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Xinhua MAO

EDUCATION

1.Ph.D., Social Psychology, Graduate school of Human Science, Osaka University,
Osaka, JAPAN, April 2004-March 2008
Concentrations: Social Psychology, Cross-cultural Psychology
Dissertation: A Social Psychological Study in the Social Skills of Chinese undergraduates
2.M.A., Sociology, Graduate school of Human Life Science, Osaka City University,
Osaka, JAPAN, April 2001-March 2003
Concentrations: Family Sociology
Dissertation: Effects of Family Environments on the Socialization of Chinese High Schooler
3.B.A, International Communication, Hannan University,
Osaka, JAPAN, April 1997-March 2001
4.B.A, Japanese Language, Dalian University,
Dalian, CHINA, September 1994-August 1997


WORK EXPERIENCE

1.Assistant Professor April 2012-present
Kobe Gakuin University, Kobe, JAPAN
* As a teacher in the field of Social Psychology.
2.Assistant Professor May 2008-March 2012
Osaka University, Osaka, JAPAN
* As a teacher in the field of Interpersonal Social Psychology.


FELLOWSHIP, AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIPS

1.Best Presentation Award of 79th Annual Conference of the Japanese Psychological Association December 2015
2.SPSP Teacher/Scholar Travel Award of the 17th annual convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology January 2016
3.Special Best Presentation Award of 77th Annual Conference of the Japanese Psychological Association December 2013
4.Good Presentation Award of 21th Annual Conference of Japan Society for Research on Emotion June 2013
5.Hisyo Research Fellow (The Top Thirty Young Researchers) of Osaka University October 2010
6.Paper Award of the Kashiyama Scholarship Foundation (Japan) October 2008
7.Scholar under the Kashiyama Scholarship Foundation (Japan) April 2003-March 2004
8.Scholar under the Kazankai Foundation Scholarship (Japan) April 2003-March 2004
9.Scholar under Japanese Government Scholarship April 2000-March 2003
10.Scholar under the Handehou Scholarship of Dalian University(China) October 1996


RESEARCH FUNDS

1.Young Scientists (B) of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research under Japan Society for the Promotion of Science “A Study on Social Psychology in view of the Social Skills in Adapting Chinese Culture by Japanese.” April 2015-March 2019
2.Development Fund under Faculty of Humanities and Sciences of Kobe Gakuin University (2015) “The effects of Chinese cultural social skills training programs to Japanese.” April 2015-March 2016
3.Development Fund under Faculty of Humanities and Sciences of Kobe Gakuin University (2013) “A Study on the Behavior of Chinese International Students in Japan on the Adaptation to Japanese Culture.” April 2013-March 2014
4.Development Fund under Faculty of Humanities and Sciences of Kobe Gakuin University (2012) “What are Chinese International Students in Japan trouble in Adapting Japanese Culture?” April 2012-March 2013
5.Young Scientists (B) of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research under Japan Society for the Promotion of Science “A Study on Social Psychology in view of the Social Skills in Adapting Japanese Culture by Chinese International Students.” April 2011-March 2015
6.Young Scientists Program of Hisyo 30 of Osaka University (2010) “A Cross-cultural Study on Social Skills.” October 2010-March 2011
7.Research Activity Start-up of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research under Japan Society for the Promotion of Science “A social psychological study on how to support Chinese in Japan to adapt Japanese Culture.” October 2009-March 2011
8.Human Science Project under Graduate school of Human Science Osaka University (2008) “The comparison of interpersonal communication between Chinese and Japanese.” May 2008-March 2009
Osaka University Student Data Collection and Analysis Support Funding (2007) “A study on social skills about Chinese undergraduates.” March 2008


PUBLICATIONS

Books

Xinhua MAO (2017). I was invited  to “Why don’t you come over?”, BUT・・・・・・. In J. Taniguchi, T. Soma, Y. Kanemasa, T. Nishimura(Eds.), Learning social psychology : Episodes from romantic relationships and friendships. Tokyo : Hokuju Shuppan. pp.52-55.
Xinhua MAO (2016). To understand and adapt cultures. In I. Daibo(Ed.), The Research Recipe of Interpersonal and Social Psychology. Kyoto : Kitaoji Shobo. pp.222-235.
Xinhua MAO (2013). The individual variation and cultural differences of Social Skills. In K. Ninomiya et al (Eds.), Handbook of Personality. Tokyo : Fukumura Shuppan. pp.635-641.
Xinhua MAO (2012). The role of Social Skills in the Culture. In I. Daibo(Ed.), Interpersonal and Social Psychology for Well-Being : Science of Interpersonal communication and Interpersonal Relationships. Kyoto : Nakanishiya Shuppan. pp.226-249.
Xinhua MAO (2006). Applicability of Social Skills Scale KiSS-18 to Chinese. In A. Kikuchi(Ed.), Measure the Social Skills : Handbook of KiSS-18. Tokyo : Kawashima Syoten. pp.107-122.

