Ken-ichi Ohbuchi

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Name
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
E-mail
kenichi.obuchi.e8tohoku.ac.jp
Affiliation
The Open University of Japan

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Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Director, Miyagi Study Center, Open University in Japan
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jun 1998
Best Empirical Research Award, International Association of Conflict Management
 

Published Papers

 
How does Culture Shape Conceptions of Forgiveness? Evidence from Japan and the United States
Minjoo Joo1, Kari A. Terzino, Susan. E. Cross1, Naomi Yamaguchi, and Ken-ichi Ohbuchi.
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology   50(5) 676-702   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
The role of emotions and social information processing in the decision processes of aggressive behavior
Kawabata, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences   8 91-99   2019   [Refereed]
Effects of Inexpressive Aggression on Depression in College Students: Cross Cultural Study between Japan and Russia
Kawabata, T., Ohbuchi, K. I., Gurieva, S., Dmitrieva, V., Mikhalyuk, O., & Odintsova, V.
Psychology (Scientific Research)   7(13) 1575-1586   2016   [Refereed]
大渕 憲一, 渥美 恵美, 山本 雄大
文化 = Culture   80(1) 114-101   2016
大渕 憲一, 山本 雄大, 謝 暁静, 渥美 惠美
東北大学文学研究科研究年報   (65) 52-37   2015
Psychological analysis of serious juvenile violence in Japan
Ohbuchi, K. & Kondo, H.
Asian Journal of Criminology   10 149-162   2014   [Refereed]
YAMAWAKI Nozomi, YAMAMOTO Takehiro, KUMAGAI Tomohiro, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   29(1) 25-31   Aug 2013
The present study attempted to examine whether explicit and implicit measures of aggressiveness would predict aggressive behavior and whether the effects would be moderated by provocation. Seventy-one students voluntarily participated in the exper...
八田 武俊, 大渕 憲一, 八田 純子
応用心理学研究 = Japanese journal of applied psychology   38(3) 231-238   Mar 2013
Who suffers pluralistic ignorance of conflict avoidance among Japanese? Individual differences in the value of social harmony
International Journal of Conflict Management   24 112-125   2013   [Refereed]
True and hollow forgiveness, forgiveness motives, and conflict resolution
International Journal of Conflict Management   24 184-200   2013   [Refereed]
UEHARA Shunsuke, NAKAGAWA Tomohiro, MORI Takemi, SHIMIZU Kanako, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   27(3) 161-173   Mar 2012
A core relational norm regulating social interaction is the idea of responsibility for needs (RN). Assuming that anger is a signal indicating a violation of RN, we attempted to test the mediation model that the perception that one's needs are frus...
KAWASHIMA Nobuyoshi, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi, KUMAGAI Tomohiro, ASAI Nobuko
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   27(2) 63-74   Jan 2012
Although public concern about social inequality has increased, Japanese people generally do not appear to be actively engaged in activities for social reform. We hypothesized multiple levels in the perception of unfairness-micro-unfairness based o...
When does anger evoke self-interest and fairness motives? The moderating effects of perceived responsibility for needs
Japanese Psychological Research   54 137-149   2012   [Refereed]
KAWASHIMA Nobuyoshi, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi, KUMAGAI Tomohiro, ASAI Nobuko
Japanse journal of law and psychology   11(1) 47-57   Oct 2011
Social inequality has expanded in Japan. Previous studies found that individuals belonging to low SES perceived that they were unfairly treated by the society (micro unfairness), but it is not clear how they perceive this unfairness. Perceptions o...
上原 俊介, 船木 真悟, 大渕 憲一
The Japanese journal of experimental social psychology   51(1) 32-42   Sep 2011
渥美 惠美, 大渕 憲一, 勅使河原 麻衣
Report of Kansei Fukushi Research Center   12(12) 163-174   Mar 2011
渥美 恵美, 大渕 憲一
応用心理学研究   36(2) 114-123   Mar 2011
Dispositional determinant of anger at norm violations: Does it reflect an individual's selective responsibility for needs?
Uehara, S., Nakagawa, T., Mori, T., Shimizu, K., & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   70 10-20   2011
Negative Effects of the Exposure to Benevolent Sexism on Women’s Task Performance
Yamamoto, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   70 36-43   2011
Cross-national examination of the perpetrator-victim account estimation bias as a function of different types of accounts
Takaku, S., Green, J. D. & Ohbuchi, K.
