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The Other-Race Effect Develops During Infancy: Evidence of Perceptual Narrowing

Kelly, David J., Quinn, P. C., Slater, A. M., Lee, K., Ge, L., Pascalis, O. (2007) The Other-Race Effect Develops During Infancy: Evidence of Perceptual Narrowing. Psychological Science, 18 (12). pp. 1084-1089. ISSN 0956-7976. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9280.2007.02029.x) (KAR id:70891)

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Abstract

Experience plays a crucial role in the development

investigated how faces observed within the visual environment

system during the 1st year of life. We assessed 3-, 6-, and

faces within their own racial group and within three otherrace

The 3-month-old infants demonstrated recognition in all

Caucasian and Chinese faces only, and the 9-month-old

pattern of preferences indicates that the other-race effect

of age. The findings suggest that facial input from the

face-processing system early in infancy, resulting in differential

adulthood.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2007.02029.x
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: David Kelly
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2018 12:59 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:18 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/70891 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Kelly, David J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8033-7556
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