By HBES Executive Council Members, Chris von Rueden & Coren Apicella Evolution and Human Behavior (EHB) just released its September issue, which is devoted to highlighting ongoing research in the evolutionary social sciences that expands beyond...
Far-right white supremacist ideology is on the rise in Europe, North America and Australia. It appeals to a racist notion whereby many white supremacists see themselves as members of a "pure" race that is at risk of dilution and contamination.
President Donald Trump on Friday night banned federal agencies from conducting racial sensitivity training related to "white privilege" and "critical race theory" that his administration says amounts to "divisive, anti-American propaganda," the...
Agustin Fuentes'President Donald Trump on Friday night banned federal agencies from conducting workplace training sessions on race". Knowledge is power. Talk frankly and offer data about race and racism, push against the lies and don't be silent.
ISSR is pleased to announce that after a committee was formed to judge books nominated by our membership in the field of science and religion, with funding gratefully received from the Templeton World Charity Foundation, the inaugural year’s prizes...
American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) from the American Public Health Association (APHA)
Agustin FuentesTHIS!!!!! "ENOUGH: COVID-19, Structural Racism, Police Brutality, Plutocracy, Climate Change—and Time for Health
Justice, Democratic Governance, and an Equitable, Sustainable Future" by Nancy Krieger
Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.
Agustin Fuentes"Most pulse oximeters have probably been calibrated using light-skinned individuals, with the assumption that skin pigment does not matter." This is how racism works biasing health diagnostics and harming BIPOC
Which is too bad because the immune system is very complicated.
Agustin FuentesThe human immune system is very complicated. (No, seriously, it's really very complicated.) And it's the key to answering some of the most pressing questions about how the pandemic will play out over the next months and years, @edyong209 writes
Viruses enter cells and initiate infection by binding to their cognate cell surface receptors. The expression and distribution of viral entry receptors therefore regulates their tropism, determining the tissues that are infected and thus disease...
Agustin FuentesHow does SARS-CoV-2 cause COVID-19? An important paper, except one line about demographic “at risk” factors: "a less well defined contribution of ethnicity"... I think they meant "pretty well defined effects of racism and structural inequity"
Randal Pinkett writes that as we are deep into this moment of civil unrest over systemic racism, companies are going to have to do continuous work if they truly want to achieve tangible and lasting change. They can start, Pinkett says, by working...
In December 2019, the journal Philosophical Psychology published an article calling for scholars to take more seriously genetics-based approaches to research on race and intelligence. Yesterday, an editor of the journal announced his resignation....
Agustin FuentesControversy at Philosophical Psychology Leads to Editor's Resignation - Daily Nous
Emblematic of the profound sense of outrage at the killing of George Floyd, Breonna
Taylor, and countless other Black men and women at the hands of law enforcement, hundreds
of thousands of protestors took to the streets in the USA and across the...
Agustin FuentesRacism is a public health emergency of global concern..