Title Associate Professor
Email kawakami.naoaki.fn#@#u.tsukuba.ac.jp (please replace #@# with @)
Degree Ph.D. (Psychology)
Division Psychology
Research Field Social Psychology
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Psychology
Graduate School Program (Main) Psychology (Master's Program, Doctoral Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

Mere exposure effect
Impression formation
Social cognition

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Kawakami, N. & Yoshida, F. (2019). Subliminal versus supraliminal mere exposure effects: Comparing explicit and implicit attitudes. Psychology of Consciousness, 6, 279-291.
  • Kawakami, N. & Miura, E. (2019). Tracking hand movements captures the response dynamics of the evaluative priming effect. Cognition and Emotion, 33, 452-465.
  • Kawakami, N., Miura, E., & Nagai, M. (2018). When you become a superman: Subliminal exposure to death-related stimuli enhances men’s physical force. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:221. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00221.
  • Kawakami, N. & Miura, E. (2017). Can magic deception be detected at an unconscious level? Perception, 46, 698-708.
  • Kawakami, N. & Yoshida, F. (2015). Perceiving a story outside of conscious awareness: When we infer narrative attributes from subliminal sequential stimuli. Consciousness and Cognition, 33, 53-66.
Scientific Membership

The Japanese Psychological Association
The Japanese Society of Social Psychology

Social and Outreach Activity
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