Asian Journal of Social Psychology   13 114-123   2011   [Refereed]
Consequences of interpersonal rejection: A cross-cultural experimental study
Garris, C. P., Ohbuchi, K., Oikawa, H., & Harris, M.
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology   42 1066-1083   2011   [Refereed]
Gender differences in Japanese conflict avoidance: An interpretation from closeness
Saito, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   69 1-7   2010
The role of social anxiety in anger against norm violations
Uehara, S., Nakagawa, T., Komatsu, S., & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   69 40-52   2010
Avoidance brings Japanese employees what they care about in conflict management: Its functionality and “Good Member” image
Ohbuchi, K. & Atsumi, E.
Negotiation and Conflict Management Research   3 117-129   2010   [Refereed]
大渕 憲一
The Annual reports of Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University   60(60) 50-29   2010
TAKADA Naomi, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   24(3) 208-218   Feb 2009
In distinguishing internal forgiveness and forgiving behavior, we attempted to identify different motives for these two modes of forgiveness and to examine the effects of interpersonal relationships with offenders and the motives behind forgivenes...
KUMAGAI Tomohiro, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   24(3) 200-207   Feb 2009
In intergroup conflict a third party sometimes intervenes aggressively into the interactions between the concerned parties, escalating the conflicts. We hypothesized that the third party will become aggressive if they perceive that a fellow member...
A personality approach to Japanese preference of avoidance in conflict: Neuroticism and its interaction with the situation
Komatsu, S. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Foli   68 7-16   2009
Motives of anger in relationships: Relationship closeness moderates anger evoked motives
Uehara, S., Nakagawa, T., Mori, T., Kunisa, Y., & Ohbuchi, K
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   68 38-48   2009
Aggression in soccer: An exploratory study of accounts preference
Tracet, A., Rascle, O., Souchon, N., Coulomb-Cabagno, G., Petrucci, C., & Ohbuchi, K.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Support   80 398-402   2009   [Refereed]
大渕 憲一
The Annual reports of Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University   (59) 232-206[含 英語文要旨]   2009
KOMATSU Sakura, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   24(1) 45-49   Aug 2008
The aims of this study were to examine with a Japanese sample the idea that the expectation of slack in the future is larger for time than for money and to examine the relationship between this expectation and optimism as a personality trait. The ...
Cognitive causes of conflict avoidance among Japanese: An approach from pluralistic ignorance
Ohbuchi, K. & Saito, T.
Progress in Asian Social Psychology   6 83-97   May 2008   [Refereed]
Atsumi Emi, Ohbuchi Ken-ichi, Inagaki Shigeaki, Teshigawara Mai
Rehabilitation science : memoirs of the Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University Faculty of Medical Science & Welfare, Department of rehabilitation   4(1) 11-19   Mar 2008
We distinguished two domains of social interaction skills necessary for OT students to engage in clinical field work. One is the client assist skill, which includes behaviors to produce positive effects in clients, and the other is the supervisor-...
Inagaki Shigeaki, Atsumi Emi, Teshigawara Mai, Ohbuchi Ken-ichi
Rehabilitation science : memoirs of the Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University Faculty of Medical Science & Welfare, Department of rehabilitation   4(1) 21-28   Mar 2008
This study aims to clarify the fourth topic of the following four subjects: (1) Clarification of the social exchange skill required for clinical fieldwork; (2) development of an educational program to obtain the social exchange skill; (3) examinat...
