Psychology & Psychiatry

Minority children develop implicit racial bias in early childhood

New research from York University suggests that minority children as young as six years old show an implicit pro-White racial bias when exposed to images of both White and Black children. But how ingrained these biases become ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How images change our race bias

Images are not static. They grab our attention, incite desire, alter our relations to others, and tweak our beliefs, as they usher us into new worlds.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain activity can explain the causes of prejudice

An international team of scientists, led from Karolinska Institutet, has investigated the neural basis of racial biases. The results, published in the scientific journal NeuroImage, show that after an aversive experience, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Reducing prejudice through brain stimulation

People show less prejudice after receiving low intensity electrical stimulation administered to the frontal part of the brain. Psychologists Roberta Sellaro and Lorenza Colzato from the Leiden Institute of Brain and Cognition ...

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