Learn more about implicit bias. Then, discover what’s hiding inside of you. Explore your own biases.
“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Explore your biases
Take the Implicit Association Tests (IAT) at Project Implicit. Your results are confidential. You get feedback right away.
It takes 10-15 minutes for each test and there are several different tests to explore. You choose what you want to learn. Harvard.edu – Implicit Association Test (IAT)
We’ve created a 100 Days of Detox blog. Here, we’ve selected the entries that help you learn more about implicit biases, what they are and how they work. Go to our full Detox Blog here.
Together, we will challenge ourselves to more deeply explore this topic of implicit bias. We will challenge ourselves to open our minds, consider things we’ve not considered before, and puzzle over how some of these things could have been happening all around us,...read more
“Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers
“Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers “It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves...read more
When we are babies, like little ducks, we are imprinted by those around us. As we learn to recognize the faces and voices of our mother, of our father, our siblings, we begin to bond with them. So it is right away that we start to formulate what will be the beginning...read more
When I was a child, my Mom used to say that my Dad had “selective hearing”. He could happily sit in his recliner, and seemingly not hear things that didn’t interest him. Mention ice cream or golf and miraculously his ears perked up. He then re-joined the...read more
“It takes a moment to judge someone, but a lifetime to understand them.” – Tina Ng
We've all heard that making a good first impression is important. There’s much truth to that, but have you ever wondered why? One reason is due to a form of implicit bias we call Diagnosis Bias. Diagnosis bias causes us to lock in our judgment of others, based on...read more
Okay, we’ve been at this blog for a week. We’ve invested some time, together. Like any other detox challenge I’ve ever done, after about a week, I begin to wonder to myself why I’m doing it. My past detox challenges have revolved around diets and food. The questions...read more
Have you ever taken a position, committed yourself to it, defended your position, and then found out you were wrong? We have all done this. Have you ever taken a position, committed yourself to it, defended your position to others, and then refused to believe you were...read more
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.” – Richard Feynman
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.” – Richard Feynman Yesterday, we talked about commitment bias, which is believing in something so strongly that you ignore additional information to the contrary. That is...read more
“A well-meaning team of people can sometimes make horrible decisions that no single individual would make... None of us is as dumb as all of us.”― Gabrielle Giffords Groupthink is a concept that most of us have heard of. Irving Janis outlined it in his influential...read more
“In every community there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart there is the power to do it.” —Marianne Williamson
“In every community there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart there is the power to do it.” —Marianne Williamson So far in our blog, we have concentrated on understanding the concepts behind implicit bias and explored what we...read more