February 3, 2016
"Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People"
Mahzarin R. Banaji, Ph.D.
Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics, Department of Psychology, Harvard University
We think that we know our own minds and that we are able to assess others in a fair and accurate way. Mahzarin Banaji will challenge these self-perceptions during her talk as she explores the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality. In particular, Dr. Banaji will explain how these biases sha...