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Nature Neuroscience  4, 775 - 776 (2001)
doi:10.1038/90467

Faces and races in the brain

Elizabeth A. Phelps

Elizabeth Phelps is in the Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, New York 10003, USA.
liz.phelps@nyu.edu

Humans are better at recognizing individuals of their own race than of other races. Golby et al. now show that same-race faces elicit more activity in brain regions linked to face recognition.

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