Corpus ID: 1102775

Racial Classification of Racially Ambiguous Faces

  title={Racial Classification of Racially Ambiguous Faces},
  author={S. Holguin and D. McQuiston and Otto H. MacLin and R. S. Malpass},
  • S. Holguin, D. McQuiston, +1 author R. S. Malpass
  • Published 2000
  • The cross-race effect occurs when it is difficult for a person to correctly identify people of another race. For this experiment we examined this phenomenon by using a racial classification task with ambiguous race faces, (faces that share facial features across racial and ethnic lines), and measured the participants’ perception of the faces. Twenty (20) Hispanic UTEP participants were asked to categorize racially ambiguous faces, to rate the “raceness” of the face (how well that face fits… CONTINUE READING
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