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NYU's Amodio Explores Neurological Activity That Fuels Racial Bias
September 24, 2009
Overt expressions of bigotry are relatively infrequent, but current psychological research finds that racial biases often lurk in the unconscious mind, influencing behavior in subtle ways without one's intent. Under a National Science Foundation CAREER award, New York University's David Amodio is examining the dynamics of such unconscious, or "implicit," racial associations.
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