Neural basis of disgust perception in racial prejudice.

  title={Neural basis of disgust perception in racial prejudice.},
  author={Yunzhe Liu and Wanjun Lin and Pengfei Xu and Dandan Zhang and Yue-Jia Luo},
  journal={Human brain mapping},
  volume={36 12},
Worldwide racial prejudice is originated from in-group/out-group discrimination. This prejudice can bias face perception at the very beginning of social interaction. However, little is known about the neurocognitive mechanism underlying the influence of racial prejudice on facial emotion perception. Here, we examined the neural basis of disgust perception in racial prejudice using a passive viewing task and functional magnetic resonance imaging. We found that compared with the disgusted faces… CONTINUE READING