Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study
Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groups
The common perception that people from other racial groups look alike is rooted in the way human brains process what they see, researchers say.
It has long been known that people find it easier to tell apart members of their own race than those of a different race. But the mechanism behind this has been the topic of much research.