八田 武俊, 小林 正和, 大渕 憲一
Japanese journal of interpersonal and social psychology   (8) 17-21   Mar 2008
A cross-cultural study on victim’s responses to apology in interpersonal and intergroup conflicts
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   67 55-62   2008
An empirical study of cultural values in Myanmar」
Moe, T. A. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychological Folia   67 10-20   2008
Japanese’ conflict on justice: Fairness principles and social ideals
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
CSSI Annual Report 2007   124-131   2008
Do people reject apology for group harm? A cross-cultural consideration
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
CSSI Annual Report 200   124-131   2008
Effects of visual cue and spatial distance on exitability in electronic negotiation
Hatta, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Computers in Human Behavior   24 1542-1551   2008   [Refereed]
大渕 憲一, 佐藤 弘夫, 三浦 秀一
The Annual reports of Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University   (58) 180-154   2008
Atsumi Emi, Ohbuchi Ken-ichi, Inagaki Shigeaki, Teshigawara Mai
Rehabilitation science : memoirs of the Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University Faculty of Medical Science & Welfare, Department of rehabilitation   3(1) 3-11   Mar 2007
Among four research goals (the analysis of social skills necessary for clinical fieldwork, the development of educational program of them, the examination of its effects, and the assessment of students' aptitudes), we dealt with the first one in t...
The moderation effect of justifiability for aggression between dehumanizing labels and aggression
Tamura, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   66 97-104   2007
Gender differences in the cognitive cause of Japanese conflict avoidance: An approach in pluralistic ignorance
Saito, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   66 62-67   2007
Do people reject apology for group harms? A cross-cultural consideration
Ohbuchi, K., Atsumi, E., & Takaku, S.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   66 46-53   2007
An experimental study on the effects of exitability and correctability on electronic negotiation
Hatta, T., Ohbuchi, K., & Fukuno, M.
Negotiation Journal   23 283-305   2007   [Refereed]
中川 知宏, 大渕 憲一
The Japanese journal of criminal psychology   45(2) 37-46   2007
大渕 憲一
The Annual reports of Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University   (57) 120-109   2007
FUKUSHIMA Osamu, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi, KOJIMA Kaori
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   22(2) 103-115   Nov 2006
We examined the effects of multiple goals on verbal responses in an interpersonal conflict situation. Participants who had high or low levels of concern for the personal resource talked with an experimental actor and were made to believe that trai...
TAMURA Toru, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   22(2) 165-171   Nov 2006
Assuming that labels describing a victim as a dehumanized entity reduce a harm-doer's control over aggressive behavior, we attempted to examine the effects of such labels on levels of aggression. A one-on-one fighting video game was used in order ...
Third party aggression: Effects of cooperation and group membership
Kumagai, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Psychologia   49 152-161   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
Atsumi Emi, Ohbuchi Ken-ichi, Abe Noriyuki, Iwatani Atsuko
Rehabilitation science : memoirs of the Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University Faculty of Medical Science & Welfare, Department of rehabilitation   2(1) 39-49   Mar 2006
The purpose of the present study is to explanatorily examine causes of rater biases in OTR evaluation. Having two OTRs rate social adaptive functions of psychiatric patients twice at a 10-week interval, we found that OTRs having clinical experienc...
Public evaluation and acceptance of public enterprise policies in Japan: Evaluative clusters, political parties, and residential areas
Ohbuchi, K. & Atsumi, E.
CSSI Annual Report 2005   84-100   2006
Account selection in inter-group conflict: A cross-cultural consideration
Ohbuchi, K., Takaku, S., & Shirakane, S.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   65 86-94   2006
大渕 憲一
The Annual reports of Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University   (56) 204-183   2006
Procedural justice and the assessment of civil justice in Japan
Ohbuchi, K., Sugawara, I., Teshigahara, K., & Imazai, K.
Law and Society Review   39 875-891   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
Atsumi Emi, Ohbuchi Ken-ichi
Rehabilitation science : memoirs of the Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University Faculty of Medical Science & Welfare, Department of rehabilitation   1(1) 3-12   Mar 2005
We developed a new assessment scale for psychiatric OT(ASPOT) based on the two-phase theory of OT assessment. It consists of the OT Observation Scale (O Scale) and the Social Adaptive Function Scale (S Scale). We attempted to examine its criteria-...
HATTA Taketoshi, OHBUCHI Kenichi
The Japanese journal of administrative science   18(1) 45-51   Jan 2005
We examined the effects of exit options and preliminary interaction on negotiators' perceptions and behaviors in the electronic negotiation. The exit option is that either negotiator could exit from the current negotiation. When the negotiators we...
Effects and motives of forgiveness in interpersonal conflicts: True and hollow forgiveness
Ohbuchi, K. & Takada, N.
