What Do Implicit Bias Tests Tell Us About Ourselves

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Description: Have you run across the term/concept of implicit bias? Simply put, implicit bias is typically taken to refer to unconscious tendencies people have to associate some traits, characteristics, or behaviors with other people based upon surface or first-look attributes such as age, gender, or race. Depending upon social circumstance such biases may be somewhat… Read more »

Responces to Awareness of One’s Implicit Racial Bias

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Description: If you found out that you had an implicit bias towards one racial group for another that have an impact on how you acted when dealing with people in the world? The implicit associations test used by social psychologists make it possible to ask people that question directly. How would you respond? Source: The… Read more »