Exploring Bias through Harvard’s Project Implicit

“Project Implicit blends basic research and educational outreach in a virtual laboratory at which visitors can examine their own hidden biases. Project Implicit is the product of research by three scientists whose work produced a new approach to understanding of attitudes, biases, and stereotypes.”

The Project Implicit site: implicit.harvard.edu

Learn more about the project: Harvard Project Implicit information site.

Are You Catching Other People’s Emotions?

“Research has shown that emotions can be contagious, you can potentially “catch” fear, anger, or joy from people without realizing it. Dr. Orloff explains how to strategically bolster positive emotions so you don’t shoulder negativity that doesn’t belong to you.” ~ Dr. Judith Orloff Are you an emotional empath?

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Dan Ariely asks, Are we in control of our own decisions?

Highly recommend watching this before venturing out into Black Friday sales…

TED Talks: “Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, the author of Predictably Irrational, uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive (and sometimes shocking) research findings to show how we’re not as rational as we think when we make decisions.”

 

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