Cognitive Behavior Difference Based on Sensory Analysis in Tactile Evaluation of Fabrics

  • Jun Zhang
  • Hui TaoEmail author
  • Xuewei Jiang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 954)


The hand evaluation of fabric is the psychological cognition and experience when people interact with fabrics and clothing. In this study, the subjective evaluation method was used to evaluate the tactile properties of 11 fabrics to find out the cognitive behavior difference in tactile evaluation. 30 subjects were selected for tactile sensory evaluation. The results were collected by a 5-level scale sheet, and were analyzed by Excel and SPSS. Based on the evaluation results, in sensory evaluation, there was a short-term memory effect, which led to a difference in subsequent illusory memory (DIM), it affected the results of sensory evaluation. There was a cognitive behavior difference in tactile evaluation of fabrics. In a sensory evaluation sequence for thickness test, the evaluation value was influenced by the previous sample. Cognitive evaluation of thickness of fabric was also affected by its surface property.


Fabric hand Cognitive behavior Sensory analysis Tactile evaluation 



This work is supported by Wuhan Textile University Fund, and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61802285)in part. The authors wish to acknowledge the Wuhan Textile and Apparel Digital Engineering Technology Research Center.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of FashionWuhan Textile UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.Wuhan Textile and Apparel Digital Engineering Technology Research CenterWuhanChina

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