Own-Race Faces Capture Attention Faster than Other-Race Faces: Evidence from Response Time and the N2pc

Abstract

Studies have shown that people are better at recognizing human faces from their own-race than from other-races, an effect often termed the Own-Race Advantage. The current study investigates whether there is an Own-Race Advantage in attention and its neural correlates. Participants were asked to search for a human face among animal faces. Experiment 1 showed… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127709

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