The other-race effect does not apply to infant faces: An ERP attentional study.

@article{Proverbio2017TheOE,
  title={The other-race effect does not apply to infant faces: An ERP attentional study.},
  author={Alice Mado Proverbio and Valeria De Gabriele},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2017}
}
It is known that paedomorphic characteristics, called "baby schema" by Lorenz, trigger an orienting response in adults, are judged as attractive and stimulate parental care. On the other hand, it is known that ethnicity may influence face encoding, with an advantage in recognizing faces of their own ethnicity (called own-race effect). Some have argued that… CONTINUE READING