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Brains of both black and white people have been programmed by racist stereotyping

Brains of both black and white people have been programmed by racist stereotyping

African Americans and Caucasians viewing African American faces display extremely similar changes in the activity of brain structures that respond to emotional events

African Americans and Caucasians viewing African American faces display extremely similar changes in the activity of brain structures that respond to emotional events

Suspect gene may increase susceptibility to anxiety and depression

Suspect gene may increase susceptibility to anxiety and depression

Discovery of brain's first known 'safety circuit' gives new perspective on anxiety disorders

Discovery of brain's first known 'safety circuit' gives new perspective on anxiety disorders

Evidence for a self-reinforcing "memory loop" - brain emotional center triggers the memory center

Evidence for a self-reinforcing "memory loop" - brain emotional center triggers the memory center

Two important brain systems can influence an individual's behavior and emotional expression in times of need

Two important brain systems can influence an individual's behavior and emotional expression in times of need

Autistic children shy from eye contact because they perceive even the most familiar face as an uncomfortable threat

Autistic children shy from eye contact because they perceive even the most familiar face as an uncomfortable threat

Clearance of beta amyloid accumulation within neurons stops memory decline

Clearance of beta amyloid accumulation within neurons stops memory decline

Scientists reveal how we recognise the look of fear

Scientists reveal how we recognise the look of fear

Scientists identify a protein that regulates alcohol-withdrawal seizures

Scientists identify a protein that regulates alcohol-withdrawal seizures

MRI reveals similarities between the human and chimpanzee brain

MRI reveals similarities between the human and chimpanzee brain

D-cycloserine (DCS), used in concert with psychotherapy, is an effective treatment for some anxiety-related disorders

D-cycloserine (DCS), used in concert with psychotherapy, is an effective treatment for some anxiety-related disorders

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells

Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Gene linked to alcoholism

Gene linked to alcoholism

Alcoholism tends to run in families, suggesting that addiction may be related to genetics

Alcoholism tends to run in families, suggesting that addiction may be related to genetics

Discovery of gene linked to alcohol dependency

Discovery of gene linked to alcohol dependency