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Can you tell a person's gender by their video game avatar?

According to a new study a male gamer who chooses to play as a female character will still display signs of his true gender. A sexy wood elf with pointy ears. A hulking ogre with blue skin. An intimidating heroine with a buxom breastplate. When it comes to computer games, players can choose to be anyone or anything. But gamers don't always mask their true identities with online avatars.
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