Ronneberg Lecture: Effects of Alcohol on Racial Bias (10/13)

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Date 
Thursday, October 13, 2016
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115
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As part of the Psychology Department Colloquium Series, Dr. Bruce Batholow will present his ongoing research on alcohol use and racial bias.

Expression of racial bias continues to plague American society. Several high-profile instances of bias in recent years have involved alcohol intoxication. The research summarized in this talk investigates the acute effects of alcohol on expressions of racial bias, focusing on how the drug affects brain responses linked to motivation and cognitive control.

Dr. Bruce Bartholow is a Professor of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri’s Social Cognitive & Addiction Neurosciences Lab. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed science articles and book chapters, and has earned funding as the Primary Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on multiple grants from the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Posted Date 
Thursday, August 25, 2016

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