Theses

Xinhua MAO  (2017). The effectiveness of a cultural social skills training program : Focus on Chinese undergraduates. Japanese Journal of Motivational Studies, 6, 67-71.
Xinhua MAO 
& Ikuo DAIBO (2016). The effectiveness of a social skills training program with Chinese cultural characteristics: Examining the cognitive and behavioral changes in Chinese undergraduates using self-assessment and evaluation by others. Japanese Journal of Social Psychology, 32, 22-40. PDF news
Xinhua MAO
& Ikuo DAIBO (2012). Development and Evaluation of a Social Skills Training Program Suitable for Chinese Cultural Characteristics. The Japanese Journal of Personality, 21, 23-39. PDF
Xinhua MAO & Ikuo DAIBO (2010). How to progress Chinese young’s social skills. Japanese Journal of Interpersonal and Social Psychology, 10, 39-43.
Xinhua MAO & Ikuo DAIBO (2008). Comparison of Chinese and Japanese university students in the contents of social skills. Japanese Journal of Interpersonal and Social Psychology, 8, 123-128.
Xinhua MAO & Ikuo DAIBO (2007). Applicability of KiSS-18 to Chinese university students. Japanese Journal of Interpersonal and Social Psychology, 7, 55-60.
Ikuo DAIBO, Hiroko KAMIDE, Hiroto MURASAWA, Yong Jin CHOU, Xinhua MAO, & Naoki TAKAHASHI (2007) Comparison of physiognomic features among Japanese, Chinese, and Koreans: Cultural comparison of physiognomic features with facial expression. The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers IEICE Technical Report, 107(241), 13-18.
Hiroko KAMIDE, Ikuo DAIBO, Hiroto MURASAWA, Yong Jin CHOU, Xinhua MAO, & Naoki TAKAHASHI (2007) Comparison of physiognomic features among Japanese, Chinese, and Koreans: In relation to the social skill. The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers IEICE Technical Report, 107(241), 19-24.
Xinhua MAO & Ikuo DAIBO (2006). Chinese young’s human relations style: A categorical examination using an open-ended questionnaire. Japanese Journal of Interpersonal and Social Psychology, 6, 81-88.
Xinhua MAO & Ikuo DAIBO (2006). The Development of Chinese University-students Social Skill Inventory. Chinese Mental Health Journal, 20(10), 679-683.
Ikuo DAIBO, Hiroko KAMIDE, & Xinhua MAO. (2006) Three-dimensional measurement of physiognomic features on some facial expressions: Some features of Chinese students. The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers IEICE Technical Report, 106(268), 29-34.
Hiroko KAMIDE, Ikuo DAIBO, & Xinhua MAO. (2006) Three-dimensional measurement of physiognomic features on some facial expressions: Relationships between social skills and facial expression of Chinese students. The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers IEICE Technical Report, 106(268), 35-40.
Xinhua MAO (2005). Applicability of social skill scale, KiSS-18 to Chinese Teenagers. Japanese Journal of Interpersonal and Social Psychology, 5, 85-91.

Poster Presentation at International Psychological Conference (19in total), especially in SPSP as below

Xinhua MAO & Masanori KIMURA (2016). The Conscious and Behavioral Influences of Chinese Cultural Social Skills Training Programs on Japanese People: The Comparison Between Experimental and Control Group. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2016). San Diego, CA, U.S.A
Xinhua MAO
& Masanori Kimura (2015). The holding effects of Chinese cultural social skills training programs to Japanese undergraduates participants. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2015). Long Beach, CA, U.S.A.
Masanori Kimura & Xinhua MAO (2015). What are the differences of interpersonal communication between Japanese and Chinese people? : Experimental study with strangers and friends. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2015). Long Beach, CA, U.S.A.
Ken FUJIWARA, Xinhua MAO, Masanori KIMURA, Yukiko ISO, & Ikuo DAIBO (2015). Improving group performance: Equality in utterances and the proportion of females to males. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2015). Long Beach, CA, U.S.A.
Xinhua MAO (2011). Why are Chinese students in Japan distressed in their interpersonal relationships with Japanese? Poster presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.
Masanori Kimura & Xinhua MAO (2011). Interpersonal communication of Chinese people across situations: The study focused on dyadic interaction by strangers. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.

Other

Oral Presentation at Japan Psychological Conference (12in total)
Poster Presentation at Japan Psychological Conference (21 in total)
Workshop at Japan Psychological Conference (3 in total)