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Hagihara, Mayuko; Kato, Daiki – College Student Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between personality and resilience. The HEXACO personality model was employed; it includes six personality factors: honesty-humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience. The Bidimensional Resilience Scale, which measures innate and…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Resilience (Psychology), Females, College Students
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Sawai, Misae; Kato, Daiki – College Student Journal, 2017
This study examined the factor structure of sibling relationships in Japanese female university students. Two hundred and fifteen Japanese female university students participated in this study. The Adult Sibling Relationship Scale (ASRQ, Stocker et al., 1997) was used to measure sibling relationship cognition. The model was constructed as a result…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Schemata (Cognition), Foreign Countries, Females
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Sato, Takahiro; Hodge, Samuel R. – College Student Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze the views of exchange students from Japan about their sojourn experiences at an American university. The participants were eight exchange students from Japan (four males and four females). This descriptive-qualitative study was conceptualized within sojourner theory (Siu, 1952). The data…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Experience, Student Exchange Programs, Surveys
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Zhang, Baoguo – College Student Journal, 2008
This essay mainly discusses the following issue: Do people from different cultures store English words in their minds in different ways; and what elements determine people's mental lexicon? The findings from my experiment showed that cultural factors only play a minor role on this stage. The leading dominants in this light are the linguistic…
Descriptors: Semantics, Dictionaries, Foreign Countries, Vocabulary Development
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Bonazzo, Claude; Wong, Y. Joel – College Student Journal, 2007
This qualitative study examined four Japanese international female college students' experience of discrimination, prejudice, and stereotypes in a predominately white university. Four themes emerged from the analysis of data: (1) overt forms of prejudice and discrimination; (2) stereotypes common to Asians; (3) stereotypes unique to the Japanese;…
Descriptors: Females, Asian Culture, Student Attitudes, Foreign Students
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Bjornsen, Christopher A.; Scepansky, James A.; Suzuki, Akira – College Student Journal, 2007
The authors adapted a measure of apathy previously used with Japanese college students to investigate relations between this construct and personality traits among U.S. college students. Males and females reported similar levels of apathy, and both were significantly lower than those obtained from Japanese college students. Analyses demonstrate…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Construct Validity