Measuring Implicit Bias Still Mired in Controversy

Measuring Implicit Bias Still Mired in Controversy

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Measuring Implicit Bias Still Mired in Controversy

Measuring Implicit Bias Still Mired in Controversy

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It has been a long and bumpy road for the implicit association test (IAT), the reaction-time-based psychological instrument whose co-creators, Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald — among others in their orbit — claimed measures test-takers’ levels of unconscious social biases and their propensity to act in a biased and discriminatory manner, be that via racism, sexism, ageism, or some other category, depending on the context.

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December 6, 2018 at 12:23AM

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