To create a culture of inclusiveness, we all must look at and acknowledge our biases
, so we can do something about the ones that are unfair or cause harm to others like racial bias.
Algorithms can have built-in biases
because they are created by individuals who have conscious or unconscious preferences that may go undiscovered until the algorithms are used, and potentially amplified, publicly.
Review data sets as well as the underlying algorithms used in analytics to ensure that hidden biases
aren't having an unintended impact on certain stakeholder groups.
To make sure these results were specific to racial biases
, the researchers performed the same analysis using sexuality bias, which Project Implicit also collects.
As lawyers, self-reflecting on implicit biases
is particularly important.
Bias-based bullying and multiple bias-based bullying have different effects on students, and interventions are needed to focus on those underlying biases
," added Hope.
(27) Unintentional or insensitive attitudes and behaviours towards out-group members often reflects innate prejudices or biases
. (28,29) Race, gender and age are the three most common categories used for stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination.
within groups is a core anthropological pursuit.
Much of the earliest research assumed that employers' biases
did not directly affect output.
affect the care we administer in the subtlest ways that ultimately negatively impact patient outcomes.
The process is complicated and made less effective than might be because of a variety of cognitive biases
that impair logical thinking and analysis and lead to errors of judgment, misevaluations, and bad choices.
Being aware of one's biases
could mean a significant increase in retirement savings, according to a study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.