“Anti-Bias” training? Is there worse nomenclature, not to mention approach?

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I’m troubled by NPR’s recent article describing the bias training Starbucks is undertaking. In it, Yuki Noguchi writes: Eliminating bias would require people to become completely self-aware and objective about their own thoughts, and [the consultant] says no one’s found … Continued

Debiasing

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Debiasing is the reduction of bias, particularly with respect to judgment and decision-making. Biased judgment and decision making is that which systematically deviates from the prescriptions of objective standards such as facts, logic, and rational behavior or prescriptive norms. Biased … Continued

Decision-making, belief, and behavioral biases

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Decision-making, belief, and behavioral biases are rooted in psychology, child-rearing, even socialization. They represent lapses in rationality and/or objectivity. Many of these biases affect belief formation, business and economic decisions, and human behavior in general. Included under the general umbrella … Continued