Attending to Race (or Gender) Does Not Increase Race (or Gender) Aftereffects

  title={Attending to Race (or Gender) Does Not Increase Race (or Gender) Aftereffects},
  author={Nicolas Davidenko and Chan Q. Vu and Nathan H. Heller and John Collins},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
Recent research has shown that attention can influence the strength of face aftereffects. For example, attending to changes in facial features increases the strength of identity and figural aftereffects relative to passive viewing (Rhodes et al., 2011). Here, we ask whether attending to a specific social dimension of a face (such as race or gender) influences the strength of face aftereffects along that dimension. Across three experiments, participants completed many single-shot face adaptation… Expand
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