JULY 2020- OUR BIOSOCIAL BRAINS: THE CULTURAL NEUROSCIENCE OF BIAS, POWER, AND INJUSTICE
Consider this: Even though every human has a brain, most people know little about this important organ. Humans should not believe they have to be brain scientists to understand how our brains absorbs stimuli from our world. Here, I address that humans' brain processing and responses are influenced by exposure to socio- cultural ills such as racism, sexism, classism, social power, and transphobia. Marginalized persons on the receiving end of social harm are also in need of more consideration in cultural neuroscience.
We are again in tumultuous times of racial uprisings relevant to centuries of exposure to sights and sounds of systemic racism and related oppression and violence. This book and discussion of its content will help you think deeply about brain processing, the mind, and behavior as reflections of the socio-cultural world around you.
LGBT PSYCHOLOGY: RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES AND PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT
Michele K. Lewis Isiah Marshall
This text presents research, and advocates for a research agenda that can be used to study people of African descent who may are often labeled gender nonconforming, transgender, and same gender-attractional from cultures across the African Diaspora.