Japanese

Activity Report

This section highlights the past activities of the Institute for Motivational Studies and Research (IMSAR).

February 25th,
2017
9th Motivation Research Institute Forum
The 9th Motivation Research Institute Forum became a concurrent event as a public lecture along with the 10th anniversary of Tokyo Future University (sponsored by Adachi Ward).
“Supporting the Mental Health of Working People - An Approach to Both Individuals and Organizations”
Sayo Oba (Director of the Mental-Health Professional Support Center, the Medical Corporation Association Hirotomikai Kanda Higashi Clinic) was the guest speaker at Mirai Hall of Tokyo Future University.
December 3rd,
2016
Researcher Yukiko Iso held a lecture aimed at guardians related to improving learning desire.
“How to Praise and Scold Children”
November 19th,
2016
In cooperation with the Japan Applied Psychology Association, we held the public symposium, “Present Research Methods -Theory and Techniques, Implementation, and Prospects-” in Building B, Classroom 327 of our university.
The topic contributors were Kunihiro Kimura (Professor, Department of Behavioral Science School / Faculty of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University), Kazunari Yamada (Professor, Department of Social Psychology / Faculty of Sociology, Toyo University), Tokunori Ishizaka (Professor, Center for Research in General Education, Saitama University). The designated debaters were Katsuya Tasaki (Professor, School of International Politics, Economics and Communication, Aoyama Gakuin University) and Shuichi Ukutani (Professor, Department of Business Administration, Tokyo Fuji University). The MC was Junichi Taniguchi (Professor, Department of Psychology / Faculty of Psychology, Tezukayama University).
November 19th,
2016
Researcher Hiroko Kobayashi held a lecture aimed at guardians related to improving learning desire.
“Becoming a Child who Loves Studying - Learning Methods that Foster Desire”
October 22nd,
2016
Researcher Toshikazu Sakuma held a lecture aimed at guardians related to improving learning desire.
“How to Interact with Adolescents”
October 6th,
2016
Motivation Research Institute 2016 Academic Year Periodic General Meeting
We confirmed the continuation of the 2017 Academic Year collaborative research and implementation cooperation with the Sumida Ward board of education, and detailed review in the forum that was held.
April 14th,
2016
Motivation Research Institute 2016 Academic Year Periodic General Meeting
Along with confirming the 2016 Research Institute Structure and Income and Expenditure Statement, we also confirmed the periodically held forum and the issuance of “Motivation Research” issue 5 as the 2015 Academic Year Activity Report. As for the 2016 Academic Year Project Schedule, we confirmed the continuation of the twice-a-year forum, the continuation of the collaborative research and implementation cooperation in making further improvements with the Sumida Ward board of education, and the issuance of “Motivation Research” issue 6.
October 29th,
2015
8th Motivation Research Institute Forum
“How to raise learning desire - from the perspective of teaching methods and learning strategies”
Shinichi Ichikawa (Professor, Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo) was the guest speaker at Mirai Hall of Tokyo Future University.
March 17,
2015.
The fifth IMSAR forum.
“Supporting the self-fulfillment of the physically challenged and elderly ~Life functions supporting well-being and the tools (equipment) for supporting life functions~

By inviting Kiyohiko Nunokawa (Assistant Prof. of School of Human and Social Sciences, Tokyo International University) as an instructor, a forum was convened at the Mirai Hall, Tokyo Future University.
March 16,
2015.
The fourth publication of motivational studies―IMSAR.
The IMSAR published a report that summarizes various contents related to the motivational studies conducted in FY 2013 such as a symposium, extension lecture, various papers, and book reviews.
October 18,
2014.
The fourth IMSAR forum.
“Real identity of motivation ~Pay principal attention to the roles of emotion~”

By inviting Toshihiko Hayamizu (Prof. of Department of Psychology, College of Humanities, Chubu University) as an instructor, a forum was convened at the Mirai Hall, Tokyo Future University.
May 9,
2014.
Fiscal Year 2014 IMSAR Ordinary General Meeting
The IMSAR’s structure for the fiscal year ending in March 31, 2014 was confirmed while a public symposium and forum were held along with the participation in a workshop as part of an activity report for the fiscal year 2013 as well as to confirm the publication of the third activity report. Additionally, it also checked the business plans for FY 2014 and the fourth activity report based on an income and expenditure budget.
March 20,
2014.
The third publication of motivational studies―IMSAR.
The IMSAR published a report that summarizes various contents related to the motivational studies conducted in FY 2013 such as a symposium, extension lecture, various papers and book reviews.
February 22,
2014.
The third IMSAR forum.
Theme: Loss and society in disasters ~From ill-being to well-being.

By inviting Kiyoshi Ando (Prof. of the Faculty of Sociology, Department of Social Psychology) as an instructor, a forum was convened at Tokyo Future University.
December 24,
2013.
The publication of a textbook for the advanced qualification of a certified motivation manager.
As part of the commissioned project for the Motivation Management Association, the IMSAR created an textbook titled “Motivation management for utilizing human resources to bring results” for the advanced qualification of a certified motivation manager jointly with Link and Motivation Inc. (LMI)
December 14,
2013.
The participation in the workshop with Hallym University, South Korea. (Daibo and Kakuyama)
The IMSAR took part in the joint workshop of the Toyo University 21st Century Human Interaction Research Center (HIRC21) and the Research Institute of Psychology, Hallym University, South Korea.
December 7,
2013.
Sponsorship for the public symposium of the Japan Association of Applied Psychology.
The IMSAR sponsored the lecture titled “Psychology of well-being ~”The application and practices of the well-being studies for now and future~“.
October 12,
2013.
The second IMSAR forum.
“Fostering motivation toward tomorrow to improve well-being”
Theme: Cults and mind control ―Matters resulting in interference with well-being―

