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Science of Racism

Scientists Find A Way To Combat Racial Bias Among Little Kids

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.31.2015 | Science

First, they found that infants as young as 3 months old show racial bias. Now they've found a way to shake up those early preferences -- and perhaps u...

David Freeman

The Biology Of Race, Revisited | David Freeman | Posted 07.14.2015 | Science

There's no doubt that different groups of people can look very different from one another. But to contemporary anthropologists and sociologists, the n...

Contagious Racism

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 11.22.2014 | Black Voices
Jeremy Bamidele

The mechanism by which race affects has never been fully understood. Even when accounting for other factors, race exhibits a larger effect on outcomes than can be attributed for.

The Origins Of Racism

Rob Brooks | Posted 09.26.2012 | Science
Rob Brooks

I've enjoyed catching up on recent research on the evolution and neurobiology of race and racism. Two of the most interesting reads are an article on the roots of racism by Elizabeth Culotta, and a Nature Neuroscience review by Jennifer Kubota and colleagues on the neuroscience of race.