Imaging Race

By Jennifer Eberhardt
American Psychologist
February2005 Vol. 60 Issue 2 Pages 181–190.

Researchers have recently begun to use the tools of neuroscience to examine the social psychological responses associated with race. This article serves as a review of the developing literature in this area. It advances the argument that neuroscience studies of race have the potential to shape fundamental assumptions about race, and the interplay between social and biological processes more generally.