Pill cures racism?

A heart disease drug called Propranolol appears to have the side effect of reducing racist feelings.

Researchers asked two groups of volunteers to take a racial "Implicit Association Test" after taking either Propranolol or a placebo. The Propranolol group were found to have fewer negative reactions toward people of other races.

If the study shows what it appears to show, it means that the drug may reduce the subconscious, impulsive level of racism, but doesn't effect racist beliefs. For that, the only cures are scorn and ridicule.


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