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Ritsumeikan University
College of Comprehensive Psychology, Department of Comprehensive Psychology
Job title
Ph.D. (Human Sciences)(Osaka University)
Other affiliation
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Feb 2016
Mar 2016
Visiting Scholar in the Department of Psychology of the George Washington University
Apr 2016
Professor, College of Comprehensive Psychology
Oct 2018
Mar 2019
Visiting Professor, Kyoto University


Mar 1996
Faculty of Human Sciences, Osaka University
Mar 2001
Osaka University

Awards & Honors

Sep 2016
JSDP Award: Keynote for The British Psychological Society, Developmental Section & Social Section Annual Conference, Japan Society of Developmental Psychology
Nov 2014
日本公衆衛生学会 最優秀発表賞, 日本公衆衛生学会

Published Papers

Etsuko Tomisaki, Emiko Tanaka,Taeko Watanabe, Ryoji Shinohara, Maki Hirano, Yoko Onda, Yukiko Mochizuki, Yuko Yato, Noriko Yamakawa, Tokie Anme and the Japan Children’s Study Group
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health   12:53   Dec 2018
Yuko Yato, Shohei Hirose, Philippe Wallon, Claude Mesmin, Matthieu Jobert
Pediatrics International   61 43-48   Nov 2018
Yuko Yato, Shohei Hirose, Philippe Wallon, Claude Mesmin & Matthieu Jobert
Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies (APJABSS)   4(2) 138 - 147   Jul 2018
Cognitive basis of lying behavior in young children.
Fujito, M., & Yato, Y.
The Japanese Journal of Developmental Psychology   26(2) 135-143   Jun 2015
A New Test to Measure Japanese Children’s Concentration and Attention: The d2-R Test.
Yato Yuko・Hirose Shohei・Wallon Philippe・Mesmin Claude・Jobert Matthieu
The Japanese Journal of Personality   23(2) 91-95   Dec 2014

Books etc

Studies for Inclusive Society 17 New Developments in Human Services: Theories, Methods and Institutions
Editors: AIZAWA Ikuo & YATO Yuko
立命館大学人間科学研究所   Mar 2017   
「心理学スタンダード」Ⅱ時間の中の人間発達 4章「子ども・青年期」
サトウタツヤ・北岡明佳・土田宣明 編著
ミネルヴァ書房   Apr 2014   
0歳~12歳児の発達と学び~保幼小の連携と接続に向けて~ 第2章 乳児期の子どもの発達と学び 2節 社会性
北大路書房   May 2013   
「パーソナリティ心理学ハンドブック」 2節「自己意識の形成」
福村出版   Feb 2013   
困ったときの子育てQ & A 育児の疑問・質問に専門家が答えます
楓工房   Jul 2010   

Conference Activities & Talks

第37回 日本生理心理学会   26 May 2019   
Relationships between Usage Pattern of Instagram and Public Self-Consciousness, Need for Praise, and Need for Rejection Avoidance in University Students
International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning   1 May 2019   
The relation between electronic device usage among mothers and young children and the mother-child relationship
International Conference on Research in Social Science & Humanities   30 Apr 2019   
Relationship between Temperament Traits and Brain Functional Connectivity in Resting State and in Emotional Arousal Condition: A NIRS Study
The third biennial International Convention of Psychological Science   Mar 2019   
Comparative Analysis of Developmental State between Rural Left-behind Children and Non-Left-behind Children in Henan Province of China
The third biennial International Convention of Psychological Science   Mar 2019   

Teaching Experience



R-GIRO×SDGs いばらき子育てフォーラム
The Others   May 2019 - May 2019
The Others   May 2018
(公財)京都産業21・けいはんなオープンイノベーションセンター(KICK) 第9回「大学リレーセミナー」
The Others   Sep 2017 - Sep 2017