Júzgame, no me juzgues: el rol del tamaño ocular y el género del observador en la violación por un conocido


  • Maria Clara Ferrão University of Algarve
  • Gabriela Gonçalves University of Algarve Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics
  • Jean-Christophe Giger University of Algarve
  • Tiago Parreira University of Algarve
DOI: https://doi.org/10.6018/analesps.32.1.185701
Palabras clave: Violación por un conocido, tamaño de los ojos, género del observador, atribución de responsabilidad, atractivo, honestidad

Agencias de apoyo

  • Foundation for Science and Technology (Portugal)


El propósito de este estudio fue examinar el efecto del tamaño ocular y el género del observador en la atracción inicial percibida, honestidad, y atribuciones de responsabilidad en la violación. Se probó un diseño experimental 3 (tamaño del ojo: pequeño vs. normal vs. grande) x 2 (género del observador: masculino vs. femenino). Noventa participantes (45 mujeres y 45 hombres) observaron una de tres caras femeninas asignadas al azar (con manipulación del tamaño de los ojos), y puntuaron la honestidad y atractivo inicial. Entonces se les pidió que leyeran un escenario de violación por conocido con una mujer tradicional, puntuando la responsabilidad de la víctima y del agresor. Se demostró que el tamaño del ojo afecta a todas las variables del estudio: el rostro femenino con ojos grandes fue visto como más atractivo y honesto, se consideró menos responsable de su propia victimización, y el delincuente se vio como más responsable. El género se ha demostrado que afecta a la percepción de atracción inicial y a la responsabilidad de la víctima. Se discuten las implicaciones teóricas y prácticas


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Cómo citar
Ferrão, M. C., Gonçalves, G., Giger, J.-C., & Parreira, T. (2015). Júzgame, no me juzgues: el rol del tamaño ocular y el género del observador en la violación por un conocido. Anales de Psicología / Annals of Psychology, 32(1), 241–249. https://doi.org/10.6018/analesps.32.1.185701
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