"Welcome to the Homepage of Dr. David Matsumoto, Acclaimed Psychologist, Researcher, Author and Judoka"

Dr. David Matsumoto, is a renowned expert in the field of microexpressions, gesture, nonverbal behavior, culture and emotion. He is the director of Humintell, a company that provides training to individuals and organizations in these fields.

Matsumoto is also a Professor of Psychology at San Francisco State University. He is the Founder and Director of SFSU’s Culture and Emotion Research Laboratory. The laboratory focuses on studies involving culture, emotion, social interaction and communication.  

In 2009, Matsumoto was one of the select few to receive the prestigious Minerva Grant; a $1.9 million grant from the US Department of Defense to examine the role of emotions in ideologically-based groups.


Matsumoto is also the owner and head instructor of the East Bay Judo Institute in El Cerrito, California.  He holds a 7th degree black belt and well as class A Coaching and Referee Licenses.

 

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  Culture and Psychology, 5th Edition

   ISBN: 9781111344931

   Publication Date: 2013

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The most current edition of Culture and Psychology puts psychological theories and concepts into a cross-cultural framework.  It delves into the relationship between culture and psychology through exploration of topics such as changing gender roles, sexuality, self-esteem, aggression, personality and mate selection.  This edition creates a deeper and more complex understanding of the nature of culture for the reader. 


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  Nonverbal Communication: Science and Applications

   ISBN: 978-1-4129-9930-4

   Publication Date: April 2012

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Edited by three leading authorities on nonverbal behavior, this book examines state-of-the-art research and knowledge regarding nonverbal behavior and applies that scientific knowledge to a broad range of fields. The editors present a true scientist–practitioner model, blending cutting-edge behavioral science with real-world practical experience, thus making this text the first of its kind to merge theoretical and practical worlds.