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Why the other-race effect matters: Poor recognition of other-race faces impacts everyday social interactions

McKone, Elinor; Dawel, Amy; Robbins, Rachel; Shou, Yiyun; Chen, Nan; Crookes, Kate


What happens to everyday social interactions when other-race recognition fails? Here, we provide the first formal investigation of this question. We gave East Asian international students (N = 89) a questionnaire concerning their experiences of the other-race effect (ORE) in Australia, and a laboratory test of their objective other-race face recognition deficit using the Cambridge Face Memory Test (CFMT). As a 'perpetrator' of the ORE, participants reported that their problems telling apart...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021-05-19
Type: Journal article
Source: British journal of psychology (London, England : 1953)
DOI: 10.1111/bjop.12508
Access Rights: Open Access


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