Race and Gender Stereotypes Influence the Perception of Facial Expressions
Poster Session VIII - Board: VIII-
Saturday, May 29, 2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
APS Exhibit Hall
This study examined whether stereotypes of race and gender influence the perception of unambiguous facial expressions (anger, disgust, fear, and sadness) and a neutral expression displayed by a Black man and woman and a White man and woman. Results are discussed in terms of stereotype maintenance and influencing interracial interactions.
Subject Area: Personality/Social