Shinobu Kitayama

Shinobu Kitayama Columns

  • Psychological Science in the Era of Infectious Disease

    Amid the continuing spread of COVID-19, APS President Shinobu Kitayama argues that three collective level dynamics—risk assessment, selfish versus prosocial motivations, and interpersonal relationships—powerfully influence the spread of the virus. More

  • The Open-Access Model of Journal Publishing

    APS President Shinobu Kitayama explores the benefits and ideals of the open-access model, the two main prototypes of open-access journals, and the very real costs and other challenges associated with producing them. More

  • Open Society and Open Mind

    In his first column as APS President, University of Michigan professor Shinobu Kitayama lays out three steps toward creating a truly open psychological science and enabling the field to play a more significant role in addressing the urgent issues facing society. More