Perceiver and target characteristics contribute to impression formation differently across race and gender.

@article{Xie2018PerceiverAT,
  title={Perceiver and target characteristics contribute to impression formation differently across race and gender.},
  author={Sally Y Xie and Jessica Kay Flake and Eric Hehman},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2018}
}
  • Sally Y Xie, Jessica Kay Flake, Eric Hehman
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • Social impressions arise from characteristics of both perceivers and targets. However, empirical research in the domain of impression formation has yet to quantify the extent to which perceiver and target characteristics uniquely contribute to impressions across group boundaries (e.g., race, gender). To what extent does an impression arise from "our mind" versus "a target's face", and does this process differ for impressions across race and gender? We explored this question by estimating… CONTINUE READING

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