AIKAWA, Atsushi

Title Professor
Degree Ph.D. (Psychology)
Division Psychology
Research Field Interpersonal Psychology
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Psychology
Graduate School Program (Main) Lecture on Social Psychology (Master's Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

Research on Theory and practice about social skills

Publications/Major Achievements
  • Sakai, T. & Aikawa, A. (2020). The effects of executing gratitude-expression skills on the reduction of loneliness, The Japanese Journal of Educational Psychology, 68, 111-121.
  • Toyama, M., Nagamine, M., Li Tang, Yushi Xiao, Miwa, S., & Aikawa, A. (2020). Does prevention-focused orientation affect poor creative performance? The Japanese Journal of Psychology, 91, 155-164.
  • Aikawa, A. (supervisor)(2020). How to make good friends with Sumikkogurashi. Syufu to Seikatsu Sya.
  • Sawaumi, T., Inagaki, T., & Aikawa, A. (2019). Does conventional Implicit Association Test of shyness measure “self-shyness”or “others-shyness”?  Japanese Psychological Research, 61(2), 142-150.
  • Aikawa, A.(2019)Why do you have to have 7 secret formulas for relationships? -Tips from positive psychology- Shinsei Sya.
  • Yoshino, Y., & Aikawa, A. (2018).The integrated model of emotional gratitude and emotional indebtedness in receiving help, The Japanese Journal of Psychology, 88, 535-545.
  • Aikawa, A. (supervisor), (2018). Resolve pinch! Life skills from 10 years old: Social skills not troubled by friend relationship, Godo Syuppann.
  • Aikawa, A. (supervisor), Course for improving communication skills up. (Five books in total), U-CAN.
  • Aikawa, A., & Tanaka, K. (2015). Social skills for superiors and subordinates, Saiensu Sha.
  • Marshall, T. C., Chuong, K., & Aikawa, A. (2011). Day-to-day experience of amae in Japanese romantic relationships. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 14, 26-35.
Scientific Membership

The Japanese psychological Association
The Japanese Society of Social Psychology
The Japanese Association of Educational Psychology
The Japanese Group Dynamics Association

Social and Outreach Activity

Non-profit Organization, Center for Research on Educational Testing, Director

Related Links

Non-profit Organization, Center for Research on Educational Testing,