Kerri L Johnson
Affiliation: University of California
- Compatibility of basic social perceptions determines perceived attractivenessKerri L Johnson
Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:5246-51. 2007..Our results demonstrate how a proximal cognitive mechanism, itself likely the product of selection pressures, helps to reconcile previous contradictory findings...
- Person (mis)perception: functionally biased sex categorization of bodiesKerri L Johnson
Department of Communication Studies and Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90403, USA
Proc Biol Sci 279:4982-9. 2012..Moreover, these tendencies were modulated by emotion context (study 4). Thus, male categorizations occurred readily and rapidly, demonstrating a pronounced categorization bias and temporal advantage for male judgements...
- Race is gendered: how covarying phenotypes and stereotypes bias sex categorizationKerri L Johnson
Department of Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 102:116-31. 2012..These findings challenge the notion that social categories are perceived independent of one another and show, instead, that race is gendered...
- Swagger, sway, and sexuality: Judging sexual orientation from body motion and morphologyKerri L Johnson
Department of Psychology, New York University, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 93:321-34. 2007..Again, gender-atypical body motion affected perceived sexual orientation and, importantly, affected accuracy as well...
- Sex categorization among preschool children: increasing utilization of sexually dimorphic cuesKerri L Johnson
New York University
Child Dev 81:1346-55. 2010..Implications for theories of gender development and psychological essentialism are discussed...
- He throws like a girl (but only when he's sad): emotion affects sex-decoding of biological motion displaysKerri L Johnson
Department of Communication Studies and Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Cognition 119:265-80. 2011..We argue that these results were obtained because perceivers applied gender stereotypes of emotion to infer sex category (Study 4). Implications for both vision sciences and social psychology are discussed...
- At the crossroads of conspicuous and concealable: what race categories communicate about sexual orientationKerri L Johnson
Department of Communication Studies, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e18025. 2011..Implications for social perception are discussed...
- Will a category cue attract you? Motor output reveals dynamic competition across person construalJonathan B Freeman
Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
J Exp Psychol Gen 137:673-90. 2008..Such evidence is challenging for discrete stage-based accounts...
- Perceiving sex directly and indirectly: meaning in motion and morphologyKerri L Johnson
Department of Psychology, New York University, NY 10003, USA
Psychol Sci 16:890-7. 2005..Body motion permitted categorical judgments of sex, but these judgments were mediated by perceived gender (Study 2). These studies provide converging evidence for the primacy of the body's shape in categorical judgments of sex...