The Bias Inside Us

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The Person You Mean to Be: How good people fight bias

Title: The Person You Mean to Be: How good people fight bias
By: Dolly Chugh
Published: 2018

An inspiring guide from Dolly Chugh, an award-winning social psychologist at the New York University Stern School of Business, on how to confront difficult issues including sexism, racism, inequality, and injustice so that you can make the world (and yourself) better.


Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

Title: Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People
By: Mahzarin Banaji
Published: 2013

In this accessible and engaging read, psychologists Banaji and Greenwald describe implicit bias and offer tricks to "outsmart the machine" and treat each other better.


Factfulness : ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think

Title: Factfulness : ten reasons we're wrong about the world--and why things are better than you think
By: Hans Rosling
Published: 2018

One of the problems of being human is that we don't know what we don't know, and even our guesses are informed by unconscious and predictable biases. One way to combat that is by embracing Factfulness, the stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts.


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