How to understand and disrupt racial bias | Jennifer L. Eberhardt Image

How to understand and disrupt racial bias | Jennifer L. Eberhardt

30 November 2020 - 23 mins
Podcast Series TED Business

Our brains create categories to make sense of the world, recognize patterns and make quick decisions. But this ability to categorize also exacts a heavy toll when it comes to unconscious bias. In this powerful talk, psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt explores how our biases unfairly target Black people at all levels of society — from schools and social media to policing and criminal justice — and discusses how creating points of friction can help us actively interrupt and address this troubling problem. After the talk, host Modupe Akinola gives us tools and tactics to counteract bias when it comes to giving feedback at work.

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