Us and them: memory advantages in perceptually ambiguous groups.

@article{Rule2007UsAT,
  title={Us and them: memory advantages in perceptually ambiguous groups.},
  author={Nicholas O. Rule and Nalni Ambady and Reginald B. Adams and C. Neil Macrae},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={687-92}
}
Ingroup advantages and outgroup deficits in perception and memory are well-established in research on race, gender, and other ostensibly identifiable social categories. The present study extended this research to a social category that is not as perceptually apparent: male sexual orientation. Consistent with hypotheses, an interaction of participant sexual orientation and image sexual orientation revealed an ingroup enhancement and outgroup deficit for memory of faces that participants… CONTINUE READING