A deeper dive into implicit bias

Researchers are learning a lot about the biases we all have—whether we’re aware of them or not—and why our brains work the way they do. Explore findings from scientific research in this fascinating article from Scientific American, where the authors ask:

"When is the last time a stereotype popped into your mind? If you are like most people . . . it happens all the time. That doesn’t make you a racist, sexist, or whatever-ist. It just means your brain is working properly, noticing patterns, and making generalizations (Payne, et al., 2018)."

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Check out the full article to learn more about how our brains work--without our even knowing it--to draw assumptions about people in our everyday lives.

How to think about "implicit bias."


Payne, K., Niemi, L., & Doris, J.M. (2018, March 27). How to think about “implicit bias”. Scientific American. Retrieved from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-think-about-implicit-bias/

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