Recent Publications (2013-Present)

Wilken, B., & Miyamoto, Y. (accepted). Protestant and Buddhist differences in non-influence strategies of emotion regulation and their links to depressive symptoms. Emotion.

Clobert, M., Sims, T. L., Yoo, J., Miyamoto, Y., Markus, H. R., Karasawa, M., & Levine, C. (in press). Feeling excited or taking a bath: Do distinct pathways underlie the positive affect-health link in the US and Japan? Emotion.

Miyamoto, Y., & Kitayama, S. (2018). Cultural differences in correspondence bias are systematic and multifacetedAdvances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science1(4), 497-498.

Miyamoto, Y., Yoo, J., Levine, C. S., Park, J., Boylan, J. M., Sims, T., Markus, H. R., Kitayama, S., Kawakami, N., Karasawa, M., Coe, C. L., Love, G. D., & Ryff, C. D. (2018). Culture and social hierarchy: Self- and other-oriented correlates of socioeconomic status across cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115, 427-445.

Ma, X., Tamir, M., & Miyamoto, Y. (2018). Socio-cultural instrumental approach to emotion regulation: Culture and the regulation of positive emotionsEmotion, 18, 138-152.

Yoo, J., & Miyamoto, Y. (2018). Cultural fit of emotions and health implications: A psychosocial resources model. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 12, e12372.

Kitayama, S., Park, J., Miyamoto, Y., Date, H., Boylan, J. M., Markus, H. R., Karasawa, M., Kawakami, N., Coe, C. L., Love, G. D., & Ryff, C. D. (2018). Behavioral adjustment moderates the link between neuroticism and biological health risk: A US–Japan comparison study. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44, 809-822.

Yoo, J., Miyamoto, Y., Rigotti, A., & Ryff, C. D. (2017). Linking positive affect to blood lipids: A cultural perspectivePsychological Science, 28, 1468-1477.

Miyamoto, Y. (2017). Culture and social class. Current Opinion in Psychology, 18, 67-72.

Miyamoto, Y., Ma, X., & Wilken, B. (2017). Cultural variation in pro-positive versus balanced systems of emotions. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 15, 27-32.

Boylan, J. M., Tsenkova, V. K., Miyamoto, Y., & Ryff, C. D. (2017). Psychological resources and glucoregulation in Japanese adults: Findings from MIDJA. Health Psychology, 36, 449-457.

Yoo, J., Miyamoto, Y., & Ryff, C. (2016). Positive affect, social connectedness, and healthy biomarkers in Japan and the U.S. Emotion, 16, 1137-1146.

Levine, C. S., Miyamoto, Y., Markus, H. R., Park, J., Kitayama, S., Kawakami, N., Karasawa, M., Boylan, J. M., Coe, C. L., Love, G. D., & Ryff, C. D. (2016). Culture and healthy eating: The role of independence and interdependence in the United States and Japan. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 1335-1348.

Rychlowska, M., Miyamoto, Y., Matsumoto, D., Hess, U., Gilboa-Schechtman, E., Kamble, S., Muluk, H., Masuda, T., & Niedenthal, P. (2015). Heterogeneity of long-history migration explains cultural differences in reports of emotional expressivity and the functions of smiles. Proceeding of National Academy of Science, 112, E2429-E2436.

Ryff, C. D., Miyamoto, Y., Boylan, J. M., Coe, C. L., Karasawa, M., Kawakami, N., Kan, C., Love, G. D., Levine, C. S., Markus, H. R., Park, J., & Kitayama, S. (2015). Culture, inequality, and health: Evidence from the MIDUS and MIDJA comparisonCulture and Brain, 3, 1-20.

Kitayama, S., Park, J., Boylan, J. M., Miyamoto, Y., Levine, C. S., Markus, H. R., Karasawa, M., Coe, C. L., Kawakami, N., Love, G. D., & Ryff, C. (2015). Anger expression and ill-health in two cultures: An examination of inflammation and cardiovascular riskPsychological Science, 26, 211-220.

Curhan, K. B., Sims, T., Markus, H.R., Kitayama, S., Karasawa, M., Kawakami, N., Love, G., Coe, C. L., Miyamoto, Y., & Ryff, C.D. (2014). Just how bad negative affect is for your health depends on culturePsychological Science, 25, 2277-2280.

Miyamoto, Y., Ma, X., & Petermann, A. G. (2014). Cultural differences in hedonic emotion regulation after a negative eventEmotion, 14, 804-815.

Ishii, K., Miyamoto, Y., Rule, N. O., & Toriyama, R. (2014). Physical objects as a vehicle of cultural transmission: Maintaining harmony and uniqueness through colored geometric patternsPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 175-188.

Uchida, Y., Ueno, T., & Miyamoto, Y. (2014). You were always on my mind: The importance of “significant others” in the attenuation of retrieval‐induced forgetting in Japan. Japanese Psychological Research56, 263-274.

Miyamoto, Y., Boylan, J. M., Coe, C. L., Curhan, K., Levine, C. S., Markus, H. R., Park, J., Kitayama, S., Kawakami, N., Karasawa, M., Love, G. D., & Ryff, C. (2013). Negative emotions predict elevated interleukin-6 in the United States but not in JapanBrain, Behavior, and Immunity, 34, 79-85.

