Epigenetics

Epigenetics

Nessa Carey [ Neurogenesis, Bias Networks ] You can’t talk about epigenetics without talking about genetics. This is the representation of the famous DNA double helix and back in 2001, when the human genome sequence was first released, there was this huge hoopla about it and some quite entertaining things were said. There was this big press conference and that quote at the

Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias

Anthony Greewald [ Bias Networks ] In the last 30 years, psychology has undergone an “implicit revolution.” Occurring outside of awareness, implicit bias disadvantages segments of society, intrudes on law enforcement and affects the administration of justice. In “Discriminating without Awareness of Discriminating,” Psychology Professor Anthony Greenwald, University of Washington, discusses how intergroup discrimination can occur without prejudicial hostility, conscious intent or awareness

Blindspotting

Blindspotting

Anthony Greewald [ Bias Networks ] In the last 30 years, psychology has undergone an “implicit revolution.” Occurring outside of awareness, implicit bias disadvantages segments of society, intrudes on law enforcement and affects the administration of justice. In “Discriminating without Awareness of Discriminating,” Psychology Professor Anthony Greenwald, University of Washington, discusses how intergroup discrimination can occur without prejudicial hostility, conscious intent or awareness

Priming

Priming

John Bargh [ Bias Networks ] Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Yale University talk at Missouri University. See Full Talk. Dr. Bargh’s work is also featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink (2005), Chapter 2 – The Locked Door: The Secret Life of Snap Decisions, from which the following is extracted. Subjects were asked to unscramble a series scrambled sentences, after which they were

Surveillance City

Surveillance City

Alice Goffman [ Bias Networks ] Sociologist, 2014 Nathan Levin Lecturer, spent six years living in one neighborhood in Philadelphia, documenting the complex web of warrants and surveillance. She describes the long-term damage done to working class and low-income families and communities in this lecture presented by the Center for New York City Affairs, a part of The Milano School of International Affairs

Duty of Care

Duty of Care

David Puttnam [ Bias Networks ] I’d like to start, if I may, with the story of the Paisley snail. On the evening of the 26th of August, 1928, May Donoghue took a train from Glasgow to the town of Paisley, seven miles east of the city, and there at the Wellmeadow Café, she had a Scots ice cream float, a mix of

Fictional Memory

Fictional Memory

Elizabeth Loftus [ Bias Networks ] I’d like to tell you about a legal case that I worked on involving a man named Steve Titus. Titus was a restaurant manager. He was 31 years old, he lived in Seattle, Washington, he was engaged to Gretchen, about to be married, she was the love of his life. And one night, the couple went out