Evidence for a contact-based explanation of the own-age bias in face recognition.

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Previous research has shown that we recognize faces similar in age to ourselves better than older or younger faces (e.g., Wright & Stroud, 2002). This study investigated whether this own-age bias could be explained by the contact hypothesis used to account for the own-race bias (see Meissner & Brigham, 2001). If the own-age bias stems from increased… (More)
DOI: 10.3758/PBR.16.2.264

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@article{Harrison2009EvidenceFA, title={Evidence for a contact-based explanation of the own-age bias in face recognition.}, author={Virginia Harrison and Graham J. Hole}, journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review}, year={2009}, volume={16 2}, pages={264-9} }