Luara's Blog – January 2013 Archive (1)

Anxiety and racism

Racism is connected to social anxiety.  People with a rare genetic disorder called Williams syndrome, which causes people to lack social anxiety, also lack racial biases.  These people are also vulnerable to attack because they don't have social fear; they don't pick up signals that someone may be about to attack them.  And the beta blocker propranolol, of all things,…


Added by Luara on January 28, 2013 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

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