CSSI Annual Report 2004   266-281   2005
Effects of group rewards on group identification among delinquent and non-delinquent adolescents
Nakagawa, T., Nakamoto, N., Yamanoha, T., & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   64 31-38   2005
The effect of visual cues on negotiation
Hatta, T., Oikawa, Y., & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   64 7-13   2005
Social exclusion and the self-defeating behavior among Japanese
Oikawa, H., Kumagai, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   64 14-20   2005
A cross-cultural examination of perceptions of apology, responsibility, and justice: The U.S.S. Greenville Accident and the E-P3 Accident
Takaku, S., Lee, Y-T., Weiner, B., & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Foli   64 39-57   2005
Taiwan citizen’s causal perception toward juvenile delinquency
Tai, S-F., Ohbuchi, K., & Huang, F. F-Y.
Journal of Criminology   8 45-51   2005   [Refereed]
Anger, blame, and dimensions of perceived norm violations: Culture, gender, and relationships
Ohbuchi, K., Tamura, T., Quigley, B.M., Tedeschi, J. T., Madi, N., Bond, M. H., & Mummendey, A.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology   34 1587-1603   Aug 2004   [Refereed]
OHBUCHI Ken-ichi
Japanse journal of law and psychology   3(1) 43-53   Jun 2004
Causal perception of juvenile delinquency and approval attitude toward punitive amendments of the Juvenile Law
Tai, S-F. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   63 112-118   2004
The effects of the number of mediators in perception of procedural fairness in ADR
Imazai, Keiko, Ohbuchi, K., & Imazai, Kei-ichiro.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   63 119-127   2004
Why do we forgive offenders? Egocentric, altruistic, and normative motives for interpersonal forgiveness
Takada, N. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   63 95-102   2004
Influence of group process in juvenile delinquency: An interview study with inmates of a reformatory home
Nakagawa, T., Kikuchi, T., & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   63 61-72   2004
Psychiatric patients’ self-efficacy and their performance and adaptive functions in occupational therapy
Atsumi, E., Ohbuchi, K., Iwatani, A., & Abe, N.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   63 34-43   2004
The effects of exitability by the alternative negotiation on the electronic negotiation: Content analysis of negotiation behavior
Hatta, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   63 25-33   2004
Effects of group membership and uncertainty on third party aggression
Kumagai Tomohiro, and Ohbuchi K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   63 8-14   2004
Conglomerated contending by Japanese subordinates
Van de Vliert, E., Ohbuchi, K., Van Rossum, B., Hayashi, Y., & Van der Vegt, G. S.
International Journal of Conflict Management   15 192-207   2004   [Refereed]
IMAZAI Keiko, OHBUCHI Kenichi, IMAZAI Kei-ichiro
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   19(2) 144-154   Dec 2003
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effects of third party intervention on consumer dispute resolution. ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) has gained increasing interest because of its procedural flexibility and low cost. Sin...
OHBUCHI Ken-ichi, FUKUNO Mitsuteru
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   18(3) 204-212   Mar 2003
The justice-bond theory emphasizes the role of justice in the process by which people become attached to their groups. In application of the theory to the attitudes toward one's country, we constructed the following hypotheses by integrating the u...
ATSUMI Emi, OHBUCHI Ken-ichi
The Journal of Japanese Association of Occupational Therapists   22(1) 41-52   Feb 2003
The effect of mortality salience and collaboration experience on aggression of “third-party victims”
Kumagai, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   62 109-119   2003
Strategicness/authenticity of accounts and instrumental/non-instrumental variables: A cross-cultural examination
Ohbuchi, K., Suzuki, M., & Takaku, S.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   62 57-74   2003
An experimental study of electronic negotiation: Content analysis of verbal interactions focusing on the effects of correctability and exitability
Hatta, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Psychologia   46 129-139   2003   [Refereed]
Procedural fairness in ultimatum bargaining: Effects of interactional fairness and formal procedure on respondents' reactions to unequal offers
Fukuno, M. & Ohbuchi, K.
Japanese Psychological Research   45 152-161   2003   [Refereed]
Three dimensions of conflict issues and their effects on resolution strategies in organizational settings
Ohbuchi, K. & Suzuki, M.
