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The neuroscience of race – is racism inbuilt?

Research by Elizabeth Phelps and colleagues at New York University (US) believe they have uncovered one of the brain pathway involved in determining reactions to faces of different race. This research provides some intriguing insights into our views of different racial groups. Using fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging), Phelps and her team have discovered a network of interconnected brain regions that are more active in the brain of white participants in response to a picture of a black face than to a white face.


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For hearing parts of brain, deafness reorganizes sensory inputs, not behavioral function

For hearing parts of brain, deafness reorganizes sensory inputs, not behavioral function | Microelectronics & Computer Engineering | Scoop.it
– The part of the brain that uses hearing to determine sound location is reorganized in deaf animals to locate visual targets, according to a new study by a team of researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Western...
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