Personal profile

Biography

Kagari joined the University of Huddersfield in May 2016 and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Psychology. She completed her BA and MA in Japan, followed by an MSc in the Psychology of Music at the University of Keele. Her PhD explored levels of collaborative creativity in young children. Prior to moving to Huddersfield, she taught Psychology and Social Research Methods in universities in UK and Japan.

She is currently Module Leader for Developmental Psychology (HFB2013), and contributes a number of sessions to the Department of Music at Huddersfield. In addition, she has supervised students through to completion at both Masters and PhD level and is interested in supervising students in any of her related areas of interest.

Her current interests include the development of gender stereotypes in young children, music and wellbeing – with a particular focus on dementia, developmental psychology of the arts, and cultural influences on creativity. Kagari is a member of both the British Psychological Society and the Japanese Psychological Association.

Research Expertise and Interests

•Developing concepts of gender stereotype in young children

•Using music with those in care, especially music and dementia

•The function of music in everyday life and

•Cross-cultural psychology and comparative studies

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Output 2015 2017

Promoting Wellbeing: Amylase as an Indicator of Changes in Stress Level in People with Intellectual Disabilities

Marshall, N. A. & Shibazaki, K. 30 Apr 2017 In : Asian Journal of Human Services. 12, p. 60-76 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
disability
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Exploring teachers views of creativity: A comparative study

Shibazaki, K. & Marshall, N. A. 30 Jun 2016 In : Bulletin of the School of Social Work Seirei Christopher University. 14, p. 27 -42 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

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Exploring the Benefits and Uses of Musical Experiences in the Context of Dementia Care

Shibazaki, K. & Marshall, N. A. 2016 In : Asian Journal of Human Services. 10, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Seeking Asylum: The Benefits for Clients, Family Members and Care-givers of Using Music in Hospice Care

Marshall, N. A. & Shibazaki, K. 30 Oct 2016 In : Asian Journal of Human Services. 11, p. 18-30 13 p.

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1 Citations

Exploring the Impact of Music Concerts in Promoting Well-Being in Dementia Care

Shibazaki, K. & Marshall, N. A. 15 Dec 2015 In : Aging and Mental Health. 21, 5, p. 468-476 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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