Research Publications for Apo S G Aporosa

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  • Aporosa, A. S., Atkins, M., & Brunton, R. (2020). Kava drinking in traditional settings: Towards understanding effects on cognitive function. Human Psychopharmacology, 35(2). doi:10.1002/hup.2725

  • Aporosa, A. S., & Foley, E. (2020). De-mythologizing and re-branding the traditional drink kava. Research Outreach, (113), 106-109. doi:10.32907/ro-113-106109

  • Burroughs, H., Aporosa, A., Vanderschantz, N., Hinze, A., Sevudredre, S., & Gaunavou, U. J. (2020). Na i Cavuti: A mobile application to assist the retention of Fijian traditional knowledge. Poster session presented at the meeting of Poster presented in partial fulfillment of the requirement for Summer Research Project 2019/20. University of Waikato..

  • Aporosa, A. S., & Forde, J. (2020). Kava - an icon of Pacific identity and Tangata Whenua?. Spasifik Magazine, (74).

  • Aporosa, A. (2019). Australia’s discussion of kava imports reflects lack of cultural understanding. The Conversation, June 9.

  • Aporosa, S. A. (2019). De-mythologizing and re-branding of kava as the new ‘world drug’ of choice. Drug Science, Policy and Law, 5, 205032451987613. doi:10.1177/2050324519876131

  • Aporosa, A., & Forde, J. (2019). Māori and kava: New drug fashion or re-engagement with 'kawa'?. Pacific Dynamics, 3(1), 72-85. Retrieved from

  • Aporosa, S. A. (2019). Kava and ethno-cultural identity in Oceania. In S. Ratuva (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity (pp. 1-15). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-981-13-0242-8_134-1

  • Aporosa, A. (2019). Cognitive functions associated with consumption of traditional volumes of kava (Piper methysticum): A feasibility study. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 33(8). Retrieved from

  • Aporosa, A. (2019). Kava, the devil, and the snake: Pentecostal iconoclasm in contemporary Fiji. In Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania Annual Conference (ASA019). Conference held at University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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