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Title

A Model for Measuring the Contribution of Form to Perception of Biological Sex in Point-Light Actors

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Keywords

Sex differences; Sex (Biology); Human mechanics;

Abstract

The current study models how individuals process the form information in point-light walkers to make judgments about the sex of the represented actor. The goal of this research is to better understand how each dot within an actor contributes to the judgment about the actor’s sex.

Start Date

1-4-2015 12:00 PM

End Date

1-4-2015 2:00 PM

Faculty Advisor

Eric Hiris

Department

Department of Psychology

Comments

Category: Poster Presentations - Research

Embargo Date

3-15-2015

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A Model for Measuring the Contribution of Form to Perception of Biological Sex in Point-Light Actors

The current study models how individuals process the form information in point-light walkers to make judgments about the sex of the represented actor. The goal of this research is to better understand how each dot within an actor contributes to the judgment about the actor’s sex.