Soccer Looks Different When You Can’t See Who’s Playing

Soccer Looks Different When You Can’t See Who’s Playing

A fascinating study: If people watch scenes from football games (or soccer, if that’s what you call it), they tend to say players from Africa are «more athletic» and women are «less skilled». When the same people watch schematised versions of the same scenes, where race or sex of the players is obscured, they see things differently.


From Weekly Filet #370, in November 2021.

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