Cross-cultural features of eye movements in perception of persons of different races 1114
PhD in Psychology, Researcher of the Laboratory of Cognitive Processes and Mathematical Psychology, Institute of Psychology of RAS, Moscow, Russia
Junior Researcher. Laboratory of Cognitive Processes and Mathematical Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Institute of Psychology RAS, Moscow, Russia
PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of General Psychology, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Moscow, Russia
We studied eye movements of Russians and Tuvans during free viewing and during assessment of individual psychological qualities by facial expressions in representatives of own and other races. Using the “Personal Differential” method, we found differences in the estimates of the representatives of Caucasoid, Mongoloid and Negroid races. We also registered differences in some characteristics of oculomotor activity of the Russian and Tuvan participants, namely, in the gaze direction and the number of fixations on the parts of face during face recognition and its racial attribution.
The study was supported by the Russian President’s grant, project № MK-7445.2015.6.
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