People overestimate the size of black men, perceive them as more threatening than white men, study finds

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 14:02 in Psychology & Sociology

People consistently perceive black men to be bigger and more muscular than they actually are — and as more of a threat — than they do white men of the same size, a new study shows. The findings, presented in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, shed light on the deadly link that such...

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