Saturday, November 8, 2014

Theory of Makeup - Why Contrast Matters - Harvard psychologist Richard Russell's experiment

" One of the most basic and informative aspects of social perception is judging whether someone is male or female. In 2009, Harvard psychologist Richard Russell published an experiment in which he showed volunteers pictures of the same face that varied only in the level of visual contrast of the eyes and lips compared with the rest of the face. It turns out that faces with more contrast look more female than do faces with less contrast:" link 



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