Locations / Contact Info:
330 Behavioural Science - BSBKeele CampusPhone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 33438
Faculty & School/Dept.
Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology
PhD - 2012
University of California, Santa Barbara
BA - 2006
Claremont McKenna College
Sasaki, J. Y. (2013). Promise and challenges surrounding culture–gene coevolution and gene–culture interactions. Psychological Inquiry, 24, 64–70.
Sasaki, J. Y., Kim, H. S., Mojaverian, T., Kelley, L. D., Park, I., & Janušonis, S. (2013). Religion priming differentially increases prosociality among variants of Dopamine D4 Receptor (DRD4) gene. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 8, 209–215.
Sasaki, J. Y., Kim, H. S., & Xu, J. (2011). Religion and well-being: An analysis of an oxytocin receptor polymorphism (OXTR) and culture. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42, 1394–1405.
Sasaki, J. Y., & Kim, H. S. (2011). At the intersection of culture and religion: A cultural analysis of religion’s implications for secondary control and social affiliation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 401–414.
Society for Experimental Social Psychology Dissertation Award - 2013
Currently available to supervise graduate students: Yes
Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: Not Indicated
Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: Not Indicated
Individual, situational, and cultural moderators of religion’s effects; cultural influences on cognition, emotion, and well-being; gene–environment interactions.
Curriculum Vitae (C.V. file):
CV of Joni Y. Sasaki