Separable Neural Components in the Processing of Black and White Faces

@article{Cunningham2004SeparableNC,
  title={Separable Neural Components in the Processing of Black and White Faces},
  author={William A. Cunningham and Marcia K. Johnson and Carol L. Raye and J. Chris Gatenby and John C. Gore and Mahzarin R. Banaji},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={806 - 813}
}
In a study of the neural components of automatic and controlled social evaluation, White participants viewed Black and White faces during event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging. When the faces were presented for 30 ms, activation in the amygdala—a brain region associated with emotion—was greater for Black than for White faces. When the faces were presented for 525 ms, this difference was significantly reduced, and regions of frontal cortex associated with control and regulation… 
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