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Hearing in color: How expectations distort perception of skin tone.

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Previous research has found that the perceived brightness of a face can be distorted by the social category of race. Thus, Levin and Banaji (2006) found, in a U.S. sample, that faces of identical brightness were perceived to be lighter if they had stereotypical White American features than if they had Black American features. Here, we present 2 experiments conducted in Natal, Brazil, that extend this line of research. Experiment 1 tested if the brightness distortion effect would generalize to...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1037/xhp0000235

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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British Academy
Funding agency for:
Cohen, E
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Fellowship
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Name:
Brazilian Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education
Grant:
2925/2010
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Peter Lienhardt Memorial Fund
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
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Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
12
Pages:
2068-2076
Publication date:
2016-11-22
Acceptance date:
2016-03-14
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0096-1523 and 1939-1277
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2016-11-22

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