Oxytocin modulates the racial bias in neural responses to others' suffering.

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The intergroup relationship between a perceiver and a target person influences empathic neural responses to others' suffering, which are increased for racial in-group members compared to out-group members. The current study investigated whether oxytocin (OT), a neuropeptide that has been linked to empathic concern and in-group favoritism, contributes to the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2012.11.018

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@article{Sheng2013OxytocinMT, title={Oxytocin modulates the racial bias in neural responses to others' suffering.}, author={Feng Sheng and Yi Liu and Bin Zhou and Wen Zhou and Shihui Han}, journal={Biological psychology}, year={2013}, volume={92 2}, pages={380-6} }