Takuya Sawaoka
Sr. Research Scientist

Takuya Sawaoka is a Sr. Research Scientist at OpenMind. In this role, Takuya oversees OpenMind’s research agenda by leading the design and measurement of OpenMind’s behavioral interventions. Takuya received his PhD in Social Psychology from Stanford University, and his bachelor’s degree from Yale University. His previous research broadly examined how people reason about individual vs. collective moral responsibility – his most recent work investigated how collective moral outrage facilitates or impedes moral persuasion. His research has appeared in Psychological Science, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Social Psychological and Personality Science, and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Takuya Sawaoka
Sr. Research Scientist

Takuya Sawaoka is a Sr. Research Scientist at OpenMind. In this role, Takuya oversees OpenMind’s research agenda by leading the design and measurement of OpenMind’s behavioral interventions. Takuya received his PhD in Social Psychology from Stanford University, and his bachelor’s degree from Yale University. His previous research broadly examined how people reason about individual vs. collective moral responsibility – his most recent work investigated how collective moral outrage facilitates or impedes moral persuasion. His research has appeared in Psychological Science, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Social Psychological and Personality Science, and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Takuya Sawaoka 
Sr. Research Scientist

Takuya Sawaoka is a Sr. Research Scientist at OpenMind. In this role, Takuya oversees OpenMind’s research agenda by leading the design and measurement of OpenMind’s behavioral interventions. Takuya received his PhD in Social Psychology from Stanford University, and his bachelor’s degree from Yale University. His previous research broadly examined how people reason about individual vs. collective moral responsibility – his most recent work investigated how collective moral outrage facilitates or impedes moral persuasion. His research has appeared in Psychological Science, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Social Psychological and Personality Science, and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

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