Assumptions

Nov. 11, 2013

interesting face

If you had to guess: What country/countries do you guess for this young man’s heritage?

Asked another way: If you encountered him in a cosmopolitan city: In what language would you greet him?
German? Russian? Spanish? Chechnan? Chinese? French?

Why?

This foto appears in a National Geographic article:  http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/10/changing-faces/funderburg-text

Note that a CU Boulder brain imaging study found that people’s brains formed racial perceptions in under 0.1 sec, before (faster than) they recognized the gender of people in fotos

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Feel free to copy while giving proper attribution: YucaLandia/Surviving Yucatan.
© Steven M. Fry

Read on, MacDuff.

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2 Responses to Assumptions

  1. Bruce says:

    English, USA, second generation.

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