The other-race effect in eyewitness identification: What do we do about it?

@article{Wells2001TheOE,
  title={The other-race effect in eyewitness identification: What do we do about it?},
  author={G. Wells and Elizabeth A. Olson},
  journal={Psychology, Public Policy and Law},
  year={2001},
  volume={7},
  pages={230-246}
}
The greater difficulty of other-race relative to own-race facial recognition is one of the most researched issues in eyewitness identification. The authors discuss articles in the March 2001 issue of Psychology, Public Policy, and Law as well as some methodological and interpretational problems regarding demonstrations of the otherrace identification effect. In spite of some problems with the literature, they conclude that the other-race identification effect is real and that it is relevant to… Expand
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