Taking one's time in feeling other-race pain: an event-related potential investigation on the time-course of cross-racial empathy.

Abstract

Using the event-related potential (ERP) approach, we tracked the time-course of white participants' empathic reactions to white (own-race) and black (other-race) faces displayed in a painful condition (i.e. with a needle penetrating the skin) and in a nonpainful condition (i.e. with Q-tip touching the skin). In a 280-340 ms time-window, neural responses to… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/scan/nst003

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