Miyamoto, Y. (2013). Culture and analytic versus holistic cognition: Toward multilevel analyses of cultural influencesAdvances in Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 131-188.

Miyamoto, Y., & Eggen, A. T. (2013). Cultural perspectives. In J. DeLamater & A. Ward (Eds.), Handbook of Social Psychology (2nd Ed.), pp. 595-624. New York, NY: Springer.

Miyamoto, Y., Knoepfler, C., Ishii, K., & Ji, L. J. (2013). Cultural differences in attention to goal vs. process of actionPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 707-719.

Miyamoto, Y., & Wilken, B. (2013). Cultural differences and their mechanisms. In D. Reisberg (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology, pp. 970-985. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Park, J., Kitayama, S., Markus, H. R., Coe, C. L., Miyamoto, Y., Karasawa, M., Curhan, K., Love, G. D., Kawakami, N., Boylan, J. M., & Ryff, C. D. (2013). Social status and anger expression: The cultural moderation hypothesis. Emotion, 13, 1122-1131.

Komiya, A., Watabe, M., Miyamoto, Y., & Kusumi, T. (2013). Cultural differences in the action effect. Social Cognition, 31, 562-577.

Park, J., Kitayama, S., Curhan, K., Markus, H. R., Kawakami, N., Miyamoto, Y., Love, G. D., Coe, C. L., & Ryff, C. (2013). Clarifying the links between social support and health: Culture, stress, and neuroticism matterJournal of Health Psychology, 18, 226-235.


Past Publications (2002-2012)

Ryff, C. D., Friedman, E., Fuller-Rowell, T., Love, G., Miyamoto, Y., Morozink, J., Radler, B., & Tsenkova, V. (2012). Varieties of resilience in MIDUSSocial and Personality Psychology Compass, 6, 792-806.

Miyamoto, Y., & Ma, X. (2011). Dampening or savoring positive emotions: A dialectical cultural script guides emotion regulationEmotion, 11, 1346-1357.

Miyamoto, Y., & Ji, L.J. (2011). Power fosters context-independent, analytic cognitionPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 1449-1458.

Ishii, K., Miyamoto, Y., Mayama, K., & Niedenthal, P. M. (2011). When your smile fades away: Cultural differences in sensitivity to the disappearance of smiles. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 516-522.

Komiya, A., Miyamoto, Y., Watabe, M., & Kusumi, T. (2011). Cultural grounding of regret: Regret in self and interpersonal contexts. Cognition and Emotion, 25, 1121-1130.

Miyamoto, Y., Yoshikawa, S., & Kitayama, S. (2011). Feature and configuration in face processing: Japanese are more configural than AmericansCognitive Science, 35, 563-574.

Miyamoto, Y., & Ryff, C. (2011). Cultural differences in the dialectical and non-dialectical emotional styles and their implications for healthCognition and Emotion, 25, 22-30.

Wilken, B., Miyamoto, Y., & Uchida, Y. (2011). Cultural differences in preference consistency at the individual and collective levelsJournal of Consumer Psychology, 21, 346-353.

Schechter, O., Durik, A. M., Miyamoto, Y., & Harackiewicz, J. M. (2011). The role of utility value in achievement behavior: The importance of culturePersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 303-317.

Miyamoto, Y. & Wilken, B. (2010). Culturally contingent situated cognition: Influencing others fosters analytic perception in the U.S. but not in JapanPsychological Science, 21, 1616-1622.

Miyamoto, Y., Uchida, Y., & Ellsworth, P. C. (2010). Culture and mixed emotions: Co-occurrence of positive and negative emotions in Japan and the U.SEmotion, 10, 404-415.

Miyamoto, Y. (2009). Cultural differences in perception. In T. Bayne, A. Cleeremans, & P. Wilken (Eds.), Oxford Companion to Consciousness, pp. 212-214. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Miyamoto, Y., & Kitayama, S. (2009). Individualism and collectivism. In K. Scherer & D. Sander (Eds.), Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences, pp. 215-217. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Miyamoto, Y. & Schwarz, N. (2006). When conveying a message may hurt the relationship: Cultural differences in the difficulty of using an answering machineJournal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 540-547.

Miyamoto, Y., Nisbett, R. E., & Masuda, T. (2006). Culture and the physical environment: Holistic versus analytic perceptual affordances. Psychological Science, 17, 113-119.

Nisbett, R. E. & Miyamoto, Y. (2005). The influence of culture: Holistic versus analytic perceptionTrends in Cognitive Science, 9, 467-473.

Morling, B., Kitayama, S., & Miyamoto, Y. (2003). American and Japanese women use different coping strategies during normal pregnancyPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 1533-1546.

Miyamoto, Y. & Kitayama, S. (2002). Cultural variation in correspondence bias: The critical role of attitude diagnosticity of socially constrained behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83, 1239-1248.

Morling, B., Kitayama, S., & Miyamoto, Y. (2002). Cultural practices emphasize influence in the U.S. and adjustment in JapanPersonality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 311-323

Kitayama, S., & Miyamoto, Y. (2000).Cultural psychology and macroscopic comparisons between East and West: Significance and empirical findingsJapanese Psychological Review, 43, 57-81.