BA, Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz
Post-baccalaureate certificate in Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
Yuji is a graduate student in the Behavioral Science Department working with Dr. Ed O'Brien, Dr. Jane Risen and Dr. Ayelet Fishbach. He earned a degree in sociology in 2012 from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and he graduated from the post-baccalaureate program in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2016. At UC Berkeley, he worked with Dr. Clayton Critcher on research about how features of change in task contexts affect performance.
Yuji is broadly interested in how people respond to changes in circumstances, how social contexts affect goal pursuit, and how abstract beliefs affect the self-concept.