Title Associate Professor
Email k-fuji-3#@#human.tsukuba.ac.jp (please replace #@# with @)
Degree Ph. D. (Psychology)
Division Social Psychology, Media Psychology
Research Field Psychology
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Psychology
Graduate School Program (Main) Counseling (Master's Program), Counseling Science (Doctoral Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub) Psychology (Master's Program)
Research Themes

Impacts and problems of Internet use, Human’s behaviors on Internet, Psychological process of Cyberbullying, Psychological effects of Virtual, Augmented, Mixed Reality, Function of Communication inside/outside the workplace, Body and Emotion on Media

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Kishimoto, N. & Fuji, K. (2020). Influence of casual conversation in nursery schools on nursery teachers’ stress reactions. The Japanese journal of psychology, 91, 12-22.
  • Hirano, S. & Fuji, K. (2020). Feelings of mutuality of caring in visiting nurses elicited by reevaluating psychological distress promotes development of their professional identities.The Japanese journal of psychology, 90, 551-561.
  • Yanagida, M., Arai, T., & Fuji, K. (2018). Moderating effect of social support on the relationship between psychopathic traits and immoral behaviors. The Japanese journal of psychology, 89, 1-11.
  • Tomizuka, S. & Fuji, K. (2017). The influence of fear and avoidance of death on health-related behavior. The Japanese journal of psychology, 88, 327-336.
  • Maruyama, J. & Fuji, K. (2017). The bidirectional effect of expressions of humor by employees in the workplace. The Japanese journal of psychology, 88, 317-326.
  • Maruyama, J. & Fuji, K. (2016). The effect of humor in the workplace on mental/physical health and self-evaluation of job performance. The Japanese journal of psychology, 87, 21-31.
  • Nagano, S. & Fuji, K. (2016). Communication with weak ties and its effect on career reflection. The Japanese journal of psychology, 87, 463-473.
  • Arai, T., Fuji, K. & Yoshida, F. (2014). Determinants of information-seeking about crime and crime prevention: Information-seeking on the Internet. The Japanese journal of psychology, 84, 83-92.
  • Fuji, K. & Yoshida, F. (2014).  Cognition of threat and suppression of consulting behavior by victims of cyberbullying. The Japanese Journal of Educational Psychology, 62, 50-63. (Excellent paper award 2014 in The Japanese Association of Educational Psychology)
  • Fuji, K. & Yoshida, F. (2010). The influences of interaction during online gaming on sociability and aggression in real life. The Japanese journal of psychology, 80, 494-503.
  • Fuji, K. & Yoshida, F. (2009). The effects of Internet behavior and attitudes on sociability and aggression: An examination of weblogs and online-games. Japanese Journal of Social Psychology, 25, 121-132.


  • Endo, H. & Fuji, K. (2017). Anger and Internet in Japan. Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology-4th ed., IGI GLOBAL, pp.7946-7955.
  • Fuji, K. & Yoshida, F. (2015). Moblie Phone-Related Behaviors and Problems in Japan. Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior, IGI GLOBAL, pp.1079-1088.
Scientific Membership

The Japanese Psychological Association
The Japanese Society of Social Psychology
The Japanese Association of Counseling Science
The Japanese Association of Stress Science
The Japanese Association of Educational Psychology

Social and Outreach Activity

2020-06 Joining to “COVID Feel Good”Project, translation of 360
      VR movie and protocol
2020-05 Providing information on the stress associated with
      COVID-19 and methods of stress-care
2018-05 Academic instruction to research study about the
      problems relating Internet in Kanagawa Prefectural Police

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