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Racism is Innate: The Human Brain Makes Unconscious Decisions Based on Ethnicity
Racism is hardwired into the brain and operates unconsciously because areas that detect ethnicity and control emotion are closely connected, according to scientists.
Researchers explain that the same brain circuits that allow us to classify a person into an ethnic group overlap with other circuits that process emotion and make decisions, leading people to make unconscious decisions based on another’s race.
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Racism is Innate: The Human Brain Makes Unconscious Decisions Based on Ethnicity

Racism is hardwired into the brain and operates unconsciously because areas that detect ethnicity and control emotion are closely connected, according to scientists.

Researchers explain that the same brain circuits that allow us to classify a person into an ethnic group overlap with other circuits that process emotion and make decisions, leading people to make unconscious decisions based on another’s race.

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    I personally call bullshit but I’m not a neuro-scientist nor do I have access to brain imaging equipment so that isn’t...
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    This article jumped the gun in concluding that “racism is innate.” Great, the brain lights up in certain areas of the...
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