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The problem with implicit bias trainings

Implicit bias trainings are used at companies across the country in the hopes of increasing diversity and inclusion. But do they work? We don’t know. Lack of standardization means that these trainings are often not only significantly flawed themselves, but based on flawed concepts. The Implicit Association Test has also […]
The problem with implicit bias trainings
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Officers already get training to deal with biases they may not know they have, but there’s no evidence it actually works

The police killing of George Floyd has shined a spotlight on police practices and prompted conversations about reform. A common tactic for addressing racism at organisations is implicit-bias training, but studies have found that the program doesn’t change people’s behaviours. Today’s police departments were born out of slave patrols, so […]
Officers already get training to deal with biases they may not know they have, but there’s no evidence it actually works