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Kindai University
Faculty of Applied Sociology Department of Applied Sociology
Job title
Associate Professor
Master of Arts(Tohoku University)

Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Research Foundation for Safe Society (General research grant)

Published Papers

Why do certain youths identify a delinquent group? An intergroup perspective
The Japanese Journal of Psychology   90(3) 252-262   2019   [Refereed]
The aim of this study was to investigate why certain youths identify with delinquent groups by examining specific factors that increase identification with them, such as intergroup relationships. Specifically, we hypothesized that the permeability...
Uehara Shunsuke, Nakagawa Tomohiro, Tamura Toru
Studies on anger have repeatedly assumed the existence of moral outrage, which is defined as the anger that results from witnessing a violation of a moral standard. However, recent research has found that more anger may be evoked by the unjustifi...
Anger at perceived moral violation: Situational determinant of moral outrage
Japanese Journal of Social Psychology   28 158-168   Mar 2013
The Japanese Society of Social Psychology   27(3) 161-173   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Effect of social self-regulation and group identification on university adjustment
Journal of Career Design Studies   8(8) 51-64   2012
Nakagawa, T., & Ohbuchi, K.
The Japanese journal of criminal psychology   45(2) 37-46   2007
in press


中川 知宏
近畿大学総合社会学部紀要 = Applied sociology research review Kinki University   5(1) 13-25   Sep 2016
Agnew classified strain into objective and subjective dimension. This study examined the interactional effect of objective and subjective strain on delinquent behavior. A total of 113 university students (45 males, 66 females, and 2 unknowns) were...
中川 知宏, 林 洋一郎
近畿大学総合社会学部紀要 = Applied sociology research review Kinki University   4(1) 85-94   Aug 2015
(Abstract) Previous studies have demonstrated that self-control has trait and state aspects. The former assumes that self-control is stable over time, whereas the latter is changeable with the given situation. As trait and state aspects are not mu...
上原 俊介, 手島 啓文, 田村 達, 中川 知宏
文化 = Culture   79(1) 117-107   2015
上原 俊介, 中川 知宏, 田村 達, 小形 佳祐, 齋藤 五大
文化   77(1) 1-12   Sep 2013
Anger in close relationships, perceived violation of responsibility for needs, and feelings of anger
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   71 33-41   Apr 2012
By assuming that an individual’s perception of a relational norm violation can cause that individual to experience anger in a close relationship, we hypothesized that when a close other does not respond to a person’s needs, the person would percei...
Japanese Psychological Research   54(2) 137-149   2012
Research has repeatedly demonstrated that anger evokes both self interest and fairness motives, but it is unclear what factors determine the evocation of these motives. We examined the idea that the type of relationship, indexed by the perceived r...
The Moderating Effects of Communal Orientation on the Motives of Anger
75 40-45   2011
Dispositional determinant of anger at norm violations: Does it reflect an individual’s selective responsibility for needs
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   70 10-20   2011
Theoretical research implies that individual differences in the tendency to expect others to respond to an individual’s needs (communal orientation) leads individuals to expect others to take responsibility for their own needs (RN); however, this ...
The role of social anxiety in anger against norm violations
Uehara, S., Nakagawa, T., Komatsu, S., & Ohbuchi, K
Tohoku Psychologica Foli   69 40-52   2010   [Refereed]
Ddevelopment of delinquency with peers: An empirical examination of the group process model.
Nakagawa, T.
Youth Problem   57 26-31   2010
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
Effect of peer rejection and time perspective on delinquet behaviors and prosocial behaviors
Nakagawa, T., & Saitoh, A
Bulletin of Tohoku Fukushi University   31 221-234   2007
Effect of group identification and group orientation on group delinquent behaviors among delinquent and non-delinquent youth
Nakagawa, T., Nakamoto, N., Yamanoha, T., & Ohbuchi, K.
Japansese Journal of Applied Psychology   32(2) 61-72   2007
Effect of group identification and group orientation on collective delinquent behaviors based on differentiation for group structure
Nakagawa, T., Nakamoto, N., Kuniyoshi, M., Mori, T., Yamanoha, T., & Ohbhichi, K.
2007 Research Foundation for Safe Society      2007
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
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
The role of social anxiety in anger against norm violations.
Uehara, S., Nakagawa, T., Komatsu, S.
Tohoku Psychologica Folia   
in press

Books etc

Social Psychology
Kitaoji Publishing, Inc   2007   

Conference Activities & Talks

Effect of collective and individual low self-control and group identification on collective problem behavior
British Psychological Society   2007   British Psychological Society
Effect of perceived group discrimination and permeability of group boundaries on group identification with delinquent peers
International Society for Research on Aggression   2008   International Society for Research on Aggression
Effect of social self-regulation and group identification on university adjustment
International Congress of Applied Psychology   2010   International Congress of Applied Psychology
Why do certain youths join a delinquent group? An intergroup perspective
European Congress of Psychology   2011   European Congress of Psychology
Effect of collective low self-control and strain on delinquency with peers
International Society for Criminology   2011   International Society for Criminology

Research Grants & Projects

Effect of group identification and group orientation on group delinquent behaviors by difference for group structure
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 2006   
Why do certain youths join a delinquent group? Constructing an integrated model of intergroup and intragroup perspective.
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2011 - 2013