Yuka Ozaki

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Yuka Ozaki
Toyo University
Department of Social Psychology
Job title
Associate Professor
PhD(Tokyo University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2013
Associate Professor, Faculty of Sociology, Toyo University
Apr 2007
Mar 2013
Assistant Professor, Student Project Center, Tokai University

Awards & Honors

May 2007
The best article in the Japanese Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Japanese Group Dynamics Association

Published Papers

Development and validation of a new training method for self-control improvement
Gaku Kutsuzawa, Yuka Ozaki
Japanese Journal of Experimental Social Psychology   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Construal level and self-control: Abstract thinking promotes decision making against temptations
Yuka Ozaki, Ryuta Takawaki
HIRC21 Research Reports   16    Mar 2019
Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Grit Scale
Hiroki Takehashi, Osamu Higuchi, Yuka Ozaki, Takumi Watanabe, Junko Toyosawa
Japanese Journal of Psychology   89(6) 580-590   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Michihiro Kaneko, Yuka Ozaki, Kazuya Horike
Cognition and Emotion      May 2017   [Refereed]
Yuka Ozaki, Takayuki Goto, Mai Kobayashi, Wilhelm Hofmann
Self and Identity   16(4) 439-459   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Yuka Ozaki, Takayuki Goto, Mai Kobayashi, Gaku Kutsuzawa
The Japanese Journal of Psychology   87(2) 144-154   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Abigail A. Scholer, Yuka Ozaki, E. Tory Higgins
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology   51 60-73   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Yuka Ozaki, Kaori Karasawa
The Japanese Journal of Interpersonal Social Psychology   12 59-65   Mar 2012
Yuka Ozaki, Yukiko Sonoda
The bulletin of the Higher Education Research Institute, Tokai University   20 77-89   2012
Bulletin of Department of Psychology, Teikyo University   (15) 63-75   Mar 2011

Books etc

Social Psychology
Yuka Ozaki (Part:Contributor, Chapter 5. Self processes and self-regulation)
Nakanishiya   Sep 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

Stress Mindset Attenuates the Stress Response in Interpersonal Conflicts: Evaluating Within-Person and Between-Person Effects
Yuka Ozaki, Yuri Amemiya, Fumiaki Taka
International Congress of Psychological Science   8 Mar 2019   
Self-Control in Daily Life:Investigating Everyday Experiences of Desires and Control Motivations through the Experience Sampling Method [Invited]
Yuka Ozaki
2 May 2018   
Social Exclusion Instigates Future-Oriented Choice in Temporal Preference Tasks
Yuka Ozaki, Michihiro Kaneko
19th Annual Convention of Society for Personality and Social Psychology   2 Mar 2018   
Paradoxical effects of social exclusion on intertemporal choice: Ostracism promotes rational choices in time discounting and preference reversal tasks
Yuka Ozaki
The 31st International Congress of Psychology   25 Jul 2016   
Improving self-control by regularly practicing impulse inhibition: Investigation of a daily trajectory
Gaku Kutsuzawa, Yuka Ozaki
17th Annual Convention of Society for Personality and Social Psychology   30 Jan 2016   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2014 - 2017    Investigator(s): Yuka OZAKI
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2012    Investigator(s): Yuka OZAKI
The purpose of the studies were to investigate under which conditions positive/negative self-perceptions impose promoting effects on goal-pursuit. Seven studies were conducted to test the following predictions; under promotion-focus, positive self...