Microdynamics of assessment of individual psychological features of representatives of different racial groups



This article presents the results of experimental studies of the assessing of individual psychological characteristics of representatives of different racial groups by the expression of their faces at different time intervals of exposition of a photographic image. It is shown that the connection between adequate assessment of individual psychological characteristics of people by photographs of faces and time of perception of photographic image is complex, nonlinear and depends: firstly, on the specifics of the psychological qualities that are evaluated by an observer, and secondly, on the duration of exposure of an assessed person’s face, and thirdly, on the racial morphotype of a face, and, fourthly, on the sex of the evaluated individual.

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Keywords: assessment of psychological characteristics, the adequacy of assessment, HE-concept, facial expression, race, time of exposure, micro genesis

Journal rubric: Cognitive Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Demidov A.A., Ananyeva K.I. Microdynamics of assessment of individual psychological features of representatives of different racial groups . Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2010. Vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 104–118. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Alexander A. Demidov, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of General Psychology, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Experimental Psychology, MSUPE, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6660-5761, e-mail: demidov@inpsycho.ru

Kristina I. Ananyeva, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Research Fellow, Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis (Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis), Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1666-3269, e-mail: ananyevaki@ipran.ru



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