The Influence of Target and Perceiver Race in the Categorisation of Male Sexual Orientation

  title={The Influence of Target and Perceiver Race in the Categorisation of Male Sexual Orientation},
  author={Nicholas O. Rule},
  pages={830 - 839}
  • N. Rule
  • Published 1 July 2011
  • Psychology
  • Perception
Although sexual orientation can be judged from faces, in previous work Caucasian or racially unspecified targets and perceivers have been primarily studied. Here, target and perceiver race were considered in the accurate categorisation of male sexual orientation. Asian, Black, and Caucasian participants categorised the sexual orientations of Asian, Black, and Caucasian men. Accuracy was significantly above chance and consistent across all combinations of perceivers and targets. Response bias… 

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