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Researchers of Development of testing Items and Content

Atsushi Aikawa

Atsushi Aikawa

Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Ph.D. in Psychology

He took his current position after serving as a professor of Tokyo Gakugei University. He is a director of the Japanese Association of Educational Psychology, a regular director of the Japanese Society of Social Psychology, and a member of editorial board of the Japanese Journal of Social Psychology published by the Japanese Society of Social Psychology.

◆ Publications:
Skills for Getting Along with People: Psychology for Social Skills, New Edition, Saiensu-sha, 2009
Outlook on Modern Social Psychology 2: Communication and Personal Relations, Seishin Shobo, 2010
Illustrated Child’s Social Skills: 42 Methods to Gain Courage and Confidence in Relationships with Friends, Godo-shuppan, 2011, and others

Dissertaion

2017/09/20

Report on a presentation at the 81st Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association
"Study on regulatory fit in Japan: Approaches to enhance motivation, performance, and values, suitable for each individual"

During the 81st Annual Convention of the Japanese Psychological Association held in Kurume City Plaza in Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture from September 20 to 22, 2017, we held a symposium on our research activities at CRET. Dr. Aikawa served as the chairperson and four researchers—Ms. Toyama, Mr. Miwa, Ms. Tang, and I, Nagamine—gave presentations as topic providers.   ...

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Columns and Reports

2012/12/19

Measuring the Degree of Shyness

Atsushi Aikawa, Ph.D., CRET Board of Directors   There are two types of people: those who get very shy when speaking to a person of the opposite sex or giving a presentation to a large audience, and those who don't. What are the differences between them?   If we want to clarify the characteristics of each individual, I thought we need to measure the degree of each person'...

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Areas of Reasearch in CRET

This laboratory conducts research on test evaluation and analysis. We also perform joint research and exchange programs with overseas testing research institutes.







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This laboratory conducts research and development into testing approaches that measure communication skills, teamwork skills, and social skills, etc.

Dr. Atsushi Aikawa

Professor,
Faculty of Human Sciences,
University of Tsukuba
Ph.D. in Psychology

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This laboratory conducts research on the foundation of computer-based testing, and basic research on media and recognition, as well as applied and practical research
that utilize such knowledge.

Dr. Kanji Akahori

Professor Emeritus of
Tokyo Institute of
Technology

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