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Shigehiro Oishi

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soishi@virginia.edu
315 Gilmer Hall
243-8989

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I am a personality and social psychologist interested in culture, social ecology, and well-being. My major research goal is to uncover the causes and consequences of well-being.

Culture & Well-Being

Oishi, S., Diener, E., Lucas, R. E., & Suh, E. M. (1999). Cross-cultural variations in predictors of life satisfaction: Perspectives from needs and values. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 980-990.

Oishi, S., & Diener, E. (2001). Goals, culture, and subjective well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 1674-1682.

Oishi, S. (2002). Experiencing and remembering of well-being: A cross-cultural analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1398-1406

Oishi, S., & Diener, E. (2003). Culture and well-being: The cycle of action, evaluation and decision. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 939-949.

Oishi, S, Diener, E., Scollon, C. N., & Biswas-Diener, R. (2004). Cross-Situational Consistency of Affective Experiences Across Cultures. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. Vol 86(3), 460-472

Oishi, S., Schimmack, U., Diener, E., Kim-Prieto, C., Scollon, C. N., Choi, D, W. (2007). The Value-congruence model of memory for emotional experiences: An Explanation for cultural differences in emotional self-reports. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 897-905.

Oishi, S., Diener, E., Choi, D.W., Kim-Prieto, C., & Choi, I. (2007). The Dynamics of daily events and well-being across cultures: When less is more. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 685-698.

Oishi, S. Koo, M., & Akimoto, S. (2008). Culture, interpersonal perceptions, and happiness in social interactions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 307-320.

Oishi, S., & Schimmack, U. (2010). Culture and well-being: A new inquiry into the Psychological Wealth of Nations. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 463-471.

Oishi, S., Kurtz, J.L., Miao, F. F., Park, J., & Whitchurch, E., (2011). The Role of familiarity in daily well-being: Developmental and cultural variation. Developmental Psychology.

Oishi, S., Kesebir, S., & Diener, E. (2011). Income inequality and happiness. Psychological Science, 22, 1095-1100.

Oishi, S., Schimmack, U., & Diener, E. (2012). Progressive taxation and the subjective well-being of nations. Psychological Science.

Residential Mobility & Well-Being

Oishi, S., Lun, J., & Sherman, G. D. (2007). Residential mobility, self-concept, and positive affect in social interactions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 131-141.

Oishi, S., Rothman, A., J., Snyder, M., Su, J., Zehm, K., Hertel, A. W., Gonzales, M. H., & Sherman, G. D. (2007). The Socio-ecological model of pro-community action: The Benefits of residential stability. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 831-844.

Oishi, S. (2010). The psychology of residential mobility: Implications for the self, social relationships, and well-being. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 5-21.

Oishi, S., Ishii, K., & Lun, J. (2009). Residential mobility and conditionality of group identification. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 913-919.

Oishi, S., & Schimmack, U. (2010). Residential mobility, well-being, and mortality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 980-994.

Oishi, S., Miao, F. F., Koo, M., Kisling, J., & Ratliff, K. A. (2012). Residential mobility breeds familiarity seeking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 149-162.

Personality & Well-Being

Oishi, S., Diener, E., Suh, E., & Lucas, R. E. (1999). Value as a moderator in subjective well-being. Journal of Personality, 67, 157-184.

Oishi, S., Schimmack, U., & Diener, E. (2001). Pleasures and subjective well-being. European Journal of Personality, 15, 153-167.

Oishi, S. (2006). The concept of life satisfaction across cultures: An IRT analysis. Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 411-423.

Oishi, S., Diener, E., & Lucas, R. E. (2007). The optimal level of well-being: Can we be too happy? Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2, 346-360.

Well-Being Judgments

Oishi, S., Wyer, R. S. Jr., & Colcombe, S. (2000). Cultural variation in the use of current life satisfaction to predict the future. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 78, 434-445

Oishi, S., Schimmack, U., & Colcombe, S. (2003). The Contextual and systematic nature of life satisfaction judgments. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 39, 232-247.

Oishi, S., & Sullivan, H. W. (2006). The Predictive value of daily vs. retrospective well-being judgments in relationship stability. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 460-470.

Koo, M., & Oishi, S. (2009). False memory and the associative network of happiness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 212-220.

Oishi, S., Whitchurch, E., Miao, F., Kurtz, J., & Park, J. (2009). “Would I be happier if I moved?” Retirement status and cultural variations in the anticipated and actual levels of happiness. Journal of Positive Psychology, 4, 437-446.

Culture & Personality

Schimmack, U., Radhakrishan, P., Oishi, S., Dzokoto, V., Ahadi, S. (2002). Culture, personality, and subjective well-being. Integrating process model of life satisfaction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 582-593.

Oishi, S. (2004). Personality in culture: A Neo-Allportian View. Journal of Research in Personality, 38, 68-74.

Oishi, S, Diener, E., Scollon, C. N., & Biswas-Diener, R. (2004). Cross-Situational Consistency of Affective Experiences Across Cultures. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. Vol 86(3), 460-472

Schimmack, U., Oishi, S., & Diener, E. (2005). Individualism: A valid and important dimension of cultural differences. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 9, 17-31.

Oishi, S., & Sullivan, H. W. (2005). The mediating role of parental expectations in culture and well-being. Journal of Personality, 73, 1267-1294.

Oishi, S., & Roth, D. P. (2009). The Role of self-reports in culture and personality research: It is too early to give up on self-reports. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 107-109.

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