Science and Ideology

Smithsonian Anthropology, 1904Scan of variation in thermal activity in the human brain.

The IHB encourages research and dialog on the historical interactions of society, ideology, and science. Such studies help to expose popular assumptions, research programs, and policies that are based on culturally-biased science. The Institute maintains a small and growing library of works related to the history of scientific racism.Science in defense of American slavery from Types of Mankind, 1854