Neurophysiology of Ethnicity (based on foreign literature)
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Varshaver, E. (2017). Neurophysiology of Ethnicity (based on foreign literature). Social Psychology and Society, 8(4), 43-54. [in Russian]


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.