Il razzismo si “vede” nel cervello delle persone (race bias increases differences in the brain’s representations of faces)

Wall Street Italia: In un futuro non molto lontano, le scansioni cerebrali potrebbero stabilire se un individuo ha una propensione al razzismo oppure no. Parola di alcuni scienziati, che hanno condotto uno studio che ha dato risultati sorprendenti, secondo cui le scansioni sarebbero capaci di individuare le differenze nel modo More

Implicit Race Bias Increases the Differences in the Neural Representations of Black and White Faces

Racial stereotypes have been shown to have subtle and unintended consequences on how we treat members of different race groups. According to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, race bias also increases differences in the brain’s representations of faces. Psychological scientists Tobias More

Scanning the Brain: Scientists Examine the Impact of fMRI Over the Past 20 Years

Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest scientific quests of all time, but the available methods have been very limited until recently. The development of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) — a tool used to gauge real-time brain activity by measuring changes in blood flow — opened up More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about new and exciting research published in Psychological Science and Clinical Psychological Science. Visual Context Processing in Schizophrenia Eunice Yang, Duje Tadin, Davis M. Glasser, Sang Wook Hong, Randolph Blake, and Sohee Park Researchers know that people with schizophrenia exhibit visual abnormalities, but they are still not sure how More