Articles and Blog Posts
The roots of prejudice
From brainethics.wordpress.com -December 17, 2014
Is your social brain wired to differ between how you relate to other people? Is your basic empathic ability changing - in the brain - according to whether you can relate to another person or not? F...
How Our Brains Perceive Race
From billmoyers.com - January 10, 2015
And how to reform our bigoted brains.
From: Greater Good
Warning: Racism Is Bad for Your Health.
August 3, 2010.
Elizabeth Page-Gould explains that the targets of prejudice aren't the only ones harmed by it.
Why do people of other races all look alike?
15 August 2011.
People often say they find it difficult to distinguish between individuals of other races. Two recent neurophysiological studies point to the underlying brain mechanisms
Children with Williams Syndrome don't form racial stereotypes ...
Apr 13, 2010.
They also suggest that ways of minimizing social fear could be an effective way of reducing racism and other forms of prejudice.
Reel Bad Arabs : Neurophilosophy
Oct 9, 2007 ... Those swarthy sick Arabs are so anti-Semitic that they blow themselves up from pure prejudice. Joshua may have a folder labeled' "How to
From: Deric Bownds' MindBlog
fMRI shows decrease in empathic responses to other races. July 2009.
An observer feels more empathy for someone in pain when that person is in the same social group, according to a functional MRI (fMRI) study in the July 1 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The study shows that perceiving others in pain activates a part of the brain associated with empathy and emotion more if the observer and the observed are the same race.
The Circular Nature of Pathological Stereotypes
Stereotypes about African Americans can become self-fulfilling prophecies.
By Dr. Monnica Williams, Ph.D.
December 26, 2011.
Your brain on white people
By Jeremy Adam Smith
Neuroscience shows the media's overwhelming whiteness really is changing our minds. But we can change them back VIDEO
From: Neuroanthropology Blog
Neuroscience and Race
By daniel lende
August 2, 2012
An initial attempt at outlining a neuroanthropology of race…
From: American Outlook (Sagamore Institute)
By Alan J. Levine | June 1, 2002
The term racism has evolved over time, for political reasons.
New Evidence That Racism Isn't 'Natural'
OCT 17 2012
Nonetheless, people who want to argue that racism is natural have tried to buttress their position with evidence that racism is in some sense biological.
From: Lawsonry: Education
Are Students Afraid of Discussing Stereotypes?
By Kerry Hogan September 22, 2012
It seems that many students are so uncomfortable discussing sexist and racist stereotypes that they’d rather deny their existence.