Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 187–190

Race-related variation of facial features: Anthropometric data I

  • Alvin G. Goldstein

DOI: 10.3758/BF03335055

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Goldstein, A.G. Bull. Psychon. Soc. (1979) 13: 187. doi:10.3758/BF03335055


Physical anthropological measures of faces of Japanese, whites, and blacks were obtained from several published sources. Comparisons among three racial groups yielded no evidence for racial differences in facial heterogeneity, but features of Japanese women’s faces may display more variation than the other faces studied.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alvin G. Goldstein
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  1. 1.University of MissouriColumbia