Black + White = Black

  title={Black + White = Black},
  author={D. Peery and G. Bodenhausen},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={973 - 977}
  • D. Peery, G. Bodenhausen
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological Science
  • Historically, the principle of hypodescent specified that individuals with one Black and one White parent should be considered Black. Two experiments examined whether categorizations of racially ambiguous targets reflect this principle. Participants studied ambiguous target faces accompanied by profiles that either did or did not identify the targets as having multiracial backgrounds (biological, cultural, or both biological and cultural). Participants then completed a speeded… CONTINUE READING
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