Introspection won’t necessarily reveal what’s going on in there.
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Prejudice and stereotypes are part of why social inequality persists. Social scientists use tests to measure the implicit biases people harbor and see how much they relate to actions.
Computer training can decrease children’s biases.
Racial bias is associated with dehumanizing social groups different from your own. Psychologists trained kids to differentiate individuals of another race – with lasting effects on their biases.
How biased are people against people claiming welfare?
New research on implicit attitudes to people who receive benefits shows how pervasive hostility towards them is.
Bias at work?
Even after years of federal and state laws making discrimination illegal, implicit bias still leads to actual economic harm for women.
When offered intelligence from a foreign government, Donald Trump Jr. said ‘I love it.’
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Yes, American politics is getting uglier. Here's why.
A European map of implicit racial bias.
Implicit racial bias, measured across Europe.
Most whites would say they’re okay with diversity. But is there a threshold?
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Simple reminders of the growing diversity of the country and the political power of minorities can influence biases.
We may think we're comfortable with female bosses and politicians but research into implicit biases suggests otherwise.
Who succeeds will depend not on intentions alone.
Two researchers set out to find out why some people might be better at achieving goals than others. The answer, they found, could lie in implicit beliefs.