Transactions of Japan Society of Kansei Engineering
Online ISSN : 1884-5258
ISSN-L : 1884-0833
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  • - Psychological Factors using Factor Analysis and Partial Correlation -
    Chiho KITASHIMA, Masamichi ASUKAI, Takahiko SUEYOSHI, Takashi ISOZAKI, ...
    Article ID: TJSKE-D-20-00048
    Published: 2021
    [Advance publication] Released: February 24, 2021
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    The purposes were to clarify the structure of psychological factors on subjective well-being. In order to reveal its structure, this study used two analyses both factor analysis as macro front and partial correlation analysis as micro front. Subjective well-being evaluated by life satisfaction, positive emotion and negative emotion. After the selection of 29 psychological factor items, the questionnaire was tested by 1,500 participants. Results revealed that psychological factors relating well-being consists of 4 factors: 1) Relation with others and Gratitude, 2) Self-acceptance and Optimism, 3) Self-actualization and Personal growth and 4) Self-confidence and Authenticity. Furthermore, partial correlation analysis found out direct and indirect correlation between psychological factors and subjective well-being. It showed that well-being was correlation factor 2 and factor 3 directly, factor 1 and factor 4 related in indirectly. In particular, Life satisfaction was associated with Self-acceptance directly, positive emotion was Hopes for the future and negative emotion rated Nothing worries.

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  • Takuma TAKEHARA, Natsuki INOUE, Luna YAMAMOTO, Misa SHIMIZU
    Article ID: TJSKE-D-20-00011
    Published: 2021
    [Advance publication] Released: January 22, 2021
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    Faces with larger eyes and double eyelids are perceived as more attractive than those devoid of these features. Moreover, eye bag makeup has become fashionable among nonprofessional lay young females to enhance the perceived size of their eyes. The majority of research on the influence of the upper eyelids on facial attractiveness has been conducted using artificially generated faces; however, research on facial attractiveness forming eye bag makeup remains unexplored. This study investigated the physical and mental attractiveness of real female faces with single/double eyelids and with/without eye bag makeup. The results indicated that faces with double eyelids were rated as more attractive than those with single eyelids. Faces with eye bag makeup were generally perceived as less attractive than those without them. While this was the case regardless of the type of eyelids for mental attractiveness, eye bag makeup only impacted the faces with double eyelids for physical attractiveness.

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