Psychology, Science, and Knowledge Construction: Broadening Perspectives from the Replication Crisis
Monday, April 10, 2017
Lois Autrey Betts Chair in Education and Human Development, Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Persistent racial disparities in health represent a significant social and moral dilemma, as well as a serious public health concern. Racism is a fundamental cause of disease, and is physically embodied through social and psychobiological mechanisms. A social toxin, racism can be experienced environmentally at the area-level, as well as interpersonally through inter-personal experiences of racism, which impact biological processes underlying multiple disease pathways including via accelerated aging at the cellular level.
Causes of Death: Mechanisms of Racial Disparities in Health