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A developmental investigation of other-race contact and the own-race face effect

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Research over the past two decades has demonstrated that individuals are better at recognizing and discriminating faces of their own race versus other races. The own-race effect has typically been investigated in relation to recognition memory; however, some evidence supports an own-race effect at the level of perceptual encoding in adults. The current study investigated the developmental basis of the own-race effect in White primary students (aged 7-11), secondary students (aged 12-15) and u...

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10.1348/026151005X51239

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Walker, PM More by this author
Hewstone, M More by this author
Journal:
BRITISH JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
24
Issue:
3
Pages:
451-463
Publication date:
2006-09-05
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ISSN:
0261-510X
URN:
uuid:e5b89b74-32c0-48e8-bab2-d0b180cf33f6
Source identifiers:
21391
Local pid:
pubs:21391
Language:
English

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