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Addressing Implicit Bias

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

What is implicit bias and how does it influence decisions? How might we be able to reduce the effects of implicit bias, or hidden bias, on our behavior? In this talk, we will first discuss how our brains can make judgments without our conscious awareness. We will then talk about implicit bias and how it can influence decisions. Finally, we will address how to make efforts to decrease the negative consequences of implicit bias in our everyday behavior.

Grace Drake is a doctoral student at Washington University in St. Louis in the Psychological and Brain Sciences department, working in the Diversity Science Lab with Dr. Calvin Lai. Before coming to Washington University, she earned a B.S. in Psychology from Davidson College. She studies bias, discrimination, and perceptions of allyship.

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Details

Date:
October 24
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

Main Auditorium
9001 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63117
Phone:
314.991.0955

Speaker

Grace Drake
Doctoral student at Washington University in St. Louis in the Psychological and Brain Sciences department, working in the Diversity Science Lab with Dr. Calvin Lai

Music

JD Brooks
Description:
Piano