Consulting, Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias: Process & Remedies

Implicit Bias: Process & Remedies   We’ve encountered, and contended with, implicit bias in our work as trial consultants. Some clients are curious as to how implicit bias works and how we can counteract it. In our other posts, we cover practical and academic aspects of implicit bias including how biases impact bench trials, jury […]

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Implicit Bias

Implicit Association Test (IAT): Inside Academic Debates

Implicit Association Test (IAT): Inside Academic Debates   We’ve discussed the basic process and remedies for implicit bias in other posts, including how implicit bias manifests in jury trials. In this post, we explore the conflicting opinions of researchers on a subject that is something of a complicated minefield.  The debate centers on the psychometric properties […]

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Implicit Bias, San Francisco Bay Area

Cognitive Psychology & Implicit Bias

This post is a quick primer on what you should know about implicit bias and the scholarly research around it. 1. Everyone has implicit biases. Research has found implicit bias to translate to discriminatory practices by doctors, judges, jurors, attorneys, teachers, etc. Why does everyone have implicit bias? Cognitive psychology tells us that mental shortcuts, […]

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