Learn what unconscious bias is and how to identify your unconscious biases to promote personal health and the health of your team and organization.
Apr 26, 2021
NASBA Field of Study
Unconscious bias, or implicit bias, happens without our conscious effort. The biases occur when our brain makes quick judgments and assessments of people and situations based on our personal background, cultural environment and experiences.
Once neural pathways are formed, like your daily commute, they become nearly automatic. We don’t spend time thinking about each turn on the way home, our body just does it. While this can be helpful for remembering your route home, it can be detrimental in other areas of our lives.
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