(Last updated : 2016-12-21 14:00:44)
  Hirukawa Tatsu
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Information and Communication
   Position   Associate Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2012/08 Article Negative reliability from multiple devices in field RNG experiments. Proceedings of Presented Papers of 55th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. 55 (Collaboration) 
2. 2011/08 Article The effects of audience size: a field RNG experiment in ballparks in Japan, Proceedings of Presented Papers of 54th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. 54 (Collaboration) 
3. 2006 Article Field REG Experiments of Religious Rituals and Other Events in Parana, Brazil. Proceedings of Presented Papers, 3rd Psi Meeting: Implications and Apprications of Psi 3,pp.17-26 (Collaboration) 
4. 2004 Article Anomalous fluctuation of RNG data in Nebuta: Summer festival in northeast Japan. Proceedings of Presented Papers of 47th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association 47,pp.389-397 (Collaboration) 
5. 2004 Article Case report on strange electro-magnetic signals: Research of "poltergeist" incident in Gifu, Japan Proceedings of the Works of Presentators, 2nd Psi Meeting: Reflection to the Future of Parapsychology (2) (Collaboration) 
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2000/04 Evolutinary psychology of shamanism: Toward a computational theory of shamanic states of consciousness (Toward a Science of Consciousness:Tucson 2000)
2. 1999/05 Multidimensional scaling of multidimensional reality: A statistical mapping of states of consciousness (Toward a Science of Consciousness: Tokyo 99)
■ Academic Qualifications
1. 〔Doctoral course〕 Department of Anthropology, Graduate School, Division of Science, The University of Tokyo, Accomplished credits for doctoral program,
2. 1993/03
Degree Acquisition
Kyoto University, Master
3. 〔Master degree program〕 Department of Zoology, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Kyoto University, Completed,
4. Department of Agricultural Biology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Graduated,
■ Teaching Activities
● Efforts to Improve Educational Contents and Method (Including Teaching Evaluation)
1. 2006/04/01~ Bidirectional classes using website Link
■ Academic Associations Membership
1. American Anthropological Association
2. 2011/04~ Parapsychologial Association
3. 2008/04~ Japanese Association of Cultural Anthropology
4. 2004/04~ Society for Psychical Research
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 2004~2006  Cross-Cultural and Psychological Reserch of Ritual, Shamanism, and Cosmology (Worldview) in the World Cultures.  (Key Word : cosmology,consciousness,shamanism)
■ Email Addresses
■ Current Specialized Field
Cultural anthropology and folklore, Experimental psychology, Experimental psychology, Sociology of science, history of science and technology, Physical anthropology, Biophysics, Aesthetics and art studies