Kawaii Spoons for Senior Citizens

Michiko Ohkura, Somchanok Tivatansakul, Kohei Akimoto

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Senior citizens require a certain amount of daily nutrition and calories to maintain their health, especially because they often suffer from reduced appetites. Since using kawaii spoons might increase their appetites, while they looked at various kawaii spoon designs, we experimentally estimated their mental states by measuring their biological signals.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringer Series on Cultural Computing
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameSpringer Series on Cultural Computing
ISSN (Print)2195-9056
ISSN (Electronic)2195-9064


  • Appetite
  • ECG
  • Kawaii spoon
  • Senior citizen

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Science Applications


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