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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036


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Reference strategies in dialogues about ethnic faces: a toposemantic express-analysis

Kharitonov A.N., Ph.D. in Psychology, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Psychology, Leading Researcher, MSUPE, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia,
Ananyeva K.I., Ph.D. in Psychology, Researcher, Institute of Psychology RAS, Moscow, Russia,
Basyul I.A., Research Associate, Institute of Psychology RAS, Moscow, Russia,
In the experimental study in identification/discrimination of ethnic faces by dyads, the phenomena of mutual assimilation of the cognitive processes in communication partners were investigated. It is shown that the phenomenon of assimilation can be detected while comparing the partners’ “isostatic” fixation pat¬terns, which characterize the processes of visual attention and perception. At the same time, the lack of synchronization of the isostatic pattern between interlocutors may indicate a lower cognitive complexity of discrimination and a higher probability of successful discrimination. A tendency is observed for producing a more detailed reference structure of the dialogue in the conditions allowing better discrimination, and for less detailed dialogue when the communication partners interpret each other’s verbalizations as indicating that there are no differences in perceived ethnic faces.

Keywords: dyadic performance, face perception, ethnic face, registration of eye movements, isostatic fixational patterns, reference

Column: Social Psychology



The research is supported by State Assignment No. 25.3916.2017/PC “Cross-cultural determinants of cognitive-communicative processes”.

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