Professor Yukiko Uchida lectured at a social psychology seminar at Stanford University’s Department of Psychology
Professor Yukiko Uchida, who is at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) this semester, gave a lecture on September 30 as part of a series of social psychology seminars.
She discussed cultural differences in concepts of happiness, and the importance of the cultural approach to psychology. She also introduced her recent research on Japanese regions and companies, as well as the location of cultural values occur and why they are shared with people.
About 60 academics and graduate students attended the seminar and discussed a wide range of topics, including happiness and health in Japan, as well as Japanese people’s approaches to work and relating to others.