A review of neuroimaging studies of race-related prejudice: does amygdala response reflect threat?

@inproceedings{Chekroud2014ARO,
  title={A review of neuroimaging studies of race-related prejudice: does amygdala response reflect threat?},
  author={Adam Mourad Chekroud and Jim A C Everett and Holly Bridge and Miles J. Hewstone},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2014}
}
Prejudice is an enduring and pervasive aspect of human cognition. An emergent trend in modern psychology has focused on understanding how cognition is linked to neural function, leading researchers to investigate the neural correlates of prejudice. Research in this area using racial group memberships has quickly highlighted the amygdala as a neural structure of importance. In this article, we offer a critical review of social neuroscientific studies of the amygdala in race-related prejudice… CONTINUE READING

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