RUSSELL SARWAR KABIR

Last Updated :2022/05/11

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assistant Professor
Web Site
E-mail
kabirhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
I am an assistant professor at Hiroshima University with special training in mental health/psychosocial support programs. My research interests broadly span topics and constructs related to interoception and emotion, movement and relaxation, affective states and self-regulation, and their measurement.

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education, Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Ph.D.), Japan, 2016, 2020
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education, Psychology (Master's), Japan, 2014, 2016
  • University of Oklahoma, College of International Studies, International & Area Studies (Asian Studies), United States of America, 2007, 2011
  • University of Oklahoma, Department of Biology, Zoology, United States of America, 2007, 2011

Research Keywords

  • psychometrics, learner beliefs, self-regulation, interoceptive sensibility, self-efficacy in intercultural communication, relaxation, experiential learning

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIA
  2. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, INU Special Intensive Course
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Research Methods and Analysis
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, English Communication I
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, English Communication Practice II
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Teaching Practice at Junior and Senior High School I
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Teaching Practice at Junior and Senior High School II
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Teaching Practice at High School III
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Teaching Practice Focusing on Classroom Observation at Lower and Upper Secondary Schools
  10. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  11. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Micro Teaching for Intercultural Education
  12. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, International Perspectives in Positive Education
  13. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Research Methods on Education, Social Sciences and Humanities
  14. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Independent Study on Research Methods
  15. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Humanities and Social Sciences and Society (English Class)
  16. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Research Methods and Ethics for Educational Sciences (English Class)
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Educational Sciences and Society (English Class)

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Experimental manipulation of guided attention to the shoulder movement task in Clinical Dohsa-hou induces shifts in the reactive mode and indicates flexible cognitive control performance, Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 1-16, 20220406
  2. Social engagement forums to strengthen intercultural ties: piloting community outreach workshops for needs assessment of educational support services among ethnic minorities in Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan, Hiroshima Daigaku Kyouikugakubu Kyodokenkyuu Project Hokokusho, 20, 33-42, 20220318
  3. Reading Instruction in the EFL Classroom: Oscar Wilde's The Selfish Giant as an Authentic Text for Senior High School Learners in Japan, Hiroshima Journal of School Education, 28, 31-36, 20220318
  4. ★, Positive youth development and environmental concerns among youth and emerging adults in Ghana, Handbook of Positive Youth Development, 81-94, 20211023
  5. Book review: Roma Minority Youth across Cultural Contexts: Taking a Positive Approach to Research, Policy and Practice, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 7(4), 601-603, 20211001
  6. ★, Connection in Youth Development Key to the Mental Health Continuum in Ghana: A Structural Equation Model of Thriving and Flourishing Indicators, Frontiers in Psychology, 4830, 20211021
  7. Spontaneous facial expressions are different from posed facial expressions: morphological properties and dynamic sequences, Current Psychology, 35(129), 1-13, 2017
  8. A review of the long-term psychological effects of radiation exposure in the cases of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Hiroshima Psychological Research, 16, 49-68, 2017
  9. Spontaneous facial actions map onto emotional experiences in a non-social context: toward a component-based approach, Frontiers in Psychology: Emotion Science, 8(633), 2017
  10. ★, Self-Active Relaxation Therapy (SART) and self-regulation: a comprehensive review and comparison of the Japanese body movement approach, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12(21), 2018
  11. Dynamic displays enhance the ability to discriminate genuine and posed facial expressions of emotion, Frontiers in Psychology: Emotion Science, 9(672), 2018
  12. Promoting self-regulatory management of chronic pain through Dohsa-hou: single case series of low-functioning hemodialysis patients, Frontiers in Psychology: Psychology for Clinical Settings, 10(1394), 2019
  13. Interoceptive attention tendencies predict trait anxiety in undergraduate students and hospital nurses participating in stress management programs, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, Part III, 68, 111-120, 2019
  14. Referencing the body for mood state regulation: an examination of stress management using Dohsa-hou as a primary prevention program for nurses, Environmental and Occupational Health Practice, 1(2), 1-6, 2019
  15. Convergent associations between interoceptive attention tendencies and the experience of embodied self-awareness and feeling states related to self-active relaxation tasks, The Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Psychology, 45(1), 57-68, 2019
  16. Exploring the assumption of congruent mimicry in emotional contagion by leveraging experienced emotions as facial stimuli, In F. L. Osório and M. F. Donadon (Eds.), Facial Expression: Recognition Technologies and Analysis, 137-168, 2019
  17. ★, Interacting with competence: a validation study of the Self-Efficacy in Intercultural Communication Scale-Short Form, Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences, 11(2086)
  18. Survey and comparison of psychological factors between descendants and non-descendants of survivors of the atomic bomb: Generational differences in mental health indicators, Journal of Psychiatric Research, 136, 398-401, 202104
  19. Fantasy Component of Interpersonal Reactivity is Associated with Empathic Accuracy: Findings from Behavioral Experiments with Implications for Applied Settings, Reading Psychology, 1-9, 20210824

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Concurrent US-Japan findings on interoceptive attention tendencies and perceived health competence, Without Invitation, English, International Congress of Psychology 2020+, Prague, Czech Republic
  2. School Education in the Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era (6): Current Perspectives on Teacher Education and Educational Research Across Countries, "Workarounds Worldwide: Brief Reports on the Institute of Education (IOE) Seminars Examining the Effects of Covid-19 on Teacher Education", Brett Raymond Walter, School Education in the Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era (6): Current Perspectives on Teacher Education and Educational Research Across Countries, With Invitation, English, Educational Vision Research Institute
  3. Looking back, looking in: moral motivators and prosocial civics in case studies of the health consequences of CBRN disasters in Japan, The International Atomic Energy Agency's 3rd Technical Meeting on Science, Technology, and Society Perspectives on Nuclear Science, Radiation and Human Health: The View from Asia, 2016, With Invitation, National University of Singapore
  4. Item response analysis of the Japanese adaptation of the Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness, Kabir RS, Namba S, Haramaki Y, The 6th World Congress of Positive Psychology, 2019, Without Invitation, International Positive Psychology Association, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory), Examination of the mechanism of stress management effects using peripheral biological responses
  2. Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Investigating the intercultural development of Japanese undergraduates attributable to study tours abroad
  3. Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists, Development and Evaluation of a Foreign Language Anxiety Management Program for Self-Efficacy in Intercultural Communication: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Educational Intervention

Social Activities

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2021, Journal of International Students, 1
  2. 2021, Frontiers in Psychology, Reviewer, 3
  3. 2020, Psychological Assessment, Reviewer, 1
  4. 2020, Personality and Individual Differences, Reviewer, 1
  5. 2020, Japan Society for Research on Emotions, Reviewer, 1
  6. 2020, Heliyon, Reviewer, 1
  7. 2020, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Reviewer, 1