The Role of Social Cognition in the Own-Age Bias: An Exploration of Individuation and Categorisation Processes
MetadataShow full item record
The own-age bias is characterised by better recognition of own-age than other-age faces. While some evidence exists for the role of perceptual-expertise in the bias, little research has evaluated the potential role of social-cognition. Across four studies, this thesis found mixed support for a role of social-cognition. Motivation to individuate faces and motivated expertise learning both influenced how well other-age faces could be recognised, though manipulations of category salience did not.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The impact of within and between role experiences on role balance outcomes for working Sandwich Generation WomenEvans, Kiah; Millsteed, J.; Richmond, J.; Falkmer, Marita; Falkmer, Torbjorn; Girdler, Sonya (2018)Women combining paid employment with dual caring responsibilities for children and aging parents, otherwise known as the sandwich generation, experience both benefits and costs related to role participation and quality ...
Role of agricultural extension workers in horticultural agribusiness in Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, IndonesiaLeta, Rafael L. (2002)Despite the abundance of horticultural crops, farmers in the Nusa Tenggara Timur province of Indonesia (NTT) are still living under poverty level. The Indonesian government has identified agricultural extension workers ...
Nicholas, Jennifer (2009)The rising incidence of chronic diseases such as diabetes, associated comorbidities, an ageing population and rising health expenditure are all creating a greater burden on the Australian health care system.Purpose of the ...