2012   [Refereed]
Morita, M.
Journal of Human Ergology   40(1-2) 79-83   2011   [Refereed]


Adolescent Sociality across Cultures project
International photography project on the lives of teenagers today

Research Grants & Projects

ESRC-AHRC: UK-Japan Connections Grant
Project Year: 2018 - 2020    Investigator(s): Co-PIs: Emily Emmott & Masahito Morita