2013 September 07

Implicit Bias

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What is Implicit Bias?

  • Gender stereotypes are understood to be culturally-shared, socially constructed heuristics about who men and women are, arguing that attributes associated with women are learned beliefs established from a young age.
  • This raises the conundrum that, despite the aforementioned encouraging findings of explicit attitudes, learned gender stereotypes and associated traits continue to affect the way in which we perceive the abilities of women in the workforce, with unconscious decisions causing split-second stereotyping. Read More