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Blind to SamenessSexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies$
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Asia Friedman

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226023465

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226023779.001.0001

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Selective Attention—What We Actually See When We See Sex

Selective Attention—What We Actually See When We See Sex

(p.58) Three Selective Attention—What We Actually See When We See Sex
Blind to Sameness

Asia Friedman

University of Chicago Press

This chapter examines the socio-optical construction of sex difference, focusing specifically on social norms of attention and relevance. It presents lists of the most common visual and non-visual sex cues, breaking the usual gestalt-like, holistic impression of sex into its component parts.

Keywords:   sex difference, social norms, sex cues

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