Judgment of age and attractiveness in a paired comparison task: Testing a picture set developed for diagnosing paedophilia

A Mokros, M Butz, B Dombert, Pekka Santtila, Bauml K-H, M Osterheider

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Conclusions. The stimuli appear suitable for diagnostic purposes. The participants' decisions reflect the inherent maturity levels of the persons depicted. Reaction times in the paired comparison paradigm increase with task difficulty (i.e., similitude of pictures). The implications for indirect measures of sexual interest, based on reaction times, are discussed.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)323–334
Number of pages12
JournalLegal and Criminological Psychology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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