The mind is the brain at work and culture is the creation of manifold individual minds composing a civilization where the legacy is handed on from one generation to the next. Charles Gillespie 1998 A quick review: in Post I and II I present a new look at implicit Bias. I argue for a … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Bias–Post III: The Human Imperfections
The View from a Small Island: Post II – Bias and Musicality
Post B – Bias and musicality To summarize: at this point, with only rudimentary knowledge of memory functions, I make a hypothetical leap based upon new technological (CNiFER) research. The brain stores its memories into a network of thought. Fearful experiences emit norepinephrine and pleasurable ones, dopamine. We like an event or we don’t – … Continue reading The View from a Small Island: Post II – Bias and Musicality
Implicit Bias in Science Explained
"Implicit biases are associations that get activated automatically in our minds and can lead us to discriminate against people we subconsciously associate with negative traits (like aggressiveness or laziness) even though we have no conscious intention to do so." VOX. Sigal SamuelAug 28, 2019, 8:30am EDT This is well-worth a read and has … Continue reading Implicit Bias in Science Explained
How the World Excludes Girls & Women — it’s Shocking
This article is much needed -- share it with every girl and woman you know who will/would care. As I continued reading the article, my level of shock elevated again and again. We have been overlooked and excluded time after time and as the journalist points out -- not necessarily intentionally. We just don't come … Continue reading How the World Excludes Girls & Women — it’s Shocking
Only fifty percent will alter a strongly held opinion. Why? Unyielding? Tenacious? Rigid? Unconscious Bias?
The Enigma of Unconscious Bias: A Speculation SSRN: Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Jan 2019 Patricia Salgado Fielding Graduate University: Institute for Social Innovation Abstract: Following a brief review of recent clinical studies of memory formation and retention, I build an argument that bias is a biological function, a competency manifested in all humans – … Continue reading Only fifty percent will alter a strongly held opinion. Why? Unyielding? Tenacious? Rigid? Unconscious Bias?