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PS25P-09-305

Emotion judgment based on the facial expression:A comparative study of Korean, Japan, China.

[Speaker] Myeong Ok, Shin:1
[Co-author] Minsoo, Jung:1, Hyunjung, Shin:1, Bia, Kim:1
1:Pusan National University (Korea(Republic of Korea))

It is widely accepted that culture affects the ability to understand and express the emotion. There is different emotion judgment pattern in countries belonging to the eastern culture(Biehl et al., 1972). The present study has compared Korea, Japan, China's emotion judgment data that using JACFEE(Japanese and Caucasian Facial Expressions of Emotion) as experiment stimulus. The results were as follows: (1) Three countries showed poor performance when judging anger(Korea = 62.4%, Japan = 56.3%, China = 65.6%). (2) Three countries showed poor performance when judging fear(Korea = 29.4%, Japan = 44.5%, China = 55.4%). (3) Three countries showed poor performance when judging disgust(Korea = 47.3%, Japan = 63.7%, China = 49.7%.). (4) Three countries showed similar misinterpretation pattern. The significance of the present study is that the research explored emotion judgment aspects of three distinguishing countries by deploying consistent and validated stimuli.
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