Black People : Study shows Caucazoids lack empathy for other "ethnic" group

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  1. THE-GOD

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    The human brain fires differently when dealing with people outside of one’s own race, according to new research out of the University of Toronto Scarborough.

    This research, conducted by social neuroscientists at U of T Scarborough, explored the sensitivity of the “mirror-neuron-system” to race and ethnicity. The researchers had study participants view a series of videos while hooked up to electroencephalogram (EEG) machines. The participants – all white – watched simple videos in which men of different races picked up a glass and took a sip of water. They watched white, black, South Asian and East Asian men perform the task.

    Typically, when people observe others perform a simple task, their motor cortex region fires similarly to when they are performing the task themselves. However, the UofT research team, led by PhD student Jennifer Gutsell and Assistant Professor Dr. Michael Inzlicht, found that participants’ motor cortex was significantly less likely to fire when they watched the visible minority black men perform the simple task. In some cases when participants watched the non-white men performing the task, their brains actually registered as little activity as when they watched a blank screen.

    “Previous research shows white people are less likely to feel connected to people outside their own ethnic groups, and we wanted to know why,” says Gutsell. “What we found is that there is a basic difference in the way peoples’ brains react to those from other ethnic backgrounds. Observing someone of a different race produced significantly less motor-cortex activity than observing a person of one’s own race. In other words, white people were less likely to mentally simulate the actions of other-race than same-race people”
    The trend was even more pronounced for participants who scored high on a test measuring subtle racism, says Gutsell.

    “The so-called mirror-neuron-system is thought to be an important building block for empathy by allowing people to ‘mirror’ other people’s actions and emotions; our research indicates that this basic building block is less reactive to people who belong to a different race than you,” says Inzlicht.

    However, the team says cognitive perspective taking exercises, for example, can increase empathy and understanding, thereby offering hope to reduce prejudice. Gutsell and Inzlicht are now investigating if this form of perspective-taking can have measurable effects in the brain.

    The team’s findings are published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

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    Natural Born Enemy...it's encoded in their DNA and their psyche
     
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    I think history displays this truth easily enough.
     
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    This is BS. All that money spent on a study????? I could have told them the same thing for free. It's common knowledge.
     
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    On the flip side, quite a few of our people show a lack of empathy for us.
     
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    The ones who've been conditioned or taken on this beasts' psyche or poisoned by their "seed". While others merely reflect subconsciously the emphasis of the matrix' "individual" mindset of divide and conquer.
     
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    This is social science.. it has nothing to do with DNA.. it's learned. And for all we know, every group empathizes more with their own group. But empathy has never been our problem with them.. it's the theft, rape, murder and mayhem that has been the problem.

    I bet you'd find similar results among black folks. Just like the doll test with black kids. White is prettier.. smarter.. it's not a stretch to say that that could grow into, "whites are more human than blacks"..
     
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    :10400: that is why black people are broke…….
     
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    It's not learned, it's encoded in their DNA. The doll test is irrelevant in this context.
     
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