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Social Psychology and Society

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2221-1527

ISSN (online): 2311-7052

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/sps

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Neurophysiology of Ethnicity (based on foreign literature) 836

Varshaver E.A.
PhD in Sociology, Head of the Group for Migration and Ethnicity Research, Senior research fellow at the Center for Regional and Urban Studies, RANEPA, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: varshavere@gmail.com

Abstract
This article contains a review of research in the realm of neurophysiology of ethnicity. According to this body of research, there are zones of the brain which get active in response to demonstration of ethnic stimuli. Among these zones are amygdala, anterior cingulate cortex, fusiform face area and others. The article describes the research focused on each of these zones, discusses their weaknesses and projects further research on the crossroads of neurophysiology, cognitive science, psychology and sociology.

Keywords: neurophysiology, ethnicity, integration, amygdala

Column: Theoretical Research

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/sps.2017080404

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