By inviting Prof. Kimiaki Nishida (Faculty of Psychology, Rissho University) as an instructor, a forum was convened at the Mirai Hall, Tokyo Future University.
May 25,
2013.
Holding of the 57th public symposium by the Japanese Society of Social Psychology.
“Motivations help build a positive life”

The IMSAR helped convened the 57th public symposium as requested by the Japanese Society of Social Psychology.
April 25,
2013.
The supervision of the Leaders’ Bible.
The IMSAR supervised the Leaders’ Bible, which offers tips on becoming a capable leader by introducing case studies of various situations faced by high school student leaders.
April 20,
2013.
A joint hosting of “Front line of the well-being studies” with the Faculty of Sociology, Toyo University.
A joint hosting of a lecture by Prof. Shigehiro Oishi of the University of Virginia, U.S.A., which was convened by the Faculty of Sociology, Toyo University.
February 25,
2013.
The second publication of motivational studies―IMSAR.
The IMSAR published a report that summarizes various contents related to the motivational studies such as a symposium, extension lecture, various papers and book reviews.
January 26,
2013.
The first IMSAR forum.
Theme: IMSAR forum, Why do people work~
―A motivation for well-being and work within an occupation―
By inviting Koichi Ono (Prof. of the Faculty of Business Administration, Asia University) as an instructor, a forum was convened at the Mirai Hall, Tokyo Future University.
January 15,
2013.
The website of the Institute for Motivational Studies and Research opened.

December 3,
2012.
Signed a cooperation agreement with the Institute of Psychology, Rissho University.
The IMSAR entered into an academic and research exchange partnership with the goals of forming a mutual cooperation with research institutions to promote wide-ranging research and practical activities including a symposium, workshop and information exchange about student education.

October 30,
2012.
The publication of a basic textbook for the qualification of a certified motivation manager.
As part of the commissioned project for the Motivation Management Association, the IMSAR created a basic textbook for the qualification of a certified motivation manager jointly with Link and Motivation Inc. (LMI)
October 14,
2012.
Extension lecture
Theme: A sense of well-being in an aged society.
Prof. Ikkou Takahashi, School of Motivation Behavioral Science, Tokyo Future University, was invited as an instructor for the extension lecture at Tokyo Future University.
September 15,
2012.
Extension lecture
Theme: Communication skills of the families with small children.
Assistant Prof. Hiroko Kotani, School of Child Psychology, Tokyo Future University, was invited as an instructor for the extension lecture at Tokyo Future University.
August 26,
2012.
Extension lecture
Theme: Fostering self-affirmation for high school students
Ryo Imamura, the senior executive manager of Katariba, NPO Katariba, was invited as an instructor for the extension lecture at Tokyo Future University.
July 21,
2012.
Symposium
Theme: Behavioral science of ties ~A story of motivations that increases the level of well-being~
By inviting Ryo Imamura, the senior executive manager of Katariba, NPO Katariba; Assistant Prof. Hiroko Kotani, School of Child Psychology, Tokyo Future University; Yayoi Kondo, Mayor of Adachi City; Prof. Ikkou Takahashi, School of Motivation Behavioral Science, Tokyo Future University as panelists, a symposium was convened at the Art Center of Tokyo 21F (Tenku Theater) with Takashi Kakuyama, a professor of Tokyo Future University and Director of the Institute for Motivational Studies and Research as a master of ceremony. more info
June 13,
2012.
Signed a cooperation agreement with the Toyo University 21st Century Human Interaction Research Center (HIRC21)
The IMSAR entered into an academic and research exchange partnership with the goals of forming a mutual cooperation with research institutions to promote wide-ranging research and practical activities including a symposium, workshop and information exchange about student education.
April 17,
2012.
Fiscal Year 2012 IMSAR Ordinary General Meeting
The IMSAR’s structure for the fiscal year ending in March 31, 2012 was confirmed while a public symposium was held as part of an activity report for the fiscal year 2011 as well as to confirm the publication of the first activity report. As for the FY 2012 business plans, it also checked the cooperation for the Adachi City’s 80th anniversary and the publication of an activity report.
September 1,
2011.
Establishment of the Institute for Motivational Studies and Research.
The IMSAR was established with the aims of promoting studies and research on motivations to respond to social demands, as well as to enrich the education and research on motivations at the Tokyo Future University. Fiscal Year 2011 IMSAR Ordinary General Meeting The IMSAR’s operating plans for the fiscal year ending in March 31, 2011, were confirmed along with the formation of the IMSAR.
June 18,
2011.
Holding of a public symposium
Theme: “A motivation to study, work and towards tomorrow”
By inviting Prof. Shinichi Ichikawa of the Graduate School of Education, the University of Tokyo; Prof. Toshihiro Kanai of the Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University; Prof. Ikuo Daibo of the Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University; and Yoshihisa Ozasa, President of Link and Motivation Inc. as panelists, a public symposium was convened at the Nikkei Hall with Takashi Kakuyama, a professor of the current Tokyo Future University and Director of the Institute for Motivational Studies and Research as a master of ceremony. more info

For inquiries:
03-5813-2525
imsar@tokyomirai.ac.jp

ABOUTACTIVITYPUBLICATIONS