International Journal of Conflict Management   14 61-73   2003   [Refereed]
A computer simulation study of ADR for consumer disputes: Effects of politeness and voice in perceptions of procedural fairness and satisfaction in dispute mediation
Imazai Keiko, Ohbuchi, K., & Imazai Kei-ichiro
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   61 62-73   2002
Changes in social cognition and social behavior after the September 11th affair: An interpretation from Terror management theory.
Kumagai, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   61 22-28   2002
Motives of and responses to anger in conflict situations: A cross-cultural analysis
Ohbuchi, K., Kumagai, T., & Atsumi, E.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   61 11-21   2002
Conflict resolution and procedural fairness in Japanese work organizations
Imazai, K. & Ohbuchi, K.
Japanese Psychological Research   44 107-112   2002   [Refereed]
FUKUNO Mitsuteru, OHBUCHI Ken'ichi
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology ( Before 1996, Research in Social Psychology )   16(3) 184-192   Mar 2001
In two studies (scenario study and laboratory experiment), we attempted to examine a hypothesis that reactions in bargaining were determined by the concern for identity. In scenario study, the other party, who was allowed to divide a certain amoun...
The effect of collective self-esteem and group membership on aggression of “third-party victims”
Kumagai, T. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   60 35-44   2001
Escalation of conflict and forgiveness: A social psychological model of forgiveness
Ohbuchi, K. & Takada, N.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   60 61-70   2001
Theoretical considerations on assessment for psychiatric occupational therapy: Factors of social adaptation and assessment of them
Atsumi, E. & Ohbuchi, K.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   60 20-28   2001
A cross-cultural examination of the effects of apology and perspective taking on forgiveness
Takaku, S., Weiner, B., & Ohbuchi, K.
Journal of Language and Social Psychology   20 144-166   2001   [Refereed]
Culture and deception in business negotiations: A multilevel analysis
Triandis, H. C., Carnevale, P., Gelfanc, M., Robert, C., Wasti, S. A., Probst, T., Kashima, E. S., Dragonas, T., Chan, D., Chen, X. P., Kim, U., de Dreu, C., van de Vliert, E., Iwao, S., Ohbuchi, K., & Schmitz, P.
International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management   1 73-90   2001   [Refereed]
Conflict management and organizational attitudes among Japanese: Individual and group goals and justice
Ohbuchi, K., Suzuki, M., & Hayashi, Y.
Asian Journal of Social Psychology   4 93-101   2001   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Inequality, discrimination and conflict in Japan: Ways to social justice and cooperation
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi (Part:Editor)
Trans Pacific Press   2011   
Ohbuchi, K. Preface. pp. x-xii.
Ohbuchi, K. Social class and values in Japan. pp. 22-40
Yamamoto, T. & Ohbuchi, K. Manitaining the gender gap and benevolent sexism. pp. 115-130.
Peace psychology in Asia
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi & Naomi Takada (Part:Contributor, Forgiveness for conflict resolution in Asia: Its compatibility with justice and social control)
New York: Springer   2009   
Social justice in Japan: Concepts, theories and paradigms
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi (Part:Editor)
Trans Pacific Press   2007   
Japanese apology across disciplines
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi (Part:Contributor, A social psychological analysis of accounts toward a universal model of giving and receiving accounts)
Commack, NY: Nova Science Publishers   1999   
Conflict Management in the Asian Pacific
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi (Part:Contributor, Conflict Management in Japan)
New York: Wiley & Sons   1998   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Psychology of youth violence [Invited]
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
35th Annual Conference of Taiwanese Association of Psychology   8 Nov 2014   Taiwanese Association of Psychology
Psychology of youth violence [Invited]
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
the pre-conference workshop on “Psychology and Violence”   7 Nov 2014   
Psychological analysis of adolescents committing serious violence in Japan [Invited]
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
the 6th Annual Conference Asian Criminological Society   27 Jun 2014   Asian Criminological Society
Developmental courses in juvenile and adult delinquency [Invited]
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
the 16th Congress of International Society for Criminology   7 Aug 2011   
Forgiveness as a response to interpersonal conflict: Limits and possibilities [Invited]
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi (commentator)
Symposium at the International Association of Conflict Management 2009 Conference   16 Jun 2009   the International Association of Conflict
Social justice, social stratification, and intergroup conflict [Invited]
Ken-ichi Ohbuchi
24